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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Honoring Tradition in Design: A Weekend in Santa Fe

With technology seemingly taking over our lives, it is increasingly difficult to honor past traditions, cultures and artisans. Without thoughtful practice, we could be in danger of losing the history that helps make design great, interesting and inspirational. With these … Read more

Looks to Love

Winter is here with our first snowfall, which means it’s time to shift our focus inside and find what makes us happy inside our homes: cozy throws, bursts of color, fun geometrical shapes and unexpected vignettes. How you ask? See some of … Read more

Slifer Retail Team Gets the Platinum

When you love what you do, it shows – just ask the Showroom staff at Slifer Designs! They won  Vail Valley Partnerships’ Platinum Service Award recently, which recognizes excellence in customer service. Whether finding custom-sized chairs for a petite homeowner … Read more

Bunk rooms: double the fun

We are frequently asked about bunkbeds and bunkrooms. Specifically, how to create a bunkroom that is cozy, uses every nook and cranny but doesn’t feel crammed and sophomoric. A nine-year-old might love the top bunk but 43-year-old Uncle Arthur doesn’t … Read more

Buyers Be… Thrilled

I love autumn for so many reasons, but one in particular is our shopping trip to High Point Market in North Carolina. We walk about 12 miles a day while ‘at market.’ The air buzzes with excitement, we see friends … Read more

Unique Shapes Tell an Eclectic Story

Incorporating different shapes into designs is a challenge but one that I relish for the end result that is invariably interesting, inspiring and even invigorating. It’s easy to rely on a square – the simplest, easiest way to design – … Read more

Falling for Our Favorites

It’s time to ready our homes for fall – finally, the weather is cooling, the leaves are changing and sunflowers are bursting with color. Besides the ubiquitous pumpkin, here are a few of our favorite home decorating tips for autumn. … Read more

Inspired by Interiors

Kellye O’Kelly and Frances Karsh have been promoted to senior designers. They bring more than twenty years of combined experience with them in their new roles. More aptly, the designers share their design skills, talents and sophisticated tastes with all the … Read more

True Blue

Everyone says the sky in Colorado seems bluer than anywhere else. We did a little research and found out that it’s true – sort of. In honor of the sky that is so blue and one of our favorite seasons, … Read more

A Shopper’s Life

We can’t believe summer is already over. We love fall but look back on summer somewhat wistfully – it goes so fast. However, cozying up and finding fabulous new items makes the transition to chillier nights much easier. We’ve traveled … Read more

A Sense of Wonder

We were lucky enough to be part of a presentation from Shaw Contract Group recently about tying in our senses to the every day – to finding wonder in the little and big in the world, and to incorporate it … Read more

Inspired by Fireplaces for Fall

Fall is in the air – you can feel the chill in early mornings and see it in the waning afternoon light. The leaves are about to explode in bursts of gold and crimson. I have lived in Eagle County … Read more

Found: Fun & Fabulous

We’ve really ramped up our buying these past few months, and let’s be honest, what woman doesn’t love to shop? We get a rush trying to find something new, exciting and fun, something we know our clients are going to … Read more

Color Theory of Bermuda

I just spent an amazing week in Bermuda. While on vacation (with 21 of my favorite family members!), I was taken back by the beauty of the island’s architecture and lush landscape. We are experiencing a very wet and green … Read more

The Dream Job

It’s wedding season and I am on the road! When I am not attending a wedding, I am on a buying trip so I’ve logged a lot of miles this year. One of the most fun aspects of my job … Read more

Updated Urban Comfort

Thanks to The Scarab for sharing this blog post with us on senior designer Andrea Georgopolis’s Union Station project. Photography © Janie Viehman Senior designer Andrea Georgopolis knew she was in for something special when longtime client Susan Frampton approached her … Read more

Designing for You and Your Home

We know that design is ubiquitous. And as much as we love interior design, we also love to update our own personal style. Add some inexpensive sparkly jewelry to your white jeans outfit for the New York Symphony. Pop in … Read more

Fireworks… All Year Round

Celebrating the Fourth was so fun – barbecues, parties, parades, concerts and, of course, fireworks. The heat rolled in along with guests and a full weekend of festivities. Independence Day was two weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean it has … Read more

Ready, Set, Save… Tomorrow

It’s the day before the big day! The eve of something big. A chance to take your home from a before to a stunning after…. Slifer Designs is hosting a once-every-15-years sale at our 45,000-square-foot warehouse in Eagle. There are … Read more

Old World Inspiration

The Old World called to senior designer Marilyn Smith Heaney recently. She set off for adventure and inspiration in the hills of Italy – and she found it. We’re lucky that she shared her photos with us so we can … Read more

Weaving Threads of Hope

Bridging the gap between the Middle East and the Rocky Mountains, Slifer Designs will host James Opie in a special trunk show on July 10. Mr. Opie will share his hand-curated selection of artisanal rugs and his decades of Afghan … Read more

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