Tent Sale starts this weekend!

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 in Blog


Happy Friday everyone!

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in Blog

Just a gentle reminder!  Love the accent pillow "Inhale, Exhale"?  Find it locally at McNabb & Risley and save during the Summer Sale!



I think you will find our featured Summer bedding irresistible!

Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in Blog

Clean lines and a classic design aesthetic adds to the Summer inspired appeal of these fine linens.  The white background and sharp navy blue border make this bedding a hotel-worthy look we all love!  Custom order and save during McNabb & Risley's Summer Sale!



Catch that beachy feel of Summer with our woven cubes!

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 in Blog

Need extra seating, but short on cash?  Try a pair of woven cubes, they are fun, cute, and actually very comfortable!  I love to group cubes in pairs, but one can be effective under a small console in a tiny alcove.  Find them now at McNabb & Risley during the Summer Sale!



This Summer we are saluting red, white, and blue color schemes and American made!

Posted on Jul 16, 2017 in Blog

Find both at McNabb & Risley during the Summer Home Sale.  The featured fabrics today are a playful mix of textures, stripes, and a bold tribal print.  Here is a modern take on a classic color scheme!  I would recommend the sofa in the stripe with contrasting accent pillows in the print, then add a pair of chairs in the bright red woven fabric.  To complete this look, I would suggest a sisal area rug underfoot and the red, white, and blue lanterns we featured earlier this month.  Love this look?  Stop in soon to see what our talented design staff can create for you!



In the Press! We are featured in July’s M Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine!

Posted on Jul 15, 2017 in Blog

I was interviewed for M Magazine this month for tips on rug layering and I would like to share a few more with you!  Be sure to go to our Media/Press page to see the article.

Layering several small area rugs on your dining table is a creative way to add color and pattern to your space.  Complete the look with mismatched vintage china and green plants for a Bohemian vibe.  Find textures and color palettes that are complementary and you will have a trendy new look for your next gathering!

Love the look of layered area rugs?  The trend is big on style and a great way to add color and visual interest to any setting.  Don't be afraid to mix styles and patterns, just remember to have one common color denominator to pull this look off!

Looking for unique ways to decorate with area rugs?  Check out this cozy setting that is inexpensive to create and has big design impact!  Start with natural fiber and woven textured area rugs.  Use one rug as a wall hanging and the other rug to ground a cocktail table.  For additional seating, add an interesting mix of colorful accent pillows and casually toss them on the floor.  Now, all you need to do is order the pizza!  

To learn more about layering area rugs, go to our Media/Press Page and read "Rug Layering 101."



Bring the casual beauty of the Great Lakes home!

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in Blog

This fresh red, white, and blue setting offers a relaxed vibe we all yearn for - especially during the Summer months.  The deep seated sectional in a washed denim cover affords lots of comfortable lounging space for the entire family!  

Colorful accent pillows add texture and pattern to establish a playful Americana theme.  The woven raffia area rug grounds the space and speaks to that Summer state of mind!  Custom order this sectional and save during the Summer Sale!



Great Lakes design inspiration!

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 in Blog

Thinking about a warm weather makeover?  Today I am embracing the beauty of Lake Michigan and was inspired to create this Summery design presentation for a local home on the beach.  Love the look?  Stop in and save on all custom order furniture during the Summer Sale!



July’s Inspirational Quote…

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 in Blog

I wholeheartedly agree, sunshine is the best medicine and I hope you are able to go outside and enjoy some today!  -Tara



Back by popular demand!

Posted on Jul 9, 2017 in Blog

Have a green thumb?  Our featured gardeners soap is a simple indulgence you will enjoy all Summer long.  I love working in the garden, but it does take a toll on your hands.  When it is time to clean up, I like to use this soap.  The fresh herbal scent is amazing and the shea butter gently removes deep down grime and moisturizes your work weary hands.  Treat yourself and a friend today!



Doing good for our community!

Posted on Jul 6, 2017 in Blog

One of my favorite local fundraisers is the Annual Cedarburg Woman's Club Garden Walk being held on July 8th and 9th.  There are four wonderful gardens for the public to view.  The proceeds are used for local scholarships, Girl Scout house maintenance, the Cedarburg Library, and arts donations as well.  This year McNabb & Risley has donated a beautiful pair of custom floral pillows for the raffle which takes place during this event.  For more information, please go to www.cedarburgwomansclub.org.  



What’s underfoot? July’s featured area rug!

Posted on Jul 5, 2017 in Blog

Our featured area rug is great way to play up a patriotic theme indoors or out.  The deep blue field makes the white stars pop and the bold red border balances the contrast.  Special order and save during the Summer Sale!

Here are three ways to use this rug:

1. Hang on a wall on your back porch for a touch of Americana.  

2. Order a larger size and take it to the fireworks display, it's way more stylish than that old blanket you have been using for years.

3. Use in an entryway to welcome your guests home!

Our outdoor red, white, and blue star area rug is made of PVC handwoven in India of recycled materials.  As an extra bonus, this rug is reversible which means twice the wearability!  The rug is available in standard sizes of 3'3" x 5'3", 5' x 8', 8' x 11', and a 2'6" x 8' runner.  



Happy 4th of July everyone!

Posted on Jul 4, 2017 in Blog


Dress up your 4th of July table with these festive lanterns!

