Published on January 27, 2010
I’ve alluded before to the fact that we love dog things – paintings, figures, folk art. So I’m thinking it would be fun to feature one of our dogs here on the blog each week. (A blog dog — say that 3 times fast!) It will be interesting to see how many weeks it will take until I run out of dogs – I’ve never counted them all.
First up is a funny little painting we bought at an antique show probably 10 years ago. It never fails to make me smile.
There is a…READ MORE
Published on March 16, 2009
Our collection of bristol glass is displayed in our bedroom, in a black showcase alongside collections of mercury glass, copper lustre and tramp art boxes. The rich clear turquoise color of this glass energizes me and makes me happy. I love the way it pops against the deep Benjamin Moore Fireball orange of our bedroom walls (which are not as bright and pink-toned as they look in these photos.) Read here about the display cabinets and bedroom paint job.
One of my favorite things about searching out blue glass for our collection is the variety of forms to be found. The lamp and…READ MORE