Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Room by Room- Post # 1

The event we have planned for and worked on for the past year is almost here! And what a spectacular house it is! This week designers have been putting the finishing touches on their rooms.  We'll try in the next few days to give you a quick look at what they have done!


The Foyer pictured below has been designed by Ann Warrick and Molly Mclean.
(They also did the Front and Back Porches which we will show in another post).

Chic Chateau Foyer 2014 Designed by Ann Warrick & Molly Mclean


This is a picture of the Family Room just a few days ago...

Chic Chateau 2014 Family Room 'Before"

And below is what it looks like today!  The Family Room was done by Maria Adams and Jaime Berg and they have done just a stupendous job!  Their budget for this room was under $4500 for furniture, accessories, artwork and custom window treatments.  Super look for the money!

Chic Chateau Family Room 'After'...designed by Maria Adams & Molly Mclean

 It would be impossible to even guess how many hours have been devoted to this very worthy project that benefits The Arc of Greensboro, but it would be safe to say that it numbers in the hundreds.  Designers have to work within a very strict & meager budget for their room; they are given a a general color scheme from which they can develop their plans.

After the rooms are assigned the hunt begins for the perfect vintage pieces of furniture and accessories.  Goodwill, thrift stores, consignment shops, antique stores and salvage yards are but a few of the places where they go to find the best deals at the best prices.  Because we live so close to the Furniture capital of the world...High Point, NC...we often are able to get new pieces of  discontinued furniture... or rugs... or lamps... donated or greatly discounted.

Stay tuned in the days to come as we bring you new pictures of other designer's rooms, and if you live in North Carolina or neighboring states, come visit the Chic Chateau Show House located at 2508 Duck Club Road in Greensboro, NC. We will be open 9/19-21 & 26-28, and EVERYTHING in the house is for sale!!! The house is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10-5PM and on Sundays from Noon-5PM.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The House is Almost Done!

Construction delays during a rainy summer can almost be expected but when it's the Chic Chateau house it leads to a little bit of nail biting! A quick visit to the house this morning found the place filled with painters and electricians and wallpaper installers.  Carpet is in; the first coat of poly is on the floor, and there are already cleaning people in there starting to do their construction clean. The house will be officially closed at noon tomorrow for the second poly coat on the floors, and on Thursday the cleaning crews will be polishing this gorgeous R & K Custom Home!

So after months of planning and preparations we are now down to the wire...our big move-in starts Friday and the Chic Chateau 2014 Design Team will have a mere five days to get the house ready for the television crews that will start appearing for their live and taped telecasts on Tuesday!  So stay tuned... the best is yet to come!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

You won't want to miss it!!!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Three weeks until The Chic Chateau Preview Night!

Painters are finishing up; Electricians are installing fixtures and designers are transforming discarded treasures!  Make sure you mark your calendar to come and shop at Chic Chateau...the Triad's only designer showhouse tour where everything is recycled from antique stores; consignment shops or showroom rejects AND everything is for sale!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Counting the days to Chic Chateau 2014

 Only six weeks until our doors open!  

Chic Chateau 2014
2508 Duck Club Road
Greensboro, NC 27410

September 19-21
September 26-28

Based on the premise that chic is "in"...that there are some great inexpensive decorating rewards in consignment, thrift store and salvage yard shopping, we invite you to R & K's Custom Homes beautiful Gates at Brassfield home. It's the site of the Triad's fourth consignment/thrift store home tour which showcases rooms furnished and accessorized with items from area consignment and thrift stores! 

Tickets at the door $15, $20 for two days!

Benefiting The Arc of Greensboro