Sale & 2017 Design Trends from Summer Classics

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Now through January 24th, Blackjack Gardens is having a factory authorized 10% off sale on all Summer Classics Special Orders. Our customer service-oriented team can help you pick out the perfect collection of Summer Classics outdoor furniture in the style and colors you choose! Or maybe you just need to add a piece or two to your current collection? No problem, we can help with that too! Come see us in our 10,000-square-feet showroom to get ideas and be inspired!

For more inspiration, click on the link below to hear magazine editors forecast design trends you’ll love for 2017!

http://summerclassics.com/blog/magazine-editors-talk-2017-design-trends/

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Summer Classics Fall Sale Oct. 25-31!

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Summer Classics is having a Factory Authorized Fall Sale – 10 percent off all custom orders, October 25th – October 31st! To help inspire you for Fall Entertaining, here’s a recent blog from Summer Classics:

KIMBERLY SCHLEGEL WHITMAN SHARES HER BEST OUTDOOR FALL ENTERTAINING SECRETS

We think fall is one of the best times to entertain outdoors and enjoy your Summer Classics furniture. That’s why we were excited to talk with Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, a TV Host, Lifestyle Expert and author in Dallas, Texas, about her favorite ideas for outdoor fall entertaining.

Q: What  are your favorite ways to entertain outdoors this time of year?

Kimberly: I love to host casual get togethers with entire families included. I have two little ones so including their friends in the mix is a treat for me! I love any recipe that I can simmer all day in a slow cooker in the Fall but my two favorites are my mother’s Turkey Chili recipe served like a Frito Pie and an amazingly simple Pulled Chicken Taco concoction where everyone goes back for seconds!  Even though I might serve casual recipes, I don’t skimp on decor!  I love to set the table and arrange flowers for a party whether it is formal or casual.  Here is my mother’s turkey chili recipe –– nothing fancy! 

Q: When it comes to accessorizing your outdoor spaces for parties, what are some of your favorite things?  

Kimberly: Glass hurricanes with candles are always one of my favorite outdoor elements because I like the light they give off and I don’t have to worry about a breeze blowing out the flame. I also love to layer my collection of cake stands and fill the different tiers with produce and Fall florals. I love to include pumpkins and gourds, leaves and branches but I also like to include pears, pomegranates (some cut open and others left whole) and apples for pops of unexpected color. A few examples are on my blog. 

 Q: What types of furniture pieces and groupings do you like best for outdoor parties?

Kimberly: I love having lots of tables where people can gather and pull up a chair, but I also love small seating areas.  I often add a few garden stools and extra cocktail tables around a large bench to make a grouping that is more conducive to conversation starting.  

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Q: What is your best-kept secret for a great fall outdoor get-together?  

Kimberly: A punch bowl!  It is so practical and nostalgic!  As a hostess, it is great because you can set it out and let your guests help themselves.  As a guest, it is a great place to strike up  new conversations and meet new people!  

Q: What is your favorite thing about your outdoor spaces?  

Kimberly: I love the flexibility that an outdoor space provides. You can easily transform spaces to suit the type of party you are having. You can set up folding tables in unexpected places or add extra seating around a bench to change the way you normally use a space. I also love the way the setting of the sun changes the mood of a party. It is almost like a curtain going down on act one and a new scene starting in act two! And that relaxing vibe that comes from hearing the wind rustle the leaves in your trees and the romantic glow that comes from the moon! You can’t replicate that indoors no matter how hard you try!

 

 

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It’s Time to Shop, Save and Share!

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Once again we have partnered with The Junior League of Birmingham’s Shop Save & Share Program benefiting local charities throughout Birmingham. Select retailers have Shop Save & Share cards available for $40, which entitles cardholders to various discounts October 19 through October 30. Blackjack Gardens is not selling these cards, so you must purchase one before shopping. This program is a great way to jump start your Christmas shopping while supporting local charities. For more information, go to www.shopsaveshare.net.

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Fall Back On Color!

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Fall is in the air and nothing says autumn more than russet red, burnt orange, harvest gold, and every shade of brown. Spice up your outdoor furniture with throw pillows accentuating a tapestry of fall colors or just enjoy the visual show put on by Mother Nature while relaxing on your patio, porch or deck.

Tailgating parties, pumpkins, hot apple cider and crackling fire pits remind us to savor this festive season. Blackjack Gardens has just what you need to decorate your outdoor living spaces for enjoying crisp, cooler days. With more than 10,000 square feet of outdoor (and indoor) furniture and accessories, we can help set the color and tone for your favorite spaces.

Take advantage of our hospitable weather and come see us!

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Labor Day Sale! Now through Sept. 17th!

Hurry in for the best selections of our in-stock items that are 20 percent off, now through Saturday, Sept. 17th! As an added bonus, we have a 20% off sale on custom items from a “surprise vendor” so come see us and learn who it is!

The kids are back in school, vacations are mostly through and now is the time to take stock of what you need and want for your your favorite outdoor spaces – and get those items on sale! Whether it’s more seating, more table surfaces, more pillows or additional accessories, we’re sure we have just what you need for your outdoor entertaining and living rooms.

With Labor Day Weekend and football season just around the corner, there’s still plenty of time to spruce up your porch, deck or patio to enjoy cooler fall temperatures with family and friends. Come browse our 10,000 square foot, air conditioned showroom with popcorn and Coke in your hands and let our customer-service oriented personnel help you turn your dream space into a reality!

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Come Enjoy a Relaxing Shopping Experience!

Now that the kids are back in school, vacations are over and summer is still here, come see us for inspiration in our 10,000 square feet of air-conditioned comfort. We carry Summer Classics, Brown Jordan, Gloster, Lloyd Flanders, Winston and many other manufacturers of quality, comfortable, long-lasting outdoor furniture and accessories. We also carry Summer Classics’ latest line of indoor furnishings, Gabby. Come enjoy popcorn and a coke and a customer-service oriented shopping experience. We can’t wait to see you!

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Pre-Fourth of July Sale!

Happy Birthday, America! Only three days left for our pre-Fourth of July Sale! All in-stock items are 20 % off through Saturday, July 2nd! Come get the outdoor furniture you’ve been wanting and those last minute outdoor accessories to make your celebration a blast!

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Celebrate our Veterans, our country and summer with friends and family.

We will be closed on the Fourth of July so our employees may enjoy the holiday with their families. From all of us at Blackjack Gardens, be safe and have a Happy Fourth of July!

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