Book Signing + Soup Tasting = Fun Après Event

Slifer Designs is hosting a cozy & yummy après book signing event this Thursday, January 21st with local author Jennie Iverson from 3-5 pm. Jennie is the author of Ski Town Soups & Ski Town Après Ski. We are looking forward to having a local author share some of her recipes.  It’s been cold lately… Read more »

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Designer Favorites

We are a lucky lot – we get to see so many fabulous fun new items almost on a daily basis. We’re at the forefront of trends and are able to incorporate interesting, unique elements into our design projects. We can picture transforming our own space – and get to create and update others. It’s… Read more »

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Color(s) of the Year

Pantone did it again – picked its color of the year. Rose quartz and serenity (blue). This year, you can envelope yourself in the blending of two colors: a warm rose juxtaposed with a cool blue. It’s easy for us to surround ourselves in these hues with the red rocks that dot the landscape, stunningly… Read more »

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Design Resolutions From Our Home to Yours

We polled our design staff who came up with an inspiring list of resolutions for the new year. We believe setting attainable goals, trying to make small changes throughout the year that overall will create an impact. (In other words, we’re not changing our design philosophy!) One of the best things about being interior designers,… Read more »

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Doors of the Vail Valley

One of our favorite holiday traditions is walking, driving or biking around neighborhoods to see front doors and light displays. With the snow gently falling for a few days (hooray!) and visitors coming into town, the feel of Christmas is everywhere. Here are a few of our favorite local doorways. What inspires you? What’s your… Read more »

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Working Good Design into the Holidays

We love the trees and sparkle that goes hand in hand with this time of year. But we’ve decided to share a few other holiday decorating tips to make your home shine and as special as the season. Pillows are an easy way to turn a summer home into a winter retreat. These hand-knit colorful… Read more »

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Finding the Right Gift: Easier Than Ever

Slifer Designs is hosting a swoon-worthy trunk show on Friday, helping make finding the right gift so. much. easier. Simon Pearce is a renowned glassblower, who received training in European glass houses, and today focuses on creating exquisite, yet contemporary, crystal glassware that is unique, popular and a welcome addition to the holiday table. One of… Read more »

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Let Your Holiday Sparkle

This time of year there seems to be a little more sparkle, which we absolutely love. Lights twinkle, snow glistens, crystal shines… it’s a welcome respite from the bustle of the rest of the year. But as with many design ideas, a little sparkle goes a long way in adding bling to a room. Here… Read more »

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It’s Almost Here… Small Business Saturday

It’s Small Business Saturday eve – sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday is a time to explore local businesses, boutiques and interesting shops. Instead of spending Black Friday battling crowds, many of us are out exploring the fresh powder on the mountains, so tomorrow, find the local retailers where the staff… Read more »

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The Suite Life

Oftentimes the guest room can get overlooked. It might double as your home office or as the kids’ playroom. But, we’re guessing, living where we live, you have your share of houseguests. I know we do. A few deliberate and well-thought-out choices can help make the guest room into a retreat perfect for guests of… Read more »

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