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Spanish Colonial House with Calm Palette

Fine furnishings and a restrained palette give a Dallas home a fresh, classic look.

Written and produced by Candace Ord Manroe
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    Sources including previous slide:

    Sofa (custom); table behind sofa: Julio Quinones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Sofa fabric ("Lucerne"/Beige #F2826-02, discontinued): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Pillows on sofa ("Midas"/Gild #1069-01): Classic Cloth, 785/434-7200, classicclothfabics.com.
    Trim ("Metallic Brush Fringe" #983-33545-013): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Small coffee tables (antique, Italian oyster burled tables): Modern One, 323/651-5082, modern1.com. Bench by sofa (vintage, Art Deco bench): Duo Antiques, 214/679-6300, duoantiques.com.
    Tub chairs by sofa (custom): Julio Quiñones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Chair leather ("Gotham Leather"/Putty #L21108): Coraggio Textiles, 800/624-2420, coraggio.com.
    Round tables beside tub chairs ("Brass Drink Table" #9369): Baker, 800/592-2537, bakerfurniture.com.
    Area rug (Afghan rug, Agra): Abrash Rugs, 214/573-6262, abrashrugs.com. Fire screen (custom): Julio Quinones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Fireplace tiles: original Rookwood tiles.
    Daybed: owner's collection.
    Daybed fabric ("Coriolan" #MLF1190/15 by Lorca): Osborne & Little, 877/322-7420, osborneandlittle.com.
    Daybed pillow fabric ("Fiori"/Moss on Green Tea #2106-01): Rose Tarlow Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com.
    Table in front of daybed ("Thomas Pheasant Textured Bronze Side Table" #TB-41G): McGuire, 415/241-1228, mcguirefurniture.com.
    Upholstered chair by daybed; art behind daybed (antique French advertising poster by Sierrethiriot); art over fireplace (Promenade du Dimanche, by Gustave Auguste Corlin): owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Wimbledon"/Terra-Cotta #0963116): S. Harris, 800/999-5600, sharris.com.
    Floor lamps (custom); mirrors flanking fireplace (custom): Julio Quiñones & Assoc., 214/350-6437, julioquinones.com.
    Sconces on mirrors ("Aspen Iron Wall Lamp" #S2030BR-NP): Visual Comfort & Co., 713/686-5999. Available through Circa Lighting, 877/762-2323, circalighting.com.
    Desk (antique Regency sofa table); desk chair (antique): Nick Brock Antiques, 214/828-0624.
    Desk-seat fabric ("Clouds"): Nancy Corzine, 212/223-8340, nancycorzine.com.
    Art behind desk (Hombre Con Baston, by Rufino Tamayo, 1979, etching): Latin American Masters, 310/271-4847, latinamericanmasters.com.
    Paint ("Manchester Tan" #HC-81): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667.

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    Red lamps (antique, Japanese jars made into lamps): Nick Brock Antiques, 214/828-0624, nickbrockantiquesonline.com

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    Sofa (custom): Julio Quiñones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Sofa fabric ("City Lights"/Sandpiper #3089/04): Jim Thompson, 800/262-0336, jimthompsonfabrics.com.
    Pillow fabric ("Lambert"/Calcaire #910071-07): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Fringe ("2-inch Delicat Silk Cut Fringe" #986-37475/14): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Tray table (antique, Robsjohn Gibbings table): Sputnik Modern, 214/887-6221, sputnikmodern.com.
    Lamp on tray table (estate sale find); piano (K. Kawai); art on wall behind piano (The Messenger No. 1, by Ronald Chase); area rug: owner's collection.
    Lamp on piano (Murano): Duo Antiques, 214/679-6300, duoantiques.com.
    Coffee table (antique, "Jansen Table"): JF Chen, 310/559-2436, jfchen.com.
    Upholstered chair near piano ("Edwin Chair" #3005): Rose Tarlow Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com.
    Chair fabric ("Furrows"/Glacier #92514-06): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.

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    Wooden chair by coffee table (antique, Regency-style mahogany and cane): The Mews, 214/748-9070.
    Pair of chairs opposite sofa (#337-01-PI): Ironies, 510/644-2100, ironies.com.
    Chair fabric ("Couture Circolo No. 5"/Taupe #9704/04): Glant Textiles, 214/828-0624, glant.com.
    Glass-topped end table (antique, Bagues): Nick Brock Antiques, 214/828-0624.
    Hanging pendant light (Art Deco): Lost Antiques, 214/741-4411.
    Chest (antique coffer): The Mews, 214/748-9070.
    Paint ("Grant Beige" #HC-83): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667.

