Friday, October 29, 2010

Take the Plunge...!

Scarlett Abbott photo
Let's go swimming!  On second thought...uhmmm.....you go ahead....I am going to check out this pool house!


Scarlett Abbott photo
 Artist Scarlett Abbott is the genius decorator of this marvelous pool house. Nothing escapes detail in this design...look at the shell encrusted lantern and marine themed groin vaults.

Abbott photo
Shells adorn most of the furniture and some of the arched doorways!


Abbott photo
Love those shell sconces mounted on the antique mirror walls.

Abbott photo
More shells and nautical themes ! Notice the shell encrusted arched doorway in the mirror reflection...

Tedesco photo
Want more? How about Andrew Tedesco's work. New York based artist Andrew, created this 30 foot scene on canvas in his studio and installed it on site.

Tedesco photo
The other walls were painted on site to continue the illusion...

Tedesco photo
These pool houses show the power of design and execution....take ownership of your walls and create your own fantasy world!

8 comments:

Patrick Gracewood said...

Wow, Instead of swimming laps, I want to walk laps around these rooms to see everything!

French-Kissed said...

Yes, I gladly take the plunge! Absolutely stunning grotto inspired loveliness. You take us on the most wonderful artistic journeys. Hope you have a great weekend.

~jermaine

Karena said...

Theresa, what artistry. I have always wanted to work large and do murals, these are outstanding. Both homes have such attention to detail.

Xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

Sanity Fair said...

Just beautiful! An absolute fantasy - I wouldn't be swimming either, but inspecting every inch!
THANKS for the great Dallas visit advice! I'm already snooping around the Whimsey Shoppe and it looks fabulous! Can't wait for the trip.
Best,
SF

A Thousand Clapping Hands said...

I took a look at that first photo and said aloud - "Are you kiddin' me?!" I'm diving into that one. I can't even imagine.
Catherine

La Dolfina said...

Amazing...
love each and every image!!!
Great news, you are one of the winners of The Ghost Nest Giveaway!!!
Head over for all the details and Congratulations. Can't wait to see how your project turns out :)
xx

Fauxology said...

WOW! Those two spaces are gorgeous -- I'd actually hang by the pool! I love your "take ownership of your walls". Well said! Adore this post.

My Castle in Spain said...

oh Mon Dieu oui...let's dive together!
Theresa, thank you so much for buying on my etsy shop ! your notebook will be shipped tomorrow....
xoxo
Lala

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