WINDOWS & DRAPERY
Exquisite French lace curtains are pulled back with Swiss floral embroidered ribbon, which has been applied on top of a blue scalloped ribbon.
in the same palette.
LAMPS & SHADES
Silk chandelier shades with hand painted gold interiors produce a lovely, soft glow of light at night. Silk covered chain.
An Italian antique putto lamp (one of a coordinating pair) with a custom shade covered in
Florentine marbled paper and silk fringe.
CEILINGS & WALLS
The ceiling of a masculine library was glazed to evoke the feeling of a cigar-smoke-stained gentlemen's club.
A hand painted boudoir pillow incorporates a scene from the toile wallpaper and fabric. Swiss embroidered ribbon edging on bench cushion
Two different Scalamandre fabrics, and their fabulous pleated ribbon trim (above and below).
Hand painted silk pillow with Scalamandre silk fringe.
A fun handpainted pillow for a teenage girl.
A woven ribbon pillow with white pique cording.
Custom cashmere monogram pillows were my gift to newlywed friends.
FRAMED ART & PHOTOS
Simple black silhouettes are a perfect foil for the mix of floral and plaid fabrics here.
I love using gorgeous fabrics for memo boards. I always secure the criss-crosses ribbons with something interesting, such as these little brass fleur-de-lys.
Upholstered memo wall in Kate's design atelier/office at Tranquility Lodge.
The entire wall was upholstered in fabric, and then the trim was added.
CHINA, SILVER & COLLECTIBLES
China and silver in a wall niche
Hand painted plates