Friday, September 2, 2011

I Covet This

This may be the most wonderful campaign chest I've ever seen. It was once owned by Gloria Swanson and is now in the home of landscape designer Joseph Cornetta. The bedroom is pretty spectacular too. (photography by Peter Murdock) For more images go to Hamptons Cottages & Gardens here.

BTW, is it really September already? rrrrr! Next post - a review of all the stuff I bought & won (thank you Under Spanish Moss) this summer

14 comments:

Sherri Cassara said...

I'm coveting the mirror over the bed!
I am not sure how it can be September either. Honestly I am still back in March. Did we have a summer - yikes!

alison@MLHP said...

Right there with ya - totally covetable chest!

A Perfect Gray said...

I have to say I gasped a little when I saw the chest. beautiful size, color and patina...donna

Karena said...

Michele, That campaine chest is fabulous, and I too love the mirror with so much depth.

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

Ashley said...

Oh, you are right. It is wonderful!

pve design said...

love everything!
sweet spot.
pve

A Gift Wrapped Life said...

Oh, you just gave me the best idea! We have an old chest just like that and I can paint it something wonderful. It is holding our DVD and it should certainly look better. It will take me all weekend to pick a colour but I am so glad I popped in today. Happy weekend. XO

TSL said...

I can't image running my hands on the inside of drawers Gloria Swanson did, how wonderful.

under spanish moss said...

We adore the color of the chest. It looks great in the space. We can't wait to see how you used the bee skeps. Hope you are enjoying them. Yes, September already! Where has the year gone?
Angela and Renee

**CREATIVE CARMELINA** said...

I am your happy 1410th follower!

nice to meet you...I just had to click on over because I saw your blog title on a side bar....

Loved that movie!

Stop by sometime!

ciao bella


CREATIVE CARMELINA

Cote de Texas said...

The mirror! love it.

Thank you so much for your comment on my blog! i loved what you said. I agree with you - I think I am a layered, cluttered person even though I don't want to be!!! I'm a cluttered person trapped in a streamlined body. except, in reality, that's not right either~ i'm a thin person trapped in a fat body. oy. ok. i'm losing it.

Joni

Jane Kilpatrick Schott said...

I am right with you on this campaign chest and to know the fabulous previous owner...yikes. I lust for it!

classic • casual • home said...

Great chest and love the history.

Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

I love the chest and the mirror! So beautiful.
Congratulations on our win!
Have a great day, Michele!
Teresa
xoxo

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