January 1st, 2017

Going Green

Top of my 2017 home improvement list is to wallpaper or paint my bathroom green. These three images are my inspiration.

Top left © Newport R.I. home in Town & Country, top right Pinterest, lower Instagram.


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Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop


Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat


Quincy shiny ballerina loafer mule


Pleated checked wool midi skirt


Checked wool blazer


High-rise straight-leg jeans


Blanche leather ankle boots


Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag


Double breasted coat


Flared corduroy trousers


Square belt bag


Flared corduroy trousers

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  • If memory serves me, the top photo is from the most heavenly generational family home in Newport – it caught my eye because the descendants wisely preserved rather than replaced almost everything. I share the exact vintage wrought iron furniture, something which is finally enjoying it’s due resurgence! The green bathrooms, along with soft blue and ivory, will never tire!! Can’t wait to see the finished room!

    PaulaJanuary 2nd, 2017  2:20 AM

  • Truly glorious- if I had to replicate from one of these I’d be in trouble and need three bathrooms!

    RuthJanuary 2nd, 2017  7:20 AM

  • I have the brunschwig wallpaper in the top right photo, in brown color way it is so beautiful and makes me so happy!

    KatinkaJanuary 2nd, 2017  9:38 AM

  • The rooms depicted are lovely. Very peaceful! We just ordered the samples for a new line of color on offer by Domingue in Houston. They are mineral based and appear to offer a pretty palette. Just more food for thought! If anyone cares to look – http://dominguefinishes.com.

    btw: No endorsement or anything, just thought I’d share a new purveyor. Thanks!

    TraceyJanuary 2nd, 2017  10:32 AM

  • Hi Katinka- I, too, have this Brunschwig and fils fabric all through my home, it’s my favorite.

    PrestonJanuary 2nd, 2017  11:00 AM

  • These are beautiful — but, from someone who has tried it and repainted, you’ll never be able to put on makeup in a green bathroom!

    KathyJanuary 2nd, 2017  2:22 PM

  • In the early 1900s Alice Roosevelt Longworth reputedly danced the Hootchy Kootchy on the roof of Beaulieu during a house party hosted by her close friend Grace Wilson Vanderbilt. Good times.

    M. Kirk OkayJanuary 2nd, 2017  6:18 PM

  • I, too, have Bird & Thistle, in Brown. Love it.

    Pia MurphyJanuary 3rd, 2017  7:40 PM


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