Author - Colby Morrell

Picking the Perfect Dining Table

This time of year has us thinking about dining tables. This is the spot where everyone comes together as friends and family to celebrate, but is also a part of everyday life. Choosing the right dining table for your home can get overwhelming, and we understand why. The nearly endless options make it difficult to pick the perfect one for your lifestyle. Fret no more, we're sharing a few tips on how to narrow down your options and make [...]

Cup O’ Cheer Tour 2017

We can hardly believe that it's the time of year when Ronald McDonald House Charities puts on their annual Cup O' Cheer Tour! Where does the time go? This event is exciting to us in many ways, but mostly because we get to design the teacup that people get with their ticket. Money from the tickets goes directly back to RMHC of Springfield, and we're honored every year to be part of helping raise funds to help families in [...]

Celebrating Black Tie 2017

For the past 14 years, Springfield has celebrated the annual Black Tie Dinner benefiting local and state-wide charities that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) organizations. Throughout the years, Springfield has raised nearly $650,000 for these beneficiaries.   The event is fully put on by volunteers, allowing the maximum return of money raised during the evening. Support for Springfield Black Tie comes from national and local corporations, businesses and individuals in Springfield who donate, sponsor, and bid on auction items [...]

High Glam Must Haves

High Glam design is vastly different from styles like country or shabby chic, yet it steals liberally from art deco, mid-century modern, and even industrial influences. The beauty of glam interiors is that they are easily tailored to fit any style, from a dramatic vibe to an understated elegance. 1. Lorenzo Cocktail Table by JKM Home / 2. Brass Swirl Bookend / 3. Noir Maze Pillow / 4. Layla Pendant / 5. Pippin Table Lamp / 6.  Axis Candleholders

The Origin of the Jack O’Lantern

Every October, carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps in the United States and other parts of the world. Carved pumpkins are by far our favorite Halloween decor with their ghoulish faces burning bright in the night. They are a sure sign that the Halloween holiday is among us, but have you ever stopped to think about why we carve pumpkins in the first place? Where does this tradition begin? We did some research for you...behold the Irish [...]

We’re Back! High Point Market Recap

We've spent the week resting from a long trip to High Point fall market and today we're feeling energized and inspired! Here's a little recap of some of our favorite things and trends that we saw at market... One of the trends we quickly picked up on as we drifted from showroom to showroom was the abundance of pinks and florals. We say this in rich textures and beautiful new fabrics that were introduced this fall. This market trend is [...]

Our Guide to Mid Mod Design

There is no denying that the furniture and decor introduced during the 1950s and 1960s were beautifully designed, clean, and sophisticated. We also cannot deny that despite the passage of time, these designs have remained a huge part of interiors. Today we see the mid-century influence in nearly all design magazines, and there's no escaping its presence at furniture market. In this post we are going to explore practical ways and ideas to use mid-mod pieces into your home and [...]

Our Favorite Interior Design Instagrams to Follow

Like everyone else, we are totally obsessed with Instagram. We love the daily dose of inspiration from scrolling through our feed and seeing what other designers are creating. Here's our list of favorite interior design accounts that we follow! Check them out! @Pencilandpaperco Husband and wife design team Benjamin and Gen Sohr living a creative life in Nashville, Tennessee. @Kellywearstler Designer. Mom. Art and Nature Lover. @Ryankorban We're obsessed with Ryan Korban's urban glam style that he incorporates into each of his uber luxe [...]

High Point Market History

High Point, North Carolina's furniture roots date back to 1889 when the first furniture factory opened in the small city. Since then it has become a global hub for the furniture and design industry making the city home to the world's largest furniture market. Twice a year, over 80,000 people descend upon this sleepy town for High Point Market, but how did it all begin? And why here of all places? The attempt to determine how it all started is [...]

Preview the New JKM Home Collection

In the midst of High Point Market, we're so excited about the new introductions to the JKM Home line! The line was so well received - catching the attention of Traditional Home editors - and today we're giving you an exclusive peek at some of the new pieces which are just as beautifully designed as the rest of the line. The new additions include cocktail tables, accent tables, consoles, and a desk that will make your mouth drool. All of [...]