Harvest News

Spring Cream March 06 2016

Surround yourself with the calming color cream. Inspiring photos from the store.


– The Harvest Team

What Color is Your Personality? February 28 2016

Have you ever thought about why you’re attracted to certain colors? It may have a lot to do with your personality! Faber Birren, a color expert, said, “It is possible to make fairly accurate judgments about the meaning of color preferences and their revelations of personality traits.” With Spring just around the corner, the stores are filling with colorful accents! And certainly there's a color that you'll love and is a perfect fit for your personality!

Seeks Inner Peace and Absolute Truth, Deliberate, Introspective, Always Thinks of Others

Social, People Person, Team Player

Loyal, Honest, Consistent

Reliable, Cool, Composed, Seeks Peace

Independent, Organized, Logical

Great Friend, Enjoys a Stable Simple Life, Not Materialistic, Conscientious 

Artistic, Intuitive, Bold, Powerful, In Control

Strong Will, Ambition, Determined, Lives Life Fully
Perfectionist, Dreamer, Enjoys Learning, Expressive
Enjoy you favorite colors of the season!
– The Harvest Team

In a Word... Inspiring February 21 2016

Now and then it's nice to be reminded of the really important things in life. Words and phrases incorporated into our everyday decor is a just one way to add a smile or encourage a day dream as we go about our daily routines. 
Full of vintage charm, our new line of decorative pillows can add a little happiness and fun to your home. 

They also make the perfect housewarming, bridal shower, baby shower or graduation gift.
These are just a few of the fantastic pillows we have in the stores now so you can add a little inspiration to your day.

Staff Pick - The Lucy Bistro Table February 14 2016

New for us this year is the beautiful, French-inspired, Lucy Bistro Table and it's Nicole's top pic!

"I love this piece for numerous reasons. I love the mix of materials, with the marble and iron. Plus, the design is simple, elegant, and simply cannot grow tired of this beautiful table! Also, the neutral colors on this piece make it a great fit for most spaces, and it's so easy and fun to accessorize."

"The Lucy makes for a great bistro table and excellent entry table because it creates quite a statement on it's own." 

This table calls to mind cafes in Paris and reinforces the timelessness of marble and iron.

The Lucy is also available as a side table and a dining table. Each are perfectly proportioned and beautifully balanced!

These tables are very popular and very versatile. Stop in to meet Lucy today!

– The Harvest Team


Trending Now! - New From Vegas Market February 07 2016

Karsten, Zandra and Nicole are just back from Market with fresh ideas and lots of great finds! Trending more than ever is the idea of mixing genres! We love this at Harvest - it's the perfect way to create your own individual look. The tricky part is choosing what to bring home to the Bay Area!

Here are some photos and what's trending now and a few of our favorites from this year's Winter show in Las Vegas!

Finding and buying art for the stores is always fun. These large-scale abstract pieces add so much color and movement to a space. Even though they are quite modern, the look great paired with our rustic case goods and industrial pieces!

Animal art is huge this year with watercolors leading the way.

Sign art is also popular. These could go anywhere! Bedroom, Office, Baby's Room!

Light colored woods mixed with metal is trending now, but it's a look that will last!

Lighting is another furnishing drawing upon Earth's elements. Wood, metals and even concrete create wonderful, artistic bases. These add amazing texture to any room!

On the softer side, things cozy and furry are always a must! There's nothing more inviting than a slip-covered sofa...

and crisp, striped bedding!

Talk about soft - these pillows of faux fur are more than luxurious! Best part, they work in your modern room and your rustic space.

Your feet will love this rug!

These and more new additions are coming soon to Harvest! Visit us soon and see what's new!
– The Harvest Team


Behind the Scenes - San Carlos Photoshoot! January 31 2016

What a great opportunity to stage a big, beautiful, new, modern home for our most recent photoshoot! And what a fantastic way to show how Harvest's California Casual vibe can work well in even the most contemporary spaces! 

For a shoot of this scale, planning and preparing begins months ahead of time with measurements taken, floor plans drawn and custom furniture ordered. Special consideration is given to not only what is chosen for the room but how it will look on camera.  A detailed shot list is also defined in order to capture the most, and the best photos, for Harvest's marketing needs.

Many hands and lots of talent are needed to bring together just the right look for Harvest; from furniture and accessory selection and procurement, to coordination for furniture installation and finally, for detailed styling and professional photography. 

One of our top sellers is the Alex Sectional and we wanted to feature this piece in the family room and show how versatile and beautiful this design can be. Other pieces like our Drayton Coffee Table and Porter Chairs were added to the furniture plan for their scale, color and texture. Accessories and art were brought along, after careful selection and planning, that would round out the shot beautifully.

Zandra adds some final touches to the coffee table.

Ross captures the perfect angle for the shot and adjusts the lighting to best highlight the furnishings.

The dining area and the living room were wonderfully spacious and allowed us to show off our Harvest style!

Look for these and more stunning images from the shoot coming soon to our Harvest Style website page, to our Houzz page and to Pinterest!

–The Harvest Team 



Designer Spotlight - Vanessa Adds Big Impact to a Small Living Space January 24 2016

Harvest San Carlos Interior Designer, Vanessa, was given the challenge to create a modern, clean-lined space for her San Carlos client's new home. "The furniture needed to be small in scale but still provide ample, comfortable seating" notes Vanessa. "My client also wanted the room to feel cooler, with grays and blues, while working with the warmer existing paint color."

Vanessa chose the perfect shade of dark gray for the sofa to compliment the walls and added light colored chairs and accessories for high contrast and high impact! 

Our Alex Sectional, customized here as a sofa, is perfect for smaller rooms. Its narrow arms allow for more seating space without sacrificing style. And our Coachman Fabric Chairs are small but big on comfort and charm. The geometric pillows add a modern touch as does the Reverie Oil on Canvas painting that pulls all of the colors in the room together. The contemporary drum shade and hand forged metal base of our Mondovi Floor Lamp add even more texture and architectural interest. 

