Venetian plaster tinted a custom color designer Susan Zises Green calls “lettuce green” echoes a shade found in the 1920s hand-painted ceiling and infuses this historic Palm Beach home with fresh life. The armchairs, upholstered in a Christphoer Hyland fabric, and side chairs, covered in a Clarence House velvet, are antiques. The palm frond table linens are from D. Porthault.
Designer, decoupage artist, and shop-owner John Derian embraced the intimacy of the small dining room in his New York shop by cladding the walls in a large scale cabbage rose wallpaper he designed based on a 19th century Currier & Ives painting. An eclectic mix of seating, including a slipcovered sofa piled with pillows and vintage side and arm chairs, further amps up the cozy feel. Derian set the table with his own tableware collection, which features floral images from old instructional texts.
Brilliant in both hue and expression, this painting brings a contemporary style with palpable texture to your space like the semiprecious stone, the hues throughout this acrylic painting are beautiful and bright. The various hues throughout this piece are abstractly executed with a painting knife to create both clean and fragmented lines with smooth and raised textures.
Today we’re tackling the age old delima… what do I do when I have one room that needs to serve two purposes? How do I go about decorating a combined room?! Technically this could be a living room and dining room, living room and home office, dining room and kitchen… but for this little scenario let’s focus on the whole living room/dining room situation. Why?
The backs of dining room chairs should definitely be taller than the top of the dining table but how much taller is a matter of personal preference. When dining chairs are lower in height, it feels more modern whereas taller chairs tend to make a room feel more traditional and formal. If you’re using different side and end chairs, your end chairs should be taller than your side chairs.
This involves the artist's mastery as many individual pieces of iron is cut and welded by hand. It is handpainted to the artist's taste to create an exclusive work of mixed media. In visual art, mixed media is an artwork in which more than one medium or material has been employed. This piece employs the master of ironwork, woodwork, and hand painting. The expressive uniqueness of this wall art will enhance any environment with a one of a kind, individual work of art. This art is simple to hang...