Whether elaborately decorated like those in medieval castles in Europe or traditionally painted like those in Colonial Williamsburg, front doors say something about the occupants’ personalities, lifestyles, aesthetic preferences and so much more.Add a comment
Autumn may be drawing to a close, but there's still time to enjoy and decorate with the season's bounty. It's fairly common for such seasonal accoutrements as pumpkins, fall leaves and cornstalks to find their way to the Thanksgiving table. But these items also can be used to welcome guests before they enter the house.
In her article "Roofing for Historic Buildings," architectural historian Susan M. Sweetser suggests that roofs are more than a defense against the elements. From the gables of American Craftsman homes to the turrets of Queen Anne mansions and asymmetrical lines of New England Saltboxes, roofs throughout time have been a major part of architectural design.Add a comment
Chella Luxury Performance Textiles look gorgeous on outdoor furniture and just as fabulous on indoor furniture, too. Scott Bodenner, the ultra-talented designer behind many of Chella's award-winning looks, explains how the company has taken outdoor fabric to a whole new level.Add a comment