historicinterior: Welcome Heritage Lace Into Your Home - 02/03/10 11:49 AM

We are so pleased to announce the addition of a wonderful company to our Featured Artisan's page. Heritage Lace has been around for awhile providing beautiful lace products for the home for over 50 years.  I love companies that are based in long standing traditions of community and customer service and this is one of them.
Our site has a wide timeline for historic interiors from 1680-1930 and as such has only a handful of artisans and companies that have products that can span all the periods from Early American Colonial to Art Deco.  Heritage Lace does this … (0 comments)

historicinterior: Using pewter in your historic home - 12/07/09 11:21 AM
One of our most talented and celebrated artisans is Tom Hooper of ASL Pewter in Louisiana, Missouri. His work is very beautiful and can be found in homes of any historic period from Early Colonial to Arts and Crafts. Assisted by his lovely wife, Pat, the Hoopers have carved out a niche for themselves that is to be envied by anyone in the historic artisan field. They make their own molds and use them for casting pieces unique to ASL Foundry. They have also acquired and use a collection of historic and antique bronze, aluminum and steel molds. Using traditional lathe … (2 comments)

historicinterior: A Historic Civil War Thanksgivng - 11/27/09 02:40 AM

A Historic Civil War Thanksgiving
With the 1864  proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln making a day in late November as a day of national thanksgiving, he gave the nation  a unique holiday found only in America. One that is based on a nation that though in bitter conflict , wanted to celebrate the blessings of the gift of America that most felt was a gift from God.
We are a nation that is hemmed in prayer and hospitality. This day which is so truly American  is one that gives us a glimpse of the true American spirit. One that is … (2 comments)

historicinterior: Keeping the Vision of Your Historic Home - 03/10/09 06:37 AM
Schuyler Mansion
What is it that makes a historic property speak to you, make you put all reason aside and see the beauty beneath the usually horrible add-ons that have followed the house like a very bad haircut. With time and the right expert you can overcome it. Those of us who deal with historic properties either in our professional lives or are lucky enough to live in such a property, can understand the emotional and sometimes irrational pull to take on the many challenges that only an old house can provide.Especially in these tough times your home is your refuge. … (0 comments)


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