More ideas from Nicola
.

Everything so pared down and then the exciting, large flower arrangement that adds balance to the total design and feeling. side table in library if room.

London Fog Sugar Cookies. Flavoured with Earl Grey tea and vanilla beans¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup confectioner’s (icing) sugar ½ vanilla bean pod, split and seeds removed ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 egg 1 and ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon Earl Grey tea leaves (I just cut open one teabag and measured from there) ½ teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons decorating sugar (for rolling, optional)

London Fog Sugar Cookies. Flavoured with Earl Grey tea and vanilla beans¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup confectioner’s (icing) sugar ½ vanilla bean pod, split and seeds removed ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 egg 1 and ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon Earl Grey tea leaves (I just cut open one teabag and measured from there) ½ teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons decorating sugar (for rolling, optional)

In a Hamptons home renovated by architect Andrew Pollock and furnished by Cullman & Kravis, a new stair landing created space for a reading nook. The elmwood comb-back Windsor chair dates from the 1780s, and the candlestick table is from the late 19th century. The sisal carpet and runner are from Beauvais.

In a Hamptons home renovated by architect Andrew Pollock and furnished by Cullman & Kravis, a new stair landing created space for a reading nook. The elmwood comb-back Windsor chair dates from the 1780s, and the candlestick table is from the late 19th century. The sisal carpet and runner are from Beauvais.