All I can say is WOW! Co-chair Jane-Page Crump and I are having the best time with the February 1, 2013, Luxe Interiors + Design - Preservation Houston Villa De Luxe Designer Showhouse. Fifteen incredible interior designers have been chosen to be a part of this fundraiser in an historic Italian Renaissance Revival home in Shadyside, address to be revealed in January 2013. Here is the list of designers and the part they are playing in this important project emphasizing the need to save historic homes and other buildings in Houston: The landscape designer team is McDugald-Steele; Peggy Hull–reception hall; Sandy Lucas & Sarah Eilers—dining room; breakfast room—John Robinson; kitchen and butler’s pantry—Julie Koch; back entry and porch—Diana Walker; front porch and pool area—Connie LeFevre; conservatory—Audrey Drought; and basement—Darla Bankston. Also, library—Marjorie Slovack; master bedroom and bathroom—Donna Vining; nursery and bathroom (bedroom 1) –Marlys Tokerud; front bedroom (2) and bath—Donna Jarnigan; bedroom 3 with balcony—Lynne Jones; bedroom 4—Lisa Roth and third floor—Sharon Staley. Jane-Page is designing the living room and I am designing the solarium which has the most incredible windows. Here is my rendering of what it will look like:
Please visit the websites of these wonderful Houston designers that are donating their time, talent and treasure for this important Preservation Houston project. More updates to come on where to buy your tickets and even how you can book your own private party there! And by the way, sponsorhips are still available. Scroll down my blog roll to see all the sponsorship information and let us know!!!!