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Jaipur Living Draws Hundreds with Shayla Copas Atlanta Market Book Signing


ATLANTA -- Market shoppers filled the entire length of the corridor leading to Jaipur Living's AmericasMart showroom on Saturday as they waited for the opportunity to meet Shayla Copas, one of the South's most highly-acclaimed luxury interior designers and tastemakers.
Immediately prior to the signing event for Copas' new book "Four Seasons of Entertaining", Jaipur Living also hosted a standing-room only crowd of the designer's fans at the Mart's Fiestaware Demonstration Kitchen in Building 2, for a presentation dubbed, Seersucker Social: Entertaining Tips, Cocktails and Recipes.   

Hundreds of Atlanta Market attendees eagerly await their turn to meet author Shayla Copas at a book signing hosted by Jaipur Living.
Copas signed over 100 books at the Jaipur Living showroom event, a testament to her popularity. "We love having designer events in our showrooms," said Sasha Wallace, Jaipur Living marketing production manager. "The book signing was refreshing and Shayla was a delight to host. Designers gave her a warm reception in the Jaipur Living showroom and said they were excited to use some of her entertaining tricks."
Designer Shayla Copas at the Jaipur Living showroom with Elma Hamman of Jambo Imports & Exports in Cape Town, South Africa
The Little Rock, Arkansas-based Shayla Copas Interiors believes in functional, polished, timeless design with a fresh, detail-oriented approach. The goal is to create beautiful yet approachable living environments in tune with clients' needs. The award-winning designer, who has created unique interiors for a wide array of luxury residential and commercial clients during her 20-plus-year career, is known for her keen eye for color, texture, and balance -- and is often referred to as the 'color guru'. 
Fans queued up along the 14th floor corridor leading to Jaipur Living's AmericasMart showroom.
In her book, the designer takes readers on a tour of sixteen glamorous celebrations ranging from Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby to traditional gatherings such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, and at venues as diverse as the Arkansas Governor's Mansion and a show-stopping horse stable. 
Designer Shayla Copas signs books for market shoppers at the Jaipur Living showroom's reception desk.
In addition to ideas and sources for tabletop settings and clever details, Copas shares themed menus and mouth-watering recipes from contributing chefs. With more than 250 color photographs, readers say the book elevates their creativity as they plan their luncheon, dinner, or poolside parties.
The new book, Four Seasons of Entertaining, takes readers to glamorous parties and holiday celebrations.
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