Flower Magazine

MAY-JUN 2019

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comfort a priority, along with color and pattern. Brandy was a dream to work with because she was fearless when it came to using bold colors and big prints. She trusted me and recognized that our choices—as daring as they might have seemed to some—were classically rooted and would therefore stand the test of time." The color story began in the dining room. Walls swathed in warm apricot, a go-to hue for English dining rooms for centuries, gave way to the rust-colored grass cloth walls in the study and the natural-finish heart pine shiplap in the family room. Initially, Farmer had selected an animal-print wallpaper for the space but changed course after stumbling upon the exquisite woodwork when opening up a wall. "Heart pine was everywhere in this house, from floor to ceiling," Farmer says. "Back when the house was built, it was a very accessible material. It wasn't considered a splurge or relegated to the floors, so when we found it on the walls, there was no way we could justify covering it back up. We used a whitewash in the 64 | M AY/J U N E 2 0 1 9

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