Palette & Pattern
Butterscotch and blue bring warmth to a soft neutral palette rich with texture and resplendent with nature’s beauty
Butterscotch and blue warm a neutral scheme.
Designer Meredith Ellis demonstrates a smart way to make an impact with pattern in a small room: a stained design on a wood floor. The tonal hues of the compass mesh with antique furniture, creating a focal point that doesn’t jar. Likewise, the gray-beige of the raffia wallcovering forms a soft yet textural backdrop for collected pieces that nod to the room’s Savannah, Georgia, locale in the
2017 Southern Style Now Showhouse. Artwork and lampshade fabric bring in the livable, organic blues of this coastal city while upholstery on the
18th-century Italian chair echoes butterscotch tones in vintage equestrian scenes.
Wallcovering “Woven Wicker” in Beige Basketweave by Phillip Jeffries (phillipjeffries.com). Fabrics “Vence” in French Blue by Wayne Pate for Studio Four NYC (studiofournyc.com); “Marlow Mohair” in Mushroom by Lee Jofa (kravet.com); “Palermo Mohair Velvet” in Butterscotch by Schumacher (fschumacher.com).Trim “D’Arnaud” in Original by Hill Brown for Clarence House (clarencehouse.com).Left “Botany Bay” fabric inBlack Ruby by Old World Weavers (scalamandre.com). Benjamin Moore “Georgetown Pink Beige” Farrow & Ball “Oxford Stone”