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Kitchen Island designed with a marble top and white cabinets

Kitchen

If you love to entertain and are in the process of remodeling or building your home, consider this kitchen island design hack, especially if the following questions resonate.  Have you ever looked at your growing collection of dishes, serving pieces, and stemware and wondered where you could store them?  Have you rearranged and rearranged your […]

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Organized Antique English Pine Wardrobe

Antiques

The workhorse of my bedroom is my antique English pine armoire!  Measuring in at 66.5” W x 22.5” D x 91” H, it is a large beauty that grounds the approximately 20-foot high, vaulted ceilings in that room, but it is not just a beautiful piece.  It stores many household items.  What exactly is it […]

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Antiques

An ironstone relish dish is one of my favorite pieces of ironstone to repurpose.  I think the reasons for the enjoyment are (1) the shapes are usually floral, which I love, and (2) the sizes are small and therefore easily placed on most surfaces in the home.  If you are wondering what an ironstone relish […]

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Vintage Royal Doulton China in padded storage containers

Hospitality

If you love supporting companies that have a long history, embracing feminine design, and setting a table for guests, then let me tell you about my favorite vintage Royal Doulton china pattern. I recently cleaned and stored this new-to-me china set, so I thought it would be a good time to share it.   [Affiliate […]

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Water Carafe Turned Mouthwash Dispenser

Primary Bathroom

As an antiques dealer, I love looking at an item from a by-gone era and reimagining a use for it today.  However, an item does not have to be antique for its purpose to be reimagined.  Modern items can be repurposed as well.  This is the case with my recent purchase of a bedside water […]

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