Chinese Paper in Mono Blue on Oyster by Bennison Fabrics.
I’m way out of my comfort zone here. But let me explain. Not long ago I was standing in the butler’s pantry of Harvey Ladew’s manor house learning how to arrange flowers in the rooms (Harvey’s way). There was another discussion going on about Harvey’s bedroom being restored to its original décor and color,… Continue reading shades of aubergine: 5 fabrics to try (if you dare)
I thought I’d continue the coastal theme that I started last week, and show you some rooms decorated by designer Liliane Hart in homes on Martha’s Vineyard. One of them was just featured in the July/August issue of House Beautiful and I was immediately drawn to the home-spun, yet elegant simplicity of Hart’s approach. She… Continue reading featured designer: Liliane Hart on Martha’s Vineyard
Say you have never been able to do much with the 4th of July decorating schemes that are readily available, or say you didn’t grow up celebrating this particular holiday (even though your mother celebrated every little thing, this was not something she took much notice of). But say you now live in a town… Continue reading 4th of July in elegant country style: 5 favorite things
7 fun fabrics to lighten up rooms for summer in the elegant country style. Shop the look.