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Holiday House 2012

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design pairs

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design pairs a French Provincial-style dining room table with sleek white chairs in Holiday House's "A Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange Hosted by A Modern Day Marie Antoinette" room. (Oct. 23, 2012) Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Design inspiration abounds at nearly every turn at the 2012 Holiday House, the annual decorator showcase at a four-level, 20,000-square-foot mansion on the Upper East Side. Benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the house is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tuesdays and Thursdays until 8 p.m.) through Nov. 18 at 2 East 63rd St. Admission is $30; 212-472-3313, holidayhousenyc.com.

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design pairs
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design pairs a French Provincial-style dining room table with sleek white chairs in Holiday House's "A Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange Hosted by A Modern Day Marie Antoinette" room. (Oct. 23, 2012)

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design pairs
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design pairs a French Provincial-style dining room table with sleek white chairs in Holiday House's "A Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange Hosted by A Modern Day Marie Antoinette" room. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House dining room, imagined as
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Holiday House dining room, imagined as "A Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange Hosted by A Modern Day Marie Antoinette" by Huntley & Co. Interior Design. (Oct. 23, 2012)

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design's
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Washington, D.C.-based Huntley & Co. Interior Design's "A Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange Hosted by A Modern Day Marie Antoinette" room. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The "Valentine's Day" Holiday House room, by Brett Design Inc., features bronze and brass in furniture legs, a chandelier, bookcases and an end table. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House study themed as
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Holiday House study themed as "President's Day" by Donald Schermerhorn at Holiday House. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House study themed as
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Holiday House study themed as "President's Day" by Donald Schermerhorn at Holiday House. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Swedish-inspired
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Swedish-inspired "Winter White" room in the Holiday House, designed by Vicente Wolf for ALB. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Swedish-inspired
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Swedish-inspired "Winter White" room in the Holiday House, designed by Vicente Wolf for ALB. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House library, envisioned as a
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Holiday House library, envisioned as a "Golden Jubilee" by Javaras Kennally Associates. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House library, envisioned as a
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The Holiday House library, envisioned as a "Golden Jubilee" by Javaras Kennally Associates. (Oct. 23, 2012)

Romance infuses this Holiday House sitting room, designed
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Romance infuses this Holiday House sitting room, designed by Janet Rice Interiors as "An Elegant Affair." (Oct. 23, 2012)

Manhattan designer Geoffrey Bradfield's bold treatment in his
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Manhattan designer Geoffrey Bradfield's bold treatment in his Marcel Proust-inspired "Remembrance of Things Past" room. (Oct. 23, 2012)

Manhattan designer Geoffrey Bradfield's bold treatment in his
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Manhattan designer Geoffrey Bradfield's bold treatment in his Marcel Proust-inspired "Remembrance of Things Past" room features custom-made yin-and-yang chairs and rugs. (Oct. 23, 2012)

Manhattan designer Geoffrey Bradfield's bold treatment in his
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Manhattan designer Geoffrey Bradfield's bold treatment in his Marcel Proust-inspired "Remembrance of Things Past" room features custom-made yin-and-yang chairs. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House “Sweet 16
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The Holiday House “Sweet 16" bedroom, designed by Robyn Karp Design Inc. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House “Sweet 16
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The Holiday House “Sweet 16" bedroom, designed by Robyn Karp Design Inc. (Oct. 23, 2012)

A Holiday House stairway transformed into “Earth Day”
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

A Holiday House stairway transformed into “Earth Day” by Archives ID. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The Holiday House “Earth Day” room by Archives
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The Holiday House “Earth Day” room by Archives ID. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The “Columbus Day” room by Archives ID uses
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The “Columbus Day” room by Archives ID uses lights to accent the wallpaper's texture. (Oct. 23, 2012)

The “Columbus Day” room at Holiday House by
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

The “Columbus Day” room at Holiday House by Archives ID features a handmade Maya Romanoff wall covering made of lokta fiber. (Oct. 23, 2012)

For her “Mother's Day” room, Manhattan's Joan Dineen
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For her “Mother's Day” room, Manhattan's Joan Dineen of Dineen Architecture + Design created a modern-day boudoir. (Oct. 22, 2012)

For her “Mother's Day” room, Manhattan's Joan Dineen
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

For her “Mother's Day” room, Manhattan's Joan Dineen of Dineen Architecture + Design created a modern-day boudoir. (Oct. 22, 2012)

A talking-point light fixture in “Mother's Day,” a
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

A talking-point light fixture in “Mother's Day,” a boudoir designed by Dineen Architecture + Design at the Holiday House. (Oct. 22, 2012)

In the sewing room, “Celebration of a Father,”
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In the sewing room, “Celebration of a Father,” by Dyfari Interiors, the ceiling, moldings and panels are done in a high-gloss lacquered paint. (Oct. 22, 2012)

The Holiday House sewing room “Celebration of a
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The Holiday House sewing room “Celebration of a Father” by Dyfari Interiors. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Port Washington decorator Lee Najman's “Seasons of Joy”
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Port Washington decorator Lee Najman's “Seasons of Joy” Sukkot-inspired dining area uses yarn of different colors, decorative stainless-steel balls and LED lights to decorate custom-made framework. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Port Washington decorator Lee Najman's “Seasons of Joy”
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Port Washington decorator Lee Najman's “Seasons of Joy” Sukkot-inspired dining area uses yarn of different colors, decorative stainless-steel balls and LED lights to decorate custom-made framework. (Oct. 22, 2012)

In the “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest”
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

In the “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” anteroom, diSalvo Interiors, which has offices in Carle Place and Manhattan, included pages from leather-bound antique books, a Hollywood-style console in a high-gloss finish, and porcelain birds with pink ribbons around their necks. (Oct. 23, 2012)

In the “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest”
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

In the “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” anteroom, diSalvo Interiors, which has offices in Carle Place and Manhattan, included pages from leather-bound antique books, a Hollywood-style console in a high-gloss finish, and porcelain birds with pink ribbons around their necks. (Oct. 23, 2012)

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