Seglora Church -Relocated From Western Sweden
*Disclaimer*-The pictures contained in this post are to illustrate the BEAUTY of yellow and green paint used in 18th century interiors. We have no knowledge what so ever of the paint used in the rooms or furniture. Emerald Green and Yellow colors are absolutely stunning colors to decorate a home around.
The History Behind Emerald Green
Emerald Green, is the color of the year for 2013, yet what many people don't know is the color "Emerald Green" at one time, killed people.
This brilliant blue-green color was extremely popular in the mid- 1800s, because emerald green paint was cheap to manufacture, and it had such a great depth of color. (Read More.....)
Veranda May June 2012
When you think of slipcovers, you may have memories of the 80's clunky furniture covered with slipcovers that were tied with over-sized bows and small scale stuffy florals with outdated colors. Interior design took a tumble in the 80's and 90's, however, interior design directions haven't ever looked so good as they do now. Today, we are seeing an emergence of the simple raw materials become exciting again. Old weathered barns, which were once eyesores, fetch quite a bit of money, as the wood is recycled and reclaimed furniture fetches top dollar. Simpler interiors and quality mat (Read More.....)
Rococo & Empire Pulls- House Of Antique Hardware
Most do-it-yourselfers know that adding new hardware to new or existing furniture or cabinetry is a great way to dress it up. These seemingly small touches make a huge impact on the overall appearance of a piece.
You can create the look you want. Hardware pieces are available in a variety of finishes, designs, and styles. You can walk into any local hardware store and find shiny chrome and brass knobs and handles as well as modern sleek knobs that have clean simple lines.
The only time there seems to be real problems finding the right hardware and accessories is if you want antique hardware. However, the Internet has made it easier to find what you are looking for; this article offers a list of the top five online resources for antique har (Read More.....)
These beautiful paints are the result of a recent collaboration between Fired Earth and the National Trust.
Founded in 1983 , Fired Earth began as a Terracotta supplier, and later expanded to offer bathroom and kitchen cabinetry, and hardware. Although Fired Earth has a wide selection of house products, they are (Read More.....)
Rococo Period Clock- The Dial Is Marked Stockholm.
Uppsala Auktionskammare is known to present some of the finest collections of antique furniture. Uppsala Auktionskammare has been known to feature exquisite collections of silver, furniture, and art from Swedish private homes at their auctions. In the spring of 2008, Sweden's most expensive furniture ever was sold at Uppsala Auktionskammare, a unique bureau by Nils Dahlin for 18 million.
They carry a beautiful selection of European art; everything from the Renaissance until the late 19th century. They are known to collect an array of antiques from mirrors, table clocks, chandeliers, table lamps, candlesticks,bronzes, figurines, and much more.
They (Read More.....)