|Shazalynn Cavin-Winfery - Veranda|
The owners of this Greenwich, Connecticut home were poised to remove the solarium from their Georgian Colonial, when their interior designer thought of reimagining it as a bar solarium. My idea of heaven.
She lacquered everything that didn't move in a gorgeous high gloss emerald green and added octagonal marble floors. The fabric on the slipper chairs is a favorite of mine by Manuel Canovas named Pagoda. The fabric on the banquettes is by Hill Brown.
|Manuel Canovas - Pagoda|
|Winfrey - Veranda|
For lovers of chinoiserie, green lacquered walls are the most wonderful backdrop for blue and white Chinese porcelain and for chinoiserie fabrics.
I am not sure what paint color was used here, but I really like Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage #2040-10 and it is used a lot by interior designers.
|Benjamin Moore Rainforest Foliage 2040-10|
Emerald green ginger jars are another pretty idea - gorgeous with the white coral.
|Cocktail Absinthe Hemingway - Cocktail Flow|
And for Hurricane Elsa news here. I made it through my first hurricane unscathed. There is not a blade of grass out of place in the garden. It was quite dramatic, but homes and gardens here are made to withstand it. The hurricane pretty much fell apart just before reaching here. Sarasota has not been the bull's eye for a major hurricane since records began in 1871. Legend has it we are built on ancient Native American burial grounds.