Getaway Color Ways: Tons of Fun at the Dixie Classic Fair

DC Fair

  This Friday, October 3rd, marks the first day of the 132-annual Dixie Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, NC. The fair, which is the 2nd largest in our state (right behind the annual NC State Fair) and the 50th largest in all of North America, runs through Sunday, October 12th. We've talked … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Celebrating the Arts in North Carolina

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This week and the upcoming weekend are all about the arts here in North Carolina! There are several different festivals and events taking place from the mountains all the way to the coast. Arts, crafts, music, literature....you name it, it's happening! The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts, on … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Gorgeous colors at Julian Price Lake

The mountains of North Carolina are a wonderful place to visit. There's so much to do and so many breathtaking sights to see in the region! Today, we're heading to the beautiful town of Blowing Rock which is home to one of the state's oldest travel attractions, The Blowing Rock. The town of  Blowing … [Read more...]

An Exploration of Glass Chairs

Fiam Ghost Chair

When people think of furniture made of glass they usually think of tabletops. Which we're completely all for, mind you. We have created some dazzling custom table tops and toppers over the years. But as designers and artists envision the uses of glass, we realize that they can be much, much … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Bull City Sculpture Show

Winding Out by Robert Winkler was chosen as this year's People's Choice Award

It's hard to believe that August is already here. The year seems to be flying by so fast! August is the perfect month to soak up what's left of summer with lots of outdoor fun. In today's post, we're heading to Durham, NC to celebrate American Artists Appreciation month at the Bull City Sculpture … [Read more...]

Color Pours Through The William

The William - Pink Suite featuring smoked antique mirror backsplash

The Dreamwalls Social Media Team (ie: Mandy and Holly) recently got away for a long weekend in NYC, and had a great time. We saw art, monuments, architecture, and inspiration everywhere we turned. We were lucky enough to stay in a hotel that suited our color obsession perfectly: The William. Located … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Freshness & Fun at the Wilkes Open Air Market

Blueberry Colors

For today's Color Ways post, we're staying right here in Wilkesboro, the home of Dreamwalls. While I don't live in Wilkes (I'm from neighboring Alexander County), it's one of my favorite places to be. It's probably most well-known for being home to Merlefest, one of the biggest bluegrass festivals … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Airlie Gardens

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Warm temps and blue skies make this the perfect time of year to get outside and enjoy nature. One great place to do that here in North Carolina is at the Airlie Gardens. Located in Wilmington, Airlie has been one of the top botanical spots in the state ever since it was opened to the public in 1999. … [Read more...]

A Brief History of Glass in America

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Yes, we realize we're biased. But we at Gardner Glass Products get excited about glass in America. It hasn't always been around, and it hasn't always been the quality it is now. Everyone takes for granted that glass is incredibly distortion-free and clear, when glass has undergone some amazingly big … [Read more...]

Glass As Art in Kips Bay

Dustin Yellin Side Detail of Previous Work

Whenever we at Gardner Glass Products see glass used in artwork, we're instantly at attention. In part, because we know what an unforgiving material that it can be. Glass is heavy, breakable, difficult to mold or change, and definitely can be a bit dangerous. Our (collective) hat is off to any … [Read more...]