I love using antiques and vintage pieces in my design projects and in my own home. Antiques add history and patina to a space that can’t be found in all new items. “Brown Furniture” and antiques went out of favor over the last decade which is a shame because there are so many instances of … Read more
One of the most gorgeous books I’ve seen in a long time just landed on my desk and I’m so excited to share it with you! And better yet – I’m excited that one lucky reader will win a copy of this book – SOUL OF THE HOME: Designing with Antiques by Tara Shaw – … Read more
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
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