Monday, April 13, 2009

THE LOOK OF TUSCANY

*TUSCAN IS TEXTILES WITH GOLD AND SILK FRINGES. AND TASSELS
* A CEILING MEDALLION ADDS DRAMA TO A TUSCAN THEMED ROOM.
RICH DARK WOODS ARE EVOCATIVE OF THIS REGION.
*TO CREATE ATMOSPHERE, PLACE SMALL SCONCES ON EITHER SIDE OF A WINDOW.
* ANTIQUE IRON OR REPLICA BATHTUBS CAN BE ENCLOSED IN CABINETRY SUCH AS BEADBOARD OR FAUX MARBLE STYLING.
* HEAP FRUIT IN BOWLS IN THE KITCHEN, PLACE COLORFUL BOTTLES ON THE WINDOWSILL THAT WILL LOOK LIKE A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOR WHEN THE SUN SHINES IN, AND PLACE WICKER COVERED WINE BOTTLES ON THE COUNTER OR IN THE WINDOW.
*WINDOW BOXES PLANTED LUSHLY WITH OVERFLOWING
PLANTS -GIVES YOU A TUSCAN FEEL.
*HIDE LESS DESIRABLE PARTS OF THE GARDEN WITH A COLORFUL MIX OF TALL PLANTS.
* THIS LOOK IS THE HIGH STYLE OF STONE CUTTING ARCHITECTURE WITH ELEGANT ARCHES, TOWERS AND COLUMNS INCLUDING POLISHED MARBLE, GRANITE OR LIMESTONE.
*LIVEN UP A NONDESCRIPT FENCE OR GATE WITH A COLORFUL COAT OF PAINT TO APPEAL TO THE LUSH PLANTINGS AROUND IT.
* USE BROKEN ROOFING TILE TO EDGE A GARDEN OR CREATE A MOSAIC ON A GARDEN WALL.
*PLACE A BIRDBATH NEAR YOUR SITTING AREA TO ENJOY THE SONGS OF BIRDS.

NOTE: DID YOU KNOW THERE'S NO ROOMS FOR RENT IN TUSCANY :)









 

1 comment:

Jessica said...

Fab. hints at the top--and I love the photography of the interiors.
-Jess Bear Interior Design, LLC