Editor’s note: Today I am wearing a dress from Diane von Furstenberg and shoes from Vince Camuto.
Happy Wednesday! I think someone moved us all to Seattle, Washington and forget to tell us. This rain.........I am sick of it!!!!! Lacie Rue finds the muddiest place in the yard to do her business. I wish we could dry out!!! I have to pick and choose my day for cute shoes.......cute shoes keep me in a good mood...so bring on the sunshine!!!! At least it is going to get a bit chillier and feel more like fall. I adore to have a fire at night! My Riley left yesterday...it was so much fun to have her at work for 4 days and to have her at home. It is a joy to cook for her and pamper her. She likes to get her clothes washed at home so she can take that “Downy” smell back with her to New York. In New York there are many things we take for granted taken away for lack of space...big bathrooms and a washer and dryer are biggies that are absent for most. But life in that electrifying city is exciting! We have exhausted our search for wallpapers and fabrics that match... so today I am in search of the perfect fabric to paper back so we can have matching in the powder bath at my job I have been working on since July. Just because it is not in vogue right now to have a lot of matching fabrics and wallpaper in the industry... that does not mean that I cannot make my client’s dream come true. I love the look of a pattern all over in a room! The wallpaper is getting installed today and tomorrow at another job—-I am so excited to see it all come together !!!
I purged magazines yesterday...which always pains me! I feel like I need to get very detail possible out of every issue of the magazines that I take. Today’s article comes from the September/October issue of Flower which I have had for a bit. This article is on the design work of Amanda Lindroth in Boca Raton, Florida. She grew up there and loved all that Florida offers. Her mother was a big influence on her style even though she was not a designer. I have a similar situation with my precious mother. My mother certainly taught me style and how to tastefully blend things together both in interiors and in how I dress. Enjoy this breath of fresh air from Florida on this rainy November day . Make it a great one!!!
There are many details in this image to take note about. First I love how chick the interior is even though it is in Florida. So often people think if you live at the beach you should have shells and ropes everywhere ....... I love the hand painted floor in the kitchen and the large collection of china displayed. In the dining room pecky cypress is used on the walls as well as a set of 19th-century Dufour wallpaper panels. What a cool juxtaposition!!! The coral upholstered chair explodes against the dark wallpaper. I love it!!!
What a fabulous space!!!! The coral walls with the light hearted upholstery along with the antique ship paintings is wonderful!!!!!! Of course I love the banquette in the corner—-oh how they send me!!! The little peach velvet chairs have great attitude and the books on the floor under the cocktail table make the room unstuffy.
A close up of the banquette in the corner. The attention to detail is impeccable!! Love, love the skirt and the bullion fringe!
Close up picture if designer Amanda Lindroth.
What a great use of an armoire to keep open and use for display. The coral behind the urns on the top is wonderful.
The dining area in this large room. I adore the green and white awning stripe used as the tablecloth!!! The dining chairs facing out around the square table is unique and has a cool vibe. The double tiered chandelier is gorgeous.
The stuffed peacock adds a bit of Whimsey to the dining area. What a beautiful and well executed home with fabulous attention to detail at every turn.
“AMANDA LINDROTH ON ISLAND TIME” article featured in Flower Magazine
By Margaret Zainey Roux | Photography by Tria Giovan
I so agree!
Last night for dinner I had baked salmon and baked asparagus.
I love this song!