Hi All! I must apologize for my lack of posts. I am once again plagued with elder care responsibilities and have been swamped with work. We just moved my (almost 94 year old) dad into an apartment in an independent living complex. He seems extremely happy to be in a more social environment with good food! I have had to make changes to his trust, and I am still dealing with closing out my mom's estate. I cannot believe the amout of time all of this takes. I sympathize with any of you that are experiencing the same.
I do have a couple of fun projects in the works both in Carmel. Here are the fabrics we selected for the Carmel Meadows project. My client has a lovely home and great style. They have grandchildren and large windows with massive views of the ocean. They wanted something that would not fade and allow the grandchildren to roam free. They have wonderful art; many grounded in black. Their view of the ocean lends itself to hues of gray and sand. Their fireplace echoes those same hues. Here are the fabrics that you will see on the right side of the room. There is a large sectional that is being recovered in Perennials In the Rough Dove. Pillows and lamp shade will be in Perennials Elements Sands, Schumacher Montauban Stripe, and Peter Dunham Taj Onyx/Ash (a personal fav of mine).
On the left they have a lovely local stone fireplace that reflects the colors of the sand and rocks. Here are the fabrics we selected for this area. Four large club chairs are being recovered in Perennials Ishi Nickel. The large ottoman/coffe table is being recovered in Perennials Oh Susannah for durability. The lumbar pillows will be in Pindler Amato.
The house has an open plan and the dining area is off to the right. Sylvia has some "crackle finish" dining chairs that are upholstered in a heavy tapestry that have become dated. Repainting the chairs was cost prohibitive so we are going to give them a fresh modern look with some crisp Perennial fabrics. The front seat and back will be covered with Perennials Whipper Snapper in Parchment so Sylvia can use patterned or plain dinnerware. The outside backs are being covered in Perennials Vibes in Bone to add a bit of interest.
If you would like to follow this project on Pinterest click here. I am hoping my life will settle down a bit so I can post more often. Thank you for bearing with me! Happy Thursday!