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Christmas Present

A winding staircase and arched niches, ideal for holiday decor in a 1928 Tudor

Written and Produced by Candace Ord Manroe
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    Carpet on stairs (Broadway Collection): Merida Meridian, 800/345-2200, meridameridian.com
    Chandelier (antique, French); carved console (antique, French); alabaster lamp (vintage): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Statue in niche: owner’s collection.
    Paint: custom.
    Mercury glass trees on console; antique silver and gold gilt reliquary above console: Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Framed pencil drawing on console: owner’s collection.

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    Carved console (antique, French): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com

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    Sofas (“Greyson”); sofa fabric (Libeco Lagae Mill-Washed Belgian Linen): Bobo Intriguing Objects, 404/355-2309, bobointriguingobjects.com
    Striped pillows on sofas (“Chivari Stripe”/Robins Egg #NC0604-294): Nancy Corzine, 212/223-8340, nancycorzine.com
    Coffee table (custom, iron): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Mercury glass floor lamp (“Lucille”); shade (custom): Oly, 775/336-2100, olystudio.com
    Chest of drawers: owner’s collection.
    Mirror above chest (“Milano”): Dennis & Leen, 310/652-0855, dennisandleen.com
    Table lamps on chest (“Blue Square”): Allan Knight & Assoc., 214/741-2227, allan-knight.com. 
    Large mercury glass vases on mantel (vintage): Bobo Intriguing Objects, 404/355-2309, bobointriguingobjects.com 
    Stocking holders (iron); stockings (vintage French linen); garland of magnolia leaves and pine cones (custom): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Area rug (“Porto Roca”/Endive): Mark Inc. Fine Carpets, 800/227-0927, markinccarpets.com Paint: custom.
    Mantel: original to house.
    Art over mantel (by Mel Dewess); mercury glass objects on coffee table; bucket holding firewood (vintage): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com

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    Drapery and Roman shades (“Cosimo Stripe”/Celadon #10854-02): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com
    Drapery trim (“Bluebell”): Travis & Co., 404/237-5079, travisandcompany.com
    Coffee table (custom, iron): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Mercury glass objects on coffee table: Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Mirror (“Milano”): Dennis & Leen, 310/652-0855, dennisandleen.com 
    Sofa (“Greyson”); sofa fabric (Libeco Lagae Mill-Washed Belgian Linen): Bobo Intriguing Objects, 404/355-2309, bobointriguingobjects.com
    Striped pillows on sofa (“Chivari Stripe”/Robins Egg #NC0604-294): Nancy Corzine, 212/223-8340, nancycorzine.com

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    Table (Swedish, Gustavian); chandelier (antique, French): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Chairs (“Sophie Side Chair”); chair-seat fabric (mohair): Oly, 775/336-2100, olystudio.com
    Chair-back fabric (“Sevigny”/Pistachio #10784-01): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com
    Drapery fabric (“Sophisticated Linen”/Seafoam, discontinued): Verellen Home Collection, 336/889-7379.
    Cupboard (antique, French); botanical prints ( vintage): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Paint: custom.
    Area rug (Broadway Collection): Merida Meridian, 800/345-2200, meridameridian.com
    China (“Fleur de Lis” by Spode); crystal (by Gorham); crystal (antique Waterford); mercury glass salt cellars (vintage); ironstone butter pats (vintage); silver candlesticks (antique): owner’s collection.
    Flatware (“Chantilly”): Gorham, gorham1831silver.com
    Placecard holders (gold leaf, antique Italian fragments mounted on fossils, rock crystal): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348.
    Hurricanes on table; Christmas trees on table: Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Floral centerpiece (king protea peonies, hydrangeas, dusty miller, silver brunia, privet berries, leucadendron, green tricks, hanging amaranthus, eucalyptus pods, pine): Bows and Arrows, 214/828-2697, bowsandarrowsdeluxe.com

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    Tub chairs (#5089-01): Lee Industries, 800/892-7150, leeindustries.com
    Sofa: Quatrine Custom Furniture, 800/407-5120, quatrine.com
    Sofa fabric; pillows: Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348.
    Santa pillow: owner’s collection.
    Coffee table (“Pigeon Basket Coffee Table”): Bobo Intriguing Objects, 404/355-2309.
    Paperwhites; vintage wire basket; art (framed coral): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348.
    Slipcovered swivel chair; slipcover fabric: Quatrine Custom Furniture, 800/407-5120.
    Area rug (“Links”/Butterscotch, Core Natural Fibers Collection/Textured Sisal): Merida Meridian, 800/345-2200.
    Side table (Gustavian); balustrade lamp (custom); sconces (antique): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Paint: custom.

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    Cabinetry; island: custom.
    Countertop: soapstone.
    Hanging lights over sink (antique, French): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348.
    Cooktop: Jenn-Air, 800/536-6247, jennair.com 
    Paint: custom.
    Television in island: Sony, sony.com.

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    Table (custom, zinc): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Side chairs (discontinued): Oly, 775/336-2100.
    Drapery (“Manchester”/Bevetta #85000-03): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Chandelier (“Rivoli”): Niermann Weeks, 212/319-7979, niermannweeks.com
    Topiary: Thompson + Hanson, 713/622-0602, thompsonhanson.com
    Paint: custom.

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    Headboard (custom); side tables (custom); table lamps (modernized vintage lamps): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com 
    Headboard fabric (“Celtic Linen”); drapery (“Celtic Linen”/Haze #0570204): Vervain, 800/611-8686, vervain.com
    Euros pillows (white linen); duvet and quilted coverlet (white linen): Bella Notte Linens, bellanottelinens.com
    Faux zebra pillows: Oly, 775/336-2100.
    Patterned pillows: owner’s collection.
    Monogrammed pillow: Ryan Studio, 703/830-6818, ryanstudio.biz
    Bench (custom); bench fabric (“Woven Thistle”): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Vanity cabinetry: custom.
    Shades (“Celtic Linen”/Haze #0570204): Vervain, 800/611-8686.
    Vanity chair (custom): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Chair fabric (“Herringbone”): Verellen Home Collection, 336/889-7379.
    Wire caddy: Wisteria, 800/320-9757, wisteria.com 
    Area rug (“Pipeline”/Oatmeal, Core Natural Fibers Collection/Textured Sisal): Merida Meridian, 800/345-2200.
    Paint: custom.

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    Chair (custom); chair fabric (Libeco/Oyster): Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Table beside chair (“Twig Table”/Nickel #8977): Global Views, globalviews.com Chest; onyx lamp: owner’s collection.
    Café curtains (“Celtic Linen”/Haze #0570204): Vervain, 800/611-8686, vervain.com
    Shells in antique frames: Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348, lisalubyryan.com
    Mantel: original to house.
    Mercury glass balls (antique and vintage) on mantel; mercury glass Christmas trees: Vintage Living/Lisa Luby Ryan, 214/202-4348.
    Fresh swags: Bows and Arrows, 214/828-2697.

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