Thursday, October 25, 2012

A Dress & A Room....

red rugs, coral rugs

Oscar de la Renta's color composition for the Tulip dress could be used to create a glamorous living room, dining room or library. Oscar de la Renta has created drama by layering a range of reds from yellow reds to blue reds, then extending the range of warm colors with touches of tan and gold. Finally he creates pop with white, charcoal and black.

J. Randall Powers recasts a generic 1990s house as an art filled triumph, AD, Living room, 715p

Houston Interior Designer J. Randall Powers designed his chic and cozy Houston living room with an alluring mix of styles that include Chinoiserie, Art Deco and traditional. Warm tomato reds pop against grey and white upholstery. A red, black and grey Navajo custom rug brings energy and movement. Mirrors on either side of the fireplace give the illusion of space. Image courtesy Architectural Digest.

red rugs, coral rugs



  1. Hello Marsha:
    Decoration, whether in terms of fashion or furnishing, is successful in our view when it shows discipline, intelligence, reverence for the classic and a maverick quality that casts a certain caution to the wind. How perfectly these elements come together here in the dress and the drawing room. They just beg to be slipped in to and moved into today!!

  2. Hello my dear friend! I have just had a long visit here, to catch up and have pinned up a storm! That colour combo and the orange is just WOW!! Love it! Thanks for your kind comment, and yes, Colette is a delight! And this dearest Masha is a {{{{{huge hug}}}} of thank you for keeping me in your thoughts! I am not resettled yet, but, I am back to blogging and catching up with everyone and that alone has set my spirit free. Seems like everything has it own time and I am just going with the flow.

    Sinding love


  3. Good afternoon, Marsha! I came up for a quick break from making my new design of shoes for ornaments! What a lot of!

    I am starting to enjoy this color that you feature here. This has been one of the best things about blogging for me besides making such terrific friends: TO LEARN TO APPRECIATE things I never noticed, thanks to the lens of someone else's eyes. Lovely color, fashion and home décor!

    Now back to the workshop! Anita

  4. Stunning, I love Oscar! The room is so refined and sleek! Marsha, you have perfect taste!

  5. Only a designer or fashionista would notice the parallel between a room and a dress...we can be scary at times can't we?

  6. pretty pretty pretty

    yes i am here with mom!
    i made it.
    i will have to tell you the whole nightmare that it was
    getting here with my little josephine.

    much love xx

  7. Wonderful inspiration that dress fits that space impeccably!! Love it!


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