New ideas for the bathroom

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I may be dating myself but when I was growing up it was not uncommon for a small house to have one bathroom.  I was an only child so that worked out for my family—I believe I probably hogged the bathroom when I hit my teens but by then we had moved and I had a bathroom all to myself.

This isn’t our family bathroom, ours was white, but this is not unlike the bathroom I grew up with.

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Our bathroom was very utilitarian with a bathtub/shower, toilet and vanity with a medicine cabinet above the sink…bathrooms have come a long way baby.

We all decorate our bathrooms much like any room.  Wallpaper beautiful sconces and special touches, like a bouquet of fresh flowers.

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Then there’s this…

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Joe & Max (aka 3D Joe & Max) are artists who have traveled the globe creating their artworks for a range of clients including Google, Disney, Reebok, Save the Children and Coca-Cola.

Isn’t this amazing?  I’m not sure I’d want it for my bathroom at home, but I could certainly see the appeal if it was on a hotel bathroom floor in Hawaii, or some other tropical destination.

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The inspiration for this post came by way of my friend Joyce who sent me these pictures of painted floors {thank you, Joyce}.

So, back to my reality where bathroom decor is concerned…

I enjoy getting ideas for bathrooms as much as any other room in the house.  You never know when you might want to redo your bath. :-)

I love the collage of mirrors and the piece of furniture for the oversized sink.  The wall faucets are a trend (?) I really like.

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Even a smaller space carries big style with free floating shelves and this great vessel sink

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I remember the first time I saw a frameless shower door.  I thought it was so great.  This one has a frame at the top, but still, what a beautiful way to encase the shower without it looking like a giant box sitting in the room.

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This is one of my favorite beautifully designed bathrooms.  I’m not sure Mr. B. would want to use this bathroom, even better.  It seems to me we should all have our own bathrooms anyway! :-)

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In juxtaposition to the very feminine feel of the bathroom above, I actually love this more rustic bath.  Shown during the Trad Home Napa Valley  tour of 2014, compliments of Cindy at rough luxe style.  Follow the link for more of this beautiful house.

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Do you think you’d have someone paint a 3-D image of the ocean with a shark swimming by in your bathroom, or do you go for a more traditional look?

Birthdays

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Today is my birthday…I can’t speak of my age because the truth is, I still feel like I’m a young adult.  I’m not.  I even forget my age sometimes.  Wait, is that the first sign of something, should I be worried? :-)

In any event. I was challenged to provide a meaningful post, not just to me, but possibly something fun for you.  I came up with a touch of each of the topics mentioned in the title of my blog, Garden, Home and Party and maybe for the first time, I’m sharing all of my own images taken in my own home.  I know, how unusual.  The thing is, my photography has always paled by comparison to so many other’s.  

Garden. For those of you that have read my posts throughout the years you may (or may not) remember that I partnered in a business called Blooming Borders for 13 years  (how many sites do you visit and am I the only one that gets mixed up as to who the talent behind the site is?).  We planned, and planted cottage gardens for clients.  I loved working in the garden, and still do. That’s the reason for this part of my blog name. [Note:  The California drought has left me struggling with ideas for drought tolerant plants that can live beside some of the bones of our garden…it’s been a slow but steady process to be sure.] 

Here is our garden in it a better, more irrigated time…

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Garden, Home and Party: happy birthday

Home is such a touchstone for most of us.  I’ve been an ardent fan of home decor  for as long as I can remember, and have never lost my enthusiasm.

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Party. The third and final name in my title pertains to the joy that cooking  and setting the table for family and friends brings me.  When I read Alexandra Stoddard, “Living a Beautiful Life” I began to focus on making every day at home special, with some of the same touches you’d provide if you are hosting a party.  Is there a lapse from time to time, absolutely, but I do try to use special serving pieces or dishes for everyday meals…I used to save them for parties. 

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Garden, Home and Party: happy birthday

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Bottom line, fill a home with family and friends and great memories are made, don’t you agree?

Garden, Home and Party: happy birthday

Garden, Home and Party: happy birthday

Garden, Home and Party: happy birthday

Thanks to you all for making this blog biz so much fun. I’m so happy to have virtually met so many of you and hope to realize a face-to-face meeting some day. ♥ Karen

 

 

Neutral rooms with style

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I have, over time, become a huge fan of a neutral color palate for most rooms in our house.  It makes sense to me since it’s easier, and much more affordable, to replace pillows and accessories than to have a sofa reupholstered.

