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It is that time of year again, every spring there are conferences for national, regional and state museums to gather and learn from noted experts in different relevant subject matter and see the latest from the trade companies that cater to the museum world. Such an event I just attended in Rich...
03/16/2010
Of course the use of period antiques are the best way to furnish your period home, but how do you know if what you are buying is authentic or period correct. Finding a reputable dealer in antiques of the period that you are interested in is the best way to find your way through the intricacies o...
03/09/2010
I thought since many had written me and asked about the basics of what they needed to “do it themselves” for either drapes or wallpaper and also paint I decided to use the blog for this week to give you this basic information. You can find so many fabric sources on the web, either use one of the ...
02/24/2010
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 serv...
02/03/2010
This Saturday I will be speaking at the annual Historic Home Show and Designer Craftsman show in King of Prussia, Pa. The show runs from Thurs. Jan28th-Sunday the 31st. A wonderful collection of exhibitors from Architects and Designers to period appropriate building materials, hand-crafted decora...
01/26/2010
Front Hall Family Room Kitchen   Refinishing your floors in your historic home may not be an option at first. You may have more important renovations to take care of and certainly floors are the last to be redone as you would not want to have to redo them yet again if a careless contractor spill...
01/11/2010
  Merry Christmas from our house… It has been 13 years since we moved into our house here in Fredericksburg,Virginia. We  loved  the  house  early on even before the addition of a new kitchen with a fireplace and a backyard pool. Built in 1930,   the  Dutch Colonial has had many reincarnations s...
12/21/2009
Sharing the season with friends and family is what this time of year is all about. Many of us know someone that have neither friends or family or are alone because of distance and /or circumstance. Those of us who are lucky to own a historic home can do much to make those who are alone or needy h...
12/13/2009
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 themse...
12/07/2009
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 celebra...
11/27/2009
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