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the style saloniste: Diane's Favorites: My Pick of the Best Style Books for Fall 2014 — Part Two

Sitting by the fireplace / chinoiserie

Grazzano Visconti Castle - Baroque Bedroom - The World of Interiors June 2013 Love this "Minnie Mouse"chair!

Chez Monsieurs Saint Laurent et Bergere

♜ Shabby Castle Chic ♜ rich and gorgeous home decor - Yves Saint Laurent’s Paris duplex - Library

Houghton Hall....  Built in the 1720s by Sir Robert Walpole, our de facto first Prime Minister, Houghton is one of England’s finest Palladian houses.  To realize his dream for a truly magnificent house that would justly reflect his considerable power and status, Walpole employed the architects James Gibbs and Colen Campbell to draw up plans for the house whilst William Kent took charge of the interiors.  No expense was spared and each room was lavishly decorated using the finest craftsmen of…

Built in the by Sir Robert Walpole, our de facto first Prime Minister, Houghton is one of England’s finest Palladian houses. To realize his dream for a truly magnificent house that would justly reflect his considerable power and s

The State Drawing Room, Chatsworth has been restored to its 17th century interior arrangements, based on estate inventories, illustrating the spirit and slendour of the Baroque interior with imported Chinese porcelain, newly arrived in Europe, placed en masse on cabinets on stands composed of Chinese Coromandel panels.-PB

Blue and gold Savonnerie rug, Aubusson tapestries, blue and white Chinoiserie porcelain, antique Chinese cabinets.

I took this photo inside the Still Room before I found out that photography was not allowed anywhere in Cragside House House. Ooops! Not sure if I prefer this version or the duotone version.

Still Room, Cragside House. Still rooms continued well in to the century only diminishing as pharmacy shops developed.

Green lacquered walls

Gorgeous grassy green walls in this Parisian sitting room are highlighted by gilt accessories, a beautiful collection of Chinese porcelain, and fluffy pink blooms. And how do you not love a parquet de Versailles floor?

Ralph Lauren’s manor house in Bedford, New York is a gentlemanly yet chic spot– “It’s a combination of ‘hunting lodge’ and stately home,” says Lauren. Take a tour of the residence and see how…

How to Get the Look of Ralph Lauren's Rustic-Chic Bedford Home

This room. Ralph Lauren: BEDFORD LIVING ROOM In the living room, matching Louis XV–style wing chairs flank an Chinese carved low table; pillows made from antique textiles accent the sofa, and the throw in the foreground is a Kashmiri paisley.

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