Trade Secrets Garden Tour 2016 Featuring Carolyne Roehm

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to sneak in an inspiring visit to one of the most extraordinary gardens in the Northeast. Carolyne Roehm, style icon, author of 12 books, and fashion designer invited guests into her Studio and 59 acre property for the Trade Secrets Garden Tour 2016 and the results were spectacular.  The Trade Secrets Garden Tour of 2016 included Carolyn Roehm’s property along with iconic interior designer Bunny Williams who founded the Tour in 2001 to raise money for Women’s Support Services in Litchfield County, CT.   Martha Stewart is also a supporter ready to greet those who arrive early for the Saturday Garden Sale at LionsRock Farm.  Carolyne Rhoem’s amazing property includes her 18th century house Weatherstone shown below.   There was beauty at every turn once you arrived.  The eye quickly traveled and didn’t stop.  There was the house, the studio, potting shed, greenhouse, gardens, pool, cabana, patios and much more -all in great taste.  Enjoy the photos below to catch a glimpse of this special property which doesn’t open often to outsiders.  We were delighted to report about it on The Style Show- The Red Shutters radio show is about decorating fashion and fun which you can hear on a podcast at www.theredshutters/thestyleshow 


Carolyne Roehm with her supportive Mother

A view from the front door of Carolyne Roehm’s home

The fabulously styled greenhouse and potting shed

Side patio

Symmetrical views from the patio

Loving the fresh blue and white container for these geraniums!

Half-round perfectly proportioned stairs leading up to the house


Antique marble steps lead the way to the conservatory



A perfect pergola to lounge under by the pool


A storybook path


The Style Show Podcast: Trade Secrets!

Listen to Marina Case of The Red Shutters on The Style Show as she delves into more detail about her visit to Carolyne Roehm’s home for the 2016 Trade Secrets Garden Tour.

The Style Show: Trade Secrets

Marina Case is the Principal and lead designer of The Red Shutters in Warwick, New York. She is the third lead designer in the company’s long, prosperous history. Marina was born in Manhattan, and has always lived in greater New York. She attended Baruch College and New York University, and then received her BA and MA degrees from the University at Albany. As her interest in design and decorating grew, Marina returned to the city to study at the New York School of Interior Design. Marina believes in telling her client’s stories in their spaces—and always in great taste. Marina is fluent in all four decorating styles: traditional, modern, tribal and fun. She is an enthusiastic Associate Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), has been named one of the “Top 50” New York designers by New York Spaces Magazine and won national attention for her design of the Spa at Glenmere Mansion. Marina participates in a leading collaborative national network of designers, sharing ideas in both the creative and professional aspects of the decorating business. She hosts The Style Show on live and internet radio, interviewing many prominent guests in the trade, and teaches a popular course about Historic Textiles and Wallpaper at the D&D Building for the New York School of Interior Design. Her blog, called The House in Good Taste provides an inside look to her inspirations and travels. Finally, she has been featured on Houzz for her design creativity and style. Marina resides in the Village of Warwick, is the mother of two boys, has served on many important boards and committees—including service for Tuxedo Park School, Tuxedo Park Library and Warwick Grove—and has been active in fundraising for these organizations and others. Her strengths include a compelling knowledge of taste and style, a gift for collaboration, a flair for color and an impeccable respect for her clients.

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2 comments on “Trade Secrets Garden Tour 2016 Featuring Carolyne Roehm
  1. Wendy says:

    Spectacular, thank you so much Marina. What an inspiration and your blog is great. I am an admirer of her and you. wendy

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