When we bought our new home in Dallas, one of the key selling points for me was the master suite. It has beautiful vaulted ceilings, and the moment we walked in I knew it absolutely had to be enveloped top-to-bottom in Sister Parish‘s iconic pattern, Dolly, in blue. Bobby King wallpapered the entire room, including the ceiling, and June Brown made curtains, headboard, bed skirt, and canopy from the fabric. I cannot wait to share the results! In the meantime, let’s take a look at some beautiful rooms featuring Dolly…
But first! A little about the history of Dolly… Dolly is one of the most quintessentially “Sister” prints, and it brings a sense of old world charm to any space. The flowers and stripes harken back to halcyon days and this print can only be described as pretty, one of Sister’s favorites. “Dolly is an updated version of a historical print my grandmother loved and used in one of her dearest friends houses-hence the name Dolly,” said Susan Crater. “It is emblematic of the feminine, pretty and yes, botanical look Sister was always drawn to.”
When selecting prints for my home, I tend to be drawn to the “story” or history almost as much as the aesthetics. I am a lover of history, and it makes me happy knowing I’m surrounded by one of the favorite prints of the legendary Sister Parish, the Grand Dame of the grande dame of American twentieth-century decorators. Dolly is truly a timeless classic that will never go out of style!
To learn more about Sister Parish fabrics, wallpapers, and home goods, please visit sisterparishdesign.com. I love every single print and the stories behind them! You can also follow @sisterparishdesign on Instagram for ongoing inspiration. And please subscribe to Sister Parish’s fabulous new “Tell a Sister” newsletter. Tell A Sister is a conversation on creativity, entrepreneurship, inspiration, and all things decorative arts, celebrating today’s visionaries who embrace Sister’s everlasting POV.
Additional Sister Parish features by The Glam Pad are available by clicking the links below… There was also a wonderful article published on Monday by House Beautiful highlighting the legacy and continued relevance of Sister Parish.
- STYLE PROFILE: ELIZA CRATER HARRIS OF SISTER PARISH
- SISTER PARISH’S MAINE RETREAT
- SISTER PARISH HOME GOODS COLLECTION
- SISTER PARISH’S ENDURING STYLE IS A FAMILY AFFAIR