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Category Archives: Design

RSVP for John Robshaw Trunk Show

Join me, the Red Barn Mercantile Staff and our special guest from John Robshaw for a special preview of the company’s fall line of bedding and pillows. See mini samples of all John Robshaw’s pillows.

Plus, all in-stock and special order John Robshaw bedding, pillows and accessories will be on sale for 20% off! Continue reading

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Screen Door

I pinned this photo of Australian designer, Justin Bishop‘s work today on Pinterest and wanted to share it with you.  Just love the simplicity, the horizontal wainscot and of course the color tones.  What do you think?

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DIY Workshop

Spring is here and that means home improvement time!

And no one knows how to do that better than Wendy and Alex Santantonio of the blog Old Town Home. So please join me and these super-DIYers on April 26, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ask your DIY questions in advance here.

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Back to School at Red Barn Mercantile

College can be a cold and dreary place filled with stark linoleum, painted brick walls and industrialized furniture. Every dorm room looks like every other. That’s why decorating them is so much fun. They are blank slates waiting for your … Continue reading

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Art Workshop Roundup

Hello all! I’d like to give a big humungous THANK YOU to Michele Ward of the Principle Gallery in Old Town. On Tuesday she gave us the best workshop on art, how to buy it, find it, frame it and … Continue reading

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New Americana Workshop

I am so looking forward to our next workshop! It’s about an emerging trend that is infiltrating every culturally important area of life — music, fashion, food, weddings and interiors. In a nutshell, the New Americana is roots music, comfort … Continue reading

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Wonderful Window Workshop

The windows in my house are essentially bare. I’m at a complete loss when it comes to window treatments. This is the biggest design fail in my home. And, it’s the most often asked topic by our customers. Do we … Continue reading

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Summer Shopping Stroll

Come by the store June 11-13 for free design consultations with Red Barn Mercantile’s knowledgeable staff. Bring your swatches, paint samples, pillows, pictures, your special inspiration and we’ll provide the ideas you need to create a room that expresses your … Continue reading

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American Modern

It’s here!  Our first shipment of Thomas O’Brien’s new book American Modern is in the store now!  Get ’em while they’re hot… Thomas O’Brien’s new book “American Modern” Happy reading everyone! Amy

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Bathroom Redux

I’m having Tim, our contractor friend, over this evening to look at the house for a few small projects.  Not sure if we are going to put the house on the market or just fix it up for another year.  … Continue reading

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