Thrifting Vintage: Tour A Historical Dream Home and Steal The Owner’s Thrifting Tips

Story and Photos by C.L. Shoemaker Judy is an avid vintage lover, antiques collector, thrifter extraordinaire and self-taught interior decorator. Her home, situated in historic Guelph, Ontario is a delight from the moment you walk in the door. The abode immediately impresses visitors with its gorgeous vintage design. Filled with beautiful tapestries, antique china and… Read More Thrifting Vintage: Tour A Historical Dream Home and Steal The Owner’s Thrifting Tips

Spode’s Christmas China: The Story of an American Holiday Household Tradition

By Marjorie Magazine Atop the table settings of most families in America during Christmastime, you might find a familiar dinnerware only seen during the festive season. Fir green trimmed china stamped with a beautifully decorated illustration of a Christmas tree adorned in colorful decor with Saint Nick at the top– that’s the Spode signature china… Read More Spode’s Christmas China: The Story of an American Holiday Household Tradition

The Best of Both Arts: See Leah Nikolaou Fuse Flower Pressing and Embroidery into Masterpieces

Photos Courtesy of Leah Nikolau Pastimes of a more gentler nature might seem more straightforward, easy, and relaxed, or at least to the minds of the Victorians. Gathering a few picked flowers into a keepsake book perhaps, or adding fine finishing touches to a few linens may feel like classic domesticated pleasures of another time… Read More The Best of Both Arts: See Leah Nikolaou Fuse Flower Pressing and Embroidery into Masterpieces

With Painted Brick Studio, It Simply is the Gift of Home

Few things in life evoke a classic feeling of home like your very own. However home speaks to you– family portraits, curated collections of trinkets from global travels, or just a hot cup of chamomile by your fireside in the early evening– encasing yourself in the comforts of familiar, calming aspects of a life well… Read More With Painted Brick Studio, It Simply is the Gift of Home