Thursday, October 30, 2014

LIV Vintage WEEK 5

Unfortunately there is not a lot to show this week. It seems that everything will fall into place the final week (fingers crossed and a lot of cocktails).

I finished my screen. although it seems to need another panel.......

Found this lamp for my desk

Chose my desk chair and began painting some potential artwork

Black and white Louis XVI chair

Got the chandelier hung
Had to swag it from the original spot (rental house)

Hung this brutalist sculpture

Still to do:

Upholster stools
Finish sconces
Put final coat on the floor cloth
Style bookcase/ secretary
Style room
Find and hang art  (may have to do gallery style for LACK of a large fabulous piece of artwork)
Check out the other linking participants HERE 

And please look at the unbelievable progress made by the One Room Challenge Fabulous 20 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Designers Alphabeticaly C: Lorenzo Castillo

Madrid's Lorenzo Castillo design epitomizes how mixing antiques and modern makes for incredibly FABULOUS design!!! Named to Elle Decor's A list of designers, Lorenzo has an extensive background as a dealer, and designer. His store in Madrid is comprised of furniture and decorative items in lacquer, brass, steel, leather, marble combined in different ways, "as a review of classicism from a contemporary aesthetic."

Chinoiserie, Antiques, and Modern

His store in Madrid


His residence in a 17th C former convent

David Hicks fabric, modern, classical
 Images via Elle Decor and Lorenzo Castillo