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Classic House, Great Color

This Greek Revival home will suprise you with its lively color

Written and produced by Jenny Bradley
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    Side chairs (#020S): Agostino Antiques, agostinoantiques.com.
    Chair fabric ("Leith Checkers"/Coral #2003193-7): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Console (antique, carved mahogany): Carlos de la Puente Antiques, 212/751-4228, delapuenteantiques.com.
    Lamp ("Neoclassical Alabaster Urn"/Ivory #CE30): Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.
    Chandelier (antique, Charles X #L415): Objets Plus Inc., 212/832-3386.
    Wall covering ("Arthur and Robert Stripe" #5ADA): Stark Wallcoverings, 212/355-7186.
    Flooring (custom): The Alpha Workshops, 212/594-7320.
    Mirror (carved George III-style mahogany mirror): Martell & Suffin Antiques, 203/263-1913.
    Ceiling and trim paint: custom.

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    Drapery ("Sargent Taffeta"/Celestial Blue #22646): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
    Drapery trim (#977-31727-114 in Gold): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Drapery lining ("Shimmer Silk"/Haze Green #99437M): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Tie backs (antique, "Eagle" brass tie backs #6920): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Sofa ("Guinness Settee" #6829-72): Baker, 800/592-2537, kohlerinteriors.com.
    Sofa fabric ("Paddington Velvet"/Willow #36168-016): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Throw pillows ("Shipstreet Weave"/Sapphire #2004013-05): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Paint ("Sailor's Sea Blue" #2063-40); trim paint ("Mountain Peak White" #2148-70); ceiling paint ("Super White"): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Lamp (swirl glass lamp #8218): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Pair of chairs: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Damas Recta"/Salade #31807-15): Clarence House, 800/803-2850, clarencehouse.com.
    Ottoman (#B05075): Drake Design Associates, 212/754-3099.
    Ottoman fabric (#2003161): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Ottoman trim (#K04): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Rug (Persian weave): Safavieh, 212/683-8399, safavieh.com.
    Hanging pendant (#RPB014Cut): Chameleon Antiques, 212/355-6300.
    Work table (Empire drawer work table #7217); mahogany pier table (#8113): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Floor lamp ("Traditional Double Swing Arm Floor Lamp"/English Bronze #HL-3806-EB): Hinson Lighting, 718/482-1100, hinsonlighting.com.
    Small chair; mantel: owner's collection.

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    Drapery ("Sargent Taffeta"/Celestial Blue #22646): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
    Drapery trim (#977-31727-114 in Gold): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Drapery lining ("Shimmer Silk"/Haze Green #99437M): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Tie backs (antique, "Eagle" brass tie backs #6920): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Sofa (vintage): RJG Antiques, 603/433-1770, rjgantiques.com.
    Sofa fabric ("Sky and Sage" #26630-011): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Throw pillows (discontinued): Old World Weavers, 212/355-7186.
    Coffee tables: Yale R. Burge Antiques, 212/838-4005, yaleburge.com.
    Tub chairs: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Colony" #26464-5): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Rug (#5836): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Armchair: owner's collection.
    Armchair fabric ("Delfini Strié"/Aquamarine #10705-03, discontinued): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Mahogany Gueridon side table with marble top (#ET0998-05): 145 Antiques, 212/807-1149, 145antiques.com.
    Mahogany round table: owner's collection.
    Table lamps ("French glass lamp"/Blue #GL02/B): Vaughan Designs, 212/319-7070, vaughandesigns.com.
    Hanging pendant (#RPB014Cut): Chameleon Antiques, 212/355-6300.
    Mirror; painting with polka dots (by Damien Hirst); painting (by Andy Warhol); accessories: owner's collection.
    Wallpaper ("Alpha Blue Strié): The Alpha Workshops Inc., 212/594-7320, alphaworkshops.org.
    Ceiling paint ("Super White," flat finish); trim paint ("Mountain Peak White," eggshell finish, #2148-70): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.

