10 New Colors for Fall

Looking for some inspiration for your interior design updates? Well, fall colors are here and they already have us dreaming of cooler days and hours spent entertaining guests indoors. This seasonal color palette is filled with a gorgeous range of soft blues, cozy naturals, and bursts of red and pink. So grab your coffee or tea, get comfy on your favorite recliner, and get ready to let your fall decor dreams go wild!





Riverside is a dusky blue that Pantone describes as “cool and calming” and “displays a subtle vibrancy and sophistication”.


Create the elegant accents you love.

Bernhard Furniture (above)


Get a classic appeal by using touches of Riverside.

Century Furniture (above)



Select an eye-catching Riverside statement piece.

East King St. & Co. (above)






Airy Blue looks and feels just as its name sounds: light, soft, and free.


Choose Airy Blue for the focal point of your interior design.

Baker Furniture (above)



Create a soothing atmosphere with Airy Blue walls.

Bernhardt Furniture (above)



Add eye-catching detail with patterns.

Hancock & Moore (above)





Sharkskin is perfect as both a centerpiece and a companion color.


Use Sharkskin for a soft color scheme.

American Leather (above)



Create subtle accents with a combination of patterns.

Hickory Chair (above)





Aurora Red is as bold and beautiful as fall foliage.


Add some drama to your room by using vibrant Aurora Red.

Bernhardt Furniture (above)





Warm Taupe is a cozy neutral that Pantone describes as “trusted, organic and grounded”.

Create a relaxed atmosphere with Warm Taupe.

Bernhardt Furniture (above)



Add elegant, earthy accents.

Hickory Chair (above)





Dusty Cedar is a rich shade of pink that is perfect for the fall palette.


Add a touch of the unexpected by using this unique shade of pink.

Chaddock (above)





This beautiful color pairs perfectly with any other Pantone fall hue.

Combine different shades of green and create a layered look.

Century Furniture (above)



Create a bright and bold environment.

East King St. & Co. (above)





Spicy Mustard is a deliciously vibrant yellow that is “unexpected and unusual” and perfect for fall designs.

Pull the room together with a combination of accent pieces.

American Leather (above)



Create a cheerful ambience with a Spicy Mustard color scheme.

Baker Furniture (above)





Potter’s Clay makes for luxuriously warm and earthy interiors.

Combine Potter’s Clay with Sharkskin accents for a stunning design.

Bernhardt Furniture (above)


Use Potter’s Clay as a base to create a warm and inviting room.

Chaddock (above)





Bodacious rounds out this elegant palette with its bold, rich hue. Pantone describes Bodacious as “versatile”, a color that “lends itself to vibrant color combinations”.


Go bold with vibrant, Bodacious accents.

Chaddock (above)


Give Thanks.

Impress your guests and get creative this Thanksgiving! We love finding new inspiration for giving our homes that perfect seasonal flare. And this Thanksgiving, we want to share with you a few ideas from around the web that we’re thankful for!
If you’re looking to do something different with your dining room, you’re going to love these place settings. But, we have to warn you, with all these gorgeous settings, it may be hard to settle on a favorite!

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Are you the DIY type? Give your seasonal decorations a personal touch with these beautiful and fun Thanksgiving crafts!

Celebrate this beautiful season with this stunning DIY Leaf Garland.


Remind your guests of the good things with this lovely banner.


Wow your guests by making this gorgeous Thanksgiving centerpiece.


Have the kids join in on the fun with this easy and adorable turkey craft!
Now, for the tasty part! These divine desserts are the perfect post turkey dinner treats.

Martha Stewart: http://bit.ly/1OEDfNx

Chocolate Pecan Pie


4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped

4 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 1/2 cups light corn syrup

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 recipe Basic Pie Crust http://bit.ly/1HzsgSY rolled and fit into a 9-inch pie plate

1 cup pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees, with rack in lowest position. In a heatproof bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of simmering water, melt chocolate, stirring occasionally, until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes (or melt chocolate in microwave). Set aside.

In a medium bowl, stir together (do not whisk) eggs, corn syrup, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Stirring constantly, gradually add melted chocolate. Pour filling into prepared crust; place pie plate on a rimmed baking sheet. Arrange pecans in one even layer over filling.

Bake just until set (filling should jiggle slightly when pie plate is tapped), 50 to 60 minutes, rotating halfway through. Let cool completely on a wire rack, at least 4 hours (or up to overnight) before serving.


Bon Appetit: http://bit.ly/1d1wmVp

Warm Apple Cobbler



4 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 5 1/2 cups)

3 large Fuji apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 4 cups)

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup (packed) golden brown sugar

2 tablespoons all purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Miso Streusel Topping

6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted, cooled slightly

3 tablespoons white miso

2 large eggs

2 cups all purpose flour

1 1/3 cups sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Vanilla ice cream



Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Toss first 5 ingredients in large bowl. Add sugar, flour, and cinnamon; toss to combine. Transfer to baking dish.

Miso Streusel Topping

Whisk butter, miso, and eggs in medium bowl until smooth. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and ginger in large bowl. Form well in center of flour mixture and add butter mixture. Using rubber spatula, toss until large clumps form.

Using fingertips, break up streusel clumps into smaller pieces and sprinkle streusel topping over apples. Bake until apple mixture is bubbling and streusel is golden brown, 50 to 55 minutes. Cool slightly. Serve cobbler slightly warm topped with vanilla ice cream.


Food Network: http://bit.ly/1zkmKv9

Pumpkin Roll


3 large eggs

1 cup granulated sugar

2/3 cup canned pumpkin

1 teaspoon lemon juice

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 cup pecans, finely chopped

1 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for

Two 3-ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature

1 stick butter (1/2 cup), room temperature

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 17 1/2- by 12 1/2-inch jellyroll pan.

With an electric mixer, beat the eggs, granulated sugar, pumpkin and lemon juice until smooth. Sift together the flour, ginger, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Add the sifted ingredients to the egg mixture and blend until fully combined. Spread the batter in the jellyroll pan. Sprinkle the dough with the chopped pecans. Bake until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 14 minutes. Let the cake cool in the pan for 5 minutes.

Invert the cake onto a wire rack. Sprinkle some of the confectioner’ sugar on a large tea towel and carefully transfer the warm cake to the towel, folding the sides of the towel over the cake. Roll the cake up in the towel and cool in the refrigerator thoroughly for about 45 minutes.

With an electric mixer, combine the confectioners’ sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla and beat until smooth. Carefully unroll the cooled cake and spread the mixture on top of the cake. Gently re-roll the cake up and refrigerate it until you’re ready to slice and serve. Dust with confectioners’ sugar just before serving.


SkinnyTaste: http://bit.ly/1EYm6H1


Skinny Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares


Cranberry Sauce

3/4 cup fresh cranberries

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

1/2 teaspoon fresh orange zest

3 oz gingersnap crumbs (from 12 gingersnap cookies)

1 oz pecans, crushed

1 1/2 tablespoons light butter, melted

8 oz 1/3 less fat cream cheese

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

6 oz nonfat Greek yogurt

2 egg whites

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon flour


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and position a rack in the middle of the oven. Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with waxed paper, leaving a 2-inch overhang on all sides.

Begin by preparing the cranberry sauce. Combine the cranberries, sugar, water, and orange zest in a small saucepan. Cook together until the cranberries begin to burst and the mixture turns syrupy, about 6-7 minutes. Remove from the heat, allow to cool as you prepare the remaining ingredients.

Combine the gingersnap crumbs, crushed pecans, and light butter in a small bowl. Stir together to moisten the crumbs, then pour into the prepared baking pan. Spread in an even layer, using the bottom of a drinking glass to help ensure that the crust is even.

In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer until smooth. Add in the Greek yogurt, egg whites, lemon juice, and flour, mixing until just combined. Pour the cheesecake mixture into the pan, over the crust, and smooth with a spatula.

Add the cooled cranberry mixture to a food processor, and puree until smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add 1/2 tablespoon water. Use a spoon to drop the cranberry sauce over the cheesecake, and then swirl the cranberry sauce with a butter knife.

Bake the cheesecake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Allow the cheesecake to cool to room temperature, and place in the fridge for several hours to get well chilled. Once chilled, cut into squares and serve.

On that sweet note, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! We hope your day is full of great food, family, friends, and décor, of course!
All the Best,
The Sheffield Furniture & Interiors Team


Time to Shine

From runways to recliners, metallics are making their mark as the hot new trend that’s stealing the show this fall. Gold, silver, and bronze tones are excellent for accent pieces as well as for bold and luxurious full room statements. We love this fall trend and we’re sure you will, too! For some inspiration, check out our photos and see how we’re using metallics in our designs:




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Gold is by far the most opulent of metallics. Use of this metallic hue increases the sense of warmth and luxury in your interior.


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Hickory Chair


Maintain a contemporary edge by using gold and bronze in your design.


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Silver is soft, sleek, and luxurious, making it an ideal complimentary iridescent element to consider for your interior










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Imperial Design chair created for IFDA’s Take a Seat charity auction.


With a place in multiple styles of interior design, metallics give you the opportunity to make the big statement you want or the perfect subtle accent you need. How will you be using metallics this Fall?



Take A Seat

We have some exciting news! We will be joining designers from all around the Philadelphia area in the annual IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association) Take a Seat charity exhibition and auction. We, like the other designers, will be designing and donating a chair that will later be sold to benefit local charities. We’re absolutely thrilled to be participating in this event, so we decided to document our chair design process and share our excitement with you.


Our Chair selection for the IFDA event is the Louis XVI chair by Hickory Chair. We chose a simple reupholstery to demonstrate how drastically customizations, such as fabric selection and finishing, could change the character of a chair.



Original Louis XVI chair by Hickory Chair


First, we stripped off the old fabric, and then we hand-painted gold detailing on the legs to accentuate the gorgeous design and flow seamlessly with the gold in our selected fabric.




Our craftsmen take great pride in their work, carefully hand-painting and upholstering every detail




We decided to give the chair a royal flair by selecting a rich red fabric and sophisticated gold pattern to cross the surfaces of the seat and back.










Each selection—from the fabric to the gold highlights—was made to accent the unique, attractive qualities of the chair’s design. We opted for a contrasting back fabric to bring out the deep, royal red tones of the pattern. And on the front, we had the welt cord folded on a bias to subtly accent the pattern. Our chair, Imperial Design, will be auctioned on October 16th at the Take a Seat charity auction.






To learn more about Take a Seat please visit http://ifdatakeaseat.com




As Seen In

Did you see them? Some of our best selling pieces are regularly featured in top magazines like Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, Luxe and more. You can find them nestled into a cozy scene or taking center stage as a solo highlighted piece. In case you missed them, we gathered a collection of our favorite pieces featured so far this summer!


Have you spotted our Sheffield brand items during your summer reading? Let us know if you saw one we didn’t post and you may see it in our next As Seen In!


All the best,


The Sheffield Furniture & Interiors Team


Century Furniture - Andalusia Collection in House Beautiful

Century Furniture – Andalusia Collection in House Beautiful


Lexington Aria Chest in Traditional Home

Lexington Aria Chest in Traditional Home


Thibaut Curtains in House Beautiful

Thibaut Curtains in House Beautiful


Hickory Chair Table and Chair in Coastal Living

Hickory Chair Table and Chair in Coastal Living


Brown Jordan Kantan Chairs in Architectural Digest

Brown Jordan Kantan Chairs in Architectural Digest


Bernhardt Aurelia Night Stand in Luxe

Bernhardt Aurelia Night Stand in Luxe


Stickley Round Lamp Table in House Beautiful

Stickley Round Lamp Table in House Beautiful


Bernhardt Dorwin Chair in Departures

Bernhardt Dorwin Chair in Departures


Bernhardt Como Sectional, Connor Chair, Noland Chair, Ardmore Bench, Gustav Chair in Luxe

