Lee Loves Local Event

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February 9-14th is our Lee Loves Local Event! Save 10% off all Lee Furnishing purchases and an additional 10% will be donated to a local charity.  The event applies to all In-stock and custom order pieces. Steve Thompson and Caroline Thompson, owners and founders of the Cabana Home stores invite you to join us for our 1st annual Lee Loves … Read More

HIGH POINT MARKET FALL 2014: A day worthy of name dropping!

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Designer Barry Dixon with Interior Designers Caroline Thompson & Steve Thompson at the Fall High Point Market.  Once a year we make an all day trek back to the East coast to the largest home furnishings show in the world, The High Point Market in High Point, NC. We make this trek only to trek through 12 million square feet of … Read More

NEW YORK NOW- Day 1: Shopping the City

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I wouldn’t be much of a Design Guy if I didn’t shop the city and give you an idea at what’s going on the East coast and beyond. If I don’t hit the streets on my first day here I’ll never get to it because I get so wrapped up in my market that I never see the light of … Read More

NEW YORK NOW- Day 2: Official Opening Day of the Show – Before Noon

    The show opened with an astounding shift in focus, at Pier 94, typically reserved for the higher-end, more interesting and expensive home furnishings. We checked in and were immediately in the middle of what was billed as, NY NOW- Artisan Resource Show, a first for me on my annual treks to this Big Apple show. The show was … Read More

NEW YORK NOW- Day 2: Official Opening Day of the Show – Before Noon

    The show opened with an astounding shift in focus, at Pier 94, typically reserved for the higher-end, more interesting and expensive home furnishings. We checked in and were immediately in the middle of what was billed as, NY NOW- Artisan Resource Show, a first for me on my annual treks to this Big Apple show. The show was … Read More

NEW YORK NOW- Day 1: Shopping the City Part II

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As we finished up our day of shopping, we happened on one of the best domestically owned new home stores, Michael Dawkins Home (232 E. 59th Street) with shops in New York and Miami. The store has great style and a specific point of view– both refreshing– a great option for those that demand more in personal style than the “RA” look which … Read More

NEW YORK NOW – Day 1: SHOPPING THE CITY Part I

  New York City from the air, with the new Freedom Tower standing proud in the background I missed the island life before we even landed in Charlotte, NC., as we made our way to New York after having spent the better part of two weeks in the Caribbean. We were clearing customs in Charlotte, yes, Charlotte- and I was curious to see just … Read More

Baker Jacques Garcia Loft Inspiration

  Designer Jacques Garcia for Baker Furniture anchors this loft space with his signature St. James plum tufted sofa and white gold leaf Tréfle cocktail tables. “Jacques Garcia explores the unknown, embracing simplicity in shape and color, and challenging it with sensuality and an element of surprise.”   Create your own look with Cabana Home. 111 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, … Read More

CARIBBEAN ADVENTURES Part II

Part II: St. Martin St. Maarten (Dutch side) / St. Martin (French side) from the air   The Princess Juliana International Airport in St, Maarten (Dutch side)   From the time of our spirited landing, literally landing within feet of the sun worshipers on the public Maho Beach, at the clean and modern Princess Juliana International Airport (on the Dutch side), where … Read More

CARIBBEAN ADVENTURES Part I

Part I: Antigua   What started in the snow: My Nephew on his knees in the snow proposing to his girlfriend     (…was consummated at the Beach!) A pretty darn cute “Save the Date Card” Well it all started last winter when our nephew proposed to his girlfriend while she was mastering the bunny slope on a ski trip … Read More