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Patterned Sitting Nook

Curtains in a David Hicks print add modern sensibility.

A more substantial bamboo shade was hung below the leaded glass and mounted to the inside of the bottom frame. Vintage Chinese Chippendale chairs were sprayed in white lacquer; piping on the cushions make them pop.

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  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home Makeovers 2008 Special Issue
  • Products: Curtain fabric, La Fiorentina (2430GWF133) by David Hicks by Ashley Hicks for Groundworks, Kravet Canada (to the trade); sewing, Cover Your World; W.H. Kilby & Co. blind, Bamboo Bazaar; floor lamp, Decorum; Madeline Weinrib Mandala rug, pillow fabric, Raul Textiles Sar in Fuschia (310N83), Y&Co; basket, Hardware; chair spraying, upholstery, Mieda Design.
  • Stylist: Barbara Purdy & Gordon Runge

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