HOUSE TOUR: The interior of a Welsh country house completely remodeled by PENNY MORRISON

In the drawing room of the 1790 Welsh home of designer Penny Morrison and her husband, art dealer Guy Morrison, a George Smith sofa is upholstered in a Jean Monro chintz, the armchair is by Irving & Morrison, the ottoman is covered with an antique Turkish suzani, and the curtains are composed of two Claremont taffetas sewn into stripes; the large portrait by Richard Brough was found at Christie’s, and the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Setting Plaster.The Morrisons in their garden.

The Morrisons in their garden.
french country style
The library’s sofa is upholstered in a linen by Romo, the cushions are covered in embroidered Turkish fabrics, and the portrait of the Morrisons’ son, Ted, is by Lucy P. Kent; the curtains are of a linen print by Penny Morrison Fabrics, and the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Arsenic.
the front drive of penny morrison's welsh home is lined with boxwood balls she and her husband planted 25 years ago
The front drive is lined with boxwood balls the Morrisons planted 25 years ago.

In the dining room, chairs by Irving & Morrison, slipcovered in a Sanderson linen, surround a Georgian table; a painting by John Byrne hangs above a marble-and-slate mantel from Lassco, and the antique gilt mirror is a family heirloom.
French country style
Eighteenth-century mythological scenes by Antonio Zucci hang on the upstairs landing; the lanterns on the railings were made by a local craftsman, and the paintings below are by Luke Kendall.

The curtains in a guest bath are of a Colefax and Fowler fabric, the needlepoint rug is English, and the tub is original to the house.

A guest room headboard and canopy are covered in a linen by Penny Morrison Fabrics, the bench and table skirt are by Irving & Morrison, the wallpaper is by Penny Morrison Fabrics, and a vintage Turkish kilim tops a carpet by Borderline.

The garden terrace, which overlooks the walled garden and the border between Wales and England in the distance; the locally made Adirondack chairs are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Light Blue, and the table was found at a French flea market.

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