The resources and vendors that made the River Dunes Idea House possible.

By Katie Finley
October 02, 2007

Special Thanks
ACCENT PILLOWS: Ankasa; 212/575-1994 or HableConstruction; 212/228-5942 or

ACCESSORIES: Cyber Island Shops, Inc.; 888/974-3557 or Ends; 503/390-7457 or Palecek:800/274-7730 or Red Rickshaw; 252/249-3350 or TrueWind; 800/701-5512 or

ARTWORK: Douglas Alvord; 252/745-5511. Amy Chapman Braun;919/247-5335 or New BernArtworks; 252/634-9002 or College of Art and Design (SCAD) Exhibitions; 912/525-4727or

BEDDING: Garnet Hill; 800/870-3513 or Matteo;888/628-8361 or

BOOKS: Books-A-Million; 800/201-3550 or

DISHWARE: Vietri; 866/327-1279 or

DRAPERY AND PILLOW CONSTRUCTION: Laurie Bell; 336/370-9503or Willard PittCurtainmakers; 404/355-8232.

EXTERIOR BRICK: Custom Brick; 919/832-2804.

FINANCING: BB&T; 800/226-5228 or

FURNITURE: Russell & Mackenna; 866/366-3505 or; 205/699-4273 or

FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES: Beach Dwelling; 800/941-9690 or Oly;775/336-2100 or

INFORMATION SYSTEMS: AMX; 800/222-0193 or Installedby Integrated Information Systems, Inc.;

INSULATION: Johns Manville; 800/654-3103 or

KITCHEN CABINET DESIGN: Creative Kitchen & Bath;252/745-7978.

LANDSCAPING: Millridge Landscape Service, Inc.; 919/562-1199or

LIGHTING: Arteriors Home; 877/488-8866 or CircaLighting; 877/762-2323 or

MASONRY: Stone Canyon Masonry; 919/562-1199.

NATURAL AREA RUG: Kravet; 800/645-9068 or

PURIFIED WATER SOFTENER: Advanced Water Systems, Inc.;800/944-9283 or

SAILCLOTH DRAPERIES AND ROMAN SHADE CONSTRUCTION: DolphGabeler and Cheryl Hackett-Galvin, Dolph Sails; 401/624-7055 or

SALVAGED RED OAK: Southern Accents Architectural Antiques;256/737-0554 or

WOOD FLOORS: Our Heritage Preserved; 252/747-7432 or

WOVEN WINDOW SHADES: Levolor; 800/538-6567 or

PADDLES: L.L. Bean; 800/441-5713 or

TOWELS AND THROWS: Brahms/Mount Textiles; 800/545-9347 or

NATIONAL SPONSORS: Wicker outdoor furniture, Agio;800/416-3511 or trim, AZEK Trimboards; 877/275-2935 or Teakoutdoor furniture, Barlow Tyrie; 800/451-7467 or Fabric,Beacon Hill; 800/333-3777 or stain, Cabot; 800/877-8246 or Countertops,Cambria; 866/226-2742 or Ceiling fans,Casablanca Fan Company; 888/227-2178 or lighting, Charleston Gas Light; 877/427-5483 or, Dow Building Solutions; 866/583-2583 or Rugs,Elizabeth Eakins Inc.; 212/628-1950 or and bar sinks/fixtures, Franke Consumer Products;800/626-5771 or, James Hardie; 888/542-7343 or Windows anddoors, JELD-WEN; 800/535-3936 or, Jenn-Air; 800/536-6247 or, J. Tribble Antiques; 888/652-6116 or, Le Creuset; 877/273-8738 or Heating andcooling, Lennox Industries; 800/953-6669 or, Metal Roofing Alliance; Bathfixtures, Showhouse by Moen; 800/289-6636 or, Mohawk; 800/266-4295 or, North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division ofTourism, Film and Sports Development; 800/847-1862 or vacuum, intercom, and video system, NuTone; 888/336-3948, Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry; 800/447-9006 or, Robert Allen; 800/333-3777 or hardware and security, Schlage; 800/847-1864 or fabric, Sunbrella by Glen Raven Inc.; 336/221-2211 or Furniture,Thomasville; 800/225-0265 or Paint,Valspar; 888/313-5569 or grill, Weber; 800/446-1071 or

