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Steal This Look: An Idiosyncratic French Mod Bedroom in Bellport, NY

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Steal This Look: An Idiosyncratic French Mod Bedroom in Bellport, NY

August 27, 2019

In the redesign of a colonial house in Bellport, New York, by French designer C. S. Valentin, the interiors have a distinct look balancing the colonial architecture with midcentury furniture, modern textiles, and nervy color. Case in point? The upstairs bedroom. Here we take a closer look at Valentin’s formula.

a full view of the bedroom shows valentin&#8\2\17;s unexpected color palett 17
Above: A full view of the bedroom shows Valentin’s unexpected color palette: shades of yellow, dark gray, pale purple, and a spot of red. Styling by Alexa Hotz; photograph by Jonathan Hokklo for Remodelista.
valentin sourced the vintage lamps from holler & squall in brooklyn and the 18
Above: Valentin sourced the vintage lamps from Holler & Squall in Brooklyn and the vintage side tables, designed by a university professor, from Esoteric Survey in San Diego. Styling by Alexa Hotz; photograph by Jonathan Hokklo for Remodelista.

Paint

used on the radiators, farrow & ball&#8\2\17;s railings is a favorite d 19
Above: Used on the radiators, Farrow & Ball’s Railings is a favorite dark gray.
the bedroom floors were already painted pale yellow when the owners moved in. f 20
Above: The bedroom floors were already painted pale yellow when the owners moved in. For something similar, Farrow & Ball’s Pale Hound in Modern Eggshell is the finish Farrow & Ball recommends for painting wood floors.

Lighting

valentin sourced the pair of vintage lamps at holler & squall in brooklyn a 21
Above: Valentin sourced the pair of vintage lamps at Holler & Squall in Brooklyn and had them rewired. You can find something similar online at Chairish (shown is the Midcentury Italian Swing Arm Floor Lamp) or on 1st Dibs.
west elm&#8\2\17;s black ceramic large totem table lamp is no longer availa 22
Above: West Elm’s black ceramic Large Totem Table Lamp is no longer available, but the Morten Table Lamp is similarly stately; $135.

Furniture

the bench is custom made by kate casey of peg woodworking. a similar piece is c 23
Above: The bench is custom made by Kate Casey of Peg Woodworking. A similar piece is Casey’s Fireside Stool with cotton cord and a solid oak frame.

Accessories

the ferm living kelim square cushion is €69. 24
Above: The Ferm Living Kelim Square Cushion is €69.
the ferm living large kelim rug is €399. 25
Above: The Ferm Living Large Kelim Rug is €399.
valentin sourced wood blinds to fit the bedroom windows from just blinds; \$4\1 26
Above: Valentin sourced Wood Blinds to fit the bedroom windows from Just Blinds; $41 for 24-inch-wide panels.
the fog linen cotton blanket is \$\14\2. for more, see our post \10 easy pieces 27
Above: The Fog Linen Cotton Blanket is $142. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Lightweight Cotton Blankets.
Get the look of more inspirational bedrooms from our posts:

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on October 10, 2017.

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Low Stools & Ottomans

Fireside Stool

$1,100.00 USD from Peg Woodworking
light wood window shades
Low Stools & Ottomans

Wood Blinds

$41.00 USD from Just Blinds

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