But, designed into this modern space is just the right amount of rustic! Vanessa added our reclaimed wood coffee table and end table to get that one-of-a-kind Harvest Style look. Our Davies Coffee Table and end table blend rustic wood tops with industrial metal bases perfect for the eclectic design direction of the room.

We love how Vanessa has created a perfectly balanced room in color, scale and texture that is unique to her client's own personal style. Marrying the modern and the rustic, in perfect harmony, is what our designers do best! Great work Vanessa!

Visit any of our stores and talk with our designers about creating big impact for your small space!

– The Harvest Team



Our Towns - Los Gatos January 17 2016

We are so lucky to have shops in three of the Bay Area's best towns! Downtown Los Gatos, Menlo Park and San Carlos are all great destinations for shopping, eating, and just plain strolling. Today, let's visit Los Gatos! 

Harvest Los Gatos is located at 18 North Santa Cruz Avenue. Close to the busy corner of Santa Cruz Avenue and East Main Street, a great starting point for a fun-filled day!

Weekends especially, you'll find families and friends out and about, enjoying the variety of shops, restaurants and activities. A popular stop on Sundays is just around the corner from Harvest; the Los Gatos Town Plaza and the Farmer's Market. This is a great place to not only shop for fresh fruits and veggies, but also to relax with your cup of coffee and enjoy the park. 

Just down East Main Street from the Farmer's Market is an entrance to the Los Gatos Creek Trail. Hike or bike the beautiful hills, and bring your dog! Like all of downtown, the trails are dog friendly! 

Fun, yearly downtown events bring together the Los Gatos Community. The Los Gatos Wine Walk, the Los Gatos Art Walk, Concerts in the Park, and the St. Mary's Carnival are just a few.

Los Gatos is also a great place to shop and dine. Large chain stores and small locally owned shops like ours provide a nice variety. Our favorites for a quick treat and cup of coffee? Fleur de Cocoa and Amour Patisserie! Fantastic pastries and yummy lattes!

The next time you're looking for a nice way to leisurely spend a day, come to downtown Los Gatos and enjoy all it has to offer. We'll see you here!

– The Harvest Team


This New Year is Organized! January 10 2016

If you're like many of us, one of your New Year resolutions is to get more organized! We can all use a little more time in each day, time that isn't spent looking for the keys! The best and easiest place to start is your entry. Not necessarily your front door entry, but where you come in to the house most often, with the kids, after shopping, the high-traffic entry. That's where you'll usually have the "catch-all" space. You know, where you drop the mail, groceries, jackets, purses and the keys. It might be a little table, a bench, a kitchen counter or a mud room, but chances are it could use a little organizing!

If you're lucky enough to have the space for a piece like our Casey Entry Bench then you've got a place to put everything. Bins and baskets can be used for backpacks, shoes and the shopping bags that need to go back in the car. The hooks are great for the jackets and umbrellas this winter and, come Summer, sun hats and beach bags.

But if space is a little limited, try some of these other solutions. 

Hang a couple of our Wire Wall Shelves with hooks over our Harvest Bench. Having a place to sit and remove your shoes as well as hang your coat is a win, win. Style the shelves with baskets or family photos and fun accessories.

These narrow shelving units can fit anywhere and are perfect for baskets! Label the baskets with family names or with tags noting what each basket is for.  Elemental Bookcase. Factory Shelving Unit - Small.

Console tables are versatile and clutter free. Add a tray for the keys and a little box for the mail and you're good to go! Higgins Console Table. Tahoe Console Table.

We've got many wall shelves, hooks, trays and baskets for even the smallest spaces to help keep you're most used items at hand.

 Stop in and find the perfect entry piece for your space and get a jump start on an organized year!

– The Harvest Team


Behind the Scenes on a Harvest Photo Shoot January 03 2016

Thinking about how to present our Harvest image on the website is a fun challenge. Our vibe has always been a livable and comfortable rustic style but with a new merchandiser, Zandra, and a change in trends that leans toward the glam, blending the two is perfect for Harvest and it's what she does best!

The stores are always getting in new merchandise! Zandra, Karsten and Nicole shop the furniture markets twice yearly to search out the new trends and find the pieces that are right for Harvest. New art, textiles and accessories allow Zandra to change up the stores' vignettes and keep things fresh. Here she starts with our Oro oil on canvas, a Porter chair and our Calais Trolley.

But this art piece, Abandoned Farm House, is one of her favorites and so it becomes the starting point for the vignette.

Finding the right accessories is a trial and error process. What looks great on the floor of the store doesn't mean it will take a nice photo. The lantern is a fantastic piece but it's covering too much of the artwork.

Zandra switches the side table to the Lucy, lands on the Glam marble table lamp, and keeps styling with accessories to get the right balance for the photo.

She finds just the right accessories and changes the photo's angle for more interest, and we've got the shot.

It's also important to keep in mind how the photo will translate to the home page and work with the other elements on the site. Nice!

Good work Zandra! And we hope you like it too! Keep visiting the site for more updates and behind the scenes with our team. 

–The Harvest Team


Baby It's Cold Outside! December 27 2015

With Christmas just behind us, take a deep breath, relax and curl up inside, or out, with a cozy blanket or throw. Enjoy the winter quiet and some rustic style inspirational images.


For lots of beautiful blanket and throw choices, and ideas on how to store your new accents, stop by our stores! 

Burlap Storage CubeLaundry Basket with WheelsTin Baskets with Liners, Brunner Storage OttomanKali Storage Ottoman, Olof Bench with Drawers (Please call ahead for availability)

– The Harvest Team

Designer Spotlight - Sarah Creates a Room for Living! December 20 2015

When you have 5 grown kids you need lots of seating for when everyone is home! That was a priority for Sarah's clients, but they also wanted their space to feel warm and comfortable. Interior Designer, Sarah, in our Menlo Park store, created a plan to meet all of their needs with style!

