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Captivatingly Elegant – the Manor Collection

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For our staff of fabric lovers and creative design enthusiasts,  some of our most exciting days are when new designs and fabric collections arrive! This week, Thibaut Designs introduced the Manor Collection by Anna French. – Extravagant prints, ornate embroideries and decorative woven fabrics! The collection encompasses roaring style with lush European flair. A sophisticated color palette ranges from lavish jewel tones like fuchsia and sapphire to neutral taupes and charcoal greys. Designs include dramatic damask and suzani motifs, playful animal spots, a luxurious cut velvet and large-scale scenic patterns.

Stop by the shop at 1410 Market St. in Tallahassee’s Market District. We are open Tuesday through Friday from 10am until 6pm, and Saturday 11am until 5pm. Call 850-224-2924

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Escape to Summer House by Thibaut Design

Escape to Summer House, Thibaut’s newest collection of coordinating wallpaper and fabrics, encompassing vibrant colors in full bloom. The mix of blossoming flowers, simple shapes, and retro batik patterns will satisfy your longing for the return of the warmth of summer!

Whether it’s Charlotte Chair in Cyrus Cane printed fabric in Coral along with Palm Island wallpaper …

…or Pagoda Headboard in Wavelet printed fabric in Navy, you’ll want to see Thibaut’s newest collection Summer House. So drop by Chrysalis Fine Fabrics at 1410 Market St. in Tallahassee’s Market District. We’re open Tuesday through Friday 10am – 6pm, and Saturday’s from 11am – 5pm. Our courteous and talented staff will help you create the home of your dreams.

If you’re a distance away and want to view our large selection of in stock fabrics, check out our New Arrivals on the website!

 

Creative Patriotic Touches

 

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Love this patriotic porch from Saavy Southern Style!

With this being an election year, Memorial Day this weekend and Independence Day just a month away, we are feeling the inspired and thought it’d be fun to share some cute ideas to bring some patriotic touches to your home!

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Pillow inspirations from The Inspired Room. 

Personally, changing pillows is the easiest and economical way to tie in new colors, patterns or themes. To add a patriotic touch, think ticking, thick stripes, classic stars (shapes or patterned), even polka dots to give the eye the overall feeling of a recreated flag. Here you can see some of our red, whites and blues at the shop.

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A mix of patterns in red, white and blue give a less-literal take on the patriotic look while still looking stylish and contemporary!

And don’t forget to add buttons for a nice detail too!

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Three of dozens of great accent buttons at the shop currently.

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Great button detail from The Cottage at the Crossroads.

And hey! Why not frame Old Glory? The beautiful thing about our grand ole high-flying flag is not only the stirring and passionate hard-fought beliefs it represents, but it’s beautiful too!

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Gorgeous framed flag inspiration from Life as a Thrifter. 

Have any of these ideas inspired you? Come in to the shop to see all the different patterns we can mix and match for you to create this look for your home too!

Have a safe and reverent Memorial Day weekend, friends!

 

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Butterflies on the brain!

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Hello friends! We certainly had a busy weekend with our big Passport to the Pavilions! Music, food and so many wonderful customers! Since we have five days left of our Butterfly Days promotion it would be an understatement to say we have butterflies on the brain! So for fun, we put together a color profile from one of our favorite butterfly prints in the shop right now, Avalonia Graphite by Braemore!

We broke down the colors in the fabric and corresponded it to Benjamin Moore paint colors straight from the paint fan! It is such a fun way to plan a room when you have it all laid out in little tiles for you, right? It makes it easier to piece create a scheme too, if you wanted to base a room on a certain fabric.

Well, we hope you enjoy the lovely fabric and colors and come in to see this fabric (it’s even prettier in person) and hundreds more!

There are five days left to get 20% off all in-stock purchases and an extra 20% off all clearance merchandise too! Spend $50 and you get the chance to draw a “fortune cookie” worth even more savings on future purchases!!

 

Feeling the Blues in the best way!

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There is something about Springtime that makes you crave clean, fresh and bright. Lately we’ve been seeing gorgeous versions of classic blue and white and it has us all so inspired. We even have an entire corner of the shop dedicated to it! So, we’ve compiled a few of our favorites in the shop and thrown in a few fun ways to use it around the house too! We hope you enjoy!

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Mixing patterns and textures can be an easy way to update a piece seasonally. Here, mattress ticking is paired with a snuggly chenille throw and two contrasting pillows. If you notice, one pillow hearkens to the pattern and color of the chair, while the other gives a nod to the darker navy blue accents in the room. The trellis patterned rug gives the eye a nice spot to rest.

 

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Our display currently at the shop magnifies that principle. The cobalt chinoiserie chair compliments the abstract cobalt rug mixing traditional and modern quite nicely. The textured fabric of the chair on the right is extended throughout the look thanks to the nubby blue throw tossed on the chair to its left.

To top it off, the lamp brings the look back full-circle to the chinoiserie slip-covered chair giving the scheme a cohesive flow. Add a little striped ottoman and you have a modern classic look that is cool and fresh for Spring and Summer!

 

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Try living in a world without pillows. Sounds horrible, right? Comfort aside, adding decorative pillows can create huge impact without breaking the bank and you can change them so easily, as your mood and the seasons dictate!

