by Laura Casey Interiors on February 5, 2014

I’ve been neglecting working on the blog during the evenings in favor of reading lately…I’ve just finished The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt which was very good. I am now reading The Constant Princess by Phillipa Gregory about the life of Catherine of Aragon. Today it’s raining and I’m at my desk working. Even though we got out of town to get a little sunshine this past weekend, I am needing a mid-week boost.

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I can’t help but be brightened up by this cheery yellow paper designed by Amanda Nisbet for Quadrille.

I hope spring is right around the corner, though my boys would love another snow day…

 

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The SoGood

by Laura Casey Interiors on January 15, 2014

The SoGood is a new iPhone app that was created by two friends who wanted a place “to discover the best local providers based on trusted recommendations from friends”. It features local businesses in many different categories who have been positively reviewed by people in your area. Currently the SoGood is featuring businesses in Charlotte and Charleston.

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Launched in November,  The SoGood features florists, artists, caterers, and interior designers among many other vendors.

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I am proud to be profiled as one of the designers on this great app!

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You can recommend and leave comments for your favorite vendors and read tips from previous clients.

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Here are the types of businesses that are provided.

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Nashville and New Orleans are next on the list of cities added to the app.

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Check out The SoGood on their website or download the app here.

Photo Credits: Olivia Rae James for The SoGood

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HB Kitchen of the month

by Laura Casey Interiors on January 9, 2014

I caught up on some magazine reading over the holidays. I loved seeing this kitchen in House Beautiful (designed by Caitlin Wilson). What a pretty combination of stone, calcutta gold subway tile, colors, fabrics and brass hardware.

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I’m such a fan of the herringbone floors and pretty fabric from Osborne & Little.

There’s a little skylight over the sink as well to add in extra daylight.

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The kitchen cabinetry is white and dark grey, and the two colors help to break it up.

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I’d be happy to cook in here!

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Here’s to a new year….

by Laura Casey Interiors on January 2, 2014

Hello to the New Year! I am happy 2014 is here. Lots of great things happened for me, my family and my business this past year, but I am also excited a new year has begun.

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Some words I always try to live by and will continue to in 2014.

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We are out of boxes and feeling happy in our new home!

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There’s a big road ahead for me this year with new projects and ideas I have.

I am ready to get started!

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One goal for me this year is to learn how to speak Spanish. What’s on your goal list this year?

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Wishing you all the best in 2014.

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Happy Holidays

by Laura Casey Interiors on December 23, 2013

I’ve been surrounded by moving boxes the past few weeks. I am excited to share some photos of my new house and our new office with you all in the next few months.

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Our office will be closed from Monday, December 23rd until Thursday, January 2nd in observance of the holidays. I plan to take a break from the i-stuff, relax and spend some quality time with my family. I hope you all get to do the same.

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Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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See you in 2014!

Photo Credits: Pinterest (1-3)

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FYI Charlotte: ‘In With The Old’ Book Signing

by Laura Casey Interiors on December 2, 2013

One of my favorite design blogs, The Peak of Chic, is written by the talented Jennifer Boles, also a contributing editor to House Beautiful.

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Jennifer’s new book, In With The Old: Classic Decor from A to Zwas published last month and it is fantastic. It presents ”a charming encyclopedia of 100 of the most stylish decorating details”, with tips for incorporating these details into today’s interiors. This Saturday, December 7th, Jennifer will be at Mrs. Howard here in Charlotte for a book signing of In With The Old. The event is free but please RSVP to charlotte@jmhoward.net if you plan to attend. Even if you are not able to make it, be sure to add this book to your Christmas list – it is a valuable addition to any design library.

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I hope to see you there!

Photo Credits: Peak of Chic (1), Erica George Dines (2), Crown Publishing Group (3), Mrs. Howard (4)

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