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Leah Kennelly, providing a behind-the-scenes look at Mrs. Howard
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Hi Desiree, you can email me at nellie@jmhoward.net for info on the rug! Thanks!
Hi Colleen! The paint is Farrow and Ball Light Blue 22. Thanks!
So glad to hear you all loved it! You can email me at nellie@jmhoward.net for more information regarding the rug. Thanks!
What kind words, Vicki. Thank you so much! We truly appreciate it!
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Hi Jeanne, Thank you so much! We will definitely keep everyone informed of the new web site! It will likely be a few month. Many thanks!
Toggle Commented Dec 31, 2013 on The End at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Nearly five years ago, we launched Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper as a way to share the Mrs. Howard experience with all of you. Thankfully, we were embraced by the blogging community—still very new at that time. We have loved sharing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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This dining room is beautiful in person. We removed the outdated furniture and replaced it with a round dining table, comfortable chairs and a mirrored sideboard. Curtains and bamboo shades soften the windows. A wonderful blue-green paper-backed fabric now covers... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Question: We just bought a house with a beautiful paneled room, but to be honest, it is just too dark for us. Do you think it is sinful to paint the paneling? Phoebe's Answer: The house is now yours and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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This week, we are starting with a new client's house in Charlotte, North Carolina, decorated by Phoebe and Lane. The client wanted the family room to be light and airy, so we chose a palette of soft neutrals. We placed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Question: I am wondering how you handle plugging in lamps when they float in the center of a room. I have heard of people cutting their area rugs so the plug can slip through to the outlet in the floor.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Lane Brown from our Charlotte store designed this living room, and it belongs to a family with two small children. We wanted to make sure the room was approachable, casual, and durable. We installed a large sofa and two different... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Each year, the Women's Board of Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, hosts the Art & Antiques show. The weekend-long event supports a wonderful cause, and each year it brings fabulous designers to our city. This year, we are thrilled... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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This young family recently moved to Charlotte and needed some quick fixes to pull together their new home before the holidays. Lane Brown from our Charlotte store redesigned this dining room. The room was quite dark, so to lighten up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Question: We are hosting Christmas dinner this year, and while I like the way our house is decorated and it is a good size, it just doesn't seem to work well for parties. Do you have any advice? Phoebe's Answer:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
Jim Howard was recently interviewed by William Nash for the Jacksonville Art & Antiques Show coming up Dec. 6-8. Jim discusses finding, collecting and selecting antiques. Below is an excerpt from the interview. Go here to see the rest! This... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
When it rains it pours! Thankfully we have so many projects in every city, we are staffing up at all locations (perhaps you could tell!), especially in Atlanta and Charlotte. Please email me (lkennelly@jmhoward.net) with your resume and portfolio to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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We have a job opening in Charlotte, North Caroline, and we would love to hear from you! This is a full-time position in our stores, Mrs. Howard and Max & Company. We are looking for someone with a strong background... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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This is the client's upstairs family room. They wanted a cozy spot to gather for TV and movies. A sofa with a chaise makes for the perfect to stretch out. Small spaces can still be effective when used wisely. Take... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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If there was ever a product that had a cult following at Mrs. Howard, it is our hand-made Belgian waffle napkins with lace trim. Beautifully designed and sewn, they wash amazingly and last for years. Grandmothers, mothers and daugther often... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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Question: I have a near open floor plan set up for my living room and dining room. You can basically see the entirety of both rooms at the same time. I'd rather not have curtains in the living room area,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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This room was designed for our client's 4-year-old son. He loves cars, but we wanted it to be a room that he could grow into so we left the car theme to a minimum by placing some oversized fun car... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper
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We just wrapped up at High Point and had another great market. We hope many of you were able to see the new items we added to our collection for Sherrill Furniture—there are nineteen additions this Fall. We don't have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper