Amanda Louise- February Designer Spotlight

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At The Rock House, we work with many designers.  We are grateful for those that shop with us,  We want to give our customers ideas on how to style and use our many versatile pieces.  We kicked off a new "Design Influencer" series, and Amanda Louise Interiors was our first to accept the challenge.  

If you haven't yet met Amanda, she is FULL of energy and her designs are equally energetic!  She is known for her bright pallet and her bold mix of patterns and styles.  

Yep... she is precious! 

Yep... she is precious! 

We contacted Amanda about the concept of the Designer Spotlight, including doing an Instagram Takeover, and she was instantly game.  She jumped right in with the same enthusiasm she gives her projects.  

I have a love for mixing old with new, creating spaces that feel authentic and timeless. I have an intense love of color, fabric, and pattern and find inspiration wherever I go.
— Amanda Louise

She arrived to The Rock House ready to go!  She walked the booths for about 20 minutes before she asked for help to grab her first piece.  She found her anchor for the design.  A long, green vintage console table from the Clay Rainey booth.  Once she had that in place, she began sourcing pieces for the rest of the look.  She then found a rug, lamps, a pair of blue velvet chairs and a bench.  Separately, none of these pieces seemed as if they would ever work together.  Most people would think they clashed, yet she had a plan... and most importantly, talent! 

Some of the first pieces she grabbed...  hard to see a final product from just these selections, but don't worry... she brings it! 

Some of the first pieces she grabbed...  hard to see a final product from just these selections, but don't worry... she brings it! 

She has the foundation laid and now she begins on accessorizing.  She runs back out around the shop and adds layer after layer.  

Books

Books

Details

Details

Then she begins placing her accessories.  

Layering 

Layering 

Creating blocks of color

Creating blocks of color

After a little rearranging and replacing some items, she is ready to reveal her vignette!

COMPLETE!

COMPLETE!

Having the Rock House as a shopping resource in Greenville is a dream for a designer... and getting to hang there for the day and soak up the goodness, well that was heaven. I often times go in looking for one piece but getting to pull together a look with just Rock House finds was so so fun, it was just hard to make decisions! I could have made 100 different vignettes!
— Amanda Louise

Amanda had free rein of the shop's Instagram as well, and gave a fun insiders view of her process.  Thank you Amanda for being the first one to take on the challenge and thank you for styling such a great look using only pieces from The Rock House Antiques!  We very much enjoyed having you! 

To see more of Amanda's work, visit her website ,  on Instagram , and Facebook

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(photos are property of Amanda Louise Interiors, and used with permission)