Sarah's first challenge was to provide ample seating. Her floor plan included a sectional and two occasional chairs, anchored by a large area rug. She and her clients chose a light-colored fabric for the sectional to keep the room from getting too visually heavy, and brought some bold color in with the two chairs. The Sonoma flat weave rug served as a jumping off point for the warm colors in the room. She also balanced the accent pieces in terms of scale and finish. "I used a white-washed finish on our Old Lumber coffee table and media cabinet to lighten up these normally heavier pieces. I also wanted to balance their scale with more delicate and modern accents in gold and glass."

The lighting she chose for the room adds big interest and personality. "I love how the Ellis chandelier really defines this vignette. It's warm and inviting, with just a touch of glam."

A small workstation gets tons of charm from our rustic Carson desk and cabinet paired with a modern parsons chair.

The talented Harvest designers are always available to help you with floor plans and furniture selections! Many pieces are customizable and we will work with you to create beautiful and functional interiors just right for your rooms! Below are listed the Harvest furniture pieces Sarah used in this room.
Custom throw Pillows
Truckee 54" Plasma TV Stand in the White Wash Finish - Custom
Eagle Creek Coffee Table in the White Wash Finish - Custom
Copres Nesting Tables set of 3
Azlyn Side Table
64" Metal Apothecary floor lamp
Carson 3-Drawer Custom Desk - Light Brown finish
Carson Letter Size Filing cabinet - Light brown finish
Stop by one of stores to see how we can help you create your own personal Harvest style!
– The Harvest Team

Swivels Are Back and Perfect for Your Winter Space! December 13 2015

This time of year is a nice time to visit with friends, cozy up by the fire, and watch Miracle on 34th street. It's also nice to have a seating arrangement that let's you enjoy them all with just a turn of your chair! Great Rooms are still a popular design decision when creating or building a new space. Rooms where we spend time with family and also entertain. But often there's a dilemma on how to visit with your guests but then watch tv or enjoy the fireplace. Swivel chairs are a terrific solution for this, especially since these days they are so nice looking. 

One of our most popular chairs is the Havana. This swivel, glider, recliner has it all! Use one near the fireplace for a peaceful cup of cocoa or afternoon nap. Swivel it toward the sectional for some pleasant conversation.

Using two swivels is twice the fun! Our small scale Simmons Chair fits perfectly in both limited spaces and larger rooms. 

The Simmons, shown here in the perfect navy, is comfortable yet compact, and you can choose from a wide variety of fabrics to suit your decor. In our clients' home below it was placed by the sliding glass door as a quite reading space but can swivel to take in the lovely back yard.

Here are 3 more ideas with images from our Pinterest boards on how to use and place these versatile chairs. 

1. In front of the fireplace: a great way to enjoy your guests in conversation but also swivel to enjoy a cozy evening by the fire.

2. In front of a window or slider: Turn to take in the outdoors, watch TV or chat!

3. In the middle of a room: When your TV is over the fireplace the swivel chair can turn to an additional conversation area or maybe your kitchen island.

Stop in at Harvest and check out our swivel chair options and let us help you design a beautiful and functional space this winter.

– The Harvest Team


We are Loving Carolyn Barbara Jewelry for Christmas! December 06 2015

This is Carolyn! A local artist whose beautiful jewelry we are excited to carry at our Los Gatos store. Her designs are both modern and elegant, making them the perfect accessory for any style. On some pieces she textures sterling silver and gold for a current industrial look. But you will also find delicate and sophisticated designs often adorned with natural gemstones in various hues. Each piece is meticulously crafted, formed and soldered by hand in the artist's home studio.

We love that this is jewelry you will wear everyday, whether going out for an elegant dinner or going out for morning coffee with friends. And they are the perfect Christmas gift!

Wear her jewelry in matching sets or layer different pieces for a new look!

Find more of her work on our Harvest website and at Also check out our Instagram feed for some great in-store pictures of her displays!

Enjoy the Holiday Season, and we'll see you at Harvest!

– The Harvest Team


Deck Your Home for the Holidays! November 29 2015

Now's the time to stop by our stores to pick up some fresh holiday accents for your home! We are stocked up with festive decor that is sure to bring you and your family some holiday cheer! A fun place to start is the fireplace! Vintage style stockings are created in mix and match patterns just waiting to be filled with Santa's goodies. Our galvanized containers are great for firewood as well.
Wood and burlap reindeer and the perfect size for the mantle. Mix several of these with some fresh garland accented with our beautiful magnolia blooms for a charming focal point!
There's nothing like a village of snow-laden, lighted chalets to brighten up your fireplace mantle. These look great grouped together with pine boughs and poinsettia!
Some of our favorite holiday decorating ideas can be found on our Winter Pinterest Page! Visit us there and in our stores to get your Christmas spirit started!
Enjoy the season!
– The Harvest team

Life-Proof Upholstery! April 28 2015

Our customers are the curl-up-on-the-sofa types. They have kids and dogs and really live on their furniture. We often get the question "what fabric do I choose for kids?" or, "we are really hard on our furniture". Along with durability, our customers also want softness (a nice "hand" as it's called in the industry). And guess what? You can have both! Here are a few tips and some of our best wearing fabrics of choice.

• Choose a tightly woven fabric. The tighter the weave the more durable the fabric. You've heard of micro-fiber? Well these fabrics like our D'oro Suede are still great workhorses and new textures have updated their look. The American Leather comfort sleepers are a great example of this type of fabric looking great. We also love our Bella, a velvety, very soft and very durable fabric that comes in lots of colors. In the stores our Laura sofa wears it well. Also take a look at our Sonoma fabrics. These show less of a nap, have a slight texture, and still have all of the softness. Tip: Run your nail along these fabrics. Tight weave = no snagging!

Laura Sofa in Sonoma, Slate

Laura Sectional in Sonoma, Pearl

• Fabric backings add stability and strength. Some fabrics have either a sprayed on acrylic backing (it'll feel rough to the touch) or an attached woven backing. Both of these add to a fabric's durability. They are most commonly used on lighter weight fabrics that will be used for upholstery, but some of our more durable fabrics also have backings. Look for the Montage fabric, a linen-looking, soft fabric that comes in some great neutrals. The Key Largo line also has some nice choices.

