28 Inspiring Photos of Antiques & Interiors at Bremermann Designs

Carmen NatschkeTimeless Style: Antiques & Vintage

Antiquing in New Orleans at Gerri Bremermann on Magazine Street. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

The “Grande Dame” of New Orleans’ interiors, as Gerrie Bremermann is oft referred to, is one of my favorite designers and antiques dealers. My adoration for her sublime style sophistication can be easily understood with a cursory review of her design portfolio, but it’s not just her celebrated design style for deftly blending antiques, contemporary furnishings and modern art in serene … Read More

Antiques Shop Tour: Traditional Modern Style at Shaun Smith Home

Carmen NatschkeTimeless Style: Antiques & Vintage

Shaun Smith Interior Design and Antiques in New Orleans. | The Decorating Diva, LLC
A chic and eclectic blend of historically rich antiques and elegant contemporary decor combine to create an eye-catching vignette of decorative elements. A harmonious balance between decor from different periods and styles is achieved through the judicious use of color. In this case orange serves as the great design harmonizer that makes this vignette work. Visual interest and depth is ... Read More

Favorite Finds at Palliser Furniture

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

Palliser Vivy indigo leather sofa | The Decorating Diva, LLC

During the spring 2016 High Point Furniture show I had the opportunity to tour the Pallliser Furniture showroom and see all the new introductions for fall 2016 home fashion. I was delighted to find fashionable pieces that were easy on the eye and the bank account. Along with stylish and affordable, I also learned that the sofas and chairs were perfectly … Read More

Creative Cafe // Textile Artist Jana Platina Phipps

Carmen NatschkeArtful Consideration

Trim Queen Jana Platina Phipps in surrounded by luxe textiles and trims.

There are times I have to pinch myself to snap back to reality – to realize that I’m not dreaming this incredible world I live in. A world filled with exquisitely talented creative dynamos like the one and only Trim Queen, Jana Platina Phipps.  Today in the Creative Cafe we are graced with the company of this charismatic textile artist that … Read More

Fashion Comes Home: Cynthia Rowley’s Home Fashion Debut

Carmen NatschkeInside Design, Spotlight: Decor & Furniture

"Wallis" sofa, "Venus" demi-lune and "Serendipity" cocktail table.

Last fall during the furniture industry’s home fashion week I had the pleasure of sitting down for a delightful chat with the inimitable, charming, and witty fashion designer Cynthia Rowley. Our hour-long conversation touched on a variety of topics from fashion to home fashion, creativity to surfing, and to Cynthia’s passion for incubating entrepreneurial talent. DD:  Did you find that there were … Read More