Style Scheme: A Light and Airy Guest Room

August 18, 2016

Jill Kalman shows us how to create a crisp and colorful guest room to welcome summer visitors.

Calliope Lantern from Coleen and Company
“With its glossy turquoise finish, this lantern takes something traditional and makes it unexpected. I love the happy coastal feel it brings to the room.” Coleen & Company, (310) 606-2050,

Guest room light blue lantern

Harbor Cane Bed
“This bed is light and airy, giving it a nice summery feel. It is also very versatile, and will work with a change in bedding choices down the road.” Serena & Lily, Westport, Conn., (203) 635-8000,

guest room serena and lily caned bed


Bedding (A) Pillow: Frond by John Robshaw. (B) Sheets: Jade stitching by John Robshaw.

(C) Duvet cover: Sigourney by Quadrille in Inca Gold.

Webster Side Tables
“Guest rooms are often short on space, so nesting tables are a smart choice. You can always pull out the second table when you need an extra surface.” Serena & Lily

guest room style scheme light blue bedside tables from serena and lily

End of Day, Madaket, by Rachel Volpone
“I was instantly drawn to this abstract painting by Rachel Volpone, of Ridgefield. Its palette is rich with layers of color.” Sandra Morgan Home, Greenwich, Conn., (203) 629-8121,


Bella Interiors, Westport, (203) 645-1561,

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