 Monte Carlo Sofa in Montage, Wheat 

• Woven tone-on-tone and textured fabrics help hide dirt and wear. These fabrics give you a great look of color play and texture without you having to commit to a printed fabric you may grow tired of. Again, the tighter the weave the better.

 Arcadia Sectional in...

• Blends are Best. Engineered fabrics like Polyester, Olefin and Nylon, when blended together offer great stain resistance and wear well. More thirsty natural fabrics like cotton and linen will absorb spills and such but synthetics help repel them.

Still, even the most durable fabric will break down if you don’t maintain it. To help prolong the life of your upholstery do these two things:

1) Vacuum your furniture once a month. Dirt and dust that gets rubbed into your upholstery from the friction of use will wear down the fibers.

2) Go for the fabric protector! It not only helps with stains but adds to the longevity of your fabric. You'll be glad you did!

– The Harvest Team

Sea Stars, Stripes and Other Coastal Decor April 09 2015

Harvest has always had a little coastal vibe. It goes hand-in-hand with our rustic, casual look. With the beach just over the hill we're minutes from feeling the sand between our toes. And in just minutes you can add some of that relaxed feeling to your home as well.

Some constant costal themes are stripes, rope, stars, fish, green sea glass and weathered wood. Cozy blankets, colorful pillows and wicker baskets go a long way to add some sea charm.

above photos via Pinterest

New in the stores are these adorable striped dining chairs, a great white-washed table, weathered wood consoles, coffee tables and a fantastic ticking topped bench!

Check out more store photos on our Instagram Page!

If you can't get to the coast....

by coming over to Harvest! 

–The Harvest Team

New Blooms March 24 2015

Happy Spring! Daffodils are coming up and branches are budding as the weather turns warm. Welcoming in the season can be simple and beautiful with some small, colorful touches here and there. Vases filled with flowering twigs and early flowers bring the outdoors in and remind us of fresh beginnings.

Grouping small vases together is an inexpensive way to get more impact from just a few stems! There's no need to create an elaborate arrangement to add some joy to your table. Most likely, just a few steps out your door, you'll find some simple color to bring inside.


Harvest is chock full of vases to fill with the simplest arrangements that will fit in every room, on any surface.

Have a very happy Spring and stop in soon to Harvest to find special accessories that can brighten your home!

–The Harvest Team

How to Choose the Right Size Area Rug March 12 2015

What is the right size area rug for my space and furniture? We get this question often and there are some simple do's and don'ts that can help you decide. 

 A common mistake is to buy a rug that is too small for your furniture plan. What you want to accomplish is to unite the furniture group and give it a solid definition of space. The below rug is 6'x9' shown with an 82" sofa. Although the front feet of the sofa are able to rest on the rug, most of the sofa, the end tables and the backs of the chairs are left floating. This will work in a pinch but it's not ideal.

The rug below is 8'x10' which we commonly use at the stores. It's a great size to bring together this grouping of furniture. Most of the sofa and end tables can fit on the rug as well as all of the occasional chairs. This really brings the grouping together. Even though our nesting tables are a little bit off the rug, that's ok, as long as they aren't too tippy.

Something trending now is to layer rugs. This is a great look and can add lots of texture and contrast. The bottom rug is 9'x12'. We like to suggest our Clinton Sisal Rug or one of our jute rugs. Then we've layered a 6'x9' rug on top for softness and color. Hides are also a great layering rug!

Here are some examples from our Pinterest pages of layered rugs and other rug inspiration. 

Some of our new store favorites, just arrived!

If you have questions about the rug size that is right for your space and furniture, stop on by, we're happy to help!

–The Harvest Team

Springtime Bedding February 23 2015

It's not quite Spring yet, but here the birds are already building their nests! What a nice idea to get going early on freshening up for Spring. And there's no better way to do that than with new bedding - especially if you love blue like we do. We've just gotten in a terrific array of textures and patterns to mix and match for a fresh bedroom look.

Our new duvet covers and blankets from Pine Cone Hill are so sumptuously soft you'll linger in bed as long as you can!

Blue is everywhere on Pinterest; shown on walls, headboards, bedding and furniture. Mixed with neutrals like gray and soft gold, your bedroom becomes and soothing and calming retreat. Here are some ideas to inspire you this Spring.

Stop by one of our stores to touch and feel the luxury and softness of these new additions and ask our designers how to create a Springtime bedroom of your own.

–The Harvest Team

Marrakesh Inspired! A Feast for the Eyes! February 03 2015

Marrakesh, Morocco, a place of saturated color, lively pattern and countless layers of texture is a feast for the eyes! No wonder many who travel there want to bring some of this exotic feel home. From the hand-woven textiles to the hand-painted tiles, Moroccan motifs grace every surface of hotel and home.

Marrakesh Bazaar

The geometrics and floral patterns of this far-off land inspire designers here to find ways to add some of this "spice" to our lives!

This trend has been brewing for a few years now but this year, as shown at the Vegas Market, it has really arrived! Mixed colors and prints were everywhere, but the blues especially captured our attention!

New rugs, throws and pillows will all be arriving soon to our stores and bringing with them, a little bit of Marakesh!

– The Harvest Team


Playing with Pattern! January 25 2015

If you ask us, the pillow has way too much responsibility when it comes to adding pattern to a room!

Most will choose a solid fabric for a sofa, as would we, but chairs and rugs are the perfect places for something fabulous. 

Understandably, it's more of a commitment to go with a bolder print for a bigger piece, but really, the impact pays off! Mixing patterns and textures creates a space that's exciting and memorable.

Here's an idea from our Harvest team! Try our Manhattan Chair made in a "French grain sack" stripe, with a great geo rug, our cute herringbone throw and some pillows. Add a dark grey sofa or sectional and you've got a great looking room!.

