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words of wisdom

By 9/28/2012

donkey of the day

By 9/27/2012

get him here.

you ever have one of those days where you want to go live on a quaint farm with lots of quilts and canned preserves and a small pleasure herd of alpaca and maybe teach english at the local college?  me too.

a few new things

By 9/27/2012
the store is extra full of new stuff these days as we get ready for the holiday season.  here are a few fun things we've added this week - keep checking back for more!

splatter pillow/emperer trio/orange pendant/ikat clutch/love paperweight/kilim rug/wooden dice set/new york pillow/whale stash box/iphone alarm dock

closet cravings

By 9/25/2012


dream bathroom

By 9/24/2012
i'm working with a e-design client on this dreamy bathroom. i've been itching to use anthropologie's mineral study wallpaper, and i've finally found the perfect opportunity - a powder room at the beach.

on my mind

By 9/21/2012

a furbished guest bedroom

By 9/20/2012
we installed a quick and easy guest bedroom redo this week, and i snapped a few pics after we finished up. this was for a great client who lives just around the corner from the shop -- she had a totally empty guest bedroom she wanted to turn into a comfy retreat for visitors. we worked with her current brass bed, a few pieces of artwork and an old channel back chair that we reupholstered for her. all of the other bits were new purchases, but done with reasonable budget with a quick turnaround.

rug from pb teen//duvet and side tables from urban outfitters//custom windows by furbish//beside lamps and custom pillows from furbish//abstract painting by keila, more available at furbish

bookcase of the day

By 9/20/2012


By 9/19/2012

closet cravings

By 9/18/2012


decorate your desk

By 9/17/2012
we're rolling out a new category on shopfurbish.com this week - desk!  we have a whole slew of fun new accessories in that are sure to make your desk a fabulous success.  here are a few:


nyc globe / gold pyramid pencil sharpener / pink iphone alarm clock / floral wreath notepad / orange lizard journal / iris pencil holder / lucite tape dispenser / quips and queries note cards


coral vase / floral wreath notepad / gold pyramid pencil sharpener / LOVE paperweight / leopard glasses case / malachite clock / pink poodle bookends / cities books

week in review

By 9/15/2012
hello out there.  i hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and is able to have their windows open and a fall scented candle burning.  this girl is.

here's how this week shaped up.

we gave a few tables the old flamingo leg treatment

izzie finally got on top of shipping

brian meares has a tomato and pepper garden at furbish that has been bountiful.  we made some hot sauce this weekend and bottled it

i stopped in to check on this client's happy guestroom

we got these cute new mrs necklaces in at the shop -- just a little something blue

paris wants to be the new face of theodora and cattum

and, i helped my mom with some new house shopping - we snagged this major piece from anthropologie for her living room

enjoy the rest of the weekend! 

3 ways to style: a console

By 9/13/2012
we got busy this week styling an awesome console that's new at the shop. it's just such a great piece for an entryway because it's long and lean with just enough interest to make it extra special.  i was inspired to welcome it properly -- here are three ways to make it feel at home.

LOOK ONE: been around the world and here's what i have to show for it.

to make this look work, we used two containers from anthropologie as vases for live cuttings from the yard, adding height on the ends of the vignette.  we tucked a bench under the console, added a basket with some pillows and sprinkled in lots textures for interest, like the shell box, the blue and white bowl, the brass armadillo and the rope frame.  the kilim rug completes the traveled and curated feel.

LOOK TWO: if you're happy and you know it then your console will surely show it

here we used two black gourd lamps on either end to keep the look from feeling too sweet , and peppered in major pops of fun with the gold pig, the black and white canisters, the lotus flower, a pretty candle and a happy-hued stack of books.  the wildflowers in the pink votive are an easy way to pick an entry up and make you smile when you walk in.

LOOK THREE: red, white & blue ain't so hard to do.

big pieces make a huge statement in this vignette - we used a colorful framed print to anchor the look, and filled in with an assortment of blue and white porcelain, a pretty moment in the chevron tray, and a moroccan rug to add a luxe feel to this collected grouping.


By 9/12/2012

closet cravings

By 9/11/2012


furbish giveaway!

By 9/10/2012

let's start the week off with a fabulously furbish pink giveaway!

the lucky winner will receive 1 pink leather keychain, a pink tessa necklace and a set of pink ikat cocktail napkins.

   * follow furbish on twitter
   * tell your facebook friends about the giveaway and link to this post
   * blog about the giveaway and link back to this post
   * tweet about the giveaway, mentioning @furbishstudio and link to this post in your tweet
   * pin the giveaway image to pinterest, and link to this post

just leave a comment each time you do one of the above, and i'll choose a winner on thursday 9/13.

get it get it!

fall at furbish

By 9/07/2012
we're getting ready for fall with a few photoshoots here at the store - here's a pretty one we wrapped up yesterday featuring our new handpainted pooch pillow, our collection of new blue and white jars, the small ginger pots, our amethyst votive holder, and a zig zag kilim

mom's pretty pink guestroom

By 9/06/2012
my parents are moving to raleigh at the end of the month, so i snapped a few pics of their pretty guestroom to share with you before my mom packs it all up. it's a small bedroom, but full of punch!


By 9/05/2012

closet cravings

By 9/04/2012