<p>Some of the accessories that add character to the rooms came from the attics and storerooms of the main house. These include several busts of the Duke of Wellington and a series of metal boxes used to transport his clothes, a number of which have been repurposed as tables in Wellesley's study. Each is still labeled with what it once contained: Box 9A reads, "fur-lined coats, 1 sable, 1 reindeer."</p> <p><em>A Dee Ferris painting above an antique Swedish commode in the master bedroom; the…

<p>Some of the accessories that add character to the rooms came from the attics and storerooms of the main house. These include several busts of the Duke of Wellington and a series of metal boxes used to transport his clothes, a number of which have been repurposed as tables in Wellesley's study. Each is still labeled with what it once contained: Box 9A reads, "fur-lined coats, 1 sable, 1 reindeer."</p> <p><em>A Dee Ferris painting above an antique Swedish commode in the master bedroom; the…

I want to paint something like this for my new condo! Love the textures.

I want to paint something like this for my new condo! Love the textures.

Pairing the old with the new: "every room needs a bit of contrast when it comes to eras.  too much new {big retailer items} can lack character.  too much old {those antique caned chairs you’ve had for two decades} can be borderline granny.  you must layer them in unexpected ways — consider modern art above an antique chest or sideboard, a french bergere reupholstered in a funky updated color, or wegner wishbone chairs around a classic english walnut breakfast table."

Pairing the old with the new: "every room needs a bit of contrast when it comes to eras. too much new {big retailer items} can lack character. too much old {those antique caned chairs you’ve had for two decades} can be borderline granny. you must layer them in unexpected ways — consider modern art above an antique chest or sideboard, a french bergere reupholstered in a funky updated color, or wegner wishbone chairs around a classic english walnut breakfast table."

Cool-Headboard-Do-it-Yourself-Paris-interior-idea-Headboard-Idea, Photo  Cool-Headboard-Do-it-Yourself-Paris-interior-idea-Headboard-Idea Close up View.

Cool-Headboard-Do-it-Yourself-Paris-interior-idea-Headboard-Idea, Photo Cool-Headboard-Do-it-Yourself-Paris-interior-idea-Headboard-Idea Close up View.

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