My Dear Valentine ~Oh What Will Make Your Heart Flutter With Joy?~

I’m in love with love, the idea of love, pure and raw love. It makes us human, what makes life worth living. Lately, the sound of Cupid ever so carefully sharpening his tiny arrow of love and sweet nothings, has been playing in my ear. He’s about to take flight to an undeniably day of ...

Do you know Shagreen?

I love Shagreen and during our most recent visit to High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina we saw a lot of it. From light to dark, it's being used in a fashions.  For those of you that are not familiar with shagreen, it's the skin of small sharks and stingrays in it's natural state. ...

“The Great IKEA Challenge” Part II

Ikea Blog 2 When we left off last week we were at the Ikea store, unattractively gaping at the impossibly gargantuan number of options in the furnishings warehouse. (Recap – Beasley & Henley Interior Design has been tapped by Lennar Homes to create 2 unique model home using IKEA furnishings only. This has never been done in ...

This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Wallpaper

Wallpaper, dear wallpaper how you have evolved over the years. Your fragile nature and influence has blossomed into an air of validity. Today's wallpaper can play a vital role in design and influencing the style of a room. It has the power to control the furnishings and overall feel of a room. It's the king to the castle, the ...

Spend More Time Outdoors With These Amazing Loungers!

A summer's day is like a canopy of fiery blue above the marbled sunlight of emerald grass. It's a season where we spend more time outdoors. I always rejoice in summers unique ability to rejuvenate and breathe life into our tedious daily routines we have grown accustomed to. Our everyday life doesn't allow for monthly vacations, well at least mine doesn't, ...