BLUE HEAVEN

i love blue- welcome to a blue heaven!

ever since i saw the renowned interior designer steven gambrel’s home in sag harbor in the world of interiors a few years ago it’s been a favorite. to my delight, when i got my the book steven gambrel time & place, there were new images of the gorgeous property- heaven!

a main house, a guest house and a stone barn became a 3 year long project for steven. everything done with careful respect for the location and with great attention to detail. the main house expanded with the addition of a large wing to allow for proper entertaining, the guest house was redesigned to emulate a typical circa 1800 sag harbor “half house” and the stone auxiliary, loosely based on early agrarian barns, became an unexpected pavilion for dinner parties.

there is so much i love about the house- i love the authentic shingled facade, the stone work, the wide plank pine floors, the beautiful detailed moldings, the wide planked walls, the vaulted beamed ceilings, the artful arrangement of furniture, the perfect mix of antiques, the industrial lighting throughout- casual, comfortable, chic- so much to love!

what i love most is the use of blue– my favorite color! the range of shades- contrasting trims, contrasting finishes! the range of details- blue fabrics, prints and patterns! i’m in love!

welcome to steven gambrel’s sag harbor! enjoy little taste of heaven- blue heaven!

photographs by eric piasecki

 

welcome to blue heaven!

the outdoor living room

heaven on earth

sag harbor details

the main staircase- i love the shades of blue!

the blue gallery

i love the contrasting textures and patinas

the wood block hall- beautiful details!

the expanded living room- perfect for entertaining!

i love the artful arrangement of furniture and the plank wood on walls!

the range of blue details- the fabrics, prints and patterns- i'm in love!

the library

i love the pine wood paneling as a black drop to the robins egg blue furniture

a perfect mix of antiques

the back staircase

the breakfast room- i love the beautiful moldings!

the kitchen- marble floors, custom lacquered cabinets, the palest of blue subway tiles, industrial lighting- love!

the upstairs hallway- love the black accents!

master bedroom

master bath

details, details, details

the guest bedroom- a blue dream!

guest room- blue details, black accents!

sag harbor details

the guest house built to emulate a typical circa sag harbor "half house"- love!

the guest house kitchen

the guest house bedroom

the stone barn

the barn is an unexpected pavilion for dinner parties and entertaining

enjoy a little taste of heaven- blue heaven!

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