Decorating

In admiring the artistic handiwork of Grand Tour souvenir boxes, it is almost possible to imagine a genteel figure removing her most precious jewelry from the keepsake as she adorns her finery in preparation for an elegant repast.

Keepsakes of the Heart

Often secreted in the recesses of fine antiques shops or street-side vendor stalls, Grand Tour boxes provide a…

Through the Garden Gate

Through the Garden Gate

Leaving the bustle of London to pursue a quieter life, a woman who built her career in the…

Sweet Summer Dreams

Sweet Summer Dreams

Re-create the romance of an old-fashioned sleeping porch, where cool evening breezes and hushed midnight laughter hover softly…

A Queen-Anne Charmer

A Queen-Anne Charmer

Perhaps it is the mix of the old with the new, the grand with the humble, that is…

The Summer Sanctuary

Reimagined with an ambitious vision for what it could become, a once-neglected lawn now reflects tender loving care….

These elaborately patterned fabrics claim a rich history almost as storied as the scenes they depict. Still sought after for their exotic indienne likeness, and once banned by King Louis XIV to protect the French fabric trade, irresistible toiles possess the stylish appeal that constitutes a timeless classic.

Toile de Jouy

These elaborately patterned fabrics claim a rich history almost as storied as the scenes they depict. Still sought…

Charming in Blue & White

Charming in Blue & White

Azure skies with cotton-wisp clouds, freshly pressed pinstripe shirts, enchanting scenes deftly depicted on dinnerware—has there ever been…