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Monthly Archives: February 2015

From a French Convent to Houston…

Reclaimed terracotta has a rich history as one of Europe’s earliest and most popular floor covering! We just brought back whole sets with a most unusual provenance… The first item we love is a special lot of reclaimed Spanish terracotta … Read the rest of this entry

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Clues in this Crest Point to a Royal Connection…

Many of the pieces we acquire for our collection come with accompanying tales of their provenance, but not so with this unique piece. We do know that this unusual coat of arms hails from a Castello near Siena, Italy and … Read the rest of this entry

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From a Monk’s Bedroom to a Powder Room Wall…

One of the things we love about reclaimed architectural antiques is that they all have a story to tell, and the details of our latest find are no exception. This Window Grille dates back to the 16th century and shielded … 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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