The COTTAGE Journal Spring edition is filled with a huge dose of inspiration for this beautiful season, fresh, new and right.
Do you love antique jewelry? In this post, I will answer some of the many questions I get every week from all of you about how to identify pieces, what is antique? what is vintage? and what is something else. Read more….
I begin dreaming of spring gardens in January. Do you? This old hand colored plan is for the gardens at Versailles. Beautifully laid out, formal gardens with different garden “rooms” that required an army of gardeners to keep in shape. I love gardens, flowers and gardening antiques. I’m always on the hunt for the big gardening pieces
French Enamelware comes in many shapes, colors and sizes. Pitchers like this were used for bathing before indoor plumbing was invented. A bowl and pitcher, like these, were a mainstay in each bedroom in a fine to middle class home, often on a special “wash stand” with a mirror. In more modest households, there was