Bernhardt Como Sectional, Connor Chair, Noland Chair, Ardmore Bench, Gustav Chair in Luxe



Fall’s Top Colors


Summer is still going strong with plenty of sunshine and heat waves—but it’s never too early to start dreaming about fall design trends. So, while you’re lounging in that poolside chair or enjoying the air conditioning, feel free to visualize your interiors in these beautiful, latest fall colors.


Soft earthy tones dominate Pantone’s list, creating a soothing pastel palette that you’re sure to love. From the gorgeous Amethyst Orchid to the lovely Biscay Bay, we love these new colors. Check out our photos to see how we’re using this fall’s top color picks.


All the best,
Sheffield Furniture & Interiors









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Dive in to Pantone’s Color of the Summer

Pantone’s Color of the Summer


Looking to bring a little summer vacation into your home? Scuba Blue is one of Pantone’s selected colors for summer this year, and we can see why. The vibrant tone highlights the fun and energy of the season, and it blends beautifully with most colors.
To assist you with your summery, seaside daydreams, we’ve gathered a selection of gorgeous blues to browse. Enjoy!
All the best,
Sheffield Furniture & Interiors
Sofa and Skyline Chair & Ottoman from Stressless

Metropolitan Sofa and Skyline Chair & Ottoman from Stressless


East King St & Co. Living Room


East King St & Co. Living Room


Lindsey Upholstered Bed from Bernhardt

Lindsey Upholstered Bed from Bernhardt


 Fabrics from Thibaut v1  Fabrics from Thibaut v2

Fabrics from Thibaut

Grant Sectional from American Leather


Grant Sectional from American Leather


 Beckmore Host Chair  Royce Chair

Beckmore Host Chair and Royce Chair from Lillian August for Hickory White


 Haven Collection v1  Haven Collection v2
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Haven Collection from Bernhardt


Fabric from Lee Jofa

Fabric from Lee Jofa
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Fabric from Stroheim

 Chaddock Dining Room  East King St & Co Living Room

Chaddock Dining Room

East King St & Co Living Room


Parkway Modular Sectional from Brown Jordan

Parkway Modular Sectional from Brown Jordan


 Ally Court Chair  Dresser from Sheffield Classics

Ally Court Chair from Lillian August for Hickory White

Dresser from Sheffield Classics                

 Fabrics from Robert Allen v1  Fabrics from Robert Allen v2

Fabrics from Robert Allen

 Fabrics from Thibaut v6

Fabrics from Thibaut


Century Furniture

We’re proud to welcome Century Furniture to Sheffield Furniture & Interiors. This incredible brand began in 1947, growing steadily and consistently producing top-of-the-line luxury furniture ever since.


Century’s dedication to quality can be seen in their furniture as well as in the standard of their founder, Harley F. Shuford, Sr. who said of Century’s goals, “We strive to make furniture of such impeccable quality that it brings joy not only to the people who own it, but also to the craftsmen who build it.”


Seeing their gorgeous furniture will show you how closely they have stayed to their original goal. Each detail is meticulously crafted.


We are so excited to be carrying Century Furniture. Take a look—we know you’ll love these exceptional pieces as much as we do!


All the best,

Sheffield Furniture & Interiors



Sheffield Designers Tracy El Sawi, Laura O’Meara, Diane Ten Broeck, and Nancy Marcus with Vince Pagano and Alex Shuford, President of Century Furniture



Vince Pagano from Century with Sheffield Designers Diane Ten Broeck, Laura O’Meara, Tracy El Sawi, and Nancy Marcus



Sheffield Designers Tracy El Sawi, Laura O’Meara, Diane Ten Broeck, and Nancy Marcus with Curt Memmel.