Could look something like this!

Still nervous about mixing patterns on your own? We are here to help! Stop in to ask us about adding some pattern play to your rooms!

–The Harvest Team


Out with the Old and in with the Fresh! January 05 2015

Decorating for the holidays is always so much fun. The stores and our homes are plumped-up with cherished ornaments, pine garlands and beautiful objects. But after the New Year is rung in, it's time to put away and clean up. There is something very satisfying about starting the year with a clean, fresh home but it's kinda sad too, because now the house looks so empty.

Here are a few simple ways to remedy these doldrums and put a smile on your face to start the New Year off right!

1. Freshen up your fireplace mantle.

Once the stockings come down, keep the mantle simple with some topiaries, greenery or some cool and colorful new art.

These pieces will instantly transform your fireplace wall with some fresh new color. Freefall Painting, Boxwood Topiaries, and our Cafe Du Parc Clock.

 2. Give your sofa some new decorative pillows.

3. Re-style your coffee table. By using a simple tray, some books and fresh-cut flowers or fruit. Brightening your coffee table style will brighten your day!


We always have a variety of trays in the stores. Here are some classics: Vintage Serving Tray, Cast Aluminum Trays, and Mirror Tray

It's easy to perk up you space with a little something new and give a lift to your home. Stop by the stores for other great ideas and inspiration.

– The Harvest Team 

Get the Look - Rustic meets Refined December 19 2014

It's fun to run across a room on Pinterest that has the exact look and feel of a Harvest room. And it's nice to see it already completed and how it can look in your home. 
Ashley Campbell Interior Design
Ashley Campbell Interior Design
We love the neutral tones of this room mixed in with soft gray-blues. Adding some black, with the light fixture and the cabinet, lends nice contrast. The focal point is the fireplace with the eye-catching art above the mantle. Many of the exact items in this room can be purchased at Harvest, for others, we can offer nice alternatives. Here are the perfect pieces that make it easy for you to recreate this comfy but sophisticated room.
This customizable scatter back sofa has back pillows that you can modify by choosing mix and match fabrics from our collection, even some in the soft blues like in the inspiration room. 
This piece will function as an ottoman or coffee table. Above it's put in front of the fireplace for a cozy place to sit.
What's great about this rug is that it comes in a wide range of sizes, all the way up to 12'x15' which is probably what's used here. Using a large rug, pulls the furniture grouping together and grounds the space. It's always better to go bigger with an area rug!
One of our best sellers is this cabinet. Made from reclaimed pine this piece comes in a variety of finishes, but the dark espresso looks great!
Highly stylized photography is a hot trend and this giclee is both warm and dramatic.
This fixture is substantial and at a great price point! Use the 30" chandelier for a high ceiling like this one and the 22" version for above your dining table. 
Check out our Instant Room board on Pinterest for this and other one stop shopping design ideas.
–The Harvest Team

Casual Dining This Holiday Season December 12 2014

During the holidays it's nice to throw the formal, "dress-up" party and entertain with flair. But it's also nice to dine on the more casual side with a few good friends or enjoy a special meal with family. Mixing and matching your dining furniture can create a comfy, yet charming eating area. These spaces are also easy to dress up with the good china or a sparkly chandelier.

Our comfortable Portobello Chairs, shown below, blend with just about any other seating with timeless design.

Our dining furniture is always fun to mix and match! Here are some of our favorites!

Visit our stores and talk to our designers about creating your own casual dining space!

– The Harvest Team

It's Christmastime at Harvest! November 23 2014

It's looking like Christmastime at Harvest. The stores are festive and full of special decorations for your home; ornaments, wreaths, and so many other goodies! 
It's especially hard to resist the things that make us laugh. Our signs and pillows are always fun to give as hostess gifts and at gift exchanges.
Be sure to stop by before it's all gone! Santa will be here before you know it!
– The Harvest Team

The Chesterfield – A Sofa with Pedigree November 14 2014

The leather Chesterfield sofa is an iconic and historic sofa. Possibly first commissioned by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773), this sofa style has stood the test of time. A chesterfield is a deep buttoned sofa, with arms and back of the same height and traditionally made from leather. In England, the term chesterfield is used only to describe this type of sofa, but today it refers to any sofa, settee or couch with this shape, buttons and quilting. 

Our Shea is a new addition for Harvest and is a great statement piece for your living room! This sofa is super long and perfect for curling up. 

The rich brown leather goes with anything - dress it up or dress it down!

Although leather is the customary covering for a Chesterfield, your sofa can be what you like. Our Monte Carlo is offered in many fabrics but still creates the same impact!

Two is always better than one when it comes to a Chesterfield!

Stop in to one of our stores to see Shea in person.

– The Harvest Team

Round Out Your Room in a Big Way! October 29 2014

Maybe you're looking for a great statement piece for over your mantle or for your entry. Maybe you don't want to spend a lot of money on that piece. Maybe you're not sure what that piece should be. Consider a large, round mirror! Mirrors are a simple solution that add light and interest. And round is always a good way to go. We are loving our new Junius mirror. It's a huge 43" wide and blends the perfect balance of rustic and glam. With a distressed gold frame and antiqued glass, it's more a work of art than a mirror. 

Over a sofa, over a mantle, in an entry, in the dining room; a large round mirror will dress up and define any space!

Remember the "mirror rule of thumb". Make sure it reflects something you want to see twice, like the outdoors or a lovely light fixture.

Our homes are filled with right angles; windows, doors, fireplaces, shelves... adding something round softens all of the hard corners and gives the eye a nice place to rest..


The Junius is lovely but we can also order for you the round mirror of your choice! Which look is best for your space? Ask us to help you find the perfect large mirror for your home.


1. Junius, 2. Jeremiah, 3. Amberlyn, 4. Teak Root Large, 5. Loughlin, 6. Gotham

Look for us on Pinterest and Houzz for more great inspiration!

