The library is made cozy by the layers of worn rugs and velvet upholstery, and memorable by the addition of an over-the-top lamp (formerly covered in Mardi Gras beads) that Sara found at a secondhand store.
This New Orleans Style jewel is the elegant answer for a smaller, upscale home site. The classic gable roofed, porch-over-porch at the front of the home provides a beckoning entry for the first floor and a grand, private veranda extending from the second floor master suite. Upscale interior features including built-in winodw seats and entry foyer columns compliments the home's comfortable floor plan.
A shady back porch — in a storied pink house in the Garden District of New Orleans — is the perfect place for a nap. Sara Ruffin Costello, a writer and the former creative director of Domino magazine, painted the shades and furniture the same color. Read more: For the Costellos, a Gentle Chaos