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THE BEAUTY OF ANTIQUE SHOWS

by Terry on 9 Feb

  ‘Studies for two angels’ – Gaetano Gandolfi “When you seek beauty in all people and all things, you will not only find it, you will become it.” -Unknown The artist and Beauty: Discovering the Divine in the Old Masters I relish the opportunity to immerse myself in nature and uncover beauty in the natural world. […]






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    We’re still experiencing a bitter cold, icy winter here in New York as we move through February – the month of love.  And in this bittersweet month, I look for ways to add some warmth to a room.   One way is by using the color red, designing with a burst of red, a […]






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The beauty of snow

by Terry on 15 Jan

  With the New Year well and truly upon us, winter has settled in with short, dark days and temperatures below zero it is hard not to get carried away by a stunning season. The cold can portray the most beautiful snowy scenes, presenting a white carpet across the hills and breaking busy cities to […]






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The beauty of fresh fir

by Terry on 17 Dec

A Single Fir-Tree A single fir-tree, lonely, On a northern mountain height, Sleeps in a white blanket, Draped in show and ice. ~ Heinrich Heine, Book of Songs 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Top to Botton 1.  detail of pine branch in snow 2. […]






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The beauty of Tree of Life

by Terry on 13 Oct

  Another beautiful Sunday afternoon picnic in the country   Above Tree of Life linen print table cover Scottish Tartan fabric  used for seat cushions and oversized blanket Irish linen hemstitched placemats and napkins






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The beauty of peonies

by Terry on 10 Oct

     






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The beauty of roses with stone

by Terry on 9 Oct

 






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The beauty of avocado

by Terry on 9 Oct

  Handblock print chintz with rose pattern Avocado green strie wallpaper Textured wallcovering






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The beauty of vermicelli

by Terry on 9 Oct

  vermicelli (ˌvɜːmɪˈsɛlɪ; Italian vermiˈtʃɛlli)  Word Origin C17: from Italian: little worms, from verme a worm, from Latin vermis Definitions noun 1.  very fine strands of pasta, used in soups 2.  tiny chocolate strands used to coat cakes, etc. 3.  A pattern Terry loves to use in her designs    






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The beauty of autumn flowers

by Terry on 9 Oct

       






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The beauty of hortensia

by Terry on 9 Oct

   






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The perfect view Toile tableskirt Scottish tartan blanket and seat cushions Italian hand embroidered napkins and placemats Leather trimmed picnic tote






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The beauty of ferns

by Terry on 5 Oct

 






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The beauty of brown on oat

by Terry on 23 Sep

   






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THE BEAUTY OF FATHERS

by Terry on 28 Aug

    A favorite photograph of my father, on a sail boat in Newport, Rhode Island.






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THE BEAUTY OF THE OLD MASTERS

by Terry on 23 Apr

OLD MASTER DRAWINGS     Sometimes as I design, I reach far back into history – to the Renaissance, one of my favorite periods.  I love browsing Old Master drawing sales at New York auction galleries.  They are often estimated at very reasonable prices and it’s always interesting to learn a drawing’s provenance. There is […]






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 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Hand embroidred Pheasant placemats and napkins  Hand embroidered pure linen placemats and napkins in bright orange, green and yellow with beige scollopped border on white. Depicting pumpkins, fruit and scrollwork. Placemats (13 x 19), napkins (20 x 20). Happy Thanksgiving to all!      






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THE BEAUTY OF CHINTZ

by Terry on 23 Oct

    There is no better way to begin to design a room than to select a cotton beautiful chintz!  The beautiful chintz above is one of the first I used while working at Parish-Hadley and has remained a favorite.  There are so many ways of using it with the soft browns, peaches, greens, yellows […]






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STORY TIME! As a child, I remember always being surrounded by beauty and one of the joys of being an interior designer today is working with the children of clients to create beauty for them.  Whether it is a bedroom, library, music room or playroom, they some of my favorite rooms to design.  It is […]






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THE BEAUTY OF HAND EMBROIDERY

by Terry on 2 Oct

EMBROIDERY OF NATURE Most of the projects at Parish-Hadley were not complete without beautiful bed and table linens. I have carried out that tradition with my own clients as the colors, patterns, craftsmanship and quality enhance any home and add just the right touch to a very simple interior.  When choosing table linens that will bring in […]






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