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  • 02.27.14 

    Dream In Full Color Contest

    Choose any room in your home and show us how color inspires you by creating and sharing your complete makeover board on Pinterest!

    Have fun and dream big, using Company C’s colorful rugs, furniture, fabrics, bedding, pillows and accessories to transform your space.

    Simply create a new Pinterest board, post an image of the existing room, and tell us why the room is in need of a change. Next, fill your board by pinning your favorite Company C products and all other styling details you would use to create a fabulous new look. Once your board and story are complete, enter the contest by sharing a link via our Facebook contest tab.

    The entries will be judged and the winner will be announced April 15, 2014, and receive $10,000 in Company C products to make the dream room come true!


    How to Enter:

    Contest begins on February 28, 2014 and ends at midnight ET on March 28, 2014. A winner will be chosen by April 15, 2014.

    1) Log in to Pinterest and follow Company C:

    2) Create your own Pinterest board

    Feature a room in your home that you think needs some Company C color love

    a) Name your Pinterest Board “Dream in Full Color”

    b) Upload a current picture of the room in your home you want to makeover

    c) Tell us your special makeover story and include it in your board description

    3) Start Pinning!

    Pin Company C products (fabric, furniture, bedding, accessories, rugs and more) to inspire your room redesign. A Company C rug must be included in the design. You may pin photos of Company C products from to your Dream in Full Color board.

    b) For each pin, tag @CompanyC and include the hashtag #DreamInColor

    c) You may also include other accessories and finishes to round out the room (ie, paint color, wallpaper, trim, plants, window treatments, etc.)

    d) Need some inspiration? Click here to take a look at our ‘Dream In Color’ sample board for ideas and guidance.

    4) Enter to Win!

    When your Pinterest board is complete, enter the contest by “liking” our Facebook page and sharing a link to your “Dream In Full Color” board via our contest tab on our Facebook page. Entries must be submitted no later than midnight ET March 28, 2014.

    5) See If you win on April 15, 2014

    Our judges will select and notify by e-mail ONE winner based on creativity, originality and use of Company C products. The winner will receive:

    a) $10,000 shopping spree with Company C

    b) Free design consultation with a Company C design consultant

    c) One-on-one time, up to four hours, with Company C co-founder Chris Chapin


    Official Contest Rules

    • PROMOTION PERIOD: The Contest begins at 12:00:00 p.m. EST on February 28, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on March 28, 2014 (“End Date”).
    • ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to U.S. residents. Rhode Island Residents are NOT eligible. Contestants must be 18 years old or older at time of entry. Employees and affiliates of Company C are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.
    • HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit the Company C Facebook Page located at, select the tab for the “Dream in Full Color Contest” to be directed to the entry form, and follow the online instructions to submit your entry. Each Submission that is entered into the Giveaway must meet the following “Submission Requirements” (any Submission that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates the following criteria will be disqualified): (a) valid email address must be submitted; (b) the entrant must follow Company C on Pinterest. Submissions must be received by the End Date. Personal information collected in connection with the Contest will be used in accordance with the online privacy policy available on Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such entry. Furthermore, Company C shall have no liability for any Submission that is lost, intercepted or not received by Company C. Company C is the official time keeper for the Contest. Limit one (1) entry per person. Contestants must consent to Release of Liability and authorize use of name and/or photos for publicity purposes. Company C reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest as determined by Company C in its sole discretion. The opportunity to enter may be affected by local ability to access the Internet at any particular time.
    • IMAGE POLICY: For the purposes of this Contest only, Company C hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right and license to download and/or copy photos of Company C products from the website for the purpose of “pinning” such photos to your Pinterest Dream in Full Color board. Company C does not – and cannot – grant permission for your use of photos of Company C products found on other websites or through other sources and expressly disclaims any and all liability for your use of photos that you have obtained from sources other than the website.
    • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Pinterest or our vendors. Neither Facebook, Pinterest, nor our vendors assume any liability for this promotion.
    • PRIZES: One (1) grand prize available. A Winner will be selected on April 15, 2014. A gift card for $10,000 in Company C merchandise will be awarded to the winner. Value is determined at retail price, inclusive of any applicable taxes and shipping. No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned. Design consultation will be arranged separately for up to four hours at a mutually agreed upon time prior to October 1, 2014 at your home if within a 100 mile radius of a Company C store (otherwise such design consultation shall be provided remotely). One-on-one time, up to four hours, with Company C co-founder Chris Chapin at a mutually agreed date, time and place prior to October 1, 2014. The winner will be notified via email within three (3) days of selection. The winner must respond by email within five (5) days of the email notification by Company C. The winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility. If a winner cannot be contacted; is ineligible; fails to claim the prize; or if a potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with the official rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

    If you have questions about this promotion,
    contact for more information.

