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How to Make A Christmas Wreath

How to Make A Christmas Wreath

It’s simple to make a stunning Christmas wreath with just a few seasonal embellishments. Our Creative Director Chris Hutchens says all that you need are a wreath (real or artificial), some ribbon, some florist’s wire, and picks and ornaments (optional). He shows you how to put it all together in a few easy steps.   Fluff the […]

Summer Classics Outfits Some of the South's Most Beautiful Sorority Houses

Summer Classics Outfits Some of the South’s Most Beautiful Sorority Houses

Around fifty years ago when the then-new sorority houses were built on the University of Alabama campus, each pledge class had about 20 to 30 new members. As those numbers grew to about 150 to 200, the once-perfect-size sorority houses were bursting at the seams. It became difficult for the chapters to eat together, for […]

How to Create A Christmas Mailbox Decoration

How to Create A Christmas Mailbox Decoration

Greet friends and family with a mailbox decoration that reflects your festive holiday style. If you’ve ever struggled with florist’s foam, cage wire and bows to try to get your mailbox decoration just right, then you’ll appreciate Creative Director Chris Hutchen’s step-by-step directions to a great-looking mailbox decoration.

The Anatomy of a Classic

The Anatomy of a Classic

What Makes Summer Classics a Classic? Great style is timeless. So is Summer Classics. Why? Because quality and sophisticated elegance never go out of style. The textbook definition of classic guides everything we do at Summer Classics—from designs to production to customer service. Take a look at the reasons why every piece we make is […]

Summer Classics Home Stores Showcase One-of-a-Kind Book

Summer Classics Home Stores Showcase One-of-a-Kind Book

In the age of technology, there’s something refreshing about having good, old-fashioned book to hold in your hands and flip through pages filled with words and illustrations. And it doesn’t get much more old-fashioned than Birds of America by Joel Oppenheimer, which chronicles the work of John James Audubon, an ornithologist and perhaps one of […]

How to Arrange an Outdoor Thanksgiving Table

How to Arrange an Outdoor Thanksgiving Table

The cooler weather makes this the perfect time of year to enjoy your outdoor room. Take your celebration to a new level with a festive outdoor Thanksgiving table set for the occasion. Designer Roy Dollar shares his secrets for creating a great holiday setting with a simple elegance that’s fitting for any type of gathering. “It’s […]

Summer Classics Showcases Innovative Design at High Point

Summer Classics Showcases Innovative Design at High Point

If Creative Director Chris Hutchens could summarize the theme of the Summer Classics Showroom at High Point held October 22-26, he would describe it as authentic and natural. “We moved to a larger space this time,” he says. “So we really wanted to take advantage of that by giving it a transitional look with the […]

Exclusive White Label Collection to Be Featured at High Point

Exclusive White Label Collection to Be Featured at High Point

Summer Classics will feature its White Label line at High Point Market to be held October 22-26. If the Summer Classics design team, led by founder Bew White and Design Director Wright Currie, could summarize this luxury collection in a few words, it would be simplified, modern design with stylish details. Marine-Grade Stainless Steel For the […]

Gabby Offers Excellent Designs and Sophisticated Styles

Gabby Offers Excellent Designs and Sophisticated Styles

Designed for inspired living, Gabby creates exceptional furnishings with an attention to detail and eclectic approach to design with focus on chic, contrasting materials. Our company believes deeply in creating distinctive designs and developing a unique style found only at Gabby. We continually innovate with unique materials to create something new including accent furniture, dining […]

Kimberly Schlegel Whitman Shares Her Best Outdoor Fall Entertaining Secrets

Kimberly Schlegel Whitman Shares Her Best Outdoor Fall Entertaining Secrets

We think fall is one of the best times to entertain outdoors and enjoy your Summer Classics furniture. That’s why we were excited to talk with Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, a TV Host, Lifestyle Expert and author in Dallas, Texas, about her favorite ideas for outdoor fall entertaining. Q: What  are your favorite ways to entertain outdoors this time of year? […]

How to Clean Mildew From Your Outdoor Cushions

How to Clean Mildew From Your Outdoor Cushions

  “When someone tells me that they have mildew on their Sunbrella fabric cushions, I just smile,” says Alan Rampey Director of Technical Services with Sunbrella fabrics. “Because I know that mildew is one of the easiest things to clean off of our fabrics.” Rampey continues, you have to have heat, moisture, spores and a food […]