Amy Studebaker’s Primrose Park Room at Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach 2023
I took a little trip to Palm Beach this past week to escape the cold but more importantly, visit the Kips Bay Decorator Show House. It runs through March 19, 2023 so you have one more week to see it in person.
One of the rooms that I really loved was Primrose Park by St. Louis based designer Amy Studebaker. When you watch the before video on her Instagram, you see how much work went into creating the architectural details that make the room look like an elevated space to rest and relax.
Lisieux Rose fabric, a faithful replica of a late 18th century screen printed French cotton quilt from Soane, envelopes the room like a garden while the treillage ceiling by Fuller Architectural Panels continues the garden theme.
A needlepoint pillow from Furbish adds a cheeky touch.
When I move, I definitely want to use this Salisbury Green paint color from Benjamin Moore. It’s the perfect sophisticated but still cheerful shade of green. The sofa is actually from Amy’s dressing room in her St. Louis house that she covered with a slipcover in Cowton and Tout velvet and Samuel and Sons trim.
A view of the room before the furniture was installed from Amy Studebaker’s Instagram.
Some pieces from the room are available for purchase here.
It was extremely busy when I visited the Kips Bay Decorator Show House so I’ve combined some of my photos with a few from Amy’s Instagram which is why the flowers on the coffee table differ.
This photo from Amy’s stories show the room as she and her team found it. She said, “while we loved the original floors, we felt that they would look too dark in our design. So we temporarily laid down carpet which truly transformed the space”.
Take a look at the window and see if you notice what’s different.
Decorative trim was added to the windows in the room to give them a more traditional look. While the tailored-pleat drapery is by The Shade Store and embroidered linens are from Dea Fine Linens.
A large Rattan Ripple Console from Soane anchors one side of the room and feels perfect for the Palm Beach weather.
I like that she chose a blue striped fabric for the bed panels to add contrast to the room.
A Serena and Lily brass Swing Arm Floor Lamp looks like sconce from the front but here you see it’s a actually floor lamp.
The dog statue was found at Devonshire of Palm Beach. His name is Kip which is funny because today is the birthday of my real life friend named Kip.
The ceiling light is from Coleen and Company.
“I love a space that feels collected. My approach to design starts with falling in love with furniture,” said Amy Studebaker to Veranda.
This antique plate was found while shopping in Palm Beach.
The lacquered green cabinet holds tole flowers from Casa Gusto. I finally got to visit this very chic store/showroom in Palm Beach during my trip. I bought a potted tole rose and can’t to figure out where to put it in my apartment. You can see my photos of the store on my Instagram feed and in my Stories.
Amy didn’t realize at first that she also had to design the hallway leading to her room when she was first assigned her space.
The hallways echos the room design.
The mirror is from Casa Branca.
The framed canopy bed prints give you an idea of what’s to come.
Don’t forget you can find a full list of credits and pieces available for sale here.
Photos by Heather Clawson for Habitually Chic and via @amystudebakerdesign.