  • 02.14.14 

    We Heart Color!

  • 02.01.14 

    Drumroll Please…Our Spring 2014 Collection is Now Available!

    February 2014 Catalog

    Savor Company C’s mouthwatering new colors: Watermelon, Mango and Lime!

  • 01.21.14 

    Company C Receives Top Award for Best Area Rugs

    2014ArtAwardART, the non-profit Accessories Resource Team, and the Dallas Market Center presented Company C with the ARTS Award for Area Rugs at its 25th annual gala held during the recent Total Home and Gift Market Show in Dallas, Texas. The ARTS Award is the only international program in which retailers, manufacturers and sales representatives are celebrated by their peers for excellence in 25 different categories across the home industry.

    For the second year in a row, Company C has been recognized for its outstanding original product design, commitment to sustainability, and compelling sales and marketing support programs.

    “We are truly thankful and honored to receive this award. Each season, we challenge ourselves to create the most beautiful and innovative designs and also stay true to our passion for color in everything we do. It is especially meaningful to all of us at Company C that we continue to inspire excellence as we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year”, said Chris Chapin, Co-Founder and Colorful Living Officer.

    Walter Chapin, Co-Founder and President, added, “Pausing to reflect on the last 20 years, winning this award reinforces the choices we’ve made and the path we’ve been on. It is a terrific and significant accomplishment that our design concepts and programs are recognized as the best in the industry by our peers.”

    About the Award
    The annual ARTS Awards invites industry members to nominate their peers for excellence in 25 categories that span product development, commitment to sustainability, retail merchandising, sales representation, and marketing support across several areas in decorative home accessories. Peer voting takes place over several months each spring and summer, and then a panel of industry experts invite finalists to submit presentations that are vetted until ultimate winners are selected. Nominees do not have to exhibit at the Dallas Market Center nor be a member of ART to be considered.

    About ART
    ART is a home furnishings industry trade association founded 1988. Its mission is to represent manufacturers, retailers, and representatives and others interested in promoting the decorative home accessories industry. The association’s goal is to enhance the market of the industry, and each year it sponsors numerous conferences and seminars that educate, promote and support the home furnishings industry. The Accessories Resource Team website is available at

    About Dallas Market Center
    Founded in 1957, Dallas Market Center is the world’s most complete wholesale marketplace. The Center hosts more than 50 markets each year, including four Total Home and Gift Markets featuring home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories, lighting, textiles and rugs. The marketplace boasts more than five million square feet of display space and attracts more than 200,000 retail buyers from all 50 states and 78 countries. The Dallas Market website is available at

    About Company C
    Company C is a leading manufacturer of colorful home furnishings. Founded in 1994 by Christine and Walter Chapin, the company that began as a one-room garage operation has grown to include over 1,000 wholesale Partners worldwide, three exclusive retail stores and an ecommerce website. Today, it has a reputation as a top resource for distinctive and uniquely colorful home furnishings including rugs, bedding, furniture, fabrics and decorative accessories. Throughout the year, customers are treated to fresh, exciting collections in Company C’s signature colors and designs. Find Company C at or join in its colorful conversations on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, the Company C blog and more.

  • 12.05.13 

    Pantone’s Color of 2014 is Radiant Orchid — So Scrumptious!

    Pantone announced today that the 2014 “it” color is a pinky purple known as “Radiant Orchid”. Company C has been incorporating this color into its products for years and our spring 2014 line is no exception. Wall Street Journal calls it “vibrant and inviting” and we call it SCRUMPTIOUS!

