It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

This week we celebrate our 3 year anniversary.  We are all grown up now….so grown up in fact that we have a newly constructed wall in our showroom that doubles as a storefront window display wall.  So you know what that means… on the lookout for creative and inspirational window displays.  And being that time of the year is approaching so quickly, our first display is a Christmas window!

It’s a very simple, yet sophisticated Christmas display.  The wall is painted in a very nontraditional shade of Christmas green.  For those of you wondering, we used Sherwin Williams’ “Organic Green” as our backdrop.  Painted on top are crisp white silhouettes of trees.  Hanging in front of the wall are over 100 hand-drawn, painted and glittered cardstock ornaments.  We used traditional ornament shapes, but also couldn’t resist creating ornaments shaped like a “W”!  We feel that the simplicity and glamour of our window reflects Livable. High Fashion. Comfort.

We were inspired by window displays from both a national and local level.  Baton Rouge’s Stella Boutique’s fall window display inspired the hanging ornaments.

Also, we love every single display that Anthropologie has created.  They like to use everyday objects and turn them into amazing displays of creativity and whimsy.  This inspired us to create our own ornaments from cardstock, which was just lying around, instead of purchasing store-bought ones, which would have definitely been the easy way out!  We love the idea of using what you have to create something beautiful.

So come to River Ranch and take a stroll around Main Street and the surrounding areas.  While you are there, take a peek at our window and stop in to say hello!

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Seat of Inspiration


Who wouldn’t be inspired each day at work sitting on one of these fashionable chairs? Click here to see these chairs before they were glammed up!

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DTA – Fall 2010 starts today!

This event is filled with great design inspiration.  The band’s music, the surrounding architecture, the great mixture of people from all walks of life and most importantly…..the CULTURE are all great places to look for design ideas.  Let your surroundings be your guide!

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“Greening” Your Bedroom

Today, Design*Sponge featured an article about easy ways to “green” your bedroom. And we are proud to say that W. offers almost everything on the list!

  1. VOC-free paints
  2. Eco & All-natural Linens – Bella Notte Linens
  3. Natural Materials Mattress – Ecomfort
  4. CFL Light Bulbs
  5. Natural Fiber Rugs – Surya
  6. Naturally Scented Candles – W. has its own signature brand carried in our stores!
  7. Houseplants
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Yummy design!

There’s not much we love more than design… except when it comes to food! And better yet, why not just combine the two! We love how these delicious looking cupcakes inspired the design for this chair and pillow. It looks so fresh and natural. Our designers would love design a whole house, just inspired out of our favorite foods! Can you say gumbo or crawfish? That would make for one yummy design!

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Right up our alley!

We love the clean lines and graphics of these patterns, not to mention the color scheme! These would be great on pillows or a fun occasional chair.

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It’s Friday! Wear Red!

W. is supporting our Cajuns today! Are you wearing red??

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