When we remodeled our kitchen it started the ball rolling on more neutrality.

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Full confession of this design enthusiast…change is a given.  I’ve been know to tire of art and accessories over a stretch of time, not to mention the seasonal changes most of us enjoy throughout the year.  I just love the new look of a room when a few accessories are traded out, or a switch in a few small pieces of furniture that can make a room feel brand new.

Our master bedroom underwent new paint and some neutral art.  The small pillows are monogrammed with cardinal thread…those were leftovers from the previous color way.  The bed linens are soon to be replaced. Note: our Jack Russel mix always gets into the picture, in this case it’s the tip of her tail!  :-)

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I still love pattern on certain upholstered chairs, and the blue and white guest room still brings me joy each time I see it.

These are a few of my favorite rooms that are predominantly neutral…

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This has been a favorite image of mine for some time.  I apologize for losing the source.

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A room can have so much personality with the right accessories—no prominent color needed.  As in this beautiful Atchison Home bathroom.

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In my view, Joan and Dan [for the love of a house] are rock stars when it comes to neutral rooms.  I believe it is her home that inspired me to try harder to attain the calming effect of a neutral palate.

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Joni [Cote de Texas] designed this beauty for a client.  I love the selection of neutrals punctuated by the beautiful upholstered chair in the forefront.

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This bedspread wouldn’t work with my 2 dogs…but it such a pretty room.

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A post on show stopping neutral rooms wouldn’t be complete without sharing a room designed by Loi [Tone on Tone].  His work is always proof that neutrals are remarkable.  His home is featured in this month’s Martha Stewart Living, be sure to stop by his blog for a visit and pick up an issue of MSL.

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What do you think?  Do neutrals work for you?  I know that this year, and years past, there’s been a trend toward saturated color for the home.  It’s not for me but I’ve seen some very pretty examples.  Happy Wednesday!

Will libraries become obsolete?

I wanted to thank all of you for your sweet and supportive comments to my post last week.  Your kindness and encouragement has pumped me up.  I’m ready to embrace a new year of blog posts and hopefully, I will have some new ideas to write about.  You’re the best and I appreciate each and everyone of you.  :-)

Like so many of us, books have been an important part of my life.  From reading as a child to reading to my boys from infancy up to that age when they could read themselves and no longer needed my services. :-)

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So as the circle was repeating this Christmas, with both granddaughters opening their books from grandma and grandpa, I was wondering…will books become obsolete someday?  I don’t think so, but then I wouldn’t have thought a lot of other staples in life would have gone away thanks to the wonder of technology.  I have used a Kindle, and I love Audible Books, but there is nothing quite like the tactile benefit of holding a book while savoring the words of a story, interior design or landscape, while sipping a cup of tea.

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For this post, my love of books has always led to the love of books displayed, beautiful public libraries and a stack of books sitting on a table, inviting me to explore the wonder within.  {It always comes back to decor and style, doesn’t it?!}

I love books displayed this way, some of the fronts showing.  Our bookcases aren’t really set up for this, but I like the look.

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A home library with plenty of inviting places to sit, and a few bits and bobs on display, pulls me in every time.  This library reminds me of so many British television shows, especially those set in another time and era. {Miss Marple, Poirot}

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This more contemporary room works for me as well.  I love the black finish on the wood and the wall sconces.  Doing double duty as a study / library is even better.

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The beauty of this light filled space is the complete package.  The architecture of the room, arched wall over the french door and the classic detailing on the bookcases, what could be more inviting?!  And they’ve even left us a snack.

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This wood paneled beauty leans more to an office than a library, but I love it and since there appears to be a chair opposite the desk, I think you could easily pull a book from the shelf and put your feet up.

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I love the collection of wooden boxes on top of the book case and the oil painting just seals the deal for me.  I could be very comfy here, whiling away the day with a good book.

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This might be a favorite.  The room seems so inviting, made more so by the indoor french doors left open.  Candles on the table, sigh.

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This wonderful wood paneled room by William Litchfield is a favorite of mine.

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What are your thoughts?  Do any of you remember the line in the original Ghostbusters when Dr. Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) says to Janine Melnitz (Annie Potts) in a most serious dead pan way, “Print is dead”.  That was 1984.  Not dead yet! 

