Sara Hopkins
Interior Designers & Decorators
Library traditional home office


Believe it or not, this is an exotic wood- faux finish on previously painted wood paneling. This being an elongated study, an antique Persian carpet was found in a 9' x 17', not a typical size in the carpet world.

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tarynblumer wrote:
coffered-ceiling'>Coffered ceiling - Hi Sara, I am planning a coffered ceiling. My ceiling is 8' high. How deep would you recommend I make the coffers? Thank you!
   Comment   January 28, 2014
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Sara Hopkins
An 8 ft. ceiling has it's limitations. Generally, coffered ceilings work best with a 9 ft. height or higher. I've seen 4" depth coffered ceiling on an 8 ft. ceiling, but the ceiling itself needs to be kept light in color.
January 29, 2014 at 10:29am   
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moomooz wrote:
On walls, is it a veneer with an applied moulding?
   Comment   November 22, 2012
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Sara Hopkins
No, cherry with applied mouldings.
March 18, 2014 at 8:14am   
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moomooz wrote:
What type of wood and color of stain?
   Comment   November 22, 2012
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Sara Hopkins
Cherry, faux finish, multiple layering process.
March 18, 2014 at 8:15am   
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patcomchr wrote:
Who makes the chandelier?
     Comment   October 10, 2012
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Sara Hopkins
It was purchased from John-Richard (company) in 2005. I don't believe it's still available.
October 10, 2012 at 11:39am   
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Thank you for your help. Looking for a chandelier, light fixture for a study/library with a Palladian window.
October 11, 2012 at 12:08pm   
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joyful01 wrote:
What are the dimensions of this room?
   Comment   June 6, 2012
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Would this work in a room 15' by 9'?

Regards Gareth
September 5, 2012 at 8:28am   
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Sara Hopkins
It depends on the size and number of pieces of furniture.
September 5, 2012 at 8:45am   
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frammartino wrote:
What color pain is on the ceiling, beams and inset?
   Comment   February 15, 2012
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Sara Hopkins
All the trim is Benjamin Moore's Decorator's White in Semi-Gloss. The ceiling is Benjamin Moore, # 234 Crisp Khaki, in eggshell. In photographs, and depending on your monitor when viewing and the color in the actual room where the paint will be applied, it can look greatly different.
February 15, 2012 at 4:30pm   
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