The Chesterfield sofa, typified by its familiar design - a large couch with rolled arms the same height as the back, with deep button tufting and nail-head trim. The lore around the Chesterfield is that it was invented when the fourth Earl of Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope (1694-1773), commissioned a similar sofa in the mid-18th century
The French Bedroom Company Blog explores how to get the look: Pale blue and soft grey in you interior. Home inspiration for baby blue and grey rooms including blue outfits ideas with cashmere and wool chunky knits and coats. French painted furniture and accessories are perfect for getting the Pantone Colour of the year 2016 Serenity into your home. Blue painted french hall way entrance
I did something similar in the horrible Battersea house, found a dresser to fit beside the old range, and raised the top to accommodate a sink without mangling the drawers. The old elm top became a side table.