Design Legend Series Part Four: Sister Parish

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 The last of my four part design legends series is highlighting  the one and only Sister Parish.

Sister Parish is known for her legendary American look and LOVE of color and home.

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This is where I want to be for the 4th of July!!! By Sister Parish.

 

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Sister Parish Designs Cotton Collection… My mother’s guest house is an “Ode to Sister Parish” dressed in these fabrics.

” In good decorating, innovation is often the ability to reach into the past and bring back what is good, what is useful and what is lasting.”

Sister Parish

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Sister bringing the garden indoors. Planters and all. LOVE…

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You gotta love the woman who places a cabbage rose floral beneath a Picasso. by Sister Parish.

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Yes, I said PINK at the windows. by Sister Parish.

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She was an American girl. Throw me my Lanz of Salzburg gown in pinks, please… by Sister Parish.

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But darling, the bedroom is a woman’s room… by Sister Parish. ( Mine is, what about you)?

” As a child, I discovered the happy feelings that familiar things can bring- an old apple tree, a favorite garden, the smell of a fresh clipped hedge, simply knowing that when you round the corner, nothing will be changed, nothing will be gone.”

Sister Parish

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I really want a glass of wine with her, don’t you? Sister Parish in her pearls propped on pillows.

“Some think a decorator should change a house. I try to give permanence to a house, to bring out the experiences, the memories, the feelings that make it a home.”

Sister Parish

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I will never forget the day my canopy came. It was a surprise from my sweet grandfather. I felt like a princess. by Sister Parish.

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Canopy, chinoiserie, stripes… check. by Sister Parish.

My love of old homes and all of their special quirks makes me truly identify with Sister. Growing up in a home that had many special gardens, that was full of the scent of my mother’s of roses and her Chanel No 5  while telling the story of my life in every room was incredible. This sincere feeling drives me to create the same for my clients and my family. There is no place like home!

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Fresh flowers and florals. Feels like home to me. by Sister Parish.

I think I have a new design crush…

Mixing you,

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