I've just heard back from the folks at John Stefanidis and you can order the drinks tray directly from them. $400, delivery about three weeks from your order. Just in time for cocktails by the pool. johnstefanidis.com.
Oh! And the lampshades, in case you were wondering, were made by Tindle Lighting in the UK.
I wandered into one of my favorite shops eight years ago to buy a dog ball and, through a very indirect route, ended up here writing about decorating, my family and life. My posts are not as frequent as they used to be, but you're welcome to drop in anytime.
What's that? Why "Mrs. Blandings?" Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House is a 1940's movie starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy chronicling their adventures in renovating. In the movie, Loy delivers an iconic description of paint colors that nearly every design aficionado knows by heart. She is my muse.
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