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A Colorful History

by Berit Baugher

 
Outside Draper's Café at The Greenbrier. Photo: Michel Arnaud

"An eye-catching antique corner settee is placed for waiting guests outside Draper's Café. The unique piece is painted with white lacquer trimmed in gold leaf. One of the white-plaster monkey wall sconces frolics happily on the banana-and grape-leaf wall covering."

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Mr. Color, by Carleton Varney (Amazon)

This story is excerpted from Mr. Color: The Greenbrier and Other Decorating Adventures (Shannongrove Press, $95), by Carleton Varney, and is reprinted here with permission.

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 American Glory at the Greenbriar (FATHOM Postcard)

Berit is an assistant editor at Fathom. You can follower her on Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. She travels for sweets and beautiful design.

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