Crown molding and a large fireplace instantly make this Victorian sitting room seem grand and elegant. An ornate area rug and plush champagne-colored sofas help balance the space, while a striped ottoman completes the lavish look.
The main entry shows off another of the interesting chimneys that both divide and add lots of visual interest and texture to the room. Beautiful Oriental rugs further mark off the space for different purposes.
Golden light fixtures hover like ethereal globes in the sky of this elegant sitting room, one of many living areas in the mansion. Dark walls, ceiling and floor majestically set them off as well as the room's gold trim.
A special resting place was created in a second floor hallway that leads to an outdoor balcony overlooking this Houston estate. Oversized chairs, a wood pedestal center table, brass side tables and abstract artwork complement the antique wool area rug and custom draperies in a pink Ikat print.
A sultry game room was created in a bonus space above a garage on this lavish estate. A unique sitting area was formed by pairing a velvet patterned chaise longue, hand-carved pedestal side table and damask upholstered side chair. A hand-painted silk Fortuny floor lamp and mica-shaded tall candelabra provide the soft lighting needed during intimate conversations.
Much of the home's main living quarters have an open concept design broken up by a charming red brick chimney with fireplaces on either side. Here, that's demonstrated with a sitting room and the kitchen.
With hand-painted, tree-covered wallpaper, this traditional parlor becomes an enchanting space for entertaining guests and sharing intellectual conversations. A plush white sofa and gilded, 18th century chairs offer plenty of spaces to sit, while a crystal chandelier, lamps and candelabras provide radiant light for any occasion.