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    Table and chairs; art (Crows and Lights, 2000, by Nadara T. Goodwin): owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Velours Strié"/Biscuit #2332-01): Rose Tarlow Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com.
    Chandelier ("Marigot Chandelier" #CHC1413R): Visual Comfort & Co., 713/686-5999. Available through Circa Lighting, 877/762-2323, circalighting.com.
    Area rug (Afghan rug, Khotan): Abrash Rugs, 214/573-6262, abrashrugs.com.
    Server (antique, French sunburst sideboard): Sabina Danenberg Antiques, 561/533-5992.
    Sconces (antique): Debris Antiques, 214/752-8855.
    Paint ("Manchester Tan" #HC-81): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667.

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    Cabinetry; flooring: original to house.
    Cabinetry hardware (tenon and mortise pulls #8604515): Emtek, 800/356-2741, emtek.com.
    Cabinetry finish: custom dark mahogany gel stain.
    Backsplash tile ("Savoy Brick Offset"/Bronze #V0454): Ann Sacks, 800/278-8453, annsacks.com.
    Rug runner: owner's collection.
    Range; wall oven: Viking, 888/845-4641, vikingrange.com.
    Paint ( "November Rain" #2142-60): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667.
    Banquette (custom); chairs (custom): Julio Quiñones & Assoc., 214/350-6437, julioquinones.com.
    Fabric ("Wimbledon"/Taupe #0963136): S. Harris, 800/999-5600, sharris.com.
    Pillows on banquette: Restoration Hardware, 800/910-9836, restorationhardware.com.
    Chair fabric ("Garden Trellis"/Caribbean, Pearl #2904/03): Rose Tarlow Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com.
    Chandelier; Mercury-glass lamp on table; dining table (Travertine marble): owner's collection.
    Round wood table (antique, Moroccan): Nick Brock Antiques, 214/828-0624, nickbrockantiquesonline.com.

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    Bed (custom); bedside tables (custom): Julio Quiñones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Headboard fabric ("Mohair Super"/Bone): Michael Jon Designs, michaeljondesigns.com.
    Bedding: Horchow Collection, 877/944-9888, horchow.com.
    Bench at end of bed: owner's collection.
    Bench fabric ("Royal Silk/Mohair Velvet"/Bellini #U13050): Coraggio Textiles, 800/624-2420, coraggio.com.
    Sconces (Dorchester Swing-Arm Wall Light" #CHD 5101): Visual Comfort & Co., 713/686-5999. Available through Circa Lighting, 877/762-2323, circalighting.com.
    Mirror over bed (antique sunburst mirror): The Mews, 214/748-9070.
    Drapery ("Fleurette"/Taupe on Natural #2701-01): Rose Tarlow Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com.
    Trim (#977-31336/OPEC): Samuel & Sons, 212/704-8000, samuelandsons.com.
    Area rug; chair: owner's collection.
    Wallpaper ("Grasscloth" #V21000, Asiana Art Collection): American Blinds, americanblinds.com.

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    Bed (custom): Julio Quinones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Headboard fabric ("Jaspe"/Aqua #10966-05): Cowtan & Tout, 212/647-6900, cowtan.com.
    Canopy fabric: Coraggio Textiles, 800/624-2420, coraggio.com.
    Bedding: Horchow Collection, 877/944-9888, horchow.com.
    Sconces ("Dorchester Swing-Arm Wall Light" #CHD 5101): Visual Comfort & Co., 713/686-5999. Available through Circa Lighting, 877/762-2323, circalighting.com.
    Art behind bed (Near Dusk, Baltea Village, by Steven J. Cook): Steven J. Cook, 214/521-9297.
    Bedside table (antique, 2-drawer table): The Mews, 214/748-9070.
    Area rug: Horchow, horchow.com.
    Paint ("Manchester Tan" #HC-81): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.

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    Wood pedestal for sink (vintage): Nick Brock Antiques, 214/828-0624, nickbrockantiques.com.
    Countertop (limestone/Storm): Escobar Marble & Granite, 214/905-5045.
    Candle sconce (custom): Julio Quiñones & Assoc., 214/350-6437.
    Flooring ("Mini Basketweave" #AS2394-7): Ann Sacks, 800/278-8453, annsacks.com.
    Toilet: Kohler, 800/456-4537, kohler.com.
    Toilet-paper holder (Ashfield Single Post" #BPH-Y1pY): Pfister, 800/732-8238, pfisterfaucets.com.
    Faucet ("Revere and Savannah"/Antique Bronze #DWL100-11B, by Phylrich): Doralfe-Phylrich, 800/749-5742, phylrich.com.
    Paint ("Storm Cloud Gray" #2140-40): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667.

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  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.