OTHER PRODUCTS: Furnishings and accessories, BoBo IntriguingObjects; 404/355-2309 or countertop, Carolina Custom Countertops; Pillows,Dransfield & Ross; 212/741-7278 or rugs, Lowe�s; and door pulls, Modern Objects; 203/378-5785 or, Pottery Barn; 888/779-5176 or Lighting andfurnishings, South of Market; Vases,Sundance; 800/422-2770 or

NOTE: Paint colors custom-washed to various strengths.Please consult a professional for color match.

THROUGHOUT: Custom Carved doors by JELD-WEN. Danbury doorhardware in Aged Bronze by Schlage. Dave Lennox Signaturecollection XP19 heat pumps and PureAir air-purification system byLennox Industries. Intercom system, indoor remote stations, doorspeaker, door chime, central vacuum with automatic dustpans, andvideo door-answering system by NuTone. Books courtesy ofBooks-A-Million.

KITCHEN: Luxury Series built-in refrigerator with customdecorator panels and Pro Style built-in dishwashers by Jenn-Air.OE-200 faucet and EuroPro GNX-110-28 sink by Franke. Cabinets withOxford Beaded Inset doors by Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry.Shackle Knob cabinet hardware in Antique Pewter by ModernObjects.

Side Porch:Solid Decking stain in Pewter Gray by Cabot.Shadow/Wren drapery fabric by Sunbrella. Draperies constructed byLaurie Bell. Arundel dining table and Safari chairs by BarlowTyrie. Sculptures courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. Sorbetto dinnerplates and salad plates by Vietri.

Great room: Entry door by JELD-WEN. Luke console table byOly. Twilight sofa in 7019-40 by Thomasville. Kasthall Hagga GooseEye rug by Elizabeth Eakins Inc. Visiona sailboat model from TammyConnor Interior Design.

EXTERIOR: HardiePlank 7.25" Smooth Lap siding in Sailclothby James Hardie. Standing-seam metal roof in Hartford Green byMetal Roofing Alliance. Trim, molding, and column wraps by AZEKTrimboards. Tradition Plus double-hung clad windows, IWP AuroraCustom fiberglass doors, IWP Custom Classic wood doors, andCarriage House garage door by JELD-WEN. Kent electronic securitykeypad, entry locks, and handle sets in Aged Bronze by Schlage.

GREAT ROOM: Walls, trim, and ceiling in Seaside RetreatLight Khaki (SR302) by Valspar. Recycled-sailcloth shades anddraperies by Dolph Sails. Twilight sofa in 7019-40, FelicityTranquil armless chairs in 1517-02, Felicity slipcover chairs in1755-01, and QuickShip Celestial bench in 1755-45 by Thomasville.Brickmaker coffee table, turtle shells, and natural wine spheres byBoBo Intriguing Objects. Kasthall Hagga Goose Eye rug by ElizabethEakins Inc. Picnic Basket pillow fabric in Lakeside and Mogollonpillow fabric in Sand by Robert Allen. Pillows constructed byWillard Pitt Curtainmakers. Herringbone throw in Natural/White byBrahms/Mount Textiles. Sconces by South of Market. Painting andsculpture courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. Basket by The RedRickshaw.

GREAT ROOM: Walls, trim, ceiling, and cabinetry in SeasideRetreat Light Khaki (SR302) by Valspar. Large Arch Top lantern inBronze by Circa Lighting. Recycled-sailcloth draperies by DolphSails. Mystical love seats and Sarah side chairs by Thomasville.Basket Weave upholstery fabric in Sugarcane, Falkin hem in Oasis,and Kelp Forest pillow fabric in Bermuda by Robert Allen. Pillowsconstructed by Willard Pitt Curtainmakers. Table by Rustixs.Kasthall Hagga Goose Eye rug by Elizabeth Eakins Inc. Paintingscourtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. Natural Wine Spheres by BoBoIntriguing Objects. Woven Check Storage baskets, Found SquareMarket baskets, and shells on stands by Palecek.