– The Harvest Team

Classic Black - Every Room Needs Some October 17 2014

One of the easiest and most dramatic ways to add some energy to your room is to add black. Adding some dark contrast to any space wakes up the eye and creates an instant focal point. New at Harvest are some great black accessories and furnishings that will add just the right amount of drama to keep your rooms interesting!

A simple way to bring black into your home is with pillows. These great geo weaves are nothing short of fabulous and full of patterned energy!

A little black chair goes a long way in adding some pop to this vignette. These Portabello Chairs are great around a rustic dining table or, like here, with our Bedeau Paris Table.


A new addition to our great storage options is the Napa line. The rustic black finish is perfect for bringing in a neutral yet impactful design element.

Ask one of our interior designers how to use these great pieces in your home!

Follow us on Pinterest and Houzz to get more ideas on great Harvest style!


 Happy Decorating!

– The Harvest Team


Get the Designer Look! It's Easy...Really! October 07 2014

Pinterest is an amazing place to find great interior design ideas. This room from Olson Lewis Architects and Kristina Crestin Design is one of the best and, with all of the design work done, it's easy for you to get it too. Not only can you bring this gorgeous look home, you can get it in one place!

The finish work in this room is exceptional, but starting with a white backdrop the colors, patterns and textures in this room really pop. A contemporary sofa is the main piece in the room. The dark color and silky texture looks so inviting. Our Laura sofa or Napa sofa in either the Bella or Sonoma fabric is a great way to get the look. Both these fabrics are super easy to wipe clean with water! The occasional chairs shown above are no doubt swivel chairs. Our Simmons chairs are a perfect match with lots of bold fabrics to choose from. The poufs are super textural and comfy with a loose loopy weave. Something we could order for you from Surya.

The large, square coffee table in a rustic wood finish adds some nice warm contrast to the cool colors of the room. A perfect solution from Harvest is our Drayton Coffee Table. And the art over the fireplace gives the room a fresh coastal feel, just like our Del Mar paintings.

Great lighting is always essential. It's like the jewelry that tops off a great outfit. We like our Aqua Diva Chandelier from Regina Andrews in place of the beaded light shown here. Add another level of lighting with table lamps on the sofa console. Our Seeded Recycled Glass Lamp and the Rubicon Double Bookcase work great behind the sofa.

Just add accessories, pillows and of course friends and family, and you have a great room for living! Here's your guide to a beautiful designer room in just one visit to Harvest!

Remember, you can bring in any photo of a room and we can help you Get the Look! We carry many products in the stores but we can also order for you much more from catalog. We're looking forward to helping you create great spaces! See you soon!

– The Harvest Team

Trending Now! Nature in Design October 03 2014

You see them everywhere - antlers, horns and the animals who carry them. Showcasing nature and the animals of a wild landscape is in, and a good fit for Harvest. Animals used in decor speak to a feeling of home and nostalgia. They might remind us of a camping trip when we were young or stories told by our grandparents. They give our spaces a feeling of lived-in authenticity, as opposed to the stark coolness of very modern design. We are brimming over with art, statues and wall-mounted figures that look great in rustic rooms but will also add a touch of warmth to contemporary spaces as well.
Our versions of the trendy antlers and skulls are made of resin but look like the real thing. They are great grouped together or styled with photos or other wall accessories for a fun, eclectic look.
New for us this season are these terrific giclees based on original watercolors. Stop by one of our stores to check them out in person. They're lovely.
All of these are available for you to take home and try before you purchase, but we're sure you'll love them as much as we do!
– The Harvest Team

It's All About the Wine! September 20 2014

This Saturday Harvest Los Gatos is participating in the Los Gatos Fall Wine Walk! This event is so popular that it is already sold out and we're looking forward to a fantastic day. There are 30 downtown shops pouring wine from about 40 wineries and we'll be hosting Enoteca 5.

Wine tastings are a fun way to entertain, especially when you can go all out on the presentation. We love our new 2-Tiered Gold Bar Cart and the way it dresses up any party!



Other pieces that make great wine bars are our Cape Sideboards and Consoles. The Cape 6-Glass Door Sideboard works well in any room but is especially fun for the dining room and entertaining.

New for Harvest is the Cape Industrial Split Panel Console. Deep enough to store your wine, this piece is perfect for hiding away you party essentials and for use as a media center.


Visit our Entertaining Pinterest board and have fun this Fall hosting your own wine tasting party!

 – The Harvest Team

Fall is in the Air and at Harvest! September 10 2014

We love this time of year when the store fills with the warm colors of Fall. Themes of abundance and thanksgiving remind us to gather 'round the table with friends and family and enjoy each others company. With a lavish display of pumpkins or a simple bowl of apples and pears, you can bring a touch of the season into your home.

Our realistic looking and organically shaped pumpkins make a wonderful dining table display, but they are also perfect in any room of the house. Line staircases, entry tables or fill a large planter or an old wagon with these colorful accents.

Visit our Pinterest page for more great ideas with pumpkins and other Fall accessories!

Happy Fall Decorating!
– The Harvest Team

It's a Crate Day! August 29 2014

We love to use vintage crates in the store for displays. They have tons of Harvest character and add texture and fun to our vignettes. But, they are also great for your home, and so versatile! 


Vintage Crates


NEW CRATES - just made to look old :)
Check out these great ideas from our Pinterest Accessorize Board and stop by to pick up some crates for your space!

LOVE these for the kids' room!

PERFECT for the mudroom!

BEAUTIFUL for any room!

Have fun decorating with crates and get them in stores now while they last!

– The Harvest Team



August Art Walk in Los Gatos August 22 2014

The Los Gatos Art Walk continues to grow and attract more participants. This month we are very pleased to be showing the works of Carol Bower and Environmental Artist John Tyson
Come enjoy wine and cheese, and enter a drawing to win 4 VIP tickets to the de Young Museum showing a remarkable selection of modernist art from the end of World War II through the end of the century. This exhibition brings paintings by some of the greatest masters of the postwar era to San Francisco. Featuring works by Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and Frank Stella, among others, it is a captivating selection of the National Gallery of Art’s collection. Included is a rare display of Barnett Newman’s 15-painting masterpiece The Stations of the Cross: Lema Sabachthani (1958–1966)—shown together as the artist intended within a discrete, chapel-like gallery devoted solely to the series. Also included in the prize package are and exhibition catalogue and a free private docent tour (depending on availability).

