Monthly Archives: November 2011

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time of year for many reasons, but one is because I love the preparation….the planning, decorating, shopping, etc.   I have a pretty enormous collection of antique Christmas ornaments, lights and decorations, and I enjoy using them … Continue reading

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Another Fantastic Painting

As I mentioned in my last post, this past weekend at the Pier Antiques Show here in NYC, I was fortunate enough to find some really great art. Today I’m posting another painting that knocked my socks off.   I … Continue reading

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A Stunning Portrait

This past weekend was a great one for treasure-hunting, since, in addition to my usual flea market haunts, I also attended the legendary fall antiques show at Pier 92. As is often the case, dealers come from all over the … Continue reading

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Clementine Season

One of my favorite fruits is the clementine.   I enjoy the tart, sweet taste, the lack of seeds, and the fact that while they’re waiting to be eaten, they look great in a vintage mixing bowl on my dining room … Continue reading

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Smells Like Home

I just returned from a fantastic long weekend in New Hampshire, where I found some real treasures at the local antiques shops, many of which I’ll be posting over the next few days. In the meantime, as much as it’s … Continue reading

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Anything Is Possible

I’ve got a number of mantas that I live by, but “Anything Is Possible” is my number one ‘go to’ mantra.   In my flea market hunting, it really sets the tone for my shopping…   You never know what you’ll find … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvest Foliage

One of the things I miss most about my home in Buck’s County is the ability to go out in my yard and gather seasonal flowers and foliage to decorate my home. Lucky for me, here in Manhattan, there are … Continue reading

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A Mod Sofa That Wows

While my particular tastes in home furnishings lean towards the 30′s and 40′s, I’ve recently been hunting for some Mod 50′s and 60′s furniture for a clients mid-century home. I recently came across this fantastic French sofa that is in … Continue reading

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Vintage Fabrics

As a Designer, one thing I’ve noticed is that fabrics are pretty pricey.   They can run on average between $30 and $150 per yard, easily.   While I love fabric shopping, and have embraced designs from many houses (Scalamandre and Brunschwig … Continue reading

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