The colors.In this Manhattan living room, the custom-made sofa is upholstered in a Luigi Bevilacqua cotton, the Rococo-style cocktail table was found at auction, and a bamboo armchair from John Rosselli Antiques sports a cushion of a Donghia cotton.
Gorgeous grassy green walls in this Parisian sitting room are highlighted by gilt accessories, a beautiful collection of Chinese porcelain, and fluffy pink blooms. And how do you not love a parquet de Versailles floor?
Fourth of July Crafts for Kids: Flour Lawn Stars. Cut out star stencil, sprinkle grass with water (to make the flour stick) and then sprinkle with flour. This idea also works for Canada's July Birthday. Just substitute the star for a Maple Leaf.