Park Avenue princess meets Betsey Johnson in this play of refined chinoiserie and adventurous color. The magenta-painted logs redefine faux bois.
With a small space, you can be bold with pattern. A busy design will hide the inevitable mismatches where planes convene. If the area is brick, have a handyman line it with drywall. (Wallpaper the drywall before installing it.)
WALLPAPER "Summer Palace" about $170/roll, Osborne & Little (212) 751-3333 for information PAINT (on logs) Super Flat in Liberato, Opera Paints (213) 228-8440 ANDIRONS Lyle and Umbach from Holly Hunt "Grant" about $3,600/pair, e-mail email@example.com CLEAR VASES "Glinda" $35 and $25 Aero (212) 966-1500 BOOKEND Brass "Fighting Rooster" $475/pair, Steven Sclaroff (212) 691-7814