2015 in review via WordPress

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My blog site was set up by our oldest son in 2007.  Where does the time go?  It’s been a fun ride and a learning curve I’m happy for.  GHP is published on WordPress and they send a report card for the site each December.  It’s fun reading their summary, and always a little surprising on which posts drew the most interest.

My all time top 5 posts continue to be posts from 2014 and earlier.  I believe the reason could be I’ve lately felt as though I’ve posted all that I can  on topics related to gardening, home decor and entertaining/throwing a party.

I’m fighting this lethargy, and hope to pick up my once-a-week schedule again in 2016.  I need to think outside the box. :-)

The stories that continue to lead on my blog site are:

Cozy and other adjectives that describe home – {I’m drawn to smaller spaces, especially those that feel cozy and comfortable}

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Were you born in a barn? – {There are some amazing barns that have been converted into beautiful living spaces}

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Rooms that enjoy a neutral palate {inspired by my friend’s beautiful home ~ thank you, Glenys for always inspiring us}

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Adieu Pierre Deux – {I still think of the time spent with a Pierre Deux catalog on my lap, a cup of tea on the table next to my chair and the dreaming that went with that}

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Front Yards – {I will definitely revisit this topic in the coming months.  Our drought will require continued ways to conserve water and our lawn will possibly need to go away}

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WordPress suggests that I try revisiting these topics.  Maybe I will.  If you have topics that you’d like me to cover, drop me a line.  My dear friend Linda suggested the Adieu Pierre Deux post…thank you, Linda.  Thank you for reading…here’s the report if you’re interested and I’ve provided links to the top 5 posts.

I hope to write on some new topics in the coming weeks.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 190,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 8 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

2016 – a new year filled with hope

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Happy New Year’s Eve eve.  There is always a boost of energy that the anticipation of a new year brings.  Like spring, I seem to find lots of creative ideas and an optimism that the coming year (or season) will be positive, filled with more good than bad.

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I don’t make resolutions but rather set goals.  I don’t always meet all of those goals, but for me, striving to be a better person, doing good deeds and making tweaks in my personal life towards improvements will keep me focused on leading a better life.

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This is not to say that some of those goals can involve home, garden and making more time for friends through sharing meals.

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I appreciate the connections I’ve made through my blog and Instagram, Twitter and even FB (sometimes).  Thank you for your visits and comments, I think of you as friends in a new age of what that word means.

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May 2016 be a good year for us all—I wish you the best a year can offer.

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xo,  Karen ♥

A simple Christmas

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Happy December everyone!  We had a wonderful Thanksgiving week with family.  I caught a bug and as a result I’m so behind with my Christmas ‘to do’ list.  Being laid up I’ve had time to be inspired by all of the creative forces in blogland and I’ve decided to keep it simple this year.  I’m sharing a few images of my own home last year and showing you the inspiration for this year.

Last year I hung this rustic garland over our french doors in the dining room.  I think I’ll do that again.  The silver colored snowflakes were purchased at Crate & Barrel’s after Christmas sale a few years back.

Garden, Home and Party: A simple christmas

Garden, Home and Party: a simple christmas

Each year I’ve had a centerpiece made for our dining room table using the bronze deer I picked up while on vacation in Aspen years ago.  This year I’m going to try to make it myself using fresh greens, I’ll let you know how it goes.  :-)

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Our kitchen bay window usually has some kind of live plant, last year I adorned an ivy wreath with some frosted red berries (faux).  I’m not sure what I’ll put in the window this year.  I have a nice container with english ivy in it and I may just add a few cyclamen and be done.

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I found this stag graphic on The Graphic Fairy and printed him on vellum using sepia colored print, then I placed him over some old sheet music I had to create this deer vignette.  The deer are antiques I’ve collected over the years.  I’m not sure where I’ll display him this year.

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Here is how our tree has looked the last 2 years. I believe it will look pretty much the same this year.  If you’ve ever thought about dramatically changing the look of your tree, what do you do with all the ornaments you’ve collected along the way, not to mention the expense of buying mostly new, right?

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So here are some simple rooms I’ve admired.  They look understated but still seem very Christmasey to me…in a grown up way.

