Swooning over this…

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

Newburyport Art Appraisal Day

The fabulous Newburyport, MA store Milieu is hosting an Art Appraisal Day on October 4th. So worth a day trip – rain or shine. I used to live in Newburyport and miss it so much!! Proceeds to benefit the Newburyport Art Association.

Mailbox treasures

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

Avolli Scandinavian Antique Furnishings

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!

Marie Antoinette at the Met

This month’s Architectural Digest has a fascinating piece about the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s newly renovated Wrightsman Galleries. The piece focuses on their recreation of an embroidered fabric – embroidery by Marie Antoinette herself – that once graced a suite of furniture by Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené for use by the Queen at the Chateau de Saint-Cloud, … Read more

Events: AD2021, Boston

I attended AD2021: Art and Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries last night at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End. What a fantastic show! I spent most of the evening at the front desk greeting members of the Downtown Women’s Club, as we were invited to attend … Read more

Knowledge is key

I received a note from Brocade Home with the notice that some of their items were featured on a Today Show spot a few weeks ago. I clicked on over to see the segment called Heirloom Chic. I think my head is about to explode with all the inaccurate design references made in this one … Read more

Ikat Ottoman

How fantastic is this Ikat Ottoman available at Chapman Radcliff on 1st Dibs? This is an American 19th century lacquered pouf ottoman, newly reupholstered in Madeline Weinrib Ikat fabric. I love how the pattern looks on this tufted ottoman. Fresh, yet timeless. Madeline Weinrib fabrics are available to the trade only.