A Cozy Living Room Designed by Michael S. Smith, this living room features exotic Chinese ancestor portraits hung over a pair of chinoiserie cabinets, which could have looked very formal, but the cozy Eaton Check curtains in claret bring the room gently down to earth. Antique Italian loveseat covered in Lisbon Stripe in red. Both fabrics by the designer Cowtan & Tout. A pair of sofas is upholstered in Le Grand Genois Multicolore from Pierre Frey. Featured in the April 2009 issue.
15 Cottage Kitchens: The backsplash is a great place to add a designer touch. In this kitchen by Anisa Darnell, super-trendy arabesque tile, trimmed in gray grout, becomes the focal point. From DIYnetwork.com
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