    Add a bit of Pantone 18-3224 into your home with our beautiful fabrics, bedding, rugs, pillows and more that feature this natural orchid hue. Get inspired! Click here to follow our Radiant Orchid Pinterest Board.

  • 10.11.13 

    From Inspiration to Exhalation

    My ‘Super Six’ Tips for a Colorful Room Makeover

    I never understood the expression “spring cleaning”. To me, fall is the perfect time to nest, batten down the hatches and get ready for indoor entertaining. To help you prepare for the chillier days ahead, I thought I’d share my six go-to tips for a full and oh so colorful room makeover. Take a look.

    P.S. What ways do you refresh your home for the changing season? Share, on Facebook or Pinterest. We’d love to hear from you.


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  • 09.23.13 

    Fall is all about colorful details…

    This fall, we’re inspired by the changing leaves and by the stunning kaleidoscope of color seen on the fashion runways. From evergreen and emerald to spicy orange and vivacious fuschia, our Company C palette will have you craving a color change in every room in your house. Here are a few of my favorites, pulled straight from the Company C design studio.

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    P.S. How do you work color into your home? Share, on Facebook or Pinterest. We’d love to hear from you.


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  • 07.09.13 

    The Art of Flowers

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    Ahh…the joys of summer. One of my favorite parts of this glorious season is the fresh flowers that accompany it. Here at Company C, we love growing, discovering and creating fresh, beautiful bouquets for our home – and adding them to our designs as much as possible. While florals aren’t necessarily a new trend, we’re seriously smitten with this season’s big, bold blooms in our signature palettes. When we design a botanical print, we love to play with the scale, blow it up and create a beautiful field of flowers on rugs, bedding and more. Take a look at some of our colorful garden-inspired styles below. And from all of us at Company C, we hope you have a flower-filled summer!

    P.S. I’m curious; which flowers do you love most? Share with us at or on Pinterest.

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  • 06.12.13 

    Summer’s Coming!


    Of all the joys of summer – longer days, weekends spent at the beach, farmers’ markets bursting with colorful produce – outdoor entertaining is one my favorites. Nothing’s better than the chance to celebrate the season with friends and family in plein air. It’s a wonderful season – not to mention, a welcome respite from winter indoors. To make the most of the halcyon days, I’m including a few decorating ideas.

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  • 05.07.13 

    Color from the ground up…

    As the founder of Company C, it should come as no surprise that I’m madly in love with color. On the floor. In upholstery. On the walls. Everywhere – from the ground up. I love to advise customers that when it comes to color, don’t be afraid to take a risk. When used well, it’s energizing and inspiring. We often hear customers comment that they love a particular rug…but their friend doesn’t. Next time you get the thumbs down from your shopping companion, remember: it’s your home. If your shopping companion is your husband, have him choose his favorite rug for one room and you get the choice for another… as long as both designs work well together.

    Color, and plenty of it, is quintessential to so much of what is beautiful in the home. So, have fun with it. To get you started, here are a few tips on how to bring color to three different rooms. Let me know what you think. Enjoy!

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    You know what they say about first impressions. Depending on your style preference, define this ‘welcoming’ space with saturated hues or a toned down approach to color. Enter two entryway options:

    • Rug as hero: Use neutral paint on the walls. Then, add artful accent pieces in complementary colors to round out the visual appeal.
    • Rug as complement: Saturated walls enhance the colors of the rug. And, pops of color via art and coordinating throw pillows rev up the room even more. Wow!

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    Living Room

    Choose where you’d like to focus pattern: on the floor? In the upholstery? (or both?)

    • Rug as hero: Keep furniture fabrics neutral to let the rug pattern and color take center stage.
    • Rug as complement: Choose patterned upholstery to coordinate with the colors found in the rug.Lounge Bittersweet with Cascade ChairLounge Lake Living Room_V

    Dining Room

    Be inspired to spice up your dining room with loads of color underfoot. Since most dining tables are made of wood in various finishes, coordinating with vibrant rugs is easy! The rug can then set the mood – dressy, modern, or just fresh and fun! If you prefer upholstered seating, stick with textured solids or geometrics. Oh, and word to the wise: easy-care fabric accommodates spills.Serape Dining RoomDevonshire Lapis Dining Room