Awards abound for steve mckenzie’s!

We’re feeling pretty astounded here sitting on the heels of two amazing titles awarded to steve mckenzie’s! A recent kitchen in a full home remodel project recently received the ASID Georgia Chapter Design Excellence Award, Residential-Kitchen, SILVER AWARD!! Steve McKenzie, … Continue reading

Who you NEED to meet: Elizabeth Fowler

We’re absolutely delighted to introduce you to one of the most exciting artists to come out of the South in some time, Elizabeth Fowler! And we’re even more excited to share that we’ll be hosting Elizabeth’s art debut in Atlanta … Continue reading

Sharing Something Personal

We want to share a personal, yet somber, highlight from last week. Two weeks ago our 24-year-old son, Carter, a first year high school history teacher, tragically had an active duty fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon) brother killed in Iraq. This … Continue reading

Make some Mother’s Day memories!

To all those in our life who mother – thank you!! For being there for the ones you love and doing all you do, sometimes with little recognition, this one’s for you… We hope today is a day full of … Continue reading

En Vogue with The Vine

Please meet our latest obsession – The Vine. A combination landscape design, event design and garden market located on St. Simons Island, The Vine offers a distinct approach to curating some of life’s most special events.   We’re so pleased … Continue reading

A Delicious Jaunt in Jackson – A Visit to Cathead Distillery!

On our trip to Jackson, Mississippi to visit Kristen Ley and Thimbelpress to learn how to letterpress, we also had the opportunity to learn about Cathead Vodka. Steve loves a nice vodka, and to learn about a small maker was exciting; … Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday – Dreaming of a Derby Dinner

Our inspiration for today’s tabletop today is, of course the Kentucky Derby coming up this weekend, and these beautiful dishes of Julie Wear. Julie is recognized throughout the world for her Thoroughbred paintings. She has painted for notable horse owners … Continue reading

A Sensational Spring Tea – steve mckenzie’s open house recap

Staffordshire dogs, blue and white, brass

It’s time to freshen up our tables – spring is here!  Let’s recap the fun from our recent Spring Tea Open House~ Paige Minear of The Pink Clutch mixed vintage pieces dear to her heart, plus custom monogrammed napkins by Emily … Continue reading

Have a very stylish Earth Day!

Living a “green” lifestyle doesn’t have to be obvious and in-your-face… You can enjoy a more Earth-friendly lifestyle in a very stylish way – take it from us! Here are a couple quick tips and products we think are very … Continue reading

Rattan Resurrected: 5 Ways to Stylishly Add Rattan to your Home

Growing up in Indianapolis, Jill’s parents owned not only a Scandinavian  furniture store, but a store selling primarily wicker pieces as well! Housed in a Victorian house in the bohemian Broad Ripple neighborhood, it was two stories chock full of wicker and rattan furniture.  Jill remembers very clearly spray painting clients’ pieces in the store’s side yard… Apple Green was the #1 customer choice at the time!

Vintage Rattan Furniture Ad

As you can imagine, we are thrilled to see a resurgence of all things rattan! From the classic, iconic pieces to sleek and modern rattan, it’s easy to add this natural material into your existing decor with accessories or bolder, larger pieces. Here’s a quick round up of some favorites at steve mckenzie’s…

 

ROSSINI RATTAN CHAIR IN ANTIQUE

#1 is our favorite chair!

ROUND TRAY – NUTMEG FINISH

A fantastic serving tray, with so many uses!

SWIVEL BARSTOOL CLOVE

Bar or counter stools – ideal for the lake house or beach house.

MOD STEPS LOUNGE CHAIR – WHITE

A modern take on this natural material; a chair as comfy as it is stunning!  Also available in black.

REGENT QUEEN HEADBOARD – KIWI

Remember the 1970’s Apple Green?  Now it’s Kiwi Green! And never looked better than on this headboard by Selamat Designs.

As you can see, rattan is back in a BIG way and we’d love to help you incorporate some of this timeless style into your own home. Reach out to the team here at steve mckenzie’s and let’s chat about how all of your wicker dreams can come true!