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Lesley Zurrer has long been a passionate collector of beautiful things Down the stairs leading to her studio is what she calls her “Barn gallery,” and here the walls are painted a rich sienna on the upper half and a sandy shade below. “Red walls are an excellent background for paintings, but this is a narrow passage and because I thought it might be too much, I did the bottom half of the wall is a soft ochre,” she explained. The master bedroom is a pale teal highlighted by cream woodwork, and the bed is heaped with cushions, linens and angora throws in rich reds and purples, all from a British line called Designer Guild. Adding lots of colour in a small space is a bold move, but dark-toned walls decrease shadows and create a seamless space, enveloping and wrapping around a room. Zurrer’s vivid extravagance creates painterly effects and dramatic settings in every corner. “I was always drawn to design,” concluded Zurrer. “I always coveted whimsical things and I began decorating my room at about age eight. I grew up with a widowed mother, as my father died when I was a baby, and my mother and I used to play at decorating. She introduced me to auctions and taught me the joy and passion of the hunt. “ CH

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