Monday, August 31, 2009

Garden Party

Marble end table with cherub-detailed base and scalloped top. Perfect for a covered patio or sunroom, but beautiful anywhere. $135. Located at Hunt & Gather.

Under My Umbrella



Vintage Japanese chandeliers with silk umbrella shades and wooden bamboo bases. Small: $300, Large: $450. Sold separately. Email me for dimensions and further details. Located at Hunt & Gather.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The perfect cover-up

Screens are one of the most delightfully useful accessories for your home. Not only can they be used for the obvious (to shield anything unbecoming from sight), but they also add texture, color and pattern to a room, in unsuspecting ways. (headboard, anyone?)


Vintage Henredon Silk Screen, $395. 83.5"h x approximately 98"w. Located at Hunt & Gather.

Fran Keenan used an upholstered screen to add a focal point in her Birmingham, Alabama living room. Mounting a screen to the wall, as she did, is a unique (and often more affordable) alternative to artwork. (Image: Cottage Living 2007)

Ashley Stark uses a gorgeous Chinoiserie screen to add pattern and detail to her beautiful dressing room. Perhaps the screen is also hiding a not-so-glamorous architectural element of the room as well? (Image, Domino, March 2007).

Fiona Weeks used an upholstered screen with nail head trim to add height and interest to the corner of her living room on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Often corners are difficult areas to address, but a beautiful screen can add just the right amount of detail. (Image: Southern Accents 2007)

Screens make great headboards, offering commanding height and originality, whether used with another headboard (as seen above, by T. Keller Donovan) or alone. (Image: Southern Accents)

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Sweetest Storage

Wooden sideboard with cane shelves. Freshly painted Linen White. Located at Hunt & Gather. $180

Trunk Show

Elephant End Table, $195. Located at Hunt & Gather.

The Leopard Lounge


This just in:

Spring-down lounge chair, newly reupholstered in Brunschwig & Fils "Livingstone" beige. Tight back, tall skirt. Located at Hunt & Gather. $850

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Hello and welcome.

Without further ado, this is my blog: An Apple A Day.

Stay tuned for updates on new items from Anna Applegate Interiors, which are sold at Hunt & Gather in Raleigh. If you love a piece and aren't in the area, email me and we'll discuss shipping.

Other musings of design inspiration are likely to be discussed along the way; looking forward to sharing them with you!