Decorating

Flourished in Gold

Flourished in Gold

Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, Italy, has long enjoyed its reputation as a center for art. Florentine artists such as Raphael...
Evergreen

Evergreen, Ever Glorious

Perhaps no scent is more evocative of warm holiday memories than the heady fragrance of fresh-cut evergreens. Whether draped across a hearth, fashioned into...
A Renaissance Noel

A Renaissance Noel

Artist Jennifer Chapman’s house bears the Spanish-style façade typical of many Southern California homes, but her front door is a passageway to the past,...
Endless Pattern Play

Endless Pattern Play

When a transplanted Brit hosted an open house to celebrate royal nuptials, her guests admired the merry mix of English china she chose for...
Fall Wreath

Make a Stunning Autumn Wreath

A walk through the glowing gold of late-afternoon sunshine can yield bouquets of leaves in the varied hues of the season's palette. Hung on...
The Burnished Beauty of Pewter

The Burnished Beauty of Pewter

With a more subdued beauty than its silver sister, the malleable blend of tin, copper, and antimony known as pewter has been used through...