This is a lovely dining room with a color I love on the walls, a soft mint green. China Seas Fiorentina on the Chinese Chippendale chairs. The relaxed roman shades with thick bullion fringe and the brass chandelier are great touches.
A wonderful little breakfast room with a lovely color palette of lilac, peach, blue and white. The roman shades are Quadrille Arbre de Matisse in blue and white. Peach is used on the Chinese Chippendale chairs. The banquette is done in lilac. The tulip table holds a collection of blue and white Chinese porcelain.
A wonderful blue and white living room with a great coastal summer vibe. Tailored and chic, it has lots of Chinoiserie elements such as ginger jars, Chinese garden stools, Chinese lamps, blue and white Chinese porcelain, fretwork pillows, and Chinese Chippendale chairs.
Luxe Chinoiserie elements such as a Coromandel screen, cloisonné vases, a Chinese Chippendale chair, bamboo furniture, and antique Chinese wallpaper add tremendously to the elegance and sophistication of this lovely home by Michael S. Smith.
I grew up in Europe and Lake Forest, Illinois. After graduating from The Ferry Hall School, Bryn Mawr College, and George Washington University Law School, I practiced law in Washington, D.C. Now I am devoting my time to three of my great passions - interior design, blogging, and Chinoiserie.
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