Elizabeth Harrington

Designing: 1st & 2nd Floor Foyers

The foyer of this 1850 Gothic Revival home has such beautiful quatrefoil wainscoting. I wanted to emphasize the architectural elements and envisioned keeping the foyer light and airy, something that’s usually not expected in historic homes! I used simple, classic modern furnishings so I could play off the design and colors in the beautiful Persian rug and to highlight the contemporary artwork. The added element of the leopard print ottomans and the Ikat patterned window seat gives the room a traditional, yet updated feel.

Elizabeth Harrington, a Lynchburg native, founded her interior design business in 2012. Former founder and owner of two Lynchburg retail establishments, Carter Bates and the Silver Thistle, she has a career span of over 35 years in the fashion and design field and draws on a background in fine arts, decorative arts and interior decorating to initiate the creative process of designing interiors.


Maintaining an emphasis on simplicity and understated elegance, her interiors feature a blend of clean lines, antique pieces, modern furniture, art and unique accessories. The result? Beautiful, welcoming spaces that exude comfort and reflect the home and the character of the people who live and work in them. She strives to make a statement in every room, designing interiors that are both memorable and livable.

Elizabeth Harrington


1215 Jefferson St.

Lynchburg, VA


























Furniture & accessories: Studio H Home

Oriental rugs & runner­: Persian Rugs & More

Art work: Kevin Chadwick, Cindy Vener, Melinda’s Framing & Art

Floral Arrangement: Bloom by Doyles Florist

Built-In Cabinetry: R ’n’ R Restoration



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