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    Dining-table fabric ("Osborne Damask"/Aquarel #2002143-13): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Chairs: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Slate" #121-026): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.
    Wall panels mounted on canvas: Zuber Inc., 212/486-9226, zuber.fr.
    Wall border (Greek key/Gray #5ADG K02): Stark Wallcoverings, 212/355-7186.
    Window treatment ("Sayent Taffeta"/Charcoal #22674): Schumacher, 800/523-1200, fschumacher.com.
    Lining ("Nene Silk Check"/Cerulea #2004081-15): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Tie backs (antique #8330-A): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Chandelier; mantel; mirror; round table; table lamp: owner's collection.

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    Flooring (marbelized floor, black-and-white checkerboard): The Alpha Workshops, 212/594-7320.
    Warming drawer (#WWD30): Wolf, 800/332-9513, wolfappliance.com.
    Island (faux finish): through Drake Design Associates, 212/754-3099.
    Shades ("Pondicherry"/Lake #505W80): Raoul Textiles, 805/965-1694, raoultextiles.com.
    Wall covering ("Crackle"/Blue #2110W-2): Carleton V, 212/355-4525, carletonvltd.com.
    Bar stools ("Navy Bar Stool"/brushed aluminum): Emeco, 800/366-5951, emeco.net. Refrigerator: Sub-Zero Inc., 800/222-7820, subzero.com.
    Hanging lantern: owner's collection.

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    Wallpaper ("Latrobe"/Seafoam #69408-400): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Paint ("Snowfall White" #2144-70): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Faucets: Kraft Hardware, 212/838-2214.
    Mirrored cabinet; lamp; vanity; sink; flooring; window treatment; small chair: owner's collection.

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    Wallpaper (#5ADCL02): Stark Wallcoverings, 212/355-7186.
    Cabinet: antique.
    Mirror; sconces; rug; chandelier; settee: owner's collection.
    Settee fabric ("Pomfrey"/Yellow on White #26692-002): Scalamandré, 800/932-43661, scalamandre.com.

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    Grasscloth wall covering ("Extra Fine Arrowroot"/Hyacinth #1968): Phillip Jeffries Ltd., 973/575-5414, phillipjeffries.com.
    Bed: owner's collection.
    Headboard fabric ("Lavello" #1811-17): Bergamo Fabrics, 914/665-0800, bergamofabrics.com.
    Bed linens: owner's collection.
    Bedside three-drawer cabinet ("Milas Chest" #CB2008, by Lewis Mittman): Edward Ferrell/Lewis Mittman, 212/888-5580, ef-lm.com.
    Round bedside table; table lamps owner's collection.
    Hanging lamps (pink and brass, by Bella Figura): Lee Jofa, 800/45303563, leejofa.com.
    Rug (checkerboard squares): Edelman Leather, 800/886-8339, edelmanleather.com.

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    Grasscloth wall covering ("Extra Fine Arrowroot"/Hyacinth #1968): Phillip Jeffries Ltd., 973/575-5414, phillipjeffries.com.
    Rug (checkerboard squares): Edelman Leather, 800/886-8339, edelmanleather.com.
    Upholstered chair and stool; mirror: owner's collection.

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    Drapery ("Summer"/Celadaon Glace #0698): J. Robert Scott, 800/651-4354.
    Wallpaper ("Hummingbirds" #62/1003 by Cole & Sons): Lee Jofa, 800/453-3563, leejofa.com.
    Bedside credenza (#PSI-RF-233, discontinued): KPS Inc., 212/686-7784.
    Bed; lavender lamp; rug: owner's collection.
    Headboard fabric ("Lavello" #1811-17): Bergamo Fabrics, 914/665-0800, bergamofabrics.com.
    Bed fabric ("Picket"/Snowdrop #93001-01): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Bed fabric ("Pizzicati"/Pale Blue #34249): Nobilis, 800/464-6670, nobilis.fr.
    Throw pillows ("Sage and Ivory" #FX1202-003): Scalamandré, 800/932-4361, scalamandre.com.

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    Skirted chairs: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Vittorio Figured Woven"/Pistachio #89511-409): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Table between chairs: owner's collection.
    Alabaster lamp on table (#6028A): Morgan Macwhinnie Antiques, 631/283-3366.
    Mantel: original to house.

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