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Christmas in the Heart of Texas

In a quiet neighborhood, a family compound gears up for the holidays

Written by Candace Ord Manroe
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Werner Straube

Table: owner's collection.
Chandelier over table: Round Top Antiques Fair, 512/237-4747, roundtoptexasantiques.com.
Flooring (antique terra-cotta pavers, French); chairs (antique): Wirthmore Antiques, 504/269-0660, wirthmoreantiques.com.
Chair fabric ("Asbury Woven Check"/Sand #89651-057): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
Gimp ("Perandor Plain"/Cream #T6026-118) Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com. Chandelier over island (antique): Tara Shaw, 504/525-1131, tarashaw.com.
Bar stools: Country French Interiors Inc., 214/747-4700 and 214/744-5900, countryfrenchinteriors.com.
Fabric on inside back of bar stools ("Nubby"/Honed Limestone #970-71): Perennials, 888/322-4773, perennialsfabrics.com.
Fabric on outside back ("Montrose"/Tomato, by Colefax and Fowler, discontinued): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
Tile behind stove and backsplash (reclaimed 19th-century colored cement tiles): Chateau Domingue, 713/961-3444, chateaudomingue.com.
Paint: custom.
Range: Wolf Appliance Inc., 800/332-9513, wolfappliance.com.
Window treatment ("Katmandu"/Wine #2700204): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.

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