Here, shape, texture, color and scale are used to demonstrate how all fifteen (15!) patterns could be mixed and matched together  in various groupings and still create a scheme that looks intentional and stylish, whatever the theme.

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And as you can see we have dozens of different fabrics to choose from to help you achieve any look you can imagine! From modern, bold, traditional, tropical or clean and simple- we not only have the fabrics and accessories, but we have a full staff of talented interior designers and consultants to help bring your ideas to life!

How do you like to use blue? We’d love to know! Comment here or on our Facebook page!

 

 

Thibaut (pronounced Tee-Bo) is on SALE NOW – SAVE 20% on Fabrics and Wallcovering!

SAVE 20% NOW through October 31st at Chrysalis Fine Fabrics in Tallahassee on Thibaut Design
… a variety of wallcoverings, coordinating print fabrics, embroideries and woven upholstery fabrics.”

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From the Trade Routes Collection, this pattern “Crusing” is available in 4 colorways in both fabric and wallcovering. Visit the shop at 1410 Market St., Tallahassee for more details.

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Available in both wallcovering and fabric, the pattern is Fair Isle, shown in blue green, but available in 3 more colorways. Our friendly staff will be glad to assist you in placing your order.

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Plan by the tides and follow the sun. These thoughts and more have been combined and materialized into Thibaut’s Biscayne Collection. Boasting a full range of wallcoverings, linens, embroideries, cotton blends and more, the Biscayne Collection blends soothing neutrals and energizing bright colors with designs sure to emanate cool, easy-going Bahamian vibes. Island inspired leaves branch out in Lucala in a bountiful assortment of colors in rich wallpaper, flowing printed fabric, and one truly stunning embroidery.

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View other Thibaut collections:  http://www.thibautdesign.com/media/collections

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Established in 1886, Thibaut is the nation’s oldest continuously operating wallpaper firm. Over the years the product offering has broadened to include a variety of wallcoverings, coordinating print fabrics, embroideries and woven upholstery fabrics. The launch of an upholstered furniture line established Thibaut as a highly desirable resource of all product categories favored by designers and up-scale consumers alike. Chrysalis Fine Fabrics is your Tallahassee retailer for Thibaut Fabrics, Thibaut Wallcoverings and Anna French.

Thibaut has become synonymous with beautiful traditional and transitional designs in signature color palettes. We offer unsurpassed quality and great design in styles ranging from historic reproductions and traditional, classic patterns to tropical and novelty patterns. Our offering is extended by the acquisition of UK based Anna French, a luxury brand of wallcoverings, fabrics, embroideries and Scottish lace. Anna continues as a source of inspiration to the design team at Thibaut, assuring that her energy and style are infused in new collections.

With an insightful knowledge of shifting market trends and homeowner desires, Thibaut prides itself on creating unique patterns. Our exclusive designs and the tools to make them are owned and copyrighted by Thibaut. Inventory is kept in our warehouses in Newark, New Jersey and London, England and reaches the market through our extensive distribution network. Thibaut products are sold through interior designers, trade-only showrooms and select retail stores.

If that Plantation Lifestyle speaks to you – get ready to love this custom project!

It’s no wonder that many of our clients are from the surrounding tri-state area. Chrysalis Fine Fabrics is the largest in-stock decorator fabric showroom in N. Florida and S. Georgia. Since we’re in the heart of plantation country and those who enjoy the plantation lifestyle, our designer projects often include fine fabrics from Scalamandre, Lee Jofa, Roth & Tompkins to name a few.

Recently, Designer Krista Vickers had the privilege of working with such a client for both their Florida and Georgia homes. Here is just a sampling of the beautiful custom pillows that will enhance the warmth and feel of these welcoming estate homes.

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ScalamandreEdwinsCovey Edwin’s Covey, from Scalamandre is a hand printed union cloth blend of 70% linen and 30% cotton. The color is Multi on Willow and the detail is exquisite, making it the perfect choice for the quail enthusiast.

 

 

 

LeeJofaMilleFleur Lee Jofa  Mille Fleur is a print of beige, green, burgundy/red of 100% linen. Besides the pillows, this customer chose two winged chairs in this same print. Gorgeous indeed!

 

 

 

 

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It’s always a designer’s preogative to mix a small scale pattern with the larger prints to add color, texture and interest. This Hunt Club Houndstooth in Terra Cotta is one of Krista’s favorite cotton fabrics; and a perfect option from Roth and Tompkins.

 

 

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Whatever your style or  your design dreams for your home, when it come to textiles, rugs, wallpaper – we’re Tallahassee’s source for it all! From concept to creation, from inspiration to installation – #wedocustom.

Call 850-224-2924 or stop by Chrysalis Fine Fabrics in Tallahassee’s Market District at 1410 Market St. Follow us on Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram to see what other great designs we created for our customers. Or just stop by to browse the largest in-stock fabric selection in the area. Our talented and friendly staff is always ready to serve your needs.

Krista Vickers started working at Chrysalis as a college intern because of her love of textiles. Her family moved to Tallahassee and made it their home when she was 17, and she graduated from Lincoln High School. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from Florida State University, Krista continued in her studies receiving a Master’s Degree in Housing with an emphasis in Residential Development and Product Specification. She strives for excellent customer service and loves helping customers create their dream home.

Krista and husband David, from Havana, reside on their farm with two wonderful pets – Piper the cat and a dog named Cassie.