Tuesday, June 28, 2011

From Decor 8: 8 Decorating Trends in Europe

I came across a blog today called Decor 8, where I found an interesting post on 8 decorating trends in Europe ("trends you'll love," they said. They're right...):

1.Industrial lighting

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Thinking About Antique Textiles: Coverlets & Quilts

Browsing on the internet today I found some pix from Brimfield and this one in particular caught my eye because I have an overshot coverlet that's very similar:

Here's mine, blue and white rather than black and white but also in a type of "pinetree and snowball" pattern. We found it decades ago in the Shenandoah Valley:

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Inspiration from Design Sponge

What a great repurposing idea found on Design Sponge!

For more about how to make this very cool planter from a vintage kitchen food mill, go here.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Toot: My Recent Examiner Articles on Antiquing & Vintage

Okay, this is shamelessly tooting my own horn, but just in case you haven't clicked on the right sidebar, where my Examiner articles are located, I thought I'd give some titles out for those who might be interested:

Wherein I discuss one place I find them...

Which I wrote after everyone kept asking me...