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My Style at Home
My Style at Home
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Buttons from my maternal grandmother's collection transformed a simple plastic tissue dispenser into something special.
Grandmother Collection, Grandmothers Collection, Maternity Grandmothers
Stargazer lilies from the garden meet the Elizabeth Bradley stargazer lily cushion.
Lilies Cushions, Bradley Stargazer, Stargazer Lilies, Elizabeth Bradley
The back deck facing west.
Decks Faces, Faces West, Back Decks
The back deck facing East.
Face East, Back Decks, Decks Face
Hydrangeas and Leycesteria formosa on the kitchen island.
Kitchens Islands, Kitchen Islands
In the powder room is a set of Daher tin plates of "The Four Seasons" by Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743), with a Sirocco junk shop pendant in the middle.
Daher Tins, Seasons, Lancret 1690 1743, Sirocco Junk, Nicolas Lancret, Tins Plates, Junk Shops, Shops Pendants, Powder Rooms
Prints by Tsanya Top: Peacock Garden Bottom: Love Triumphant
Prints by Tsanya in the hallway between the master bedroom and bathroom: Top: Cupid's Bower Bottom: Fountain of Love
Cupid Bower, Bower Bottoms, Master Bedrooms
The ceiling fixture in the foyer, the third piece in the group which is from Hinkley. The glass in all of them is so thin it's nerve-wracking to wash.
Third Pieces, Ceiling Fixtures, Ceilings Fixtures
Chandelier at the top of the stairs, companion to the hallway light fixture.
Lights Fixtures, Light Fixtures, Hallways Lights
Found in a pile of trash at a salvage yard. The corners have a beautiful verdigris patina.
Verdigri Patinas, Beautiful Verdigri
A pair of these mirrors replaced the typical large slabs that were in the master bathroom when we bought our house.
House, Master Bathroom
Strass crystal chandelier in the dining room. We're not ones for fancy state occasions, so I enjoy the chandelier most for the way light bounces off it during the day. On winter evenings when the icicle lights on the front porch are on, the drops on the chandelier sparkle with little rainbows that dance throughout the room...
Dining Rooms, Crystal Chandeliers, Fancy States, Crystals Chandeliers, Chandeliers Sparkle, Lights Bounce, Icicl Lights, Strass Crystals, Front Porches
A friend who visited Egypt brought me this painting on papyrus, which I had framed.
I wish I knew the name of this style of painting, with its three dimensional areas of what appears to be plaster on wood. I found it in an antique shop in Sacramento years ago.
Powder room mirror, French and admittedly over the top.
Powder Rooms Mirror, Powder Room Mirrors
Another salvage yard find, it's made of plaster and is about 6"x8".
Yard Finding, Salvaged Yard
Powder room drapes. The window looks out on the front porch, just to the right of the front door, and I hoped the window treatment would provide something else to think about, and the blind that opens from bottom to top, which I couldn't get in the picture since the room is so small, would ensure privacy and some natural light.
Natural Light, Window Treatments
I'll never outgrow this treasured memento of my visit to the Babar 50th anniversary exhibition in Paris. I bought two and gave one to a friend and fellow Babar afficionado, who hung it in his office.