Friday Happy Hour: Thrift Studio Sneak Peek

Wanna Sneak Peak?  Yes!

Dwell with Dignity Thrift Studio Spring 2014 is here!  DWD’s mission is to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design.  One household at a time.  They provide and install interiors partnering with other non-profits like Exodus Ministries, Family Gateway, Interfaith Housing Coalition, New Friends New Life, Shared Housing Center, TRAC, Legacy Counseling Center, Under 1 Roof, City Square, Genesis Women’s Shelter, The Family Place and Juliette Fowler House Inc – The Ebby House.   The installation includes furnishings, art, bedding, drapery, kitchen supplies and food in the pantry.

DWD’s biggest fundraiser of the year is Thrift Studio.  The design community, as well as generous donors, provide DWD with some great home products that will sold to the general public. These items are placed in rooms or vignettes which our designers have created below.

{1} Tompkins Lloyd Interiors + David Sutherland Showroom  {2} Jan Showers {3} Mecox {4} Sarah Pickard + Robert Allen

Tickets sales for the opening VIP party are already sold out, however Thrift Studio Pop-Up Store will be open for 30 days, April 11 – May 10th, allowing you to buy some great designer goodies at incredibly low prices.  Just plan a visit to Thrift Studio:  The International 150 Turtle Creek Blvd, Suite 204 Dallas, Texas 75207.   Hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 5:30 PM. See you there!

Friday Happy Hour: Thrift Studio 2014

Here’s the hot ticket.  You won’t want to miss out.  Dwell with Dignity’s Thrift Studio 2014 opening night is Thursday, April 10th.  Join me and a cast of other great designers as we reveal vignette’s by Jan Showers, Julio Quinfones + Culp Associates, Mecox, Sarah Pickard + Robert Allen Design, SWOON the studio, Tompkins Lloyd Interiors + David Sutherland Showroom.  Get your tickets here.  unnamed

On the Job with C: DWD Design Liaison

As many of you know, I get the joy of managing the Dwell with Dignity blog.  Every week I work with a team of super talented bloggers who volunteer their time and writing skills.  If you are looking for a DIY idea, some inspiration or just want to see what DWD is up to, be sure to sign up as a reader.  Along with the blog, I am also serving again as DWD Thrift Studio’s Designer Liaison. I’m so excited to see what this year’s designers reveal in their Spring vignettes.  We have a talented team that includes honorary chair, Ronda Carman, Jan Showers, Julio Quinones + Culp Associates, Mecox, Sarah Pickard + Robert Allen Design, Samantha Sano with SWOON, the studio and Tompkins Lloyd Interiors + David Sutherland.

Here’s a peek from Thrift Studio Fall 2013:


So mark your calendar for opening night, Thursday April 10th.  Watch for tickets here!  Thrift Studio will be open to the public April 10th – May 10th with great deals on amazing home items.  I hope to see you there!