Happy Thursday, friends! When it comes to things we love, antique furniture is definitely at the top of the list. And, for the best of the best, the High Boy has long been a favorite, go-to spot! But, now they’ve sweetened the deal. Not only is the site full of fabulous furniture and accessories, but it’s also home of The Weekly.
It’s a virtual buffet of gorgeous inspiration photos, incredible in-depth interviews at sneak peeks at totally unique experiences — like an enchanted English wedding with a nod to the past. And now, without further ado, some of our favorite High Boy eye candy!
On a freezing cold day like today a seat by the fire sure would be nice. We think these bamboo stools are a cool twist on the idea!
Happy, happy Monday, sweet friends! We hope you are all having a great morning. I turned in the final, final draft of my novel, Dear Carolina, on Friday, so today feels like a good day for a little celebration — and a lot of retail therapy! We thought we’d share a few of our favorite, fabulous pieces from one of our favorite shops, The Highboy, in case you are in need of a little purchase as well!
This is the home of the Douglas Scott and Olga Granda-Scott, the founders of The Highboy.
Their home is a clear expression of their keen eye for fabulous things. Olga is an expert in European art and antiques, following in her father’s footsteps.
Finding gorgeous furniture can be a little bit tricky — and gorgeous one of a kind pieces? Even trickier!
That’s why we were so excited to be introduced to friends Kendall Drake and Bernadette Truxal of Maison & Co.!
They turned a passion for great design, French antiques and European culture into a business, importing their finds from French villages, brocantes and antiques fairs and making them available to people like us.
It is a scorcher here in NC today, and we have the beach — and beach decor — on the brain! And this kitchen gets things started out right! That is quite the statement piece on the island.
Speaking of statement pieces, we are crazy about Chairish, which is just absolutely full of them. Chairish is a fabulous marketplace where you can buy gorgeous, high-quality pre-owned furniture and accessories — and sell them.
Yup. That’s right. There’s finally a place to sell that storage unit full of that great furniture that you’ve been holding onto because you couldn’t quite part with it, but you knew you’d never get anything for it! (Make sure to scroll down because they’re giving away $100 to one of our lucky readers!!)
All of the pieces are carefully curated, so, if you’re looking for, say, a set of incredible French, cane-back dining chairs to go around your farmhouse table, you know the ones you’re getting are going to be just right!
Underneath a table can just look so… lonely. Not with a great basket like this underneath!
Such a sophisticated spot. Just the right amount of nautical and a hint of glamour.
The wood… The books… The coral… The antique mirrors… Perfection!
This bathroom is just right for a soak after a long, sandy day…
So, we just had to show you a few of our favorite Chairish pieces that would fit perfectly in our beach-loving, day-dreaming state of mind today! Like this incredible abstract piece by artist Lee Reynolds. Amazing over a mantle!!
This is the perfect beach house, linen sofa. Beautiful but just a little bit relaxed.
And, for a pop of color! Aren’t the giraffe pillows to-die for?
But not as to die for as this bar cart. In the spirit of fairness, we’re going to give everyone a couple of hours to decide on this one before we buy it!!
In a bathroom, as a side table or as a porch coffee table, a garden seat (or a pair!) just screams beach style.
What a statement accessory! A must-have for any beach house.
This incredible antique basket is so chic for the end of a bed or under a console table.
The design of this dining table is just too good! We’d pair it with lucite chairs to show off that amazing base.
This zinc top is so awesome as well!
We can attest to the fabulousness of this piece since we have it hanging in the entrance hall at the beach house! It is a major focal point.
Speaking of statement lighting… Love!
These bamboo chairs would be great at the ends of a dining table, in a bedroom… Anywhere, really!
Stunning! We’re also obsessed with these… They are almost two-feet tall and just asking to be on either side of one of our mantles…
We love basically anything from Made Goods, so it’s no surprise that this cocktail table is on our short list. So chic but just casual enough.
This sunburst wall sculpture is an instant focal point. Stunning!
Now. The good news. Chairish is graciously donating $100 to one of our shopping habits today! Click here to enter!
And we would be THRILLED if you would go check out our own collection on Chairish!
Thanks for stopping by today!
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Has the big, fat Spring Restoration Hardware sourcebook landed on your doorstep yet? It was a total surprise for us, but we had so much fun looking at it we sort of felt like we were flipping through our much-anticipated September Vogue. The theme “big style, small spaces” was so cool, and we couldn’t agree more that, yes, the world is getting smaller. How else could we be talking to you super fun people all over the world right now?
The Paris pied-a-terre was our favorite, but that’s really just because we’re so partial to French furniture. It was glamorous without feeling too formal or stuffy. It felt like the perfect weekend jaunt… Supposing, of course that we lived close enough to Paris to dash off to it every now and then.
These rope fixtures are on the top of our favorites list. They’d be great in a beach house, but I don’t think they’re necessarily nautical. I sort of want one in my kitchen. It has a French Country feel to me.
I don’t think this massive tufted couch really goes along with the “small spaces” category, but isn’t it fabulous? No one would be fighting over who got the chaise! These bird cage chandeliers are also a cool concept, but I’m not sure either of us have the right spot for one. Pretty to look at, though!
We are huge fans of French furniture, but sometimes it’s just too much. We like the feel of this furniture because it has those great lines but still feels casual enough for every day living. This line could slip right into a sunroom or vacation home no problem.
Our favorite thing about the Restoration Hardware books was that there were so many things that were just super cool. We love elements in a room that are unexpected, and we think these resin antlers would be such a fabulous contrast hanging right over that french piece above.
Will and I are wanting to spruce up our patio now that it’s getting warm, and this picture was such an inspiration. We want to have somewhere comfortable and cozy where all our friends can gather for drinks and chat. This fire pit is so sleek and modern. Super stylish!
I saw these trunks in a Restoration Hardware store the other day, and I really wanted to buy one. The polished aluminum feels new, modern and fresh in contrast to the leather and wood accents. So fun!
We adore all the vintage farm tables. These chairs are great too. We’ll take it all!
We hope you all have a wonderful day with some extra time to flip through your new sourcebook!