The Arts and Crafts Movement borrowed extensively from other cultures and periods including medieval Europe.
The Victorian Gothic revival movement began in the late 1740s. It started with reproducing medieval Gothic. Neo-Gothic buildings used decorative patterns, finials, lancet windows, moldings and other architectural features from the Gothic style.
House on the corner of Lancaster Avenue and Edward Avenue in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Photo by Julien Duguay
Tribeca Living Catalina Duvet Cover Set and Sheets
Tribeca Living has a beautiful blue and white pattern named Catalina. The collection includes sheets, curtains, duvet covers, bedspreads, shams and Euro shams, dust ruffles and coordinating pillows in various shapes. Continue reading →
Your Home: Dreamy Bedroom Updates Good Housekeeping May 2018
Good Housekeeping of May, 2018’s regular feature Your Home is on Dreamy Bedroom Updates. It has great bedroom ideas with photos of large sumptuous bedrooms and tiny bedrooms with ideas to make a small space practical and sumptuous. Continue reading →
Fifteen years ago, maybe more, I saw a little Blue Willow table made out of ceramic at TJ Maxx. By the time I thought about it and decided I couldn’t live without it, it was gone. And I have repented ever since.
Every time I see one in a picture on someone’s porch, I wish I had bought that when I saw it.
Well DUH! There is nothing you cannot find now. I went on Amazon. It’s just a matter of choosing the one I want.
Ethan Allen Pierced Garden Seat
You can spend a lot if you want. This Pierced Garden Seat from Ethan Allen is beautiful! Continue reading →
Work in Progress: Houston designer Meg Lonergan’s dining room with what looks like Louis Ghost Chairs by Philippe Starck for Kartell.
This month, April 2018, Southern Living has an article Work in Progress about the home of Houston designer Meg Lonergan. She “turned her humble Craftman home into a colorful testing ground for her latest decorating ideas.”
Did you know you can order Ethan Allen furniture on Amazon?
Bedroom with Ethan Allen Robyn Sleigh Bed
The sleigh bed is a traditional romantic style that will perfectly suit your bedroom. The Robyn Sleigh Bed has the traditional higher headboard, coupled with a lower footboard. They’ve added a plank design for a subtle farmhouse touch. Continue reading →
These fireplace screens are a perfect accent! Whether you choose a fire guard made of metal, glass, or wire mesh, a fireplace screen can be an attractive and practical part of your decor. Continue reading →
With InspiredLED Magnetic Switch, the light comes on when you open the cabinet door!
Wouldn’t it be great if a light came on when you opened your pantry? Like the light that comes on when you open the refrigerator? Wouldn’t you love to have a cabinet door light switch like the light switch in the fridge door? Continue reading →