Try changing out colored towels in your bathroom to reflect the season. In this guest bath, gleaming silver tones enhance the old-world elegance. Designer Betty Lou Phillips chose a luxurious French-inspired theme for the decor. She paid attention to details like the tub and its floor-mounted water filler, the 19th-century crystal chandelier, the freestanding nickel-leg washstands, the vintage glass pharmacy chest, and fittings that read chaud and froid. “They give the room character, a period feel. They’re functional, too, of course. That’s another French trait: their flair for melding the past and the present,” she says. Spring Decorating Ideas – Spring Home Decor – House Beautiful.