Get that Look: Jane Austen’s Bath (hold the bubbles)

Last weeks’ presentation of “Persuasion” on WGBH/PBS’ Masterpiece ended with our heroine Anne Elliot taking off on an improbable run through the streets of Bath, England, in search of the man she loves. Improbable because a lady of that time would never have acted so inappropriately – running in public after a man, without her … Read more

Another Regent heard from!

After reading my post yesterday on Regency Style, my friend Tricia Mitchell, owner of Avolli Scandinavian Antique Furnishings sent me this very interesting information about furnishings in Sweden and Denmark during this same period. Thanks Tricia! I thought you might enjoy knowing that the Scandinavian countries were also actively creating furniture during this time known … Read more

Get That Look! The Holiday – Cameron Diaz’s LA House

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In my previous post on The Holiday, we saw how to get the look of Kate Winslet’s picture book English country cottage. Now, we take a look at the impressive LA home of Cameron Diaz’s character, Amanda, a very successful movie trailer producer. The Holiday LA House Director Nancy Meyers and Production Designer Jon Hutman … Read more

Get That Look! The Holiday – Kate Winslet’s English Cottage

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The Holiday (2006) is Nancy Meyers’ latest romantic comedy that is known as much for its set as it is for the stars and story. It’s a sweet story of two professional women, trying to sort out their personal lives by switching homes – a contemporary in trendy LA and a sweet, picture book English … Read more