Linens For Every Room and Occasion

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LINENS: For Every Room and Occasion

“Once you see all the ways embellishment can make linens distinctive and unique, piece to piece, you’ll understand why they’re fast-moving to the forefront of decorative decisions in home decor-”  -Jane Scott Hodges

One of the places I always tell my design savvy friends to shop in New Orleans is Leontine Linens. If you have ever been to the (flagship & only) store, you will know first hand what I speak of when I say it is linen heaven on earth. You can always shop on-line or with your local rep, but first you should pick up a copy of founder Jane Scott Hodges’ FANTASTIC book: Rizzoli’s LINENS: For Every Room and Occasion. The New Orleans girl in me is JUMPING UP and DOWN over how great this book is. This image-rich book is a gorgeous treasure trove of linens back story, advice, pointers, and visuals of design POSSIBILITY with Leontine Linens. Two words come to mind: [Read more…]

Ralph Lauren Point Dume Collection

Ralph Lauren Point Dume Collection on Let me introduce you to the new collection for Spring this year, the Point Dume Collection. This light fresh look was inspired by Ralph Lauren’s Montauk residence, delivering beach elements of bamboo, rattan, seagrass, crisp white bedding and a campaign style that balances the masculine and feminine beautifully. As I stand in this room I feel like I have been [Read more…]

Color Study- Fall tones

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Finally, now that the weather here has taken a slight shift out of summer, I feel like I can think in terms of fall. Two beautiful bedrooms designed in gorgeous fall tones. The white bedding is an elegant component of the design in both- interesting that both designers chose it.

What do you think of these rooms?

images via House & Garden, design by Gil Schaefer and Kelly Wearstler

Ralph Lauren Bedroom – Light and Feminine

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Few people “get” luxury in the way that Ralph Lauren does. This Ralph Lauren bedroom invites us to be pampered in the cool light colors, pattern and textures of summer…. but having just said that, let me just say: I would love this any time of the year.  Shown above:  The Heiress Bed with Upper Fifth Bedding collection, and the Marlowe Floral wallpaper (available in many colors). Dreamy! If you have questions about any of these items, consult Ladye Kay Allen, the expert!

For more bedding inspiration, follow this Pinterest Board~

Bedroom Color Study- Grey

Grey Bedrooms

Bedroom color study: Two shades of grey. Two entirely different feels. One feminine, one masculine. Your thoughts?

Wishing everybody a wonderful weekend…

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