Thanks for stopping by!
– The Harvest Team

Living With and Loving Large Art August 18 2014

Nothing makes a statement in a room like a large piece of artwork. It's an easy wall decor solution for both small areas and spacious rooms. 

Harvest carries a large selection of over-sized art in-store like shown above but, if you don't see what you're looking for, ask one of our designers to find a piece just right for your space. Many pieces will come in a variety of sizes. Below are some ideas from our Pinterest page on how you can use large works of art in your home.



Enjoy trying some large art in your home!
– The Harvest Team 

The Los Gatos Art Walk is Growing! July 28 2014

More and more shops are joining in this fun event and showing beautiful works from local artists. This Thursday the Los Gatos Harvest will be featuring pieces from Carol Bower and Jeanne Tillman. Other shops to visit for art displays include Cover Story, Napa Style, Prim Boutique, Galeria Arte, Jco's and Azuca.

Come downtown for a relaxing evening of visiting your favorite shops, a glass of wine and locally crafted fine art.

– The Harvest Team

Summer Days are for Navy Blue July 24 2014

It's Summertime! Time for the beach, time for the lake, time to take some time out! These rooms serve up some great relaxing comfort and fun with a summer favorite, navy blue.

Navy is a terrific neutral. It goes with just about every accent color; orange and citrus green during the summer, come fall, yellows and rusts, winter, deep reds and greens.

If you still love a tan or white sofa, trimming it out in navy really adds a custom touch.

A Chesterfield classic like the sofa below, is both luxe and comfortable. Our Monte Carlo would look great in a deep, rich blue.

Our Laura is also lovely in navy. And so "user friendly"!

Punches of navy and punches of color. Have fun and mix it up!

Visit our stores and talk to one of our designers who will help you find many options, from a huge variety of resources. Look for us on Houzz and Pinterest for more inspiration.

– The Harvest Team

The Occasional Chair Vignette July 18 2014

Nothing begs that you come and "sit a spell" like a cozy chair and a good book. We've just received a new shipment of beautiful occasional chairs perfect for a reading corner, a bedroom accent, your home office, and of course your living room! 
For the perfect occasional chair vignette, position one of our chairs, on an angle, with a small ottoman. This will set it off from the other pieces in the room. Add a side table for your coffee, and a table lamp or floor lamp to read by. Layer the chair with a cozy throw and a decorative pillow for color. To further define the space, add a small rug under the chair and ottoman, and just like that, you have the perfect grouping to create a lovely, interesting, inviting vignette.
Even more fun is to use two chairs! Here are some great ideas from our Houzz page.
Have you got a lonely corner to fill? Come check out our new chairs and create the perfect vignette! 
– The Harvest Team

Wrights Station Loves Harvest July 10 2014

Wrights Station Vineyard and Winery has just opened its doors! Just off Summit Road in Los Gatos, this hidden gem is the perfect spot to taste and buy wine, and have a leisurely picnic! Interior Designer Sheryl Fales and winery owner Dan Lokteff took advantage of Harvest's rustic look for furnishing many of the interior spaces.

Our Crank Tables adjust to a bar height perfect for gathering and tasting.

Our Olof Bench, Bronze Side Tables, pillows and sconces make a nice vignette for the entry.

Simmons Chairs and our Brunner Ottoman are beautiful in this lounging area off the entry.

These Oddo Stools are perfect for the kids' table!

The Large Cape Bookcase near the tasting bar is just the right piece for this wall. The scale, height and storage are perfect.

A set of the Vista paintings really compliment this wall color.

Chalkboards abound!

Our Hudson Dining Table and rustic bottle collection.

One of our Cape 6-Door Sideboards! These are so much fun!

Visit the Wrights Station Vineyard and Winery! See all of the Harvest pieces, explore it's many gathering spots, grab a bottle of vino, and enjoy!

– The Harvest Team 

Gold on the Ceiling! July 09 2014

More pictures from the buying trip. A terrific variety of chandeliers and pendants!

In store soon!
– The Harvest Team

Trending Now! Antiqued Gold and Brass July 03 2014

Just back from the show in Dallas, Karsten and Zandra were thrilled to see what a huge trend gold and brass finishes are right now. Antiqued gold adds warmth and just the right amount of elegance to any interior. From bar carts to light fixtures, the color and texture were everywhere, and perfect for Harvest.

Metallic finishes became very popular in the 50s with the Hollywood Regency trend. Traditionally, this style featured very reflective and shiny surfaces. The Hollywood set loved their "glam". Today, they are toned down a bit with matt finishes and often with a two-toned bronze effect which works well with any decor.

Other Hollywood Regency influences like geometric shapes and the Greek key still look great today and compliment a more contemporary room nicely.


Every space needs a little metallic touch and we're looking forward to getting these and more Harvest accessories in soon.



– The Harvest Team

Dallas Market 2014 A Success! July 01 2014

Karsten and Zandra are just back from a buying trip to the Dallas Show. There is so much to see, and shop for, in just a few days! Floors and floors to explore...and they've found some lovely treasures to bring back to the stores. Here are some of the showrooms they visited and were truly inspired by.

Making friends along the way!

The feet get very weary!!! But we can't wait to share the new merchandise with you!

Visit our blog again soon to get a sneak peek at what's coming in!

– The Harvest Team


Modern Engineering and American Leather June 25 2014

Did you know that the American Leather Comfort Sleeper will fit through this door as demonstrated by this adorable little baby girl?

 from American Leather's Facebook page
It's true! Tight spaces, stairwells, narrow hallways, studio apartments, no problem! There are so many more amazing features that are designed into this sleeper, like the patented mechanism that makes opening and closing almost effortless. What are you looking for in a sleeper-sofa? Comfortable extra sleeping space? Durability? Easy maintenance and clean-up? American Leather Comfort Sleepers have it all.


