Author Archives: Josh

Classic Games with Flair

games

The family that plays together stays together. The family that plays the most famous classic games from history stays entertained while being enlightened and educated. A home can never have enough classic games to choose from, but cheap, plastic board games are a dime a dozen. If you want to entertain your mind with the […]

Into the Wild Blue Yonder with Model Planes

plane models

Humankind’s fascination with flying, expressed here in the creation of model planes, dates back to well before written history. Early humans, watching the birds flying high in the sky, no doubt wondered what it would be like if we could fly, free from the bonds of the earth. When flight became technologically possible, only the […]

Increasing Design Focus with Magnifying Glasses

magnifying glass

It’s rare to find decorative objects that also perform useful functions, but magnifying glasses accomplish this task with both style and sophistication. Consider the many applications of magnifiers in adding both form and usefulness to your home’s interior. When it comes to interpreting the fine print and discovering small details, reading magnifier objects can come […]

Precious Decorative Boxes

Elegant interior setting with decorative box and lamp in the front of the mirror; interior design ideas; decorating inspiration

Decorative boxes can provide decoration that is both refined and practical. You can accumulate a wide assortment from different countries and cultures. You may collect delicate antique enamel pill-boxes, porcelain boxes, lacquered wood boxes, mahogany boxes, cigar boxes, or hand-painted boxes. Perhaps you have a special affection for antique wooden letterboxes, mailboxes, or decorative flowered […]

Fantastic Plane Models

plane models

It’s been over a century since the Wright flyer lifted off from the sands of Kitty Hawk. Powered flight has come a long way since. Early planes were a joint effort of engineers, cabinetmakers, and seamstresses. Aviators belonged to a privileged class, known by name to an eager and curious public. Some of the early […]

Thinking Outside of the Box with Decorative Boxes

Cheetah Box; Elegant box in polished white finish with hinged lid, dynamic cheetah topper and fabric liner inside;

More than just about any home decorating item, our choice of accessories expresses our personality and gives visitors to our home a sense of who we are. From the wide variety of decorative accessories from which we can choose, decorative boxes offer much in the way of both style and functionality. Decorative boxes are made […]

Achieve Far Sight with Telescopes and Binoculars

telescopes and binoculars

Do you ever dream of being an Old World astronomer like Galileo, gazing at the stars? What about a ship’s captain? Or, perhaps an explorer of new lands? Well, you can’t do any of those things without your trusty telescope, ever at the ready. Our selection of authentic reproduction telescopes and binoculars are sure to […]

Moving in a Positive Direction With Collectible Compasses

collectible compasses

If you ever wonder what direction you’re heading, do it with a compass. The magnetic compass has been a part of the history of human civilization since the beginning of the second millennia. World exploration as we know it would not have been possible were it not for the humble yet indispensable collectible compass. Handcrafted […]

Propellers – a Decorative Spin on History

decorative propellers

Looking for a way to make a room more interesting? Let your imagination take flight with decorative propellers. Considered the tires of yester yore, propellers are popular today as memorabilia pieces that honor the flight traditions of mechanics, flight crews, and pilots in battle. Adding hand-crafted WWI Propellers to a room in your home will […]

Enlightening Gifts

gifts; hurricane lamps and candle-holders

For most people, home is a relaxing haven that is best enjoyed when it is free from the distractions and hurried atmosphere of the outside world. Home is a place of tranquility, serenity, and escape. And it is made perfect by featuring beautiful candle sconces and classic hurricane lamp lighting. Providing that softly flickering glow […]

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