Monday, April 7, 2014

A Blue and White Foyer DIY

House Beautiful

Today I am linking up over at the Pink Pagoda for her Blue and White Bash. I hope you are too.

I fell in love with this amazing foyer in Amanda Lindroth's home in the Bahamas featured in House Beautiful. Here is what she used -

Painted metal palms add whimsy to the foyer. Chippendale fan chairs, Circa Who. Mirrors, the Raj Company. Ginger jars, Two's Company. Jute rug, Serena & Lily.

Here are some great ways to recreate the feel of this space with different ideas, options, and pieces I have found. Some are very budget friendly as well.

Peacock Chair - $259 with free shipping

Cole & Son Palm Jungle Wallpaper in Blue and White

Rope Mirror - $39.99

Paint palm trees on the walls like this example by Tom Scheerer or stencil them

39" Ginger Jars

Serena & Lily Round Jute Rug - now 20% off

Starburst Mirror

Blue and White Fish Bowl Planter - plant a pair of these with real palms

Blue Grasscloth Wallpaper

An Example of Vintage Palm Tree Sconces

A Vintage Palm Tree Chandelier

A Scalloped Lantern in White

A Gilded Palm Tree Chandelier

And if the sky is the limit with your budget,  a pair of 18th century gilt carved palm trees measuring 9' 8" for $95,000.

Gilt Palm Trees

Or perhaps this pair of wall mounted Jansen torchieres measuring 9' 3."

Jansen Torchieres


  1. What an amazing room your finds would create! I love the Amanda Lindroth space as well. Thank you for linking up to The Bash!

  2. Great alternatives, Beth, for a tropical feel.

  3. Very pretty. I love the palm tree chandeliers.

  4. Oh, I adore this room!! And you have found some lovely items to recreate the look! BTW, I just noticed the spider chairs in the Tom Scheerer pic... LOVE!! ;)

    The Glam Pad

  5. I love that room and I especially love all of your finds! The light fixtures are amazing. I am also thrilled to see a peacock chair--I have been a fan of those since I was a little girl.

  6. Hi Beth,

    Love this post and love your blog too! now, the freaky thing is that I took out that Cole and Son paper today on my shopping trip in Manhattan, but in one of the green colorways! xo, Laurel
    ps: have to sign in with google because I've never been able to get open ID to work.