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Mod Up Your Mantel

Mod Up Your Mantel
November 2011

No need to play it safe with Charleston’s über-ornate, historic masterpieces, says interior designer Jenny Keenan. She brought this circa-1815 Beaufain Street gem up to date with a colorful Sally Benedict canvas, geometric wood sculptures, and asymmetrical pairings.

Flights of Fancy
Switch out expected elements, like flowers or candlesticks, with nontraditional trappings (i.e. a vase full of white feathers).