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 ...

The 2015’s Home Decor Trend We Cannot Get Enough Of

Brass, gold and copper have been steadily creeping into our homes for sometime now and we are loving it! Metals are in all places, from wallpaper to flooring,  furniture and accessories. Using metal is hardly a new concept. Our early ancestors discovered that copper was impressionable and could be fashioned into weapons, tools, ornaments. They ...

Little Known Ways To Bring A Room To Life

Have you ever walked into a room and saw right through it? A room where your eyes had a difficult time finding a resting place?  Did you noticed an absents of flutters you typically get when you see something unique, radiant and beautiful?  A place of beauty and interest was left at the front door, not beyond. You may have felt this in an friends home, but ...

Top 6 Most Creative Bookshelves

I have always been an avid reader, but since joining a book club 2 years ago my love and hunger for reading has surmounted my past feelings on the significance of those tiny words. The tiny words that stimulate  our intelligence and breathe life back into our hearts and souls. I enjoy being able to share ...