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A Bit About Anna Maria Horner

May 22nd, 2008

A big big thrill from my trip to Market in Portland was the time I spent with fabric designer extraordinaire Anna Maria Horner.

The first thing you notice about her is how lovely she is in person, dark gorgeous hair cut shorter in the back and tapered forward to show off her stunning features, beautiful eyes and a tremendous smile. Then when you speak to her you feel so at ease, Anna Maria is just so real and full of life. It’s impossible to be nervous around her! (though my nerves attempted it at first)



Her booth at market won first prize and it was easy to see why, a total visual feast of the most delicious fabrics, textures and patterns. Everything holding true to her unique sense of style and movement. When we sat down in the beautiful wing-back chairs en-robed in “Drawing Room” fabric, it was the perfect place to hold our little interview for Boutique Cafe.

What I didn’t expect from Anna Maria Horner was how entirely funny she is! She had me cracking up so hard at the start of our interview that we literally had to pause and start again (something about the size our our large microphone made us all laugh uncontrollably).

I hope you’ll take a peek at my Boutique Cafe interview with Anna Maria and leave a comment for her. She really was a wonderful guest and just a total thrill to be around!

(Photo Credit: Intimate Photography by Amelia for exclusive use by Boutique Cafe)

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5 comments on “A Bit About Anna Maria Horner

  1. Pingback: Boutique Café » Blog Archive » Show #92 - At Market with Anna Maria Horner

  2. justmyrinda on said:

    oh she was just a doll! And her DH was super nice too
    I just love those fabrics and my living and dining room are already that color…me thinks it’s time for a new slipcover for my couch ;)
    M

  3. Amelia on said:

    She was totally a fave! I LOVED hearing about how she gets inspiration and makes her creations into reality. OMG She is incredible

    -Amelia

  4. Domestic Chicky on said:

    You are both SO adorable! Her fabrics are just to die for…

  5. Susan Gilman on said:

    Oh I so wish I could have SAT IN THAT CHAIR, TOO! I want to live in Anna Maria’s booth! Gorgeous and she is as beautiful as her fabrics….loved the interview…..loved hearing how she came up with the palette and design. (She is a great writer, too. Girlfriend has it ALL GOING ON!) Thanks for sharing….I will be back again!

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