Water and stain proof materials like those on the mattress are not only easy to keep clean but are also anti-bacterial and anti-microbial. And American Leather is one the first companies in the U.S. to remove fire retardants from their products making them all the more healthy.


The folks at American Leather like to say "it's a bed first" but it makes a great looking sofa (or sectional) as well. Choose from 13 styles in fabric or leather in multiple sizes and configurations. 

Visit one of our stores to get the whole list of features this amazing product has to offer. And have no fear when that little girl starts inviting her friends over...well, at least you won't worry about the bed! :)

–The Harvest Team


Sectionals for Small Spaces June 13 2014

Usually when we think sectional, we think BIG. But not every sectional needs a lot of space. You can still get the look and comfort of a multi-piece sofa without crowding your room. The key to finding the right sectional is to measure your space and then choose a style that offers the most seating area. An important space-saving feature to consider is the arm of the sectional. The wider the arm, the less seating space available for your limited area. Here are some images from our site and from our Houzz Idea Book for inspiration. Keep in mind that all of our sectionals are fully customizable so we can work with you on the perfect size for your room.

A very versatile configuration is the sofa+chaise. The Laura Sectional has a clean-lined style with contemporary arms.

Another small-space style feature to consider when ordering a sectional is the corner piece. We offer a variety of corners including a "round wedge" and a "corner wedge" but these are best used for larger areas. Sticking with the "corner chair" is your best bet for getting maximum seating within a smaller footprint.

The Alex Sectional is contemporary with a very narrow arm. Loveseat+Corner Chair+Loveseat

The Hannah Sectional offers plenty of seating with a nice small rounded arm. Loveseat+Corner Chair+Loveseat

The Paige Sectional is raised off the floor with higher legs providing a light, airy feel perfect for smaller spaces. Loveseat+Corner Chair+Loveseat

More great ideas from Houzz.

Bring your room dimensions into one of our stores and we'll help you find the sectional that's right for your room. 

– The Harvest Team 

Trending Now! Upholstered Bed Frames June 06 2014

Once only seen in the best hotels, upholstered headboards are making a huge splash in the residential market. And for good reason; they are beautiful, colorful, they compliment any style decor, and, with Harvest, can be customized. Choose a classic, square-cornered bed frame, a soft and curved frame like the Camelback, or a winged frame like our Humphry bed below.

One of the best reasons to go for an upholstered bed is that you can specify many of its dimensions. The height of the headboard can often be a challenge when you're shopping for a bed frame. If your bed is going against a blank wall then the sky's the limit, so to speak. Like the bed below you can exaggerate the size and add some real drama. But, you can also go low if you're placing your bed below a window, or you are going for a more contemporary look. The below ideas and more have been gathered in an idea book on our Houzz page. Take a look and bring us your ideas!

When choosing the fabric for your headboard, keep it neutral if you'd like to have more fun with your bedding, or pick out a fresh color that will really add some interest. Ready to commit to color? Go crazy with a fun print!

Nail heads are always a classic and look great on both traditional and contemporary styled bed frames. The metal adds some contrast and they outline the frame's shape nicely. Not into nails? How about a contrasting welt to outline the bed instead?

Now, for the million dollar question? What about keeping it clean? Fabric protection is a good idea. Your upholstery is then guaranteed against stains. You could also decide to go with a micro-fiber (very easy to clean) or go with a darker fabric choice, which makes a lovely bed. Don't forget to vacuum occasionally as well.

Take the style of your bedroom up a notch and go for one of our upholstered headboards or bed frames. 
– The Harvest Team


Finishing a Room with Window Treatments May 30 2014

It's easy to forget about window treatments since they are often the background in most spaces. However, window treatments are a simple design detail that make a dramatic impact, and choosing the right panels will make a room. We offer a fantastic drapery panel program at Harvest called "India's Heritage", which includes a variety of materials, textures, and colors. Stop by a Harvest store to view samples and play with ideas! 

Pre-made and custom-made treatments are available. Ask us on your next trip to Harvest.
–The Harvest Team

More Interior Design Projects from Harvest Furniture May 22 2014

To wrap up our new Interior Design Portfolio preview, here are two more inspiring client projects. Both really showcase how we can create a variety of styles within our Harvest product line. We pride ourselves on being able to provide for you wonderful design talent and expertise along with a vast resource of furnishings to choose from.

Monte Sereno Home - Could we resist the temptation to use lovely Alma in the photos? Of course not! She was the perfect model. It also gives us the perfect opportunity to show how Harvest furniture is not meant to be too precious for pets. That doesn't mean, however, it can't look beautiful at the same time. 

Ample and comfortable seating were on the wish list for this room. The Arcadia three-piece sectional and the Marquis recliner offer our clients a place to sit back and relax after their busy days. The upholstery on the sectional and the leather are also super easy to maintain. Alma doesn't get up on the furniture but there are little ones that visit often! Other Harvest accessories, including the fireplace screen, end tables, pillows and art, help make the room that much more inviting. Good Girl Alma!


Los Gatos Home - This home belongs to a family who is constantly on the go but who love to entertain. Although it isn't a large room, the furniture arrangement makes it easy to accommodate a nice group of friends. Our Monte Carlo sofa is a large scale piece, but the vaulted ceilings in this room create the illusion of more space, so it works beautifully. The ottoman can be used for extra seating and the great-looking 2-tiered bar cart is ready to serve up a nice glass of wine.

It's always a great idea to add a mirror to visually expand smaller spaces. Smaller pieces of furniture, like the leather ottoman are easy to move as needed and provide additional storage.

No matter your lifestyle, be it casual, elegant, relaxed or on-the-go, (or all of them together for that matter) Harvest Interior Designers can help you find the right look for the way you live! 

Cheers! -The Harvest Team