Home Decorating

Decorating

Five Hostess Secrets for Creating a Summer Tablescape

Lidy Baars’ Five Secrets for a Summer Tablescape

Tabletops donned with breezy linens, fragrant blossoms, and cherished antiques are the site of countless cheerful summer moments. Under the tutelage of FrenchGardenHouse curator...
A Tastemaker's Victorian Paradise

Hamptons Respite: Kelli Delaney Kot’s Victorian Paradise

Sheltered beneath a trio of magnificent, century-old trees that lend their name to this picturesque property, Maple Shade is home to Kelli Delaney Kot,...
Perchance to Dream

Perchance to Dream

When Marie Antoinette draped her private quarters at Versailles in brocade, toile, and silk, she wished to surround herself with the most beautiful furnishings....

Haven of Grace

When a family matriarch purchased a French château–inspired residence that suits her long-held design aesthetic and her joy for entertaining, she proved an important...
Dreaming in Blue & White

An Enchanted Home: Dreaming in Blue & White

From New York City, driving east across Long Island, the towering skyscrapers slowly recede, replaced by shade trees and verdant lawns. In an area...
Recapturing Character

Recapturing Character

Ann Ellway and her late husband, Peter, always dreamed of moving to the countryside, where they could keep horses, sheep, and other assorted animals,...