Installation Transformation

Almost everyone has a room in their house that they don’t know what to do with so it becomes the repository for orphan furniture, rugs and other stuff. For me, I’m still noodling and doodling our guest room. For our client, it was her living room, which had great bones, chocolate brown walls and a fireplace. The living room also mirrored the dining room located across they foyer. The client is a consummate cook and loves to entertain so when she invited us to look at the space we thought it was the perfect place to enjoy cocktails before one of her incredible dinners and coffee after. We started by relocating the sofas in the room to an office and bedroom…

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The blue wing chairs were to stay and we had a beautiful rug custom made for the room by McAbees …

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You have to see a close up of the rug because it’s just gorgeous with a subtle blue that brings out the chairs…

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When Gregs and I first saw the space we immediate thought CREAM COUCH and had this one made by Century Furniture to flank the fireplace. We also had cream silk drapes made with a peacock blue lead to frame the windows…

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Next came the GORGEOUS cocktail table, also from Century Furniture, with a faux SHAGREEN finish and antique mirror top…it’s simply stunning and Shagreen is popping in magazines everywhere…

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For the long wall, we chose a limed oak buffet and two lamps from Worlds Away. A painting by Eric Benjamin hangs over the buffet, which has great storage and can be used to serve cocktails and hors d’oeuvres…

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Since the dining room mirrors the living room, we pulled the peacock blue into the room by recovering the hostess chairs, you can see the before and after below…

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We also found the perfect mirror for the mantle at a local antiques store and relocated the beautiful Eric Benjamin painting to another wall…

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These two changes had a dramatic impact on the dining room…

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We were able to do the entire installation in just one day and celebrated with our clients and a bottle of wine in their fabulous new living room. Just give us a call if you would like ROOM SERVICE to do an installation transformation for you!

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