Top 5 Sofa Styles…What’s your Style?

1. Chesterfield – Deep button tufting, high arms and a high frame define      this classic. Chuck Chesterfield Chip Chesterfield  2. Tuxedo – Arm height and back are the same height like a Chesterfield,  but the lines are clean and tailored. Christopher Sofa  Tuxedo Sofa   3. English Roll Arm or Bridgewater – Typically a tight

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High Point Market Spring 2015

Whew! What a whirlwind! I can’t believe High Point Market is over! It really was a home run! We have been writing orders and playing catch up ever since. I had a blast meeting so many of you and catching up with old friends. It was such a busy and fun-filled week. I’ve included a

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Flame Retardant Free Cushions

A few months ago I took a webinar taught by some Chemical professors from Cal Berkley sponsored by the Sustainable Furnishings Council. I had been reading a fair amount about Flame retardants in cushions and was trying to make a decision on whether to switch our cushions to FR Free as a standing operating procedure.

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Kristin Drohan Collection of Atlanta, Georgia has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz.

Atlanta, Georgia, February 4, 2014 –Kristin Drohan Collection of Atlanta, Georgia has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz. The residential design firm and cutting edge furniture manufacture was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. Drohan was chosen by the Houzz community thus ranking her among the nation’s most influential designers for luxury residences.

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Featured on HGTV Star

Jeribai Tascoes uses the Francis Chair from the Kristin Drohan Collection in the season finale of HGTV Star from the One Kings Lane pop up boutique. View the photos from Jeribai’s Suite in the photo gallery for Episode 7: HGTV Star Season 8: Photo Highlights From Episode 7

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Kathryn Bar Stool from the Kristin Drohan Collection is Greenspiration Home American Made “Pick-of-the-Week!”

Kathryn Bar Stool by Kristin Drohan Uses Reclaimed Wood and Recaptures North Carolina Furniture Heritage by Trish Holder   We struck North Carolina gold, craftsmanship and chutzpah with this irresistibly stylish bar stool from the Kristin Drohan Collection of eco-friendly furniture — our Greenspiration Home Pick-of-the-Week. So much of what Greenspiration Home admires about the

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Have you seen this blog?

This blog (can't type the name it is too risque) is getting a lot of play in the media lately. NY Times, AJC, Decorno blog etc.  I think it is really funny.  I don't always agree with the posts, but they crack me up.  Maybe it is because the author uses the "F" word.  I don't know.  Essentially the

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Design Success University

This week I did a seminar with Gail Doby, the owner of Design Success University.   I have to tell you I'm overwhelmed with all the people who have emailed, and Face-booked messaged me with wonderful feedback.  I want to tell y'all Thank you, thank you, thank you! Of course I want to also thank Gail

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Free Advice Friday-kitchen counter tops

A reader writes: Hi, Re-doing kitchen to include new cabinets, gunstock oak flooring, stainless appliances. What color countertop do you recommend? Should I get something med/dk brown quartz or keep it lighter. The kitchen cabinets are Maple–Cream Glaze (Cream colored or off-white with just an almost invisible lighter cream/white glaze). The flooring, unless you talk me

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HGTV Green Home

Before I get to the HGTV Green home, I need to thank Nicole Haddad from New York Spaces for the article on the Kristin Drohan Collection on the Edge blog.  You can read it here.  A few days ago I decided to check out the HGTV Green home in person since it is only an hour

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High Point Update Sping 2010

I'm back after a long week launching my furniture line at High Point market while trying to still be a buyer and shop my current accounts. The Kristin Drohan Collection made its debut and far exceeded my expectations.  We had great traffic through the showroom, wrote some orders and have many potential clients to follow up

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Lack of Posts

I first must apologize for the lack of recent and regular posts.  It has been bat crap nutters in my life lately both personally and professionally (I so want to use the "s" word, but my husband claims I must stay professional on this blog…hmmm we won't mention the swear words that immediately come to mind in

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My Favorite Paint Colors

I get asked about paint colors a lot.  I thought I'd share my favorite paint colors with you.  First, I 'll share a little trick on viewing color.  I had a client whose entire business was analyzing color.  The FBI was a big client and they worked with organizations that required scientific data and color analysis.  He

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What’s Your Style?

Last week I had a long "to do" list.  I had lots of client orders to place, two big presentations, a new client meeting, and my son's 11th Birthday party.   Somehow it all gets done.  My new client meeting was really interesting and it inspired this post.  These clients have recently relocated to the Boston area

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Happy New Year!

I made it!  It was touch and go, shopping Christmas Eve day for last minute gifts and my daughter's Christmas Eve outfit.  The cards went out just a couple days ago but, hey, they went out.  Nothing was fabulously done this year, but we succeeded in filling the squares and finding some down time. We had a nice visit

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I'm headed off to Florida to spend Thanksgiving with my parents and brother.  I'm feeling very thankful these days.  We are through the move and are settling in.  My business has gathered steam.  We are all healthy (knock on wood).  Does anyone else do the knock on wood?  I hate verbalizing anything positive, so I always

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