VINTAGE Tag Archives

Wrestling With Reupholstery

Many of my clients wrestle with the choice to reupholster existing pieces of furniture or opt to purchase new. When clients are moving into a different home, more often than not, we opt to purchase new as the scale and style will not always translate.  However, if a client is staying in their same location and just desires a refresher of sorts then we strongly consider reupholstery as a favorable option. To help diminish …

Chair-ish Your Space

I believe, a room with an interesting chair is always more fun!   I have a fondness and a curiosity of chairs.  I always have.  Likewise, I have always used an accent chair or chairs to give spaces a little spark and some personality. Often times these chairs have been vintage treasures or family heirlooms that deserved a little tender loving care and a new leash on life.  Other times, I have …

Star Wars

Who’s not attracted to stars?  I am!  Stars of any kind.  I have noticed that I gravitate to stars for my interiors projects frequently. With that said, one can overdo the star thing.  I guess it creates some “Star Wars” and I am not talking about yet another movie coming out this December. My thought is that a wallpaper with stars does not need to be paired with …

Pieces From The Past

My roots in Arkansas and Texas take me to some of the best antiquing in the south.  I’ve spent many a day working the New Orleans shops and bargaining with dealers all over the Dallas and Houston areas to name a few. Buying a vintage or antique item is fun!  There is almost always a story or history to share.  If not, there is the …

MAD ABOUT MURANO

I’m quite smitten with the vintage Murano glass and have been for quite some time. I’ve always admired the work of Dallas designer, Jan Showers, who has given many Murano glass pieces a new life on her forever glamourous projects. Murano glass dates back centuries, but the lovelies that land here in the U.S. are most likely collectibles from travels to Italy or thru the …