Welcome 2019!

Welcome 2019!

With the rush of the holidays and the excitement of the New Year behind us, we typically look forward to a few days or weeks of down time to get caught up on things that had been put on the back burner those few busy weeks of

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

It’s hard to believe that another year is coming to a close! 2018 has proven to be a wonderful year for Thorntree.  With everything from hosting CEU presentations to helping make Christmas special for some local elementary school children, we are proud of the work we have

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Miracles & Murals!

Miracles & Murals!

The inaugural night of Miracles & Murals took place Thursday, November 29, 2018 and what a night it was!  The event, put on by Luxe magazine, was held at the Ferrari of Houston Dealership to benefit Texas Children’s Hospital.  It was a night to remember! Its inception

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Now THAT’S Italian!

Now THAT'S Italian!

Several weeks ago, Thorntree had the privilege of bringing eight designers from Dallas and Houston to tour several of the most prominent porcelain factories and stone quarries of Italy.  With their home base in Parma, they made daily excursions to the nearby areas.  They visited a marble

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Twenty Years at Thorntree!

Twenty Years at Thorntree!

Merriam-Webster defines the word ‘longevity’ as a long duration of individual life or long continuance; permanence, durability.  At Thorntree, we have come to recognize those same qualities in our employees. Thorntree was founded in 1980 as a small Mom & Pop Shop, where Clive and Berry Rae

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Island Stone….

Island Stone....

Since its inception in 1998, Island Stone has established itself as one of the premiere global natural stone mosaic companies.  Their style was originally inspired by the love of island living, along with the culture, art, and natural beauty of Indonesia. For the past several years, Thorntree

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PRODUCT RUNWAY!

PRODUCT RUNWAY!

Last Friday, April 27th, Thorntree had the unique opportunity to participate in Product Runway, an interesting take off of the TV show, Project Runway.  We were partnered with Identity Architects and Sit On It Seating to create and fabricate a couture garment, using IDA’s design prowess and

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Milan Design Week!

Milan Design Week!

April 17-April 22, 2018 Like fashion week in Paris, Milan Design Week attracts thousands of people form across the globe to see and learn first hand about the upcoming trends in design.  From couches to cuisine, teapots to tiles, Milan Design Week is an action-packed adventure for

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A Busy Week at Thorntree!

A Busy Week at Thorntree!

It has been a busy week so far at Thorntree! On Monday night, we hosted a small happy hour at Karbach Brewery to welcome our Florida Tile representative, John Bessler, and to host our friends at Sigma Granite & Tile.  During John’s short visit to Houston, he

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