I know this image has been around a long time…sadly I no longer have the source (let me know if you do, please) But the unadorned cedar garland, and the wonderful fresh flower arrangement are beautiful to me.  I like the simple silver ornaments in the stacks of little pots.  The stone animal and the bulbs sprouting in the concrete bowl, all create the mood I’d like to strive for.

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How simply lovely is this room.  Yes, I know, the chandelier and overall room design makes it a great room no matter what season it is, but you have to admit, this is a classic case of less being a whole lot more.

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A Christmas tree, a wreath and a cozy feel to this room makes it complete for me.  {By the way, we are empty nesters, if I had youngsters at home I’d be decking the halls with all the glitter and popcorn garlands I could lay may hands on!}  :-)

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If you’ve read my blog for any time, you know that English country style pulls at my heart strings.  This room is one of my favorites.

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I’m loving this trend towards natural, even a little rustic, ways of setting the table.  The tree slices really lend themselves to the mood of Christmas and this table.  What do you think?

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I plan on baking pumpkin bread to give to friends and neighbors.

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I guess getting a late start has slowed my pace a bit, just a bit.  I want to keep it simple this year, not go over the top and enjoy good friends and family.

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How are decorating for the holidays this year?  

 

 

 

Thanksgiving countdown

With only 18 days until Thanksgiving I thought I’d share some wonderful table setting ideas, compliments of talented folks online, along with a rough draft of our menu for the upcoming long holiday weekend.  Williams Sonoma taste has so many great ideas for making this food-intensive holiday easy and delicious.

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This year we’re lucky enough to be celebrating Thanksgiving with the entire Bunch clan (our Austin family will be here as well as our California kids).  We’re celebrating Olivia’s 5th birthday at Disneyland early in the week.  Then the meal planning will begin, a collaborative effort.  The fact that our kids like to cook is a great source of joy for me.

This is my favorite season and while I’m thankful for family year round, the Thanksgiving holiday shines a spotlight on family (and friends) and fortunately, we all get along and enjoy each other’s company.  Some of the movies they’ve produced on dysfunctional family life brought to light during Thanksgiving are funny, thankfully they don’t apply!  :-)

Layla of The Lettered Cottage shared this simple centerpiece some time ago.  It’s a reminder that setting the table can be lovely whether simple or elaborate.

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I’m loving the rustic feel of this elegant table.  There are flowers but the pussy willow and nest give it a natural, rustic feel.

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Have you seen these placemats with space to write down what you are thankful for?  I love this idea.  A reminder that we all have something to be thankful for.  I like the dried maple leaf as a placecard.

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Figs, eucalyptus and candles, brilliant! Less is more.  For oakleaf name cards…

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this lovely free printable can be found HERE.  If you’ve never visited EAB Designs, prepare to be amazed at the creative forces at work here.

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This is another pretty free printable for place cards if you’re interested.

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Our Thanksgiving table sans dinnerware…since I’m posting this early, I don’t have plates and such on the table.  Redfern, our beloved pheasant, presides over the feast.

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Here are dishes that I often use in the autumn, but this year I think I’ll use my white dishes…food looks good on white (or so I’ve been told).

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Traditional, with updates, I love this centerpiece in a planter box.  You can never have too many candles.
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Our menu will be some version of the following:

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I’ll be taking some time off.  I know it seems that has become a habit! Family will be arriving and I want to unplug for awhile.  I’ll be back with some Christmas cheer.  I wish you all a joyous Thanksgiving filled with family, friends and good food.  I’m very thankful for my friends here at GHP.

xo,  Karen

 

Equine influences

I have loved horses as for long as I can remember.  Maybe most little girls go through an infatuation with horses.  I attribute my interest to a great book and a sweet aunt.  I read Black Beauty when I was 9 years old.  After reading that book I dedicated my search at our public library to all stories that revolved around horses.  When I was 12, my Aunt Gail came to live with us in California, moving here from Ohio.  She only stayed with us about a year, long enough to get a job and save enough money to rent her own apartment. She was an avid horse enthusiast and rider, and later saved to buy her own horse, which I was privileged to ride most weekends in my early teens.

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{This is my youngest granddaughter, Fae, on an “unicorn” for her first birthday, maybe this ride will plant the seed and she’ll love horses too! —the pretty blonde girl is Fae’s mommy, my sweet daughter-in-law, and the redhead is moi}

I never lost my enthusiasm for horses and after visiting England for the first time, equine influences were stronger than ever.  That’s when I started decorating our home to reflect my perception of a English country home.

