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House Beautiful: Southern Elegance

Inside an Estate with Gorgeous Southern Grace As a fine-jewelry designer, Elizabeth Locke works on an exquisite but small scale. When faced with the prospect of redoing a vast Virginia estate, however, she didn’t miss a beat. The 100-acre farm and its Federal-style home, Clay Hill, was falling into ruin when Elizabeth first saw it […]

It’s ALL About the LIGHT: House Beautiful

Designer Julie Neill in her New Orleans home. Chandeliers hang in nearly every room of Julie’s home. Her love of the style extends back to one of her first commissioned pieces, which was crafted for a show house by an artisan who specialized in creating copper fountains. “He made my first chandelier, and the rest […]

Such a PRETTY Home! Park Avenue

Simply a delightful, classical, beautiful home to share today from New York’s Park Avenue, enjoy.   via: Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Margaret Kirkland transforms a New York pied-a-terre employing bold brushstrokes of color and pattern.   Atlanta-based Margaret Kirkland was in Manhattan in November 2014 when she received a call from a pair of potential […]

House Beautiful: Charming and History in North Carolina

This fabulous 1930s Regency Revival home is filled color, creativity and oozing with eclectic charm. Located in North Carolina, design duo Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, behind the celebrated firm Madcap Cottage, show us their exuberant historical home.   The foyer, which features decorative painting from floor to ceiling, “took its cues from the decorative paintwork that made […]

House Beautiful BEAUTIFUL

Sharing today a beautiful home I came across from Howard Design Studio. Howard Design Studio designs outdoor living spaces that are rich in detail, classic in form and opulently individual. Inspired by exemplary gardens throughout the world, the residential garden designs of John Howard and his associates uniquely reflect each client’s personality and lifestyle. For […]

A French Escape

This 1608 Hôtel Particulier Was Reinvented as a Family Home for Entrepreneur Chris Burch A historic house outside Paris becomes an inviting escape for high-flying American tycoon Chris Burch and his family Architectural Digest By Jane Keltner de Valle Photography by Miguel Flores-Vianna American entrepreneur Chris Burch had long dreamed of having an apartment in Paris. He […]

House Beautiful: Accent BLUE

Beautiful BLUE home, art and decor to inspire your home design, enjoy. French Louis XV Style Custom White Painted Blue Upholstered Bergere Chairs Playroom 1  design by Julia Grayson The playroom by Julia Grayson revisits the beloved blue-and-white scheme. A soft landing area—see the artsy armchairs and spacious sectional with lots of pillows—is equipped for […]

English Cottage Charm, in Memphis

This 1920s Southern Cottage Brings Grand English Style in Spades, Indoors and Out    via: Veranda European antiques, wild florals, old-world oil paintings: step through a labyrinth of verdant gardens into designer William Eubanks’ magnificent Memphis Tudor The decorator William Eubanks has created sumptuous, sophisticated interiors for well-heeled clients internationally, but the city of Memphis, Tennessee, […]