Monthly Archives: May 2011

It’s The Eye of The Tiger

I’m a fan of big jewelry.   One large, significant piece and I’m done…   Whenever I’m in Soho, I hope to find Pitango, an incredibly talented jewelry designer there on Prince Street, right outside of the new Ralph Lauren store. … Continue reading

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Nature’s Beauty Is Fleeting Each Season, So Go Out And Grab It!

Some of the most beautiful things in this world, I find, are only around for a short period of time.   Peonies are among those fleeting objects of beauty. We are in prime peony season right now, and I’ve take full … Continue reading

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Ephemera Is A Roadmap Of Our Times

I’m very sentimental about times in which I never lived….Perhaps that’s one of the reasons I’m so drawn to antiques and flea markets.   I find that they offer up a unique sociological perspective about an area and its people. Ephemera … Continue reading

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A Black Shade Makes The Lamp

I use black very sparingly in my design work.   I guess you could say I’m much more of a color person.   That said, I think black has its place in home furnishings…and for me, that place is as an accent. … Continue reading

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When Art Finds Its Way To Furnishings

What happens when you marry artwork and furniture?   Apparently, the results can be pretty eye-popping and unexpected.   I just found this amazing mid century chair that some clever person decided to embellish with two fragments of a landscape painting. I … Continue reading

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Art Finds Me

It’s no secret that just about everything in my home comes from a flea market, auction or tag sale.   That said, one thing that always speaks to me is artwork—paintings, in particular. Art is one of those things that really … Continue reading

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More Breakfast China

Last week I posted a photo of my morning coffee, made all the more appealing served in gorgeous Art Deco Royal Doulton China. I like to switch up my morning coffee by using lots of my vintage china.   I recently … Continue reading

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Age Is Beautiful

One of the reasons I love shopping at flea markets and tag sales is that I find things that have a history, and often the signs of age are what I think enhances the beauty of the item. In the … Continue reading

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For Great Rugs, Hit The Auctions

When it comes to finding gorgeous, vintage rugs at reasonable prices, there is no place like a good estate auction. I’m going to post some rugs I found recently.   Of course, I had to have each cleaned, but even with … Continue reading

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Out Of This World Lighting

I had to head up to the D&D Center to search for textiles, and while I was there, I spied this light fixture that is really pretty amazing.    I am a huge fan of all things Art Deco, and … Continue reading

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