Christmas cheer, decorating and amazing architecture in Newburyport, MA

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Newburyport Holiday House tour on Saturday and this year, we were treated to some amazing homes and lovely, though not ostentatious, holiday decorating. The House Tour is put on and benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum of Newburyport. The first house I visited was the 1774 Lowell-Tracy-Johnson House, … Read more

French Chic Living Giveaway!

Last year I wrote about interior designer Florence de Dampierre‘s new book French Chic Living, published by Rizzoli, 2015.  Bring some old-world French elegance to your home with the help of Florence de Dampierre. French Chic Living shows you how to transform your home by gathering antiques, painting and decorating. Delve into pages of useful, practical information gleaned … Read more