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Design by Elise Valdorcia, Côté Sud, Oct-Nov 2006 as seen on linenandlavender.net
Côté Sud, Oct-Nov 2006
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I was putting together today's post and while the image was uploading, my mind wandered. I was lost in thought until I found myself focusing in on a novel here in my bookcase next to my desk..."Venus of Urbino" was looking back at me and seemed to be suggesting this folly here. 

It's interesting isn't it?  How a single piece of art has the potential to change our entire perceptual experience of a room?


Two novels by Sarah Dunant:  
Jacket art:  Tiziano Vecellio, "Venus of Urbino"
Uffizi, Florence

Jacket art:  Raphael, detail of Saint Barbara
from Sistine Madonna 1512


Update:  Just received a lovely message 
(see comments below) 
from the designer of this room:  
Elise Valdorcia

  ~A very talented interior designer, 
sculptor and furniture designer.  
So happy you introduced yourself, Elise!   

Elise talks about l&l [here]



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