KITCHEN: Walls, trim, and ceiling in Seaside Retreat LightKhaki (SR302) by Valspar. Single Sloan Street Shop lights in Nickelwith Linen shades by Circa Lighting. Mondrose shade fabric inSandpiper by Robert Allen. Shades constructed by Willard PittCurtainmakers. Pro-Style 48� stainless steelfreestanding gas range with convection, backsplash, hood, andventilation system by Jenn-Air. OE-200 faucet, PF-2000 pot filler,and EuroPro GNX-110-28 sink by Franke. Cabinets with Oxford BeadedInset doors by Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry. Island andcountertop by Carolina Custom Countertops. Shackle Knob cabinethardware in Antique Pewter by Modern Objects. Enameled steelstockpot and Zen teakettle, cast-iron deep covered skillet, andstoneware pitcher and crocks in Cobalt by Le Creuset. Cioccolatadinner plates by Vietri. Kevana Twist basket by The Red Rickshaw.Woven storage baskets by Palecek.

BREAKFAST ROOM: Walls and trim in Seaside Retreat LightKhaki (SR302) and ceiling in Sparkling Sage (5005-3B) by Valspar.Color Caf� round dining table in Matte Solid Blackand Felicity armchairs in Nightfall Black with slipcovers in SeaSalt by Thomasville. Ball chandelier by BoBo Intriguing Objects.Three-color random strie rug with exterior/interior solid-bandborders by Elizabeth Eakins Inc. Tin bottles by Loose Ends.Sorbetto salad plates and dinner plates in Aqua/Cream and stainlessflatware by Vietri. Quintessesence vases by Sundance. Green glassbottles from Tammy Connor Interior Design.

STUDY: Walls and trim in Clear Stain and ceiling in UltraPremium Stone Manor (6006-2A) by Valspar. Lumin�desk, desk chair, library table, and cognac table; Sunset readingchair in 1756-22; and Nickel Task lamp by Thomasville. Panama fanin Snow White with Avalon White blades by Casablanca Fan Company.Linen Satin drapery fabric in Casaba by Robert Allen. Draperiesconstructed by Willard Pitt Curtainmakers. Devon rug by ElizabethEakins Inc. Casablanca pillow by Ankasa. Art courtesy of SCADExhibitions. Soho Canvas Market basket by Palecek. Terrestrialglobe with stand by Cyber Island Shops. Kuk-May frog pillow fromTammy Connor Interior Design.

SIDE PORCH: Solid Decking stain in Pewter Gray by Cabot. Riosofa, chair, and end table by Agio. Fife/Grass upholstery,Shadow/Wren drapery fabric, Autobahn/Luna pillow fabric, and Cocoapillow fabric with trim in Harwood/Peridot by Sunbrella. Draperiesand pillows constructed by Laurie Bell. Jungle Fever pillows byAnkasa. Pigeon Basket coffee table by BoBo Intriguing Objects. TheCanal Street lantern in Antique Finish by Charleston Gas Light.Wood Balustrade table lamp by Circa Lighting. Rug byLowe�s. Lanai fan with blades in Rustic Iron byCasablanca Fan Company. Sculptures courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions.Watering can by The Red Rickshaw.

MASTER BEDROOM: Walls and trim in Ultra Premium PontoonWhite (7006-13) and ceiling in Eddie Bauer Seamist (EB10-4)/SeasideRetreat Light Khaki (SR302) custom mix by Valspar. Crystal Columnlamps by Circa Lighting. Ocracoke drapery fabric in Isle by RobertAllen. Cora Stripes pillow fabric in Palm by Robert Allen.Draperies and pillows constructed by Willard Pitt Curtainmakers.Lumin� metal bed, Felicity side table, andTranquil armless chairs by Thomasville. Birdseye rug inCream/Sanchi Green Natural by Elizabeth Eakins Inc. Vintage WashLinen duvet cover, Bellows bed cover, Stable decorative pillows,Sanders decorative pillows, Pin decorative pillows, and Tailorlinens in White by Matteo. Small-leaf drink table by The RedRickshaw.

