Gracious Spaces and Lovely Vignettes
At the turn of the sixteenth century, a hand tool known as the burin revolutionized artistic engraving and allowed craftsmen the ability to add dramatic flair to metals and wood. In modern times, this delicate handiwork is still widely appreciated for its elegant appearance and heartfelt significance. See how artist Jennifer Reynolds Calligraphy creates intricate treasures at https://bit.ly/3W8m6k7.
Thousands of flea markets and antiques shops dot the Southern United States, but one stunning gallery in the Rocket City shines as bright as the polished treasury within. Discover the charms hidden within Hartlex Antique Gallery at https://bit.ly/3Fxctq2. — in Huntsville, Alabama.
For Tessa Foley, the Midwest blogger-turned-designer behind Nine and Sixteen Home, an internship in Boston instilled an abiding affinity for the signature styles of New England, especially the sun-bleached cottages nestled along the sand dune–lined shores of Nantucket. Explore her charming home at https://bit.ly/3ikhLMR. — in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
For centuries, artisans have chiseled intricate swirling scripts and ornate patterns into objets d’art to commemorate special occasions. Celebrating the best things in life, one collection of personalized mementos carved by Jennifer Reynolds Calligraphy honors precious moments of the past and inspires those yet to come. Find the dreamy details at https://bit.ly/3Fxctq2.
Each year, the City of a Hundred Spires celebrates the Christmas season with an exuberance befitting its storied history, its breathtaking architecture, and its people, for whom the holidays offer a time to share their rich and vibrant culture. Come along on our journey to this enchanting destination at https://bit.ly/3UB5AbP.
One cannot help but notice the mesmeric array of fabrics in every area of this northern Virginia home, and in the dining room, an embroidered pattern adorns the front and back of the chairs, complimenting the prized assemblage of thoughtfully curated antiques all around. Discover this richly designed interior at https://bit.ly/3mdzOSN.
Nestled in New York’s Finger Lakes region, a rural Victorian estate revels in a world of whimsy and irreverently happy décor as the creative workshop and bustling retail space for a tableware brand celebrated for its iconic pattern play. Discover MacKenzie-Childs Aurora in our December issue, on newsstands and at https://bit.ly/3UB5AbP.
With a more subdued beauty than its silver sister, the malleable blend of tin, copper, and antimony known as pewter has been used through the ages for crafting everything from cups to candlesticks. Find autumnal inspiration from this cherished collectible at http://bit.ly/32DkBiO.
Myriad shades of earthenware seem to perfectly mirror the red and orange hues dotting the treetops in the late weeks of autumn. Darker clays and vibrant yellow glazes remind one of the breathtaking landscape, but even the paler varieties have seen hundreds of colorful autumns since their creation. Discover the history behind these ages-old olive jars at https://bit.ly/3medJVg.
Dating back to 1930, Herend USA Chinese Bouquet pattern, originally designed for a Hungarian politician, takes inspiration from popular Far East motifs and is well-loved by collectors still today. View this impressive assemblage in the rust colorway in our October/November issue, available at https://bit.ly/3CKphZe. 🧡
Looking back on a thirty-year legacy of delightful dwellings, an accomplished couple known professionally as Stamps & Stamps has composed a literary cache of the inviting homes they've created, both for esteemed clients and for themselves. Tucked into a small space, The Cabana on their property offers solitude to those seeking a quiet moment. Explore more of these colorful spaces at https://bit.ly/3AHBAS5.
Developed in the early 1800s as a less expensive alternative to Chinese porcelain, ironstone had its origins in England but enjoyed enormous popularity among Americans, who loved its simple style and sturdiness. Learn more about the enduring earthenware in The Art of Collecting, at https://bit.ly/3AqvB4R.
While some may dabble in a variety of fields, one British entrepreneur has proven to be a master of many, whether she's dreaming up new pottery patterns, sketching designs for embroidered pillows, or mixing up her own custom paint colors. Learn more about Susie Watson Designs at https://bit.ly/38rlBuY.
Taking color cues from North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains just outside, this soft-hued and light-filled vacation home featured in our October/November issue combines sophisticated, classic style with elements showcasing of the best of the abode's surrounding nature. Tour this charming chalet at https://bit.ly/3eFKmtD.
As oak leaves parade their russet shades and autumn breezes carry aromas of steaming pies and hearty casseroles, the dining room at Farmdale is elegantly set for a gathering, and the doors are open wide in welcome. Join interior designer and ultimate host James Farmer for a holiday celebration in our October/November issue, available at https://bit.ly/3CKphZe.
A chandelier, ornate wallpaper, and hand-painted porcelain mingle with portraits of important figures in this stunning treasure-filled home owned by the proprietors of the famed Hartlex Antique Gallery in Huntsville, Alabama. Find glimpses of their storied collections at https://bit.ly/3S0P9VJ.
For nearly a century and a half, esteemed British design house Watts1874 has built a reputation for bespoke textiles, trims, and wall coverings for both secular and ecclesiastical clients. Today, the family-owned firm continues the heritage of their acclaimed ancestors. Find more of these elegant creations at https://bit.ly/3DGsPd0. — in London, United Kingdom.
Once the structural remodeling was complete on her nineteenth-century dwelling, Ansley Forsberg of Haute Revival could turn her attention to furnishing the spaces. A serene blue-and-white palette weaves through rooms blessed with an abundance of natural light. Discover this charming interior at https://bit.ly/3w0W2xj.