Textile Spotlight: Velvet
Ah velvet. That woven fabric easily recognizable by its short dense even pile that is so soft to the touch. Still chic after hundreds of years, the textile originated in the Far East in the 14th century and grew significantly in production by the 16th century in Italy. Historically, velvet was c ...
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5 Favorites: Gardening Sinks - Remodelista
Perhaps the ultimate luxury: a designated sink area for tending to the needs of household plants and arranging flowers. Above: A gardening sink in Sweden b
Sean A. Pritchard on Instagram: “First roses out and cut for the cottage. ‘Constance Spry’, what else. 💓💓💓 #mendiphills #rural #englishcountryside #decoration…”
9,934 Likes, 123 Comments - Sean A. Pritchard (@sean_anthony_pritchard) on Instagram: “First roses out and cut for the cottage. ‘Constance Spry’, what else. 💓💓💓 #mendiphills #rural…”
The Acton Scott Estate - Henley Cottage (ref ROO4) in Acton Scott, near Church Stretton, Shropshire | cottages.com
"A charming retreat tucked away in the South Shropshire Hills a rural idyll made famous by the poems of A.E. Housman’s \nA Shropshire Lad\n.\n\n\nHenley Cottage is a 19th- century former farm labourer’s dwelling sympathetically restored to reinstate its original condition and located in a picturesque estate landscape which has remained unchanged for two centuries.\n This humble property which sleeps up to five has taken many a star turn on BBC TV including hit series \nVictorian Farm\n and…
Martina Mondadori on Instagram: “The charm of English houses is unrivalled - and achieved through an effortless ability to mix, layer and keep it unmanicured yet eccentric.…”
@martinamondadori: “The charm of English houses is unrivalled - and achieved through an effortless ability to mix,…”
Well I thought I would post a picture of my dining room while it is tidy! I gave it a good dusting and fluff...The dining room tends to become the "stock room" for the shop and antique pickins start to pile up in the corners and you rarely see the top of the table!...I'm currently working on the spare bedroom upstairs (my eldest son flew the nest) turning it into an office/studio!!...although right now I'm in the wallpaper boarder stripping phase, oh what fun when the biggest piece is the…
Victorian Kitchen REVEAL
We have spent the last ten months working on our Folk Victorian Kitchen, and it's FINALLY done! A mostly unfitted, historically inspired, victorian kitchen
House Tour: A Spanish Bungalow Makeover in Los Angeles - Cottage style decorating, renovating and entertaining Ideas for indoors and out
Julia Chasman revamps a derelict Eagle Rock, Spanish bungalow into a charming, retro retreat. She restored this gem and handed it over to new owners.
Plain English founder Katie Fontana's cottage and houseboat
Plain English Kitchens founder Katie Fontana's houseboat where a love of pure craftsmanship & aesthetic simplicity reign supreme.