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Are you Thanksgiving ready?

This is a favorite time of year for designers. We get to ready homes—including our own—for the holidays and the impending waves of guests who will be visiting. Before we dive into all the fun details and décor ideas, get … Read more

Beyond Wallpaper

TREAT YOUR WALLS WITH STYLE.  We are in love with wall treatments, which, by the way, are so much more than wallpaper. Wall treatments should reflect your style; it’s definitely a pick-me-up to a room, with offerings that go well … Read more

Scarily Sophisticated

Halloween isn’t just for kids. Create a perfectly designed home just for this spooky holiday.  There’s no doubt that Halloween is fun for kids – the candy, costumes and the festivities. But what about us adults? We want to have … Read more

Change is in the Air

It’s time to update your home, ready for the winter and create your house style… and do it all while saving. Everyone loves to change things up a little: get a new hair style, try out a different outfit or … Read more

Adjacent Condos: Worlds Apart Design-wise in Hawaii

A tale of two condos: how one designer from the mountains created two luxurious Hawaiian beach-front condos. The best of both worlds, from mountain to sea, bringing projects to life, with all its challenges is a way of life for … Read more

Good Design Fits the Neighborhood

Gypsum used to get a bad rap in the design world – but no more! There’s been a building boom taking place. and we’re thrilled to be part of a team that is bringing good design down valley. Starting in … Read more

Kim’s Kohler Adventure

Staying on top of the latest and being knowledgeable about the industry is important to consistently create innovating, inspired design. Recently Kim Toms, senior designer and interior fixed finish expert, was invited to visit Kohler headquarters in Kohler, Wisconsin, to … Read more

From the Ground Up

DESIGN-BUILD TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW MEANING WHEN YOU’RE BUILDING YOUR OWN HOME What happens when the designer becomes the client? Ask Kellye O’Kelly as she is in the throes of building and designing their new home in Eagle. The … Read more

Buy While the Buyin’ is Good

A client favorite, the Slifer Designs’ Red Room has made a temporary re-appearance. Have you heard? There is a sale going on that you do not want to miss out on. Remember the Slifer Designs’ Red Room? Well, it’s been … Read more

Designer Favorites

Julia Andrews’ favorite things might have included raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…. But we have a much better list of favorites we can’t wait to share with you. We tasked the designers with a tough challenge: tell us … Read more

Be Bold – In Life and Design!

We love summer – the chance to work color into design, sometimes relying on fresh cut flowers for bursts of color inspiration. Recently Kelsey Cole worked with Beth Slifer to update the Slifer’s Vail home. The eclectic design style perfectly … Read more

Modern: With a Traditional Twist

We love when our projects take us on the road. This particular home in Houston was a joy to work on – Slifer Designs senior designer Frances Karsh met the clients a few years ago when they remodeled their Bachelor … Read more

Slifer Summer Sale!

The Fourth of July isn’t the only thing that is going to sizzle: The Slifer Summer Sale is full of red-hot deals. This is a home designer’s dream: get 50-percent off ALL in-stock upholstery. This is the time to update … Read more

Summer fun

The sky is sparkling, the sun is beating down and we are loving every.single.minute of summer. We want to help you make the most of these perfect summer days too – so let’s take a virtual stroll through our home … Read more

Ready for Summer?

Generally, Memorial Day is the kick-off to summer with barbecues, star-studded, cool nights and perfectly sunny blue-sky hot days. Let’s hope the weather cooperates! Although we want to spend as much time outdoors all summer long, here are a few … Read more

A Spa Facelift

Spring is a time for rejuvenation, physically, mentally, emotionally and even in our design. Many of us go to a spa not only as a treat to ourselves but as a retreat from our hectic lives. But what happens when … Read more

On the Road – Trend Spotting

The Slifer Designs buying team loves hitting the road to see what inspiring trends are on tap. We look so forward to April and October when visions and renderings come to life at High Point Market in North Carolina.  Founder … Read more

Lucky to Give Back

At the start of a new year many of us make resolutions about being a better person, maybe giving back to the community or volunteering for a cause close to our hearts. Come March or April, that resolution may have … Read more

Summer Swanky Style

Live out loud – and outdoors – all summer. Revel in the sun, dance in the moon and make your outdoor space a second living room. We love to live outside. Dreamy summer afternoons and evenings are made for lounging, … Read more

Beth Slifer’s Faves!

Over her career, Beth Slifer has created some fantastical vignettes, found perfection in the retail world and designed some incredibly stylish homes. So what inspires Beth Slifer, which in turn, just might end up in your own home or on … Read more

In Living Color – Go Bold at Home

It’s that time of year when the doldrums can strike. Gray skies, rain, snow and pasty skin can make us want to hibernate. If we are hibernating, we should do it in a space filled with color and with contrasting … Read more

Sweet and savory found at Slifer Designs

What goes better with Prosecco, hot chocolate and tasty bites than free money? We’d venture to say nothing! When you’re done enjoying spring’s fresh powder, stop by Slifer Designs for a sampling of gourmet bites – it’s an après fit … Read more

Accessories to spring-ify your home

The ladies don’t get to have all the fun come Easter Sunday or early spring. Sure, we love to put on a new pair of strappy sandals in a bold color or find a dress that flows and makes us … Read more

Function, Form and Fire

We love fireplaces – for the obvious that they warm up a room – and for the not so obvious that they enhance the look of a room and they are a design element in their own right. Fireplaces are … Read more

Men’s Fashion Meets Clean Design: Grey Salt

Vail is known for its steep mountains, bluebird days and incredible design; both fashion and interior. Once in a while the latter two come together in a beautiful way. Take Grey Salt, Vail’s newest on-trend men’s clothing store. It joins … Read more

To Market – Delicious Updates

We’ve traveled near and far this winter, finding new inventory, updated styles and something for everyone. What have we found? A bit of everything and, honestly, we are in love with it all. Our travels found us first in Dallas … Read more

Tabletop – Après to Picnics!

After a long day on the slopes, your tired and ready for a warm up with great food, drinks, fun friends and belly laughs! Here are a few ideas to get the most out of your Après ski time. Host … Read more

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