A tablescape sets the mood of the city house, contemporary art work mixes with sophisticated antiques.
One end of the living room with a French antique sofa, French chairs, a whimsical collection of antique suitcases, and an antique carpet.
A larger view of the living room showing antique Fortuny draperies, antique barometer, and important contemporary art.
The sitting area of the master bedroom. Note the striped blue and white dhurri and blue and white garden seat set underneath the tea table. I love the symmetry of the mirrors and lamps on the commode between the two windows framed further out by the striped pillows.
The other side of the bedroom showing the gorgeous bed.
Texas limestone house with original tin roof set in the Hill Country. This type of architecture was popular with the German settlers who populated this part of Texas. The Hill Country is Texas' Provence.
Pale neutrals set a quiet tone in the living area. These antiques would work in the city house too. The lack of drapes in the country home gives a sparser look as compared to the cosier Houston home.
Another view of the living room. Striped pillows are the only patterned fabric. Linen fabric dresses down the French settee.
Another living area matches the mood of the other room. Love the architectural piece over the door.
French provincial commode with gold mirror. The owner had been accumulating antiques she bought in France for years in anticipation of owning a country home.
Louis XVI adds elegance to the attic styled bedroom. The owner, a single woman, hired a local landscape architect to help with the project. Apparently, he now lives in the house with her - according to Star, I mean Elle Decor magazine.
As for me, I'm unable to choose which house I prefer - I like them both too much!