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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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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.

SAVE the DATE! You’re Invited to Sip ‘n Shop at Our CAbi Party on June 11th

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From noon until 6pm on Thursday, June 11th join our staff, customers and friends as we gather to explore the 2015 Spring/Summer collection of CAbi fashion. Find beautiful summer trends at affordable pricing that you’re sure to love. Jennifer Martin, CAbi representative will be on hand to personalize your shopping experience. We’ll serve a little something to eat and drink, creating the perfect atmosphere for selecting a few summer must-haves. To sweeten the treat, Chrysalis Fine Fabrics will have a Flash Sale all day with 20% Off all in stock fabrics and trims.

So set your reminder to join on Thursday, June 11th at 1410 Market St. Call with any questions 850-224-2924.

  • What is CAbi you might ask???

A company with humble roots, a leadership team with integrity, and a vision to empower women.

From the moment CAbi was created, it was more than a brand.      springCAbibeach

  • From the moment CAbi was created, it was more than a brand.

As a little girl, Carol Anderson loved fashion, so she pursued her dream as a designer.  After working for a design firm, Carol teamed up with a good friend, who believed in her designs and took them to Nordstrom, where she became a beloved brand. She quickly garnered a loyal following in other department stores and boutiques across America.

The retail world began to change, and Carol felt a lack of creative freedom as stores expected a certain look from her label.

In 2001, Carol, her husband Jan and their friend, Kimberly Inskeep, sparked the idea of testing the concept of sharing the clothes with women in a home surrounded by friends, rather than in a traditional retail environment. Carol and Kimberly asked ten of their dear friends, who they knew would be passionate about this idea, to join them as Founders. This was the beginning of CAbi, Carol Anderson by invitation.

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  • It’s not simply the outfit but the style you own.

Not just about the way you look, but how you feel. It’s not simply the outfit, but the style you own. It’s not only the compliment, but the conversation.

Ultimately, beyond great fashion, cabi is about the connection. From the moment cabi was created, it was more than a brand; it was a vision to bring inspiration, confidence, and a lasting sense of community to generations of women. Knowing our greatest days are ahead of us, our empowered network of friends has become a catalyst for the biggest evolution in women’s fashion. The true essence of cabi isn’t just about the clothing; it’s about the relationships we build—each encouraging us to discover our style and inspiring us to mix and match what we wear with the way we live. Cabi simply is … You. Inspired.

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  • The HEART of CAbi  Foundation

Our mission is to encourage and empower women in need. From distributing clothing to U.S. communities affected by natural disasters to empowering women entrepreneurs in the developing world to work their way out of poverty, we are passionate about serving and investing in women across the globe.

The first-ever one-for-one microlending & mentorship program in partnership with Opportunity International

For every new CAbi Consultant, CAbi will fund a microloan in her name for a female entrepreneur in a developing country.

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SAVE 20% During Thibaut Promotion – Print & Present Coupon to SAVE 20% on Fabric & Wallpaper!

Did you know that Thibaut is the nations oldest continuously operating wallpaper firm? Wallpaper, Fabric and Furniture since 1886. Still bearing the founder’s name, Thibaut (pronounced Tee-Bo) was founded in New York in 1886 by Richard E. Thibaut, an American of Parisian descent. Once heralded as the “world’s largest wallpaper company” Thibaut began as a successful retailer and with multiple distribution points in Boston, New York and Newark. Three generations of the Thibaut family owned and managed the company before … more history.

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SALE STARTS TUESDAY!

FABRIC – print coupon here:
Because Thibaut’s printed and woven fabrics are exclusive, they are only available through interior designers and fine retail stores. Each of our screen printed fabrics are designed with the greatest care and consideration for how they will complement design schemes within your home. Similarly, Thibaut’s embroidered and sheer woven fabrics are beautiful for stylish accents, while other linens, chenilles and cottons are extremely durable and ideal for upholstery. Available in a variety of material blends, our designs showcase classic color combinations coordinate with existing wallpapers and other fabrics in the Thibaut library.

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Thibaut’s Limited Edition books feature thematic collections, which range from traditional chinoiserie to fresh traditional and classic geometrics to novel, tropical patterns of coordinating wallpaper and fabric. We stylize and photograph our creations to inspire and spark creativity. Our extensive library of Resource books feature interesting textures, natural grasscloths, elegant damasks, hip geometrics and more, gives decorators a variety of staple products for all of their needs. Choose from over sixty active Thibaut wallpaper collections to make just the right statement.

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Designing a Room? Start with a Beautiful Fabric!

In a recent article at freshome Design & Architecture Magazine, our beliefs were confirmed regarding the basis for interior design in #6 of 10 Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes in Interior Design.

#6: BUY FABRICS AND TEXTILES FIRST

“A common mistake that most of us are guilty of—painting first. Put that paint brush down! First, you need to pick out the rooms fabrics and main textiles, such as rugs and curtains.

Why is this? Because it is simply much easier to find fabrics that we love and then pick out paint to match. While it is much harder to find a fabric that we love, that also just so happens to match the paint we have already put on our walls.

So, with budget and room size in mind, go for a shopping excursion. Look through samples of fabrics, rugs, pillows etc… Find what you love and then once you are happy with your design choices, pick out a paint shade or shades from the chosen textiles. Now you can pick up the paint brush.”

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Of course, textiles are near to our heart and this article served to reinforced our belief that fabulous designer fabrics are the perfect start to a room design that you will love for years to come.

Learn more with their top 10 interior design tips:

  1. Scale
  2. Budget
  3. Interior Designer Advice
  4. Accessories & Collections
  5. Art
  6. Fabrics & Textiles
  7. Character
  8. Focal Point
  9. Grandma’s Antique
  10. Your Personality

To read the full article, check out freshome

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Find this and many other design tips and tools on our Chrysalis Pinterest page!