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We’re Loving This…Collection de Boucherie

Over the years, some of our favorite items originally decorated or served functional purposes in French boucheries and Italian macellerias. Zinc animal heads indicated the type of meat for sale, while marble-topped tables kept the product cool. This iron sign … Read the rest of this entry

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A Greenwich Dream Home

Chic in dress and poised in presence, designer Emma Jane Pilkington’s Connecticut house is no exception to her unparalleled taste. Raised in Greenwich, CT, an adolescent Pilkington told herself she would never move back to the quaint area after experiencing … Read the rest of this entry

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Fireplaces Aren’t Just for the Living Room…

Think fireplaces are just for living rooms? Think again! Interior designers are finding inspiration in the past and incorporating fireplaces (or as the French call them – cheminées) into every room of the home. Here are some of our favorite … Read the rest of this entry

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Kitchen Backsplash Inspiration! 6 Amazing Backsplashes from Reclaimed Materials

Ready to be inspired? These creative backsplashes use reclaimed materials you won’t find in most homes! Chateau Domingue’s proprietor Ruth Gay’s kitchen is a symphony of texture! Featuring walls of French Limestone Bugets and open hearth, Ruth’s kitchen is a … Read the rest of this entry

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Fireplace Accessory or Backsplash Centerpiece? You Decide!

Centuries of noble families in the Comte region of France have enjoyed the warmth produced by this 17th c. fireback. This antique French fireback is not just decorative. Prior to the advent of modern heating systems, people relied on the … Read the rest of this entry

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