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Hadley on Décor | The Pink Pagoda   This IS blue and white!  Timeless!

One Room Challenge Week One

The amazing blogs listed above are all participating in the One Room Challenge. Linda, of My Crafty Home Life, created and organized the challenge, and I so much appreciate being included. The objective is to finish one room in 6 weeks. If you're new to The Pink Pagoda, thank you very much for visiting today. I'm happy you're here! For the challenge, I've chosen my breakfast room, which has been neglected for years. There are things that were never done, and things that were done that I…

Sister Parish

Revisiting Sister Parish

The reissue in paperback by Vendome Press of the out of print book Sister Parish by Apple Parish Bartlett

"Throw out and keep throwing out. Elegance means elimination." - Jean-Michel Frank

02 March 2011 - M O O D

Haw-lin is an online mood board through which, over the last 5 years, Nathan Cowen and Jacob Klein, have shared and curated imagery of inspiration and interest

Albert Hadley's CT home

Van Day Truex Envy

Jealousy reared its ugly head last week as I was perusing the February issue of House Beautiful. It was while reading the article on designer John Peixinho's attractive Newport house that I about fell out, so to speak. Right there on page 78 was a photo of Peixinho's dining room, which featured a wall devoted entirely to wash drawings by designer Van Day Truex. To someone like me who covets Truex's drawings (and who dreams about the day I own one of my own), this photo was simply…

Billy Baldwin / House Beautiful

Domicidal Maniac

Little Edie Beale states that "no one with convictions is schizophrenic." Can the same be said for the modern chintzophrenic? I adore nothing more than a modern designer with strong convictions. And, to see said designer confidently mixing conflicting elements brings a smile to my face. Two of the best chintzophrenic designers, Kelley Wearstler and the great Miles Redd. A K.W. book. A K.W. interior. A M.R. interior. A M.R. interior.

Bunny Williams opened her own interior design company, Bunny Williams Incorporated, in 1988 after twenty-two years with the venerable decorating firm, Parish-Hadley Associates. Schooled in the classics, restraint & appropriateness are hallmarks of Bunny’s style. Objects, patterns, textures & colors, beautifully balanced, have an appealing undisciplined look — the direct result of great focus & meticulous planning. Her passion for design extends beyond interiors into the garden.

Bunny Williams opened her own interior design company, Bunny Williams Incorporated, in 1988 after twenty-two years with the venerable decorating firm, Parish-Hadley Associates. Schooled in the classics, restraint & appropriateness are hallmarks of Bunny’s style. Objects, patterns, textures & colors, beautifully balanced, have an appealing undisciplined look — the direct result of great focus & meticulous planning. Her passion for design extends beyond interiors into the garden.

Designer David Nightingale Hicks - father of India Hicks

FAMOUS FAMILIES: A bit of royal Battenberg-Mountbatten-Hicks family history

A look at the ancestry of India Hicks, from Queen Victoria via her grandfather Lord Louis Mountbatten of the royal Battenberg clan, and Edwina Ashley...

Mr. Hadley and his partner at Parish-Hadley, Sister Parish. He Was born and raised in middle Tennessee and died here in Nashville March 29, 2012.  He was known world wide for his interior design and his client list included Astors, Rockefellers and many more front page names.  His style was timeless and according to Bunny Williams, a leading designer who got her start at  Parish-Hadley," Albert taught us that the past is the foundation for the present, and creation brings us  to the future."

Mr. Hadley and his partner at Parish-Hadley, Sister Parish. He Was born and raised in middle Tennessee and died here in Nashville March 29, 2012. He was known world wide for his interior design and his client list included Astors, Rockefellers and many more front page names. His style was timeless and according to Bunny Williams, a leading designer who got her start at Parish-Hadley," Albert taught us that the past is the foundation for the present, and creation brings us to the future."

Mrs. Henry {Sister} Parish II , with one of her beloved  Pekes, never studied decorating, never even graduated from high school (Foxcroft), but her innate sense of what was right and pleasing to the eye made her the Grande Dame of American decorating in the 20th century.   Her company, later Parish- Hadley when she partnered with the great Albert Hadley turned out some of the century's  top designers, including  Mark Hampton and Bunny Williams.

Mrs. Henry {Sister} Parish II , with one of her beloved Pekes, never studied decorating, never even graduated from high school (Foxcroft), but her innate sense of what was right and pleasing to the eye made her the Grande Dame of American decorating in the 20th century. Her company, later Parish- Hadley when she partnered with the great Albert Hadley turned out some of the century's top designers, including Mark Hampton and Bunny Williams.

Edgy Approach to Chintz - Southern Living. Fazenda Lily by Carleton Varney

Barrie Benson's Edgy Approach to Chintz

Known for adding modern punches traditional interiors, Barrie Benson (barriebenson.com) shares her best tips for decorating with chintz.

Tessa Kennedy Home Tour | Real Homes (houseandgarden.co.uk)

Celebrity, scandal & opulence: Tessa Kennedy's flat

Tessa Kennedy Home Tour | Real Homes (houseandgarden.co.uk)

The foyer of Maugham’s Park Lane residence, her final home in London before the designer relocated to Paris and the United States.

Decorators to Know: Syrie Maugham

We explore the interior style of Syrie Maugham, a boldly modern woman with a decorative vision that was lively, adventurous and constantly evolving.

Decorators to Know: Syrie Maugham

We explore the interior style of Syrie Maugham, a boldly modern woman with a decorative vision that was lively, adventurous and constantly evolving.

“In the Pink” by Carleton Varney

9 Great Decorating Books

These gorgeous texts add volumes of style to any abode.