Upholstered Furniture

Eclectic is the look for furnishings, according to industry observers. Homeowners are turning away from matched sets and favoring a mix of colors and styles. Experts also say that indoor-outdoor fabrics continue to gain popularity for indoor upholstery. “Due to their versatility—stain and fade resistance—and new textures,” says Bohnne Jones of Decorating Den Interiors. Kendall Simmons at Julie Couch Interiors attributes much of its popularity to young families with children and pets. “We tend to use indoor-outdoor fabrics, leather, and vinyl for durability,” she says. New on the scene is a textile called Crypton, which Jones says provides protection against …

Sept/Oct. 2011

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About the Cover A stunning Jamali painting sits above the stately limestone fireplace of the Southern Living Showcase Home, built by Castle Homes and open on select days October 21-November 6 at Dorset Park in southern Davidson County. Inspired by a unique NanaWall, Peddler Interiors’ designer Jerome Farris filled the airy, sophisticated room with natural, organic textures of cotton, linen, silks and leather. (Photo by Peyton Hoge) For more information see our article. Read about the Parade of Homes, scheduled Sept. 26-Oct. 9, here. Like us on facebook!  Click here