Collecting Antique Prints

Collecting Antique Prints

Antique prints are considered by many collectors to be true works of art. And I agree! The colors and attention to detail in the antique prints are sublime!  On my first trip to Paris, I wandered along the book and art stalls along the Seine, and was smitten.  I...
French Golden Honey Flower Arrangement

French Golden Honey Flower Arrangement

I love watching “our” bees buzz around the garden this summer!  They fly from flower to flower, pollinating while they gather nectar for their hive. It’s one of the silver lining things here in Southern California when we had our pandemic year....
Favorite Shop in Paris, Marin Montagut

Favorite Shop in Paris, Marin Montagut

In Paris’ elegant 6th arrondisement artist, cartographer and world traveler Marin Montagut has a charming and inspiring shop filled with hand made painted pieces, antiques, and Marin’s own line of beautiful souvenirs. Everything about his shop celebrates world...
Antique Tablecloths & Table Linens

Antique Tablecloths & Table Linens

I know, I’ve done posts before about collecting antique linens. Thank you for humoring me, while I talk about my addiction  passion. Antique tablecloths are always a good idea! So are antique linens of any and every kind, they bring beauty, history and so much...
Collecting Antique Sea Shells

Collecting Antique Sea Shells

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved collecting things. {I’m sure you’re not surprised about this, right?!}  One of the most special vacation memories I have was when my Mom and I went on vacation to the seashore in Noordwijk, Holland.  It...