Guest Picks: Tiptoe Through the Lavender
Here's a fresh idea: Paint just the ceiling or the back of your bookcase this soothing Violet Pearl color.
This lavender John Robshaw Mali pillow features a hand-printed paisley pattern.
This is a beautiful heavy, woven linen fabric. I'm using it on the dining chair seats in my client's home.
At the heads of the table sit two of these chairs. I'm getting customized lumbar pillows in the same fabric as the dining chair seats to match.
Here is a little luxury: Spray your bed linens, curtains, towels and pillows with lavender-scented linen water.
This linen pillow cover is made with Designers Guild's Corales fabric. The pattern is happy and elegant.
The silvery finish on this mercury glass lamp looks pretty paired with shades of lilac.
This original acrylic abstract by Kerry Steele is titled "Luberón," after the mountainous, lavender-growing area in France. Many landscapes with sunsets and water views incorporate shades of lavender.
Peaceful shades of orchid would look refreshing on white. Imagine the shade paired with this sofa and cashmere throw combo.
I bought this set for my client's bedroom, and it will be paired with crisp white sheets.
These John Robshaw Charana quilts and shams are printed on a soft off-white cotton voile.
How about bringing a bit of lavender into you kitchen with these dish towels?
This agate coaster set has a natural beauty.
These washed linen napkins have an understated elegance. They will look pretty with white dishes.
Lavender essential oil gives this scented candle a relaxing aroma.
Here is a charming little jewel of a glass.
These coordinating dish towels are large and 100 percent cotton.
Treat yourself with this lavender foaming bath soap — it's my favorite bath product. You will feel refreshed and pampered.