Join Me at Huff Post Home for Ambiente Show Recap: GIFTING Look Book

gifting trends at Huffington Post Home You have seen the Dining finds from the show…. if you missed it, here is the link.

Today I am over at Huffington Post Home sharing the GIFT finds. Come see the goods!

Have a great weekend, and stay warm!

Art Deco – Influences and Furniture, and a Resource

The Art Deco Era on www.CourtneyPrice.com

Art Deco (c.1908 to 1935)


Art Deco began in Europe, particularly Paris, in the early years of the 20th century, but didn’t really take hold until after World War I.  As the world let its hair down after the hell of WW1, Deco truly reigned until the outbreak of World War II. This particular era of decorative arts seems more nostalgic than most. Perhaps because it yielded such creativity, or maybe because it is reflective of a time where so many things happened on the historical time line.  A sampling of this active time in history: the Empire State Building “scraped the sky”, assembly lines were created, Edison invented the first talking films, Lindbergh forever changed aviation with the first solo flight across the Atlantic, Penicillin was discovered, Pluto was discovered, Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered, the “unsinkable” Titanic fatefully set sail, jazz was born, the Charleston and the Tango were the rage, Cubism was the hip art style and Picasso was leading the way. It was the era of Prohibition, Fascism, Darwinism, Surrealism, the Great Depression and gangsters. Certainly not dull. How did all of this translate into the decorative arts of the time? 
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Holiday Preparation

Horn Serving Board on www.CourtneyPrice.comHoliday Shopping

It hardly seems anywhere NEAR time to even think about the holidays with the summer temps we have in Dallas, but this wonderful thing we have called Partners Card is all the catalyst Dallasites need to roust themselves out of the office or house to start–> and complete holiday preparations.  Partners Card offers 20% off at multiple retail locations, benefitting The Family Place to help victims of family violence, for ten days of shopping on sale. The city goes mad. The smart head straight to Mecox to complete their gift shopping and freshen up their homes before their guests arrive.

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Sherle Wagner for Luxury Bath

Sherle Wagner Green Onyx and Gold on www.CourtneyPrice.comEverybody loves the elegance of Sherle Wagner. But if you don’t live in Dallas, Houston, LA, New York City or Miami – you may not have the luxury of walking through a Sherle Wagner showroom on a whim. That’s where I come in….  to take you on a visual tour through the Dallas showroom; it is too good not to share. Sherle Wagner incorporates extraordinary beauty into the utilitarian fixtures of household life, making mundane towel bars, basins, bathtubs, plumbing fixtures more appealing with precious metals, Italian marble, and polished stone. [Read more…]

White and Wooly


Modern Luxury Interiors on www.CourtneyPrice.com Are you loving the white wooly design trend? I am seeing fluffy white everywhere lately and I actually do love the instant update it brings to a room.  The above room is featured in the latest issue of Modern Luxury Interiors, which is awesome btw if you have not seen it yet.  This fabulous “room” is the Baxter booth at Maison et Objet. And that chesterfield white sofa… [Read more…]