Ship models have captured the imaginations of people young and old. We imagine ourselves captaining or perhaps crewing on these diminutive, yet amazingly accurate representations of full-sized ships. Cruisers, sloops, yachts and racing ships gathered together in maritime museums or in private collections inspire minds to dream about a life on the water.
Model shipbuilding has
Coast guard patrol spotlight tripod lamp. As always searching for the lucky find, the original of this ‘30s Navy spotlight was unearthed in an antique store in Greenwich, England. In a way the light is a wonderful combination of old technology, romantic seafaring and practical lighting. Perched on its imposing rosewood tripod the light dominates, adding character to a room, an important element in today’s design philosophy.
Our replica of ‘30s Navy spotlight is hand-crafted
The first place we think of placing a mirrors is over the fireplace. In the late 18th century the invention of over-mantel mirrors lunched a major trend in the decoration of private mansions in Europe. Fireplace mantels were lowered and large horizontal mirrors, often in elaborate gold frames, were mounted above them. The facts are confirm to us by the large mirrors over fireplace mantels at the end of 17th century, but over-mantel mirrors became especially
The entryway to any home is always an important place to pay extra attention to, since it makes the first impression. Guests entering may think that the homeowner has fabulous decorating taste in their choices of elegant home furnishings. Most homeowners want this to be the exact first impression they
Let’s talk tables. They’re in practically every room. You eat on them. You entertain on them. You decorate with them. So why shouldn’t you love the table you own? Let your accent table be the talk of your home by picking
Whether decorative pedestals for the home are simply designed or elegantly crafted from materials like Valencia marble, solid carved woos and gold leaf, they add a uniquely classical and elegant touch to any decor. Pedestals give a room that unusual and visually inviting architectural look that is always
Whenever someone walks into a home that has mirrored furniture prominently displayed, it often makes heads turn in wonder and in admiration. It is normally the most beautiful furniture in the home and always gets attention whether mirrored tables are featured, a mirrored chest or other beautiful mirrored pieces like mirrored credenzas and buffets.
The fabrics in your home do not stand alone, but work with all the other elements of decoration to create a mood and energy, to tell a story… Being emotionally comfortable in your dining room is essential to the art of home. Equally important is the way a table looks and feels. Mealtime or teatime is an
Creating a beautifully elegant bedroom space is fun and exciting. Making it unique keeps it fresh and interesting for many years. Using unexpected design elements on walls like molding or panel molding is a great way to express your flair for new design trends.
This fascinating combination of artfully used panel molding
Valentines Day is a day for showing love and affection and it’s also a fantastic day to give the one you admire the most one of these thoughtful and interactive gifts for two. Playing games that are meant especially for two players can become a romantic and fun way
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