Fabulous Room Friday 06.05.15

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A few weeks ago, I came across the stunning home of Emma Jane Pilkington in the June issue of ELLE DECOR and I have not been able to stop thinking about it. Located in Greenwich, Connecticut, the house has a distinctly European pastoral feel. If I hadn’t read the article, I never would have guessed this home was stateside. I particularly love the sitting room for its informal elegance and open concept. The modern, floor to ceiling built-in bookcases and striking art over the mantle provide quite an interesting contrast to the feminine 19th-century crystal chandeliers and the 18th century Swedish dining table and chairs. The crisp white room lends itself beautifully to the various textures, patinas, and colors that fill the lively space.

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The airy light that permeates the room evokes thoughts of a perfect summer weekend, does it not? Imagine catching up on your favorite magazines on the sumptuous moss green, velvet sofa during the day and then gathering around the piano with friends after dinner in the evening? It sounds perfectly glamorous and inspiring to me!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Paloma Signature

{Photography by Simon Upton for ELLE DECOR}

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  1. Paloma I adore the open floor plan and yes, that mossy green sofa is perfection for a book and glass of wine in hand!!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

    xoxo
    Karena
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