Lisa Benbow - Garnish Designs
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Organic Contemporary with Whimsical Pops beach-style-living-room

Organic Contemporary with Whimsical Pops

If you blend Contemporary Lines with Organic Materials you get a end result that is both current and comfortable. Using organic materials such as linen, cerused oak and wool floor coverings lends you a living room is that both inviting and impressing. Add accessories that are simple and elegant such as glass vases, stack of cocktail books and a bowl of various balls and the room is full of interest and color without clutter.

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November 24, 2013
amackjr wrote:
What are the wall colors please?
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what are the paint colors
    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 2:51PM
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November 6, 2013
adequatelemon wrote:
Where did the console under the window come from?
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    Bookmark   November 6, 2013 at 2:31PM
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November 27, 2012
sls47 wrote:
how does one ceruse oak? a wax? what kind of wax?
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There are waxes at your hardware store. You open the grain of wood with steel wool and then apply wax. Its easy
    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 2:27PM
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May 22, 2012
amychester wrote:
Can you please tell me the type of wood used in the console and where the console can be purchased? Thank you - Can you please tell me what kind of wood the console is made of and where it can be purchased? It's great. Thank you.
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the buffet was from Macys and had a matching table too - not sure about the actual wood
    Bookmark   May 22, 2012 at 9:56AM
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So nice of you to provide that information. Sadly, I can't find it on the Macy's web site. If you have any other info that might help that would be great. thank you for being so generous with your info.
    Bookmark   May 22, 2012 at 12:04PM
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May 22, 2012
kimjbates wrote:
What is the paint color? - Love this look!
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It might have been Greenbrier Beige -
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Luisa DeBono
I have the same in my living room, looks like Safari tan by Ralph Lauren
    Bookmark   September 10, 2013 at 3:17AM
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May 19, 2012
jacky66 wrote:
I love that coffee table!! Where can I get it?
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coffee table was a console turned on its side topped with glass
    Bookmark   October 12, 2012 at 6:14AM
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Could you tell me where you got the console table from as well as the glass. What a clever idea, it looks great.
    Bookmark   January 10, 2014 at 11:14PM
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May 20, 2014
angietinson wrote:
Where are the glass pocket doors from?
April 15, 2013
ckb1 wrote:
Could you please give me info about sliding door? Make/model? Thank you - Make/model? I would love this for my new family room
September 24, 2011
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Rachel Grace added this to Renovation Material: Cerused Oak
By combining linen, wool and cerused oak, Lisa Benbow created a space filled to the brim with natural materials.

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my style: organic contemporary Organic Contemporary with Whimsical Pops If you blend Contemporary Lines with Organic Materials you get a end result that is both current and comfortable. Using organic materials such as linen, cerused oak and wool floor coverings lends you a living room is that both inviting and impressing. Add accessories that are simple and elegant such as glass vases, stack of cocktail books and a bowl of various balls and the room is full of interest and color without clutter
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