You are invited to IBB Day of Design

Saturday February 25th | 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Learn the tricks of the trade from the best in the business including our team of talented designers and vendor partners. IBB Designers will be presenting on design topics throughout the day and a range of our furniture, accessory & textile vendors will feature highlights from their lines.

Enjoy sips and bites throughout the day and take home one of our signature swag bags!

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How to Dress the Perfect Bed

Michael Reese
11 a.m., Upstairs
Michael will demonstrate how to perfectly dress your bed! Learn how to create an inviting & sophisticated bed that will beckon you.

Pantone 2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

Shay Geyer
Noon, Downstairs
Shay will present ways to incorporate Greenery into your interior design & elements that reveal this fresh color. You’ll leave inspired to add Greenery to your home.

Tips for Terrific Texture

Jory Gattis
1 p.m., Upstairs
Jory will discuss tips to add texture to your home for a dramatic design. You’ll learn how texture adds a dimension to your space & a wow factor.

How to Accessorize a Bookshelf

Meghan Sebren
2 p.m., Downstairs
Meghan will demonstrate tips & ideas on how to accessorize a bookshelf. You will no longer be intimidated with the task & will have a beautifully designed bookshelf.

Scale & Proportion in Interior Design

Lauren Macnak
3 p.m., Upstairs
Lauren will present her fundamental tips for scale & proportion in your home to create great design and space harmony. You’ll walk away ready to balance your home’s design.

Add Depth to Your Interiors

James “JT” Turner
4 p.m., Downstairs
JT will share ideas on how to add depth to your interiors with paint, accents, lighting and more! Everyone craves an interesting design that feels complete and welcoming.

Design Panel Discussion: Q&A with IBB Designers

Karen Holloway, Kay Lewis & Susan Medlin
5 p.m., Downstairs
Shay Geyer, IBB Owner & Designer, will lead a panel discussion with IBB Designers on trends, tips and more! It’s your chance to have your burning design questions answered.



Robert Allen Design’s obsession with color can only be rivaled by their dedication to delivering quality fabrics with relevant yet timeless appeal. They will highlight recent introductions to the line.


Art & Frame Source, the leader in creative design, will showcase how they can customize their art collection from the size, matte & frame. Their design workshop includes more than 14,000 images ranging from transitional, contemporary and traditional styles.


Sherrill Furniture will present their “Design Your Own” program that allows you to design your own custom chair, sofa, sectional, ottoman, loveseat or chair and a half. You can personalize your frame choice by selecting Arm, Back and Base options to suite your individual style.

Burton James will present pieces from their quality, hand-crafted, upholstered furniture collection with a range of custom options to satisfy your design needs.

Square Feathers is a Texas-based company that crafts decorative pillows, furniture and home accessories, all designed and made in the USA. They will present highlights from the pillow collection &  discuss how you can design custom pillows for your home.

Hancock & Moore has been making Amercian-made masterpieces since 1981 and will showcase new merchandise and highlights from their leather collection. Also, they will give away two leather travel duffels.

Belle Meade will showcase their high-end collection of furniture focusing on their dining collection that is available in 25 different finishes & sure to wow your dinner guests.


J.F. Fabrics offers performance fabrics with Crypton Home technology in luxurious textures and colors. They will discuss how their collection is pet & family-friendly as well as stain, odor and mildew resistant.


IBB Design has a custom drapery program that offers draperies at an extremely competitive price of up to 40% off MSRP with 9 fabrics in 65 colorways. Highlights from the program will be represented.

John-Richard designs breathtaking accessories that make a statement. They will highlight their collection of botanicals that are beautiful and realistic. You’ll see how you can’t tell them apart from fresh florals. A John-Richard orchid will also be given away!

Century Furniture will highlight their custom upholstery program that allows you to select the width, depth & height of your sofa; as well as eliminate skirts, add an exposed leg, select buttons to tight back styles and so much more. You can build your dream sofa with one of our designers and customize every detail.

Fabricut offers quality home furnishings fabrics of exceptional design & value. They will display highlights from their collection and discuss how you can get affordable luxury with a fast turnaround.

Duralee, one of the largest textile companies in the U.S., will present their Clarke & Clarke Fabric that consists of both woven & printed textiles and decorative wallcoverings.

Nourison is the leading multi-category resource in today’s floor covering market. They will present highlights from their collection of custom, handmade & machine-woven rugs.

Vanguard Furniture will showcase their Make It Yours® Bedroom Collection. The most customizable bedroom collection currently in the marketplace. You can personalize your bedroom case pieces with a variety of options including 7 base choices, 13 door & drawer designs, and 20 hardware styles in 3 finishes. Choose any of Vanguard’s 87 finishes in addition to any painted finish from any paint vendor like Sherwin Williams or Behr! Also, one of Vanguard’s skilled upholsterers will be onsite building  a chair over the course of the day to demonstrate their handcrafted in America process. One lucky winner will win the Vanguard chair!

Daniel Stuart Studio will present their luxurious bedding collections including duvets, pillows, blankets & throws that will transform your bedroom’s design.

Sunrise Blinds, a division of IBB Design Fine Furnishings, will highlight custom window coverings that are perfect for your home & come in a variety of colors & designs.


During IBB Day of Design, one of Vanguard Furniture’s skilled craftsmen will be onsite building a chair over the course of the day to demonstrate their handcrafted in America process. One lucky winner will win the Vanguard chair!

In the heart of Western North Carolina, generations of American craftsmanship continues to thrive. For some, “Made in America” is a thing of the past — yet at Vanguard Furniture, the term resonates with more than 600 associates. Proudly, Vanguard continues to craft their upholstery and hand-finish our casegoods in America.

Vanguard’s artisans hand-apply all finishes, taking careful steps to make sure that each piece has the care and attention that is required to enhance the natural character of the furniture. No two pieces are the same — every piece of furniture is truly unique.