Sheffield Designers Tracy El Sawi, Laura O’Meara, Diane Ten Broeck, and Nancy Marcus with Phil Brown.


Some Items Coming to Our Showroom



Wellington Bed



Wellington Dresser



Wellington Lamp Table



Cornell Storage Ottoman



Oleander Swivel Chair



Omni Credenza



Omni Dining Table


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High Point Furniture Market

Rockville designer Christina del Real with the Keno Brothers

Rockville designer Christina del Real with the Keno Brothers


Our designers recently traveled to High Point Market to check out the latest collections and designs from the industry’s finest. We’d like to offer a big “thank you” to Christina del Real for sharing her photos and sneak peeks with us!


(See some of Christina’s gorgeous work here: http://bit.ly/1DiGKPl)


Our designers gather with the best in the industry at High Point Market, and sometimes between their busy moments they manage to snap a photo or two for us! Here Christina meets the Keno Brothers—expert antiques appraisers and dealers, often recognized for their involvement with popular shows like “Antiques Roadshow” and “Hidden Treasures.” The Keno Brothers also have a furniture line with Theodore Alexander that is inspired by 18th Century to mid-Century modern design.


Barbara Barry for Baker Furniture

Barbara Barry for Baker Furniture


Barbara Barry is an internationally renowned designer with galleries in Bangkok, Moscow, and Singapore. She draws her inspiration from nature and is known for creating pieces that are both simple and sophisticated. Here we catch a glimpse of her latest collection designed for Baker Furniture.


Baker Furniture is inspired by many periods and styles, creating designs that have timeless appeal and enduring quality.


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Baker Furniture


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Baker Furniture


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Baker Furniture



Stack Cocktail Table from the Thomas Pheasant Collection Athens Lounge Chair from the Thomas Pheasant Collection

Stack Cocktail Table from the

Thomas Pheasant Collection

Athens Lounge Chair from the

Thomas Pheasant Collection



Jonathan Charles

Jonathan Charles


Using her nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, Lillian August creates a stunning collection of furniture for Hickory White. She is well known for blending periods and styles to create her own trademark look.


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Lillian August for Hickory White


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Lillian August for Hickory White


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Lillian August for Hickory White


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Lillian August for Hickory White


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Lillian August for Hickory White


Our designer Sharon Smith-Falls and the Keno Brothers stop for quick photo for us!

[Above] Our designer Sharon Smith-Fall and the Keno Brothers stop for quick photo for us!


Thomas O’Brien and our designer Mary Katharine

Thomas O’Brien and our designer Mary Katherine pause for a photo near O’Brien’s recent collection for Century Furniture. Thomas O’Brien is known for his ability to combine elements from different historical origins and styles and create elegant designs that are both classic and modern.


Mary Katherine also joins Leigh and Leslie Keno

Mary Katherine also joins Leigh and Leslie Keno for a photo.


Mary Katharine poses with Thom Filicia

Smiles all around! Mary Katherine poses with Thom Filicia — world renowned for his talent for creating gorgeous interiors by blending modern and classic styles, also often recognized for his role in Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.


Market is always full of so many exciting things to see, and we hope you enjoyed this little sneak peek as much as we did! High Point Furniture Market occurs every spring and fall, and we are hoping to have even more photos for you when we go this year, October 17-22!


Don’t forget to follow us on social media to stay updated on our latest events and news!



Marge Carson School of Fashion & Design at High Point Market

High-end furniture brand Marge Carson held their first School of Fashion & Design at the 2014 Fall High Point Market. Our Rockville associate Christina del Real was in attendance for the 2 day program. The inaugural event focused on the brand’s design process and highly customizable product line. Plans for next year’s event are already underway!

Marge Carson Design School

“Marge Carson furniture products are made from the finest materials and allow me to design opulent and luxurious homes for my clients! The design seminar led by Marge Carson’s amazing team, was both inspiring and informational.” Christina del Real,  Sheffield Furniture Rockville Associate


Take a look at some beautiful Marge Carson room scenes below…




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