Styles are a funny thing. Just when you think you have them figured out you learn something new and you find yourself having to change your mind or at least […]
It’s at Christmas that I seem to appreciate our old house the most. At other times of year I occasionally find myself wishing that our original stained woodwork was painted […]
Christmas decorations have a lot of stories to tell. We have to create memories around new ones but antique decorations have stories of their own – beyond your own. So how can you tell if you have collectible decorations or just pretty ones that look like them? Well for one thing I say – use both but put the newer ones at the bottom of the tree – where pets and small children lurk.
I was talking to someone with whom I have helped with several projects around their home. I tried to explain how good I felt when a client loved their new […]
I just received some absolutely delicious books that I had ordered just recently from my suppliers. “Bringing Paris Home“, “Great Lady Decorators 1870-1955” and “Rooms to inspire in the Country” […]
I received an email from one of my readers along with 238 pictures of their new old house. I found myself with a bit of time on my hands and […]