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Gray and Orange Color Schemes

Gray and Orange Color Schemes

Remember when gray and yellow were all the rage. You saw it in interiors, weddings, baby showers, it’s been everywhere. If you’re ready to update your space, swap out your yellow accessories for something in the orange family. It’s warmer, earthier, and exceedingly versatile. And you should have a plethora of accessories to choose from...
Ashley Whittaker Coastal Dining Room

Ashley Whittaker Coastal Dining Room

via Ashley Whittaker This pretty dining room was created by New York designer Ashley Whittaker for a family’s summer house in Southampton. The space is a wonderful balance of the casual and the formal — one can just as easily see a formal dinner party for adults taking place here, or a family breakfast before...
The List

The List

1. Coral Chandelier Ballard Designs $299 Handcrafted from resin and metal, this chandelier captures the whimsy of the piece shown in the inspiration room. Ballard Designs coral chandelier 2. Dining Table Wayfair $2139 A pretty high price tag for this blog, but a large scale wood pedestal table is a very expensive piece. This one...
Classic Country Dining Room

Classic Country Dining Room

Almost Quaker-like in its simplicity, this is James Huniford’s weekend escape from Manhattan. I love the rustic feel of materials, from the oversized rattan pendant to the distressed Windsor-style chairs. This space is a great lesson in how to make a spare room feel rich. This dining space feels full and perfectly balanced. If you...
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The List

1. Pendant Light Seascape $160-1300 Made in Santa Cruz, California, this pendant comes in a variety of sizes to fit your space perfectly. The shade is made from natural plant fibers, echoing the natural texture of the fixture in the inspiration room. Seascape Lamps woven grass plant fiber hanging lamp 2. Pendant West Elm $149...
Chartreuse Color Schemes

Chartreuse Color Schemes

I’ve been on the hunt for new color inspiration for my house these past few weeks. One of my favorite unexpected colors is chartreuse – a color halfway between yellow and green. I love that it has some of the bold cheeriness of yellow, but the green tones make it feel much more sophisticated. The...
A Cozy Kitchen

A Cozy Kitchen

James Huniford (formerly one-half of the prolific interiors team Sills Huniford Associates) is well known for blending antiques and modern elements to create lavish and unexpected spaces. While he has created for the likes of the Newhouses, Anna Wintour, and Tina Turner, one of my favorite interiors in his portfolio is his personal boathouse on...
The List

The List

1. Wingback Chair Pottery Barn $699-849 A great classic wingback chair available in a number of fabrics including a blue ticking stripe like the chair in the Huniford room. Pottery Barn Gramercy wingback chair 2. Blue Wool Blanket The Company Store $99 This comes in a brilliant royal blue color that will pick up the...
Transitional French Dining Room

Transitional French Dining Room

It’s rare to find a refined dining room that also reads as current and fresh. That’s the exact feeling captured in this room designed by Oprah protege Nate Berkus for Katie Lee (former wife of Billy Joel). A flexible design like this is the ideal scheme for anyone who moves frequently and wants to invest...
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The List

1. Etagere Ballard Designs $349 2. Dining Table Wayfair $835 The trickiest piece to emulate in this room is that exquisite table. To find something exactly like the one pictured, you’ll need to do some hunting at auctions or be prepared to invest a fair sum at a shop with high-end reproductions. I found this...