True to their love for Eclecticism in home, hearth, and humor, Dee and John have taken their love of old world style, Victorian antiques and melded them seamlessly with modern design to offer one-of-a-kind furnishing and artwork for your home or office.
In my last post, I showed you an old mahogany dressing table John found at Neville’s Antiques and Collectibles in Wellington Bridge, Wexford; our favorite pickers place. It had been left out in the yard and it was rain-soaked and missing a [continue reading]
We have had readers ask us how we do a redesign and what does that mean. For us, in a redesign, John takes an antique something and remakes it as something unintended; repurposed. A good example is seen in the vintage sewing machine tables. John [continue reading]
Well, the Irish Autumn has arrived; chasing the beautiful Indian Summer down the laneway. So sorry to see her go. Autumn is a mixed bag here. She brings beautiful and rich colors and an infrequent golden sunlight but she also heralds the horrors [continue reading]
On the way to Johnston Caste, we pass a golf course John use to frequent named Rathespeck Manor. The estate was the ancient home of the Codd family who built a castle on the vast grounds in 1351. Now the manor house, thought to be built on the old [continue reading]
THE BACK GARDEN Apparently, we missed the super summer in Ireland this year. We returned to massive growth in the garden and comments from everyone on what a summer it was. Indeed, the best summer ever! I am sure there is truth in that statement. [continue reading]