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Traditional Home Junior League of High Point Showhouse Journal

Well, the Traditional Home Junior League of High Point Showhouse has one last weekend and I've finally recovered from High Point Market and it's almost time to go and take it all down.  But before that happens I wanted to share with you some of my favorite design moments throughout the…

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Darby Does Design: Mirror, Mirror on the wall…

As our tour of my gorgeous home continues, I thought I’d take the opportunity to educate my followers with a HISTORY lesson.  You know, we royal types love to revisit days gone by. But first, a Back to School Quiz: A Trumeau Mirror is: A)   A mirror that speaks the…

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Interiors, Living Room

July 30, 2013

Winter Park Circle: Mini-Resource Guide

Sectional, Ottoman, and Two Arm Chairs – Wesley Hall Game Chairs – Fairfield Chair Co. Gaming Chairs – Go Home Abalone Mosaic Top Game Table – Currey & Co. Pendant Light in Gaming Area – Currey & Co. Media Storage Wall Unit – Old Biscayne Designs Drapery Fabric - Kravet…

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Interiors, Living Room, Projects

June 17, 2013

Traditional Meets Modern

            Empty nesters needed a shot of modern design in their tired traditional home.  Using lighter colors and finishes, we were able to brighten a formerly drab living and dining room to give it a more modern feel.  But, we introduced bold prints in a larger…

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Interiors, Living Room, Projects

October 21, 2011

Whistler Cove

Not every phone call from the client is the same.  When I spoke with this client for the first time, he wanted to make sure I was comfortable working with dead animals.  Personally, I prefer dead animals to live ones, especially the exotic variety.  This particular client is an avid…

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Winter Park Circle

This modern lake house addition creates a beautiful and intimate destination ready to easily accommodate large groups all year long. “Eric was able to listen to our wishes for our family lake house project and give us the beautiful, calming and functional space we wanted. His keen eye for color…

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Morrison Viola Guest House

This masculine guest living quarters features a traditional interior feel that compliments the main residence, and offers every comfort of home for visiting family and guests. This project began a couple of years after the clients completed their country residence.  Needing a place to welcome their adult children when they…

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Living Room, Projects

November 21, 2010

Columbia Pike TV Lounge

A freshly redesigned TV lounge allows greater functional flexibility and creates an inviting space for many to enjoy. When a client allows me to create an environment for him or her free of design boundaries, it is truly a gift.  So when my existing clients asked me to redecorate the…

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Morrison Viola Road

English country design paired with hand-selected antiques gives this new country farm house the warm feeling of rich tradition and history. This was a new construction of the client’s country residence in the husband’s hometown of Morrison, TN.  Both husband and wife wanted to embrace the pastoral setting and emphasize…

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