Eric Cohler Lodge Collection for Lee Jofa

Eric Cohler has created a great looking collection of lodge inspired fabrics for Lee Jofa.  It's been around for a number of years now, but I don't think I've ever shown it all together before.  Well, it's time to fix that right now!

I really enjoy the whimsey of this first fabric, Antlers.  Pierre Frey has been doing similar fabrics for years, see here, but most are now discontinued and they were all much more serious, anyway.  This Eric Cohler version is a fresh modern take.  

Eric Cohler Antlers in Teal

Eric Cohler Antlers in Red

Eric Cohler Antlers in Rust
If you like a sophisticated paisley, Giovanni Pais is just that, but in really great colorways.  By the way, speaking of color, a lot of the collection mixes and matches together.  

Eric Cohler Giovanni Pais Flax

Eric Cohler Giovanni Pais Nutmeg

Eric Cohler Giovanni Pais Sable
This charmer, Mille Fleur, below, is one of my favorite fabrics in the collection.
Eric Cohler's Mille Fleur in Berry

Eric Cohler's Mille Fleur in Forest

Eric Cohler Mille Fleur in Sable

Eric Cohler Mille Fleur in Silver
Sundance, a woven tapestry, is absolutely gorgeous in person.  It's expensive though, so it's a fabric to use in small quantities and in places where it can make a big impression.  I like it for Euro Shams or headboards in the bedroom.  In the living room, it's great for toss pillows or to upholster the top of an ottoman.  

Eric Cohler Sundance Tapestry in Clay

Eric Cohler Sundance Tapestry in Blue
Eric Cohler Sundance Tapestry in Wine
Sundance Tapestry in Dusk

Here's a chair I upholstered in Sundance for a client several years ago.  I think we were able to do this for three yards of Sundance (and we upholstered the rest of the chair in a very durable but affordable micro-fiber.  Save a little here, spend a little's all part of my design philosophy.)  Perfect for Tahoe, don't you think?

One fabric in this collection has become a clear favorite of designers and decorating bloggers.  That fabric is Woods, below.  I've used it many times and it never disappoints!  (By the way, have you seen it somewhere else?)

Woods Graphite

Woods Brown

Woods Lake
Woods, by the way, has a coordinating wallpaper that is also very popular.  It looks dramatic and fabulous in any room, but I especially like to use it in powder rooms.  It's also great in offices, entry ways and on the bed wall in any bedroom.

 But, honestly, like all the fabrics in the collection, you can't go wrong wherever you use Woods.

Lastly, here are a few of my favorite fabrics in the group mixed in with a few other items I like:

Pretty Combo!

By the way, we're always happy to send samples of anything you see here.  Just email  

Hunting for a Photo

I've always loved this photo!

I've been reading the Gorsuch catalog for years and this photo used to be on the back cover. Of course, I saved a copy of it but it became lost over the years. To my surprise it turned up in a vendor catalog recently. I had to share it with you.

The bed is from Genessee River Trading Company ($2025-$2800) and the area rug is from New River Trading Company and is available custom in any size or colorway. I'm not sure about the bedding, but I think it came from Traditions. The old oil painting, folk art painted Tyrolean armoire and the various other small antiques add to the charm of the room, don't you think? I love to mix new and old together like this. It gives rooms more character.

Items from Genesee River Trading Company, New River Trading Company and Traditions can be ordered through Dragonfly Designs.  Call 530 583-6076 or email for inquiries.