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Blog

Spending more and more time outdoors this time of year?  Lanterns are a great way to brighten any space indoors or out, just add candles.  Mix different heights and colors as we did for our 4th of July celebration.  Group lanterns on a picnic table or cluster on your deck stairs to light an outdoor gathering.  You really need these for your 4th of July bash, find them locally at McNabb & Risley!



Hello Holidays! Let the fun begin!

Posted on Jul 2, 2017 in Blog

As I plan my red, white, and blue attire for the 4th of July celebrations, I started thinking how classic and timeless these color combinations are.  Here is a clever combination of red, white, and blue upholstery fabrics that just clicked!  I love the denim blue paisley, the brick and red cabana stripe, and nubby texture of the natural woven fabric.  Bring Summer home with style and save during the Summer Sale!



Special Holiday Hours!

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 in Blog


These earrings are head-turners!

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in Blog

Need an idea for what to wear to the outdoor concert tonight?  Who cares when you adorn your ears with these sparkly dangling earrings.  They are one of my all time faves and handmade in Paris just for you.  There's only one pair, so hurry in!



McNabb & Risley you make my world beautiful!

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in Blog

Here is a sneak peek at some beautiful custom furniture that was just delivered. Wait there is more!  Love neutrals and textures or would you prefer more color?  As you can see from the photos above, we can create any design concept that you desire!  Shop local and save during McNabb & Risley's Summer Custom Order Event!  



Our featured candle smells like Summer in a jar!

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 in Blog

Add a fresh Summery fragrance to your home with our Aqua Waters candle.  We love the soft blue and white marbleized clay container that is so pretty you will want to repurpose it after the candle is long gone!  Available while supplies last!



Sunday Summer inspiration!

Posted on Jun 25, 2017 in Blog


Style happens here!

Posted on Jun 24, 2017 in Blog

No wonder McNabb & Risley is a design destination for over 63 years!  Stop in soon to see what our talented designers can do for you!  Special order this sofa in a wide range of fabrics and save during the Summer Home Sale!



Instant makeovers happen everyday during McNabb & Risley’s Summer Sale!

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Blog

Experience a floor to ceiling makeover during the Summer Floor Sample Sale.  Select home furnishings, art, accents and area rugs that have been reduced for this event!



I always thought Summer began on Memorial Day weekend, but it actually begins today on the Summer Solstice!

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Blog

Today's the first day of and endless Summer that stretches out for all of us and it has just begun!  What are you planning to do this marvelous Summer of 2017?  We asked our staff and they shared!

Tara- Lots of gardening and long bike rides!

Jim- Anything to do with Road America.  I'm in!

Diane- Getting together with family.

Sara- Going to the lake and fishing!

Nicholas- Excited to continue wedding planning.

Jason- Going to the beach for the 4th of July.

Trenton- Spending time with friends and girlfriend camping.

Gretchen- I'm looking forward to camping, going to waterparks, watching fireworks, and gardening.  

Dona- Golfing!

Krystle- Family time at the beach.

Carol- One of my favorite things to do in Summer is picking strawberries!  I'm looking forward to being able to do that soon!  In addition to strawberry picking, I enjoy spending as much time as possible outdoors in Summer, taking walks, relaxing on the patio, and just appreciating nature.

Mike- Grilling on the patio while enjoying a glass of wine with friends and watching our dogs.



Looking for a little blue and white inspiration this Summer?

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog

I love to center large bold prints on wing chairs and this blue and white Ikat print is simply smashing!  Look how beautifully the print is centered on the chair and I especially like the bright pewter nailhead accent on the outside arm and wing.  Custom order these wing chairs today and save during the McNabb & Risley Summer Sale!



Today we honor all the Dads!

Posted on Jun 18, 2017 in Blog

Someone we know has some big shoes to fill!

If you are lucky enough to receive some original art that was lovingly created for you by someone with tiny hands, then you are a lucky man indeed!  Happy Father's Day to all the Daddies, Papas, Fathers, Stepfathers, Grandfathers, and to anyone who has guided and loved a child through life.  You are all amazing!



Do you love Summer? Then bring it home!

Posted on Jun 17, 2017 in Blog

I've got that Summer feeling and I want to bring it indoors to enjoy it all year long!  This lovely dining room is styled perfectly for the Summer season.  Mixing painted finishes and rich wood stains are a big trend for 2017.  The ivory dining chairs contrast beautifully with the rich wood trestle table.  A pale blue painted fretwork console adds and unexpected design punch and offers extra storage for dishes too!  This interior is classic, fresh, and updated.  Love this look?  Special order and save during McNabb & Risley's Summer Sale.



I’m a gardener and nothing makes me happier than a small bouquet of brilliant blue hydrangeas!

Posted on Jun 16, 2017 in Blog

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular plants in Wisconsin gardens because of their showy blue clusters of flowers and lush blossoms.  Our featured accent is an elegant silk floral arrangement featuring blue hydrangeas in a hand blown glass vase.  A small arrangement like this will add a pop of color to any setting and you will never have to water it!  Get it now at McNabb & Risley.



Nothing says Summer like these nautical blue and white poufs!

Posted on Jun 14, 2017 in Blog

Add a touch of Summer and extra seating with a pair of these cabana striped cubes!  The striped woven cotton is durable and the mini flange detail on the welts are ever so stylish.  The cubes measure 18" x 18" x 18" and are very comfortable.  Place the cubes in front of a cocktail table or under a sofa table, just pull them out when needed.  Find these cube accents now at McNabb & Risley and save during the Summer Sale!



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