The tree in the Ladies' Parlour - in two parts. It is about 18 feet tall, and impossible to photograph all in one pic - at least it is for me.
An arrangement that I did, sitting on the sofa table in the Library.
Rhonda did this one, which sits in the main foyer hallway.
Mel's mantel in the ballroom, one of two. It doesn't show here, but there is a figural urn in the center.
Mel's mantel in the Library. The color is way off in this one. I did the 4 foot square boxwood wreath, which is studded with berried holly. In the center are small bright red vases, a signature color for the pottery here in NC that produces them, and a clay piece that is a "choir".
My arrangement for the main foyer console table.
Two fun art pieces made by NC artist Toni Cappel. While we were working, we made up stories about them. The man on the right, whom she named "Colin" is (according to me) a "lounge lizard"; a man past his prime who now sings on cruise ships and in obscure Vegas lounges and panders to women of a certain age.
I had to show you this, my favorite piece in the Mansion, a beautiful green cut glass bowl with a silver rim. Here it is sitting on the grand piano, which is itself a work of art. I couldn't get a good photo of it, due to light reflections.
One of the art glass pieces on loan for the season; a green glass bowl made of glass tubing. It is really spectacular! Here it is sitting on a mirrored plateau in the middle of the dining table. I am hoping that you will be able to enlarge these photos, so you can see these things in greater detail.