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Rustic Floral and Swedish Inspired Chairs

A Swedish-inspired dining table and sideboard. The rustic tabletop and the sideboard’s hand-rubbed finish downplay formality. The room’s one dressy note is a crystal chandelier Lillian designed, with inspiration from a Russian antique.

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Teapots and pretty plates are displayed in a painted cupboard with chicken-wire doors.

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Chinese porcelain urns look amazing in contrast with the English Handblock Wallcoverings featureing red flowers.

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Image featured in Traditional Home, sources for the image:

Wallpaper (English Handblock Wallcoverings): Molly Hope, Acquisitions, 843/577-8004,
Ceiling and trim paint (“Lancaster Whitewash”): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667,
Chandelier (discontinued): Lillian August for Currey & Co., 877/768-6428,
Dining table (“Erik Dining table,” discontinued); chair (discontinued); urn holding topiary (“Classic Urn”); buffet (“Daniel Sideboard,” Antiquaire Collection, Lillian August for Hickory White); mirror (“Yates Mirror”); area rug (“Silver Topaz Sisal”): Lillian August Stores, 203/847-1596,
Wine glasses: Todd Nabors Antiques & Design, 336/454-8191.

Interior designer: Lillian August (
Location: Carolina
Photo: Emily Followill

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