The view of bales of hay from Barry's tower bedroom inspired his fabric "Crop Art Circles."
Barry's textured chenille fabric "Cantaloupe Hide" was inspired by the heirloom cantaloupes he grows in his large garden.
With sweeping views and classical appointments, Barry's loggia is ideal for entertaining.
A noble stag stands guard.
Rubbings taken from the bark of towering old trees led to Barry's creation of the fabric "Oakbark."
A motif on china recalls the rolling hills of Fauquier County; it inspired "Warrenton Toile," in yellow.
The exterior of Barry's rural Virginia home, Elway Hall, built in the Edwardian style in 1907.
Barry's fabric "Pepper Pods" was suggested by a favorite engraving.
The wheels of old-time farm equipment led to Barry's creation of the fabric "Chariot Wheels."
"Cacao Vine" was taken from a 19th-century cocoa tin that belonged to Barry's beloved grandmother, his mentor in the garden.
The lamb-like coats of newborn angora kids inspired the plush silk velvet "Persian Cloud," shown bottom in river pearl. (Barry's late partner's mother, Ruth Schmidt, uses yarn from the goats, organically dyed, for her loom.)
Flowers create a quilt of color against a pastoral backdrop.
Barry's dog, Ellie, a wirehaired fox terrier, perches by the pool.
The barn has been converted into a dramatic space for gatherings.
The low stone wall surrounding the property inspired Barry's fabric "Stonewaves."
The table on the loggia is set for lunch with a tablecloth made of Barry's fabric, "Warrenton Toile."
A closer look at the table setting.
The ruby and gold of heirloom tomatoes grown on Barry's farm.
The cutting garden, neatly framed in the rearview mirror of Barry's bright-orange classic Chevy Nomad truck.
An orchard is also part of the grounds of this gentleman's estate.
A detail of classic rustic outdoor furniture.
Majestic old-growth trees provide deep shade for a picnic.
Brilliant dahlias with blooms the size of dinner plates are among Barry's favorite flowers.
Equipment in his tack barn led to Barry's creation of leather trims.
Furnished in warm harvest hues, the barn is set for entertaining.
The delicate colors of eggs laid by Barry's hens help him envision palettes.
This kitten posing for a closeup is one of many animals on Barry's farm.
Brightly colored blooms inspired Barry's fabric "Chrysanthemum."
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Designer Barry Dixon's Garden and Grounds
The rolling countryside surrounding his Virginia home inspires Barry Dixon's designs