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Hampton Designer Showhouse 2015

Need a little dose of sophisticated, yet relaxed Hampton style? Take a peek into the Hampton Designer Showhouse 2015 featuring 25 top tier interior designers. Located at 233 Old Sage Harbor Road in Bridgehampton, New York the designers transformed the barn style house into a decorating masterpiece. One notable trend throughout the home was the use of the color blue. I’ve pulled a few images of the showhouse featuring the the hue that typifies coastal living.

nautical foyer // hampton decorator showhouse 2015

Foyer // Elissa Grayer Interior Design

Kitchen // Hampton Designer Showhouse 2015

dining room // hampton designer showhouse 2015
Dining Room // Barbara Page Home
master bedroom // hampton designer showhouse 2015
Master Bedroom // Dyfari Interiors
master bathroom // hampton designer showhouse 2015
Master Bathroom // Baltimore Design Group

For over 25 years, Traditional Home has featured beautifully appointed show homes across the country and the Hampton Designer Showhouse continues to be a favorite,” commented Ann Omvig Maine, editor in chief, Traditional Home. “Year after year, the participating designers continue to surprise and delight us, creating beautiful spaces which we showcase prominently in our coverage. It’s for these reasons Traditional Home is thrilled to serve as the National Media Sponsor for 7 consecutive years.”

blue bedroom // hampton designer showhouse 2015

Bedroom 3 // Hagins & Mortimer Design

mudroom // hampton designer showcase 2015

Mudroom // Scot Meacham Wood Design

This of course is just a small selection of the beautiful designs showcased this year. To get a grand tour, showhouse is open to the public now through Labor Day, September 7, 2015.  For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.hamptondesignershowhouse.com.

*photo credit: Phillip Ennis Photography

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Holiday House Hamptons 2014 :: My Faves

Earlier this summer, Holiday House Hamptons at Watchcase in Sag Harbor opened its doors to the public. Showcasing eighteen talented interior designers, the prestigious design showhouse combines two of founder, Iris Dankner’s passions: interior design and fundraising for breast cancer research. This year Holiday House partnered with Hamptons Cottages and Gardens (HC&G) to deliver an inspiring design house which is actually a 19th century brick factory that’s now being converted into luxury condos. The grand industrial space set the stage for each designer to create a space themed around a holiday or special moment in their life. Here’s a look at some of my favorite spaces.

Holiday House Hamptons 2014 // Living Room

living room by Elizabeth Dow Home

Holiday House Hamptons // Kitchen

kitchen by West Chin Architects and Interior Designers

The event is as much about celebrating life as it is about fighting breast cancer. – Holiday House Hamptons

Holiday House Hamptons // White Room

bungalow living room by ID Creations

Holiday House Hamptons 2014 // Floral Bedroom

master bedroom by Campion Platt

Holiday House Hamptons 2014 // Bathroom

bathroom by Campion Platt

Holiday House Hamptons // Dressing Room

dressing room by Studio MRS

Holiday House Hamptons // Blue Room

media room by Bjornen Design

Holiday House Hamptons 2014 will be open daily until Monday, September 1 at 15 Church Street, Sag Harbor, New York. General admission is $35. For more information and and tickets, please visit: holidayhousehamptons.com.

happy decorating,


* photo credit: Rikki Snyder via Houzz

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Read full story By on July 21, 2014 in Bathroom, Bedroom, home accessories, houzz, interior design, Interiors, Kitchen, kitchens, Living Room, wallpaper

Peninsula Volunteers Decorator Show House :: Chinoiserie Foyer

Interior Designer, Mary Linn Coldiron of Coldiron Interiors creates a stunning entry for the Peninsula Volunteers Decorator Show House in Woodside, California. The two-story foyer features beautiful quarter-saw wood paneling, a wall of French doors and a grand staircase. Under layers of paint and paper the original French wallpaper with Chinoiserie bamboo motif was discovered and restored. The wallpaper’s blue hue was repeated in the rug, accessories and wall leading to the second floor. Bamboo furnishings and blue and white Chinese pottery add to the room’s chic Chinoiserie style. In the room’s center, an elegant settee in tangerine velvet is paired with a resting dog statue and charming hoofed side tables.

Foyer - Woodside Decorator Show House 2013blue and white Asian ceramicsElegant Foyer - Woodside Decorator Show Housebamboo display cabinet - foyervintage trophy collection displaychinoiserie chic foyer with bamboo wallpapervintage French palm wallpaper - foyerChic Chinoiserie FoyerNot only do I love the Chinoiserie elements in this space, it has a wonderful curated feel. Perhaps it’s because the design is closely aligned with my own aesthetic.

Hopefully you get the opportunity (if in the San Francisco Bay Area) to tour this gorgeous Woodside estate. It’s only open one more week until May 24th, so don’t delay!

And in case you missed it, here’s a tour of the Show House’s Guest Bedroom , Mother-in-Law Suite and Card Room.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!


*all images by Cristin Bisbee Priest of Simplfied Bee

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Read full story By on May 17, 2013 in antiques, chinoiserie, curated look, foyers, home accessories, interior design, Interiors, Uncategorized, vintage, wallpaper, window treatments

Peninsula Volunteers Decorator Show House :: Mother-in-Law Suite

Interior Designer, Christine Sheldon was inspired by the beautiful views of the estate when designing the Mother-in-Law Suite for the Peninsula Volunteers Decorator Show House. For the room which receives wonderful natural light from windows positioned on the north, south and east walls, Sheldon selects a restful color palette in shades of gray and adds an energetic coral for accents. The vibrant accent is most evident in the velvet upholstered headboard, but is also repeated in the embroidered drapery and artwork throughout the space.

Guest Bedroom - Peninsula Decorator Show HouseGuest bedroom sitting area - Peninsula Decorator Show House

An elegant armchair covered in gray mohair fabric created the perfect place to curl up and read a book.

guest bedroom sculptures - peninsula decorator showhousedesigner drapery detailshagreen+desk+lucite+chair

Providing guests with a comfortable place to work or write, Sheldon places a desk finished in a smoky blue shagreen is paired with a chic lucite chair in the room’s corner. It topped with beautiful accessories including  fresh flowers, horn covered box and a crisp white table lamp.

shagreen desk detail - Woodside Decorator Show House

It is a delightful retreat. Wouldn’t you agree?

And in case you missed it, here’s a tour of the Show House’s Guest Bedroom and Card Room.

Happy Monday,


*all images by Cristin Bisbee Priest of Simplfied Bee


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Read full story By on May 13, 2013 in Bedroom, bedrooms, beds, contemporary decor, home accessories, interior design, Interiors, upholstery, window treatments