Yearly Archives: 2014

Every Home Needs an Angel Watching Over Them….

My first angel purchased in Portugal 1977!

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Poetry in Motion

If you are in NYC over the next couple of months, be sure to stop in to the Met., and view the current costume exhibit on Charles James……Divine!      

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Paris in April…….

….Who could resist a holiday in France surrounded by all the L’Objects that the French do so well! So many timeworn treasures, so many beautiful words: faience, bergere, fauteille, canape, trumeau, etc. This is a carved fruitwood needlepoint “canape” from  … Continue reading

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Finishing Touches

The French have such a way with trims!.If you look at all the names they have for trimming, you realize how important this finishing touch is! Soutache….Passementerie…..Bobbles & Pompoms….Bullion Fringe….Ombre Ribbons Tassels, I could go on & on with Delectable … Continue reading

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The Fabric of Romance…Highland Lace !

Happy Valentines Day Our new group of Coeurs D’Amour: Wild nights! Wild nights! Were I with thee, Wild nights should be Our luxury! Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) from Wild Nights

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