So, I was browsing 1st Dibs, as I regularly do, and came across this unusual and truly amazing listing. It’s the complete interior of a jewelry store from Nashville, TN that dates to 1913. Swoon! The listing says: “An incredible bird’s-eye maple and mirror room from a Nashville, Tennessee jewelry store. This stunning room includes a … Read more
A rainy, cold and then snowy weekend began with some sofa cuddles with the little Roy (drying off in a warmed towel, because that’s how we roll in this house) and then a trip to an antique show that I thought I’d share. The show was the 35th annual Duxbury Antiques show and was held this … Read more
Courtesy of Architectural DigestRoom by Jacques Saint DizierPhotography by Mary E. Nichols Are you set in one way of decorating? Are you fixated on one style or a specific period? All beautiful English country homes and estates are filled with pieces from almost every continent and numerous countries, from France to the Baltics. It is … Read more
I am so happy to welcome George Evans as a new contributing blogger on ::Surroundings::! A design-savvy entrepreneur, George has spent the last 20 years importing and exporting from Europe. He specializes in 18th- and 19th-century European furniture, lighting, objects, sculpture and fine art. George divides his time as a private New York City dealer … Read more
Here is a selection of some of my favorite products from my inbox. Shawn Laughlin of Caskata offers these elegant designs on china and note paper. Nurseryworks offers this spectacular Vale upholstered headboard in twin and full. Available in a range of colors or send them your own material (COM). A couple of special finds … Read more
It’s always fun to see a friend or their business referenced in print and Tricia of Avolli Scandinavian Antique Furnishings ran this fabulous full-page ad in the current Veranda Magazine. What a beautiful ad – which does what it should – highlights her beautiful selection of antiques and accessories!
Antiques – the ultimate in recycling! Visit the Topsfield Antiques Market this weekend!
Well, I had such a lovely day yesterday! The weather was spectacular – warm and sunny – which is a big bonus here in New England where it can still be 40’s and rainy on a regular basis. After photographing my front yard which I blogged about yesterday, I treated myself to a glorious pedicure … Read more