Collection of magazine articles and news stories about Iron Accents.
|400 Edition Writeup|
It started as a small after work project. Valerie built a web site and posted photos of her and her husband's creations and started to sell them.
Skip forward to today, Iron Accents is open online & at 6415 Cleveland Hwy in Clermont. They sell wrought iron furniture, home decor, gift items, garden accessories, and of course towel holders, plaques & planters! The website, www.IronAccents.com is open 24 hrs a day 365 days a year, and carries over 4800 items. The store doesn't carry quite the same hours or as many products, but they do carry floral arrangements, and antiques which can't be found online, so be sure to visit both!
|Mountain Laurel Writeup|
It’s a bit “ironic” that nary a day goes by without someone stepping into Iron Accents 6,000 square foot showroom to inquire about an Elvis Presley style entry gate or sturdy fencing. One peek inside the door and its clear this store doesn’t specialize in cattle containment or industrial revolution. What began as a web business in 1999 because the owner, Valerie Kirves, couldn’t find the specialty wrought iron pieces she wanted for her own home, has exploded into an interior accent niche- market that focuses not only on artistic, blacksmith forged furniture and accessories but also incorporates antiques, primitives, architectural elements, gift items and seasonal florals in an eye-popping series of studied vignettes.
|Rustic Decorating with Wrought Iron Charm|
When it comes to a lodge or cabin, natural materials create the basic foundation in their design and the use of wood furniture is almost essential to blend with the ambience of the woodland surroundings. But the furnishing in a mountain getaway does not have to be exclusively wood. Another material used for centuries in rustic furniture is wrought iron.
|The GG Collection - Goods for the Home and Gracious Entertaining|
Kitchens have always been the heart of a home. So it’s not surprising that The GG Collection was conceived in the hearts and minds of two women; Dixie Harrigan and Leigh Anne Baysinger, and came to life on a sketch pad at the kitchen table. Over the years their product line that started with Tuscan inspired canisters and spice jars has grown beyond the kitchen and evolved to encompass dinnerware, serving ware and home décor. And while their design sessions continue to be collaborations between friends, the hand crafted dinnerware and serving ware collection they envisioned has grown and given birth to inspired home décor accessories.
|The New Old|
You are no doubt familiar with the saying – “out with the old and in with the new”. Well this year I would like you to consider “In with the Old”. The eclectic look, I refer to as re-mixing or the “New Old”, is all about decorating in a way that pulls old and new together, using family heirlooms to combine the past and present for your home's future.
|Wood and Iron Furniture|
No matter what style you prefer, chances are quite good that your home will be enhanced by the addition of handcrafted wood and iron furniture. The beauty of hand finished wood combined with the strength and elegance of hand forged iron lends itself to many different pieces, styles and rooms. And whether it’s the rustic elegance of a wood and iron bed, or the old world styling of a wood and iron dining table, the timeless quality of these natural materials is sure to play a pleasing role in your home.