Interior Elegance: On the LIGHT SIDE





“If darkness surrounds you, look for the light. If you can’t see it, raise your head up. You may be surrounded by darkness but it does not cover you on top. Let the light shine down on you and let it lead the way out of darkness.” 




― Ann Marie Aguilar




Architectural Digest




House Beautiful



Sun Cat. 7 x 5 inches, oil on hardboard

vial jar horn





“Even though it’s dark and cold there is always a shade of light.” 




― Angela Bernabe








Cy Twombly photographed in his Rome apartment by Horst P. Horst in 1966.







Peter Doig (British, b. 1959), Ferris Wheel, 1999. Oil on canvas, 92.7 x 76.2 cm.







“It’s not in the book or in the writer that readers discern the truth of what they read; they see it in themselves, if the light of truth has penetrated their minds.” 




― Augustine of Hippo












“Remember that each light between sunrise and sunset is worth dying for at least once.” 




― Tad Williams, Shadowrise








Hickory Chair Furniture, Settee Sophistication.







Beautiful springtime place setting









Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), Lucien Guitry et Jeanne Grânier, 1895. Peinture à l’essence on board, 64.2 x 53 cm.






“Love is a weapon of Light, and it has the power to eradicate all forms of darkness. That is the key. When we offer love even to our enemies, we destroy their darkness and hatred…” 




― Yehudi Berg





Light and lovely tablescape


Plum Furniture








“When he shall die,

Take him and cut him out in little stars,

And he will make the face of heaven so fine

That all the world will be in love with night

And pay no worship to the garish sun.” 




― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Collection)




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