MASTER PORCH: Rio sofa, chairs, end table, and coffee tableby Agio. Savoy/Vellum sofa upholstery, Trax II/Herbal chairupholstery and pillow fabric, and Savile Row/Mushroom andAutobahn/Luna pillow fabric by Sunbrella. Pillows constructed byLaurie Bell. Sculpture courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. Goldberg talllamp by Arteriors. Swing by Beach Dwelling. Rug byLowe�s. Tin pitchers by Loose Ends. Jade Cracklebamboo garden seat, green bowls, and fish on stick by The RedRickshaw. Solid Decking stain in Pewter Gray by Cabot.

MASTER BATH: Walls and trim in Ultra Premium Pontoon White(7006-13), ceiling in Eddie Bauer Seamist (EB10-4)/Seaside RetreatLight Khaki (SR302) custom mix, and cabinetry and mirror in SeasideRetreat Shoreline Tan (SR312) by Valspar. Single French Librarysconces in Polished Nickel with Linen shades by Circa Lighting.Custom Venitian sink base and mirror frames by J. Tribble Antiques.Waterhill lavatory faucets and ExactTemp vertical spa shower set byMoen. Paintings courtesy of New Bern Artworks. Silver shell by TheRed Rickshaw. Signature towels in White by Garnet Hill.

GUEST ROOM: Walls, trim, and ceiling in Seaside RetreatLight Khaki (SR302) by Valspar. Hanging beds custom-made byhomebuilder. For information, call 252/675-9657. Small Arch Toplantern in Antique Brass and Bamboo table lamp by Circa Lighting.Simply Lines wall and shade upholstery in Ginger by Robert Allen.Wall upholstery and shade constructed by Willard PittCurtainmakers. Urban Retreat apothecary chest by Thomasville.Custom finish by Tammy Connor Interior Design. Artiquity Zanzibarflooring in Antique Elm Walnut by Mohawk. Hagga Arkad small checkrug by Elizabeth Eakins Inc. Vintage Wash Linen bolsters in Greigeand Knot throws in White by Matteo. Orange/Latte Starfish wool feltappliqu� pillows by Hable Construction. LatticeOverlay pillows by Dransfield & Ross. Paintings courtesy ofSCAD Exhibitions. Lanterns by Pottery Barn.

GUEST BATH: Walls, trim, and ceiling in Seaside RetreatLight Khaki (SR302) by Valspar. New York Subway double-light wallsconces in Hand-Rubbed Antique Brass by Circa Lighting. Bei ShanMyths River Reed shade by Levolor. Custom flat-panel double sinkbase and mirror by J. Tribble Antiques. Cleat Knobs in AntiquePewter by Modern Objects. Felicity widespread lavatory faucets byMoen. Desert countertop in Yorkshire by Cambria. Colorations Mosaicfloor tile in Matte Star White with border in Matte Ivory Lace andCastlemere accent tile in Ivory Lace by Mohawk. Signature towels inNatural by Garnet Hill. Artwork courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. WovenCheck Storage basket by Palecek.

SITTING ROOM: Walls and ceiling in Eddie Bauer Shore(EB12-3), trim in Laura Ashley Navy 6 (1412) and floor inShore/Navy 6/Laura Ashley Powder Blue 5 (1311) stripe by Valspar.Havana Twisted Rope Oval lamps by Palecek. Nautica Henley Stripedrapery and pillow fabric in Crimson by Robert Allen. Draperies andpillows constructed by Willard Pitt Curtainmakers. Concentra fan inSnow White with blades in Snow White Matte by Casablanca FanCompany. Westport sofa with Beacon Hill Linen Basket upholstery inFlax, Highlands chairs with Beckery BK upholstery in China Blue andcontrast welt in Ivory, and Bacall chair with Cottage Stripeupholstery in Ink by Robert Allen. Coffee table from South ofMarket. Harpswell side tables in Papaya by Russell & Mackenna.Nona/C-Natural rug by Kravet. Sailcloth pillows by Dolph Sails.Paintings courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. Lobster buoys by CyberIsland Shops. Found Wash bowl in Tomato Red by The RedRickshaw.

