January 22nd, 2017

Grey Area

Some of my pieces of furniture have not been updated since my children were toddling around. Needless to say, that wasn’t yesterday. I just popped this picture from Veranda into my home inspiration folder.


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Long wool blazer


Jamie panelled silk dress


Lila hooded checked wool-blend duffle coat


Sinclair sucked silk-crepe blouse


Collins draped silk skirt


Point-toe navy suede and leather chelsea boots


Doris cotton-gabardine trench coat


55 leather knee boots


Color-block ribbed merino wool turtleneck sweater


Nirvy studded leather sandals


Avery oversized belted two-tone cotton twill trench coat


Scare Crow suede ankle boots

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  • Great looking!

    KarenJanuary 22nd, 2017  8:07 AM

  • When I freshened up my living room a few years ago I purchased a tuxedo style sofa and covered it in a dove grey. It feels elegant while being very comfortable.

    Mary BethJanuary 22nd, 2017  9:11 AM

  • Love the coffee table and monochromatic scheme. Nice for chapter 2 home decor (sans enfants).

    SoniaJanuary 22nd, 2017  9:35 AM

  • Love grey! We just redid our kitchen and family room after several years of being empty nesters ! I must admit it has cheered things up considerably, took some convincing but I finally got my better half to agree to a very nice warm grey for our countertops!

    Wanda RawskiJanuary 22nd, 2017  9:44 AM

  • Love that it’s grey velvet, looks so sumptuous.

    KathyJanuary 22nd, 2017  10:11 AM

  • Hi Preston. LOVE. I, too have a sofa in a similar style and this same shade of grey. Ultrasuede. It’s very “Halston” chic and super durable….

    TroyceJanuary 22nd, 2017  10:21 AM

  • IDing those paintings is driving me crazy. It looks like they are blowout sketches of famous paintings that I have seen in an European museum but which ones?
    I like the concept.

    Martha ElenaJanuary 22nd, 2017  10:52 AM

  • When we redecorated after the children left our mantra was elegant and calm with touches of the unexpected. Grey played a big role. Still love all of it.

    SuWuJanuary 22nd, 2017  12:23 PM

  • Lovely! My husband and I bought similar-colored chaise longues for our living room 8 years ago and the color still feels fresh.

    MichelleJanuary 22nd, 2017  1:08 PM

  • I love grey with blue and white accents. Modern, but still warm.

    AprilJanuary 22nd, 2017  3:21 PM

  • There are some clever colour juxtapositions here. I love the painting and how it frames the sofa.
    The fireplace looks exquisite and to be a tad poetic- the blue and white are a cool but stylish colouring addition which whilst not vividly vibrant offers a blue highlight peaking through a grey ” sky”….

    RuthJanuary 22nd, 2017  4:43 PM


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