In the formal dining room, the foundation of the room started with an incredible handpainted wallpaper in rich olive greens, silvers and cranberry tones. A large walnut table pairs with upholstered chairs in neutral green, while a soft orange sofa adds extra comfy seating.
In the formal dining room, the foundation of the room started with an incredible handpainted wallpaper in rich olive greens, silvers and cranberry tones. A large walnut table and upholstered chairs in neutral green sit beneath a lovely cast brass chandelier that gives off soft, romantic light.
This spacious master bathroom allows for the convenience of a separate sit down make-up vanity. A large soaker tub sits in front of a beautiful wall of handpainted tile and arched windows. Soft neutrals are used on the cabinetry, walls and flooring to create a restful spa-like retreat.
Tile hand painted by Linda Horning and Katherine Jacobus and set at random creates a look that is truly custom. The blue and white designs are modeled after Portuguese tile and offer a sharp contrast to the modern look of the credenza.
White country-style cabinets and a white iron chandelier are charming touches in this French country kitchen. Custom handpainted tiles define the backsplash, lending character and color to the electric range.
From floor to ceiling this traditional dining room is lavish and luxurious. Floor length drapes, handpainted wallpaper, an immaculate crystal chandelier, seating for twelve and an ornate china cabinet work together to create the ultimate formal dining experience.
One of the reasons that African prints and patterns make quite a statement in the home, is the graphic nature of the designs. Many of the textile designs from the African continent are based upon mathematic principles and there is a distinct sense of geometry in pieces such as the popular Bogolan fabrics of Mali, more commonly referred to as, “mud cloth.” This traditional Malian textile has been reimagined by Nasozi Kakembo of xnasozi (http://www.osxnasozi.com/), as a modern drum shade (http://www.osxnasozi.com/product/mudcloth-inspired-handpainted-drum-lampshades-domino). The hand-painted design stands out with dots and x shapes that can be found in traditional mud cloth.