BUNK ROOM: Walls and ceiling in Laura Ashley Powder Blue 5(1311), beds and trim in Eddie Bauer Shore (EB12-3), ceiling inLaura Ashley Navy 6 (1412), and floor in Shore/Navy 6/Powder Blue 5stripe by Valspar. Cottage Stripe window shade fabric in Ink andBeckery BK pillow fabric in Crimson by Robert Allen. Shade and redpillow constructed by Willard Pitt Curtainmakers. Sailcloth pillowsby Dolph Sails. Canvas Stripe rug in Blue/Cream by Elizabeth EakinsInc. Pipe Line percale comforter covers and linens in Claret,Fiesta White goose down comforters, and throws by Garnet Hill. RopePulls in Antique Pewter and Cleat Knob in Polished Pewter by ModernObjects. Prints by The Red Rickshaw. Navigator duffle by True Wind.Large paddles by Palecek. Lantern by Cyber Island Shops.

OUTDOOR LIVING: Genesis E-320 gas grill by Weber. Sorrentoumbrella and Virage loungers by Barlow Tyrie. Linen/Naturalumbrella fabric and Larsson/Cobalt pillow fabric by Sunbrella.Pillows constructed by Laurie Bell. Linen throws by Brahms/MountTextiles. Red glider, antique. Similar items available Kuk-May coral pillow from Tammy Connor InteriorDesign. Composite decking material by Dow Building Solutions.

GREAT ROOM: Driftwood mirrors by Beach Dwelling. Large ArchTop lantern in Bronze by Circa Lighting. Mystical love seats byThomasville. Basket Weave upholstery fabric in Sugarcane and KelpForest pillow fabric in Bermuda by Robert Allen. Pillowsconstructed by Willard Pitt Curtainmakers. Table by Rustixs.Natural Wine Spheres by BoBo Intriguing Objects. Oars by L.L. Bean.Hagga Arkad Long Stripe stair runner by Elizabeth Eakins Inc.

BAR: Walls, trim, and cabinetry in Seaside Retreat LightKhaki (SR302) by Valspar. Undercounter wine cellar and ice maker byJenn-Air. FF-1900 faucet in Satin Nickel and ARX-110-13 sink inStainless by Franke Consumer Products. Cabinets with Oxford BeadedInset doors by Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry. Cleat Knobs inAntique Pewter by Modern Objects. Paintings courtesy of SCADExhibitions. Round ice bucket Champagne cooler and silver shells byThe Red Rickshaw.

STAIRWELL: Photographs by Amy Chapman Braun. Pimlico Streetlamp with shade in Antique Nickel by Circa Lighting. BAR page 107:Cabinetry in Laura Ashley Navy 6 (1412) by Valspar. Cleat Knobs inAntique Pewter by Modern Objects. TFC-300 faucet in Polished Chromeand ARX-110-13 sink in Stainless by Franke Consumer Products.Classic countertop in Hyde Park by Cambria. Paintings courtesy ofSCAD Exhibitions. Perle glassware in Red by Vietri.

BUNK ROOM: Pawleys Island sideboard in Cherry with CubbyBoxes in Blue Bayou by Russell & Mackenna. Nina Tapered lampsby Circa Lighting. Painting courtesy of SCAD Exhibitions. Marineflag set and Madeira Y9 Red model sailboat by Cyber IslandShops.

DESIGN TEAM: Tammy Connor Interior Design; 205/933-2122.Historical Concepts; 770/487-8041 or Homes; 252/249-0098 or Partners; 678/298-0550 or For informationabout River Dunes, call 800/975-9565 or visit