October 15, 2010Issue No. 44
The Red Vault
October Design Newsletter

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The Red Vault is pleased to announce our new dealer,

Emmet Perry & Co. brings the finest handmade rugs from around the world to Interior Designers and those who appreciate well crafted interior furnishings. Rug and carpet collections range from fashion forward, using the pallet of today's design world, to classic beauties in timeless designs. Traditional, transitional and contemporary styles fill the 7,000 square foot showroom. All price ranges are represented including an amazing sale rack filled with bargains.

The assortment of carpets and rugs is vast but the experience is intimate and user friendly. Owner Jennie Perry and her staff bring a high level of expertise and product knowledge to every project, providing clients with a high comfort level in choosing the right piece. With swing arm display racks, scanning through the racks is easy and, if you like, can be done on your own at your own pace.

Approvals are encouraged, they even recommend one never purchase a rug that can't be taken home on approval. Deliveries in the Houston area are free as well as pads for in stock rugs purchased.

This beautiful showroom is located just mile north of the Katy Freeway with easy drive up convenience. Located in the Washington Square Design Centre along with Sugar Creek Interiors and Savannah House.

Emmet Perry & Co
8200-C Washington Ave.  View Map    
Houston, TX 77007

Kirby Antiques

Blake Karambis, owner of Kirby Antiques, has some beautiful new pieces in store:

French Art Deco Maison Jansen style lacquered 2 door buffet, Circa. 1940.

French Art Deco mirrored cocktail table, Circa. 1940

Set of 6 French Art Deco dining chairs upholstered in ultra suede, Circa. 1930

French Art Deco macassar canape upholstered in leather, Circa. 1940

Kirby Antiques
2927 Ferndale
Houston, TX 77098 View Map

Dealer Events & News:

Antiques & Interiors on Dunlavy

Antiques & Interiors on Dunlavy dealer Ken Bernstein, owner of EX DOMUS, has remodeled and greatly expanded his space. Join him for an informal open house today and tomorrow, October 15 & 16, from 10am-6pm.  His new space is full of new merchandise and so fabulous!

Antiques & Interiors on Dunlavy
3845 Dunlavy @ West Alabama
Houston, TX 77006 View Map

The Houston Design Center's 8th Annual International Risotto Festival - A delicious afternoon of food, fun & festivities for the entire family with many of Houston's finest chefs competing to win this year's best risotto! 
Sunday, October 17, 2010  2pm-6pm
7026 Old Katy Road, Houston, Tx  77024
To RSVP: events@thehoustondesigncenter.com
To purchase tickets: www.RisottoFestival.com or call 713-864-2660

Risotto Evite


The 2 Lucy's & Segreto Finishes are having a trunk show next Thursday, October 21st from 10am-6pm at MAI, 8719 Katy Freeway, Houston, Tx  77024.

Join Kelly O'Donnell, Tracey Shingledecker, Leslie Sinclair, & Cindy Stewart for the show and light refreshments!

Art by Segreto Finishes

The 2 Lucy's

View the complete event flyer here.

MidCentury Modern Furniture is having a Sidewalk Sale on three consecutive Saturdays: October 23 and 30 and November 6 from 11:00am-6:00pm.
They have the most incredible selection of mid century modern pieces - you will be sure to find what you are looking for!
20% off everything in the store. 
2215 Washington Avenue, Houston Texas  77007


Dowload the event flyer here.

Save the Date!
MAI's 4th anniversary celebration on Thursday, November 4th.

Back again this year will be MAI's popular wine & food pairings, raffle prizes offered in each booth, and more!

The Urban Market Houston Antique Show

Join The Red Vault & The Urban Market at Maison Maison Antiques for our 2nd annual kick-off party for The Urban Market Houston Antique Show!  Come out and have a drink and hors d'oeuvres and meet some of the dealers!
Wednesday, October 27th from 6-8:30pm @ Maison Maison Antiques - 2129 Westheimer Houston, Texas 77098 View Map

* The Urban Market will be November 6th and 7th:
An early shopping event is on Saturday, November 6 from 4pm-6pm. This is your chance to get 1st dibs on the great deals while enjoying hors d'oeuvres! The show continues on Sunday, November 7 from 9am-4pm.
www.TheUrbanMarketHouston.com for details and ticket prices.

The Urban Market Houston

Ruth Davis and Aaron Rambo, owners of Found for the Home, are featured in the  current issue of Antique Shops and Designers magazine. Ruth's beautiful home in Old Braeswood in Houston is featured. To see the story click here and turn to page 92.

Be sure to stop by Found for the Home to meet them and see their new, unique pieces.

Ruth's Old Braeswood Home Article

Chandos Interiors Wins at ASID Awards Again!!! chandos in chair
Chandos Interiors continues to produce award-winning residential and commercial spaces. This year, Chandos Interiors took the Gold Award for Residential New Construction over 3,500 sq. feet along with the Gold Award for Residential Renovation under 3,500 sq feet in the American Society of Interior Design ("ASID") Awards. The firm also brought home the ASID Silver Award for Residential Model that was designed for the Highland Tower Luxury High-Rise built by Pelican Builders.

These prestigious awards follow the firms 2009 ASID Honorable Mention in the Outdoor Category as well as the 2008 ASID Best of Residential Design.


Chandos Interiors
2422 Bartlett Unit E
Houston, Texas 77098 View Map
713-942-9350 x301

Oxford Contractors Tip of the Week
2415 Bissonnet
Suite 101
Houston, TX 77005

Oxford Contractors works with you to build your vision to reality.  If you are working with an interior designer, we make your job easier, solve problems, and ensure the process is smooth for the designer and homeowner.  Our sites are organized, and we know communication with the designer is a key to success. 

At Oxford Contractors, our capabilities range from extensive renovation and additions to new construction.

For any construction questions, please feel free to contact me or Kollin Hamilton - kollin@oxfordcontractors.com

Thank you

Robert Loffredo
President, Oxford Contractors, LLC

Please feel free to comment or make any suggestions to Jackie@TheRedVault.com

Have a great weekend!

Jackie Sharbrough

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