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It’s no surprise that I am always drawn to a bit of a lodge-look style, with the hunt scene pictures, antlers and a few accessories to carry the feeling of country living in England. :-)

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{Elle Decor ~ photo by Roger Davies}

I must have lived in England in a former life.

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{Antony Childs Country House ~ House & Garden; 1992 ~ photo William Waldron}

One of my favorite blog sites is The Polohouse.  The talented Alison has decorated her home in a style that I copy am inspired by.  If you have any interest in traditional decor, coupled with lovely, often antique, accessories, be sure to visit her.

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Many rooms that capture my attention have a country feel to them.  Often the rooms are those of a manor house someplace.  Since I don’t see a manor house in my immediate future {read: ever}, I search out rooms that anyone would love, no horse riding or butler necessary.

An example is this beautiful room designed by Suzanne Rheinstein for a Virginia homeowner.  The paintings are the only nod to possible interest in horses.  The room is simple and elegant, while still inviting.  Virginia’s Hunt Country homes, when featured in magazines or online, seem to be a great source [this side of the pond] for all things equine.

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The room below is a favorite. It’s neutral palate appeals to me and there’s enough of a modern feel to the light infused room that I can visualize this room as a happy place to be whether in a California home or an English country house.

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{Elle Decor ~ designer Kerry Joyce ~ photo Roger Davies}

This is the Salt House Inn in Cape Cod.  Don’t you love the painting? I do! :-)

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This warm, inviting room is from a designer Joni at Cote de Texas featured.  I would love wood paneling like this in a library.  Los Angeles designer, Schuyler Samperton.

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Here is my main equine related painting.  Not the best photograph, but I do love the painting.  I found it in an antique store in San Juan Capistrano.  There are other small items that remind me of my love of horses. {sofa is on the list to be reupholstered in the new year}

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Happy November!  Do you like equine influenced decor?  Did you have an affinity for horses when you were young?

 

 

Orange, it’s not just for pumpkins anymore

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Hi there!  Time got away from me (again) and here I am with no solid excuse for my absence.  Besides, I don’t believe in excuses for myself, I know in my heart that what I set my mind to I can usually accomplish.  So, clearly my mind has been elsewhere. :-)

Anyway, before “autumn” gets away from me I thought I’d share my new appreciation for the color orange.  Of course orange works this time of year, but I’m beginning to see its timeless appeal.

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I have never loved “red’s” next door neighbor on the color wheel. But somehow, the magic and beauty created by talented designers using this color has won me over. Maybe Hermès was on to something besides the fabulous scarves, leather goods, jewelry and clothing, when he packaged it all in his coveted, well-made, orange boxes.

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I’ve always loved well made gift boxes, Jo Malone boxes are my favorite.  Hermès boxes are outstanding when stacked, a bold addition to a table don’t you agree?

The Hermès tray has been a favorite as well…lets see, a piece of furniture or this tray? :-)

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…and the pièce de résistance is this bathroom.  That brass piece is wonderful offset by the subway tile and the orange shower curtain.

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I guess I’ve always thought of orange as too bold, but I’ve seen so many amazing examples of the power of a bold accent color when used subtly.  Chairs in a softer tone of orange make this room happy and inviting.

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Burnt orange compliments the British Colonial furnishings of this room, I love it! {Side note: Is anyone watching Masterpiece Theater, “Indian Summers” season one?}

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Carol Glasser used a shade of orange in her Santa Barbara living room to great effect.

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The coastal vibe BHG achieved with this wallpaper and the lantern above the mirror is charming.

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Could a room be more inviting.  Just a hint of orange with the pillow and the throw, sign me up.

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I love this shade, burnt umber?  It appears to me as something ageless, a pigment in the plaster kind of effect.

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Black pairs effortlessly with orange.  A clean look with orange adding warmth.

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This chair and ottoman, upholstered in window pane orange with black makes me want to add a room with some orange so I can duplicate this.  I love the simple botanic and buffalo check drapes…a little bit country with an updated appeal.

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Do you use orange any time of the year or do you only introduce it during the autumn months?

Have a safe and sane Halloween!

 

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