Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Greenbrier Lower Lobby & Casino Club

The Reception Lobby of The Greenbrier was filled with eclectic decor.

It was quirky meets classic and all manage to come together quite nicely.

I loved the panoramic murals which were created in France by Zuber et Cie. Jacqueline Kennedy even decorated the Diplomatic Reception Room in the White House with similar wallpaper.

The who's who hallway lead to the movie theater. There were many photographs like the current owner Jim Justice, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and my personal fav, Ben Affleck...looking rather dapper if I do say so.

Below the lower lobby was the casino lobby that was filled with bright blues and reds. This fabric sure gave me my blue & white fix.

After dinner at In-Fusion we headed to the Casino Club which was an equestrian themed bar inside of the casino.

I thought this framed silk scarf was a clever can see the refection of the slot machines in the glass.

After having a few drinks it was time to hit the roulette table. My mom and I knew nothing but SAS taught us the ropes like tipping the dealer and using gambling lingo..."I want to buy in". Roulette turned out to be a lot of fun and we even made some friends at the table.

BLS and I called it a night while my gambling sister was just not ready to quit.

Between the fluffy down comforters and the turndown chocolate bedtime was pure bliss.


Portuguese Prepster said...

how fun is that blue and white chair?!?

JMW said...

This makes me want to return to the Greenbrier so badly! When we were there for our 10th anniversary, the main entry was closed due to the construction of the casino. They had a small casino operating, we played a few rounds, quickly lost our money and then went to dinner. Looks like you had a great time!

Katie, Julep and Derby's Mom said...

You have really done an excellent job with photographing the Greenbrier ... we'll have to put this on our spring places to vacation.

All the best,

The Preppy Princess said...

This is such a fun post, I love the framed scarf, we have done that with some gorgeous scarves we have found, although we needed to change the out after a few years, the light faded the colors.

As always, you look so chic, it's intriguing to me you learned how to play roulette, I have no clue how to play that one!

Sending you a smile,

Baltimore Prep said...

The blue and white chair is to die for! The casino decor reminds me of The Oregon Grille.

The Southern Lady said...

Good morning from L.A.!

Looking lovely as always, and the framed scarf makes me ridiculously happy. But my favorite part has to be the little bits of history you always manage to fit into your posts. They make the places you go really come to life.

Thanks for sharing!



The Pink Pagoda said...

I want to know who makes that fabric!! Your photo are all beautiful!

Jess said...

Isn't the Greenbrier so magical?! I loved going there when I was little on my Dad's business trips. Glad you had a great time and loved seeing your pictures.

Let The Tide Pull Your Dreams Ashore said...

JMW, it sounds like you must plan another trip!

Preppy Princess, I have given framing a scarf heavy contemplation but have yet to find one that I like enough to frame and that I wouldn’t miss wearing! It’s good to know that light will eventually fade the scarf.

Bmore Prep, you are SO right about the Casino Club and the Oregon Grille similarities...that must be why we felt right at home!

I had a WONDERFUL time taking much eye candy! xx

Miss Lindsay said...

Loved all of the pictures... great tour!!! The blue & white chair is unlike anything I've ever seen!

BAH said...

Love your posts ... I have been dreaming of a trip to the Greenbrier!

Amanda C. Bee said...

I spy some greek key on that lamp shade! You're photos are turning out so well! x

Beth Dunn said...

You look amazing! And so does this hotel. We almost went last year but a las it is on my must visits

Missy Ann Rinfret said...

Such a cute blog! I'm loving that armchair (especially because it's our fabric- I work for Manuel Canovas). Loves it! xx

Marilyn *Pink Martinis and Pearls* said...

I love dripping chandeliers. What a lovely place. :)

Sundresses and Smiles said...

I want that aqua chair in the second picture!

Royar said...

Now I really want to go to the Greenbrier! I always pass by it on the way home from my Grandparent's and we stop at the Christmas Shoppe! It's so beautiful and it sounds like y'all had a great time! XO