Monthly Archive: April, 2016

Bar Carts that “Up the Bar”!

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 27, 2016

Last year you couldn’t find an original bar cart to save your life!  This year’s selections seemed never ending during our visit to the Spring Season High Point Market. Here are our favorite gold accented bar carts!  They will be sure to bring a bit of sophistication and glamour to your next event. All of our great finds are always available for purchase.  Call Tina today to get pricing – 856.673.0290.

Eye Candy! Our Favorite Beds From High Point This Season

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 19, 2016

We saw some amazing beds at High Point this season.  Which one is your dream bed? They are all so great… how do you pick just one? Wait – I know! Redo all of your bedrooms at once!

Discrimination in North Carolina

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 18, 2016

The furniture industry has always been a “Good Ole Boys” club. Even during my years as a student, it was quite evident who ruled the roost when it came to the industry.  It became even more prevalent when I began attending High Point Market in 2007.  A women’s place was behind the desk, answering phones, and assisting the male sales force. They teetered on their stilettos walking us through the showrooms killing their feet on…

How to Keep a Construction Project on Time (Which in Return Usually Means on Budget)

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 12, 2016

One word. PLANNING! Planning for any project takes patience.  It’s hard, especially when our clients have been waiting for years to build that perfect house or to move into their dream neighborhood.  Waiting another day to get started is always tough, especially when they realize that the HGTV half-hour timeline is not compatible with the family room/kitchen open concept vision that needs to be ready by move-in.  The Property Brothers fail to show the five…

Never Choose Your Paint First!

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 05, 2016

Please, read the title again.  As a designer, I say this on every single project.  MDG’s other designers say it on every project.  And still, clients insist on picking paint first.  I am passionate about this stance, so much so that I will stake my reputation upon this absolute statement.  Unless you have an unlimited budget that allows you to have everything custom made, you should never, EVER chose your paint first. Here are the…