An American in Wexford, Antiques, Antiques, Decor, Furniture, Ireland, Travel, Tutorials and Information, Wood

Redesign an Antique in Ireland- Demonstration Part II

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 top. After drying out in the workshop with a nearby heater, John started to work… Read More Redesign an Antique in Ireland- Demonstration Part II

Bathroom, Bathrooom, Home, HOME N GARDEN, Tutorials and Information

Shower dilemma continues. The house remodeling project that never ends

Now for the continuing story of my house remodel project.  We started two years ago after deciding not to sell the place. It needed upgrading and we started with new paint, new carpet, kitchen remodel, mini bath redo, upgrading lighting, garden redos.  We have been working at it for over two years now and we thought we were… Read More Shower dilemma continues. The house remodeling project that never ends

Antiques, ART, Decor, Furniture, Ireland, Ireland, Tiles

Craven Dunhill Pottery Fireplace Tile- Antique- Victorian- Art Noveau

We have a collection of Antiques in Ireland.  Periodically we bring some items over to Ohio for the enjoyment of our USA customers.  One unique item is a fireplace tile.  The old cast iron fireplaces of the Victorian home had pretty tiles lining the outside of the insert of the fireplace.    The tiles would match or… Read More Craven Dunhill Pottery Fireplace Tile- Antique- Victorian- Art Noveau

An American in Wexford, Antiques, Decor, Genealogy, Ireland, Tiles, Travel, Whimsey

IRISH ART A LITTLE BIT OF IRELAND FOR YOUR HOME

I have recently embarked on the genealogy DNA searches.  I got my results back from 23 and Me just recently, and I did get some unexpected results.  I did confirm my roots are from Ireland and Great Britain.  Years ago I went to Ireland to locate my grandmother, Delia Ryan’s, birth records to obtain Irish citizenship under this unique… Read More IRISH ART A LITTLE BIT OF IRELAND FOR YOUR HOME

Decor, Dining, kitchen, farmhouse, Furniture, Home, HOME N GARDEN, Wood

New Refurbished Kitchen Hutch Completed

Remember the old mahogany hutch John found and was cleaning up? It was at the end of the WabiSAbi post. See my past post here. Well, he finished the cabinet and we put it on DoneDeal…the Irish equivalent of Craigs List.  It looks great! Here is the bottom piece after a deep cleaning. I thought it might be… Read More New Refurbished Kitchen Hutch Completed

ART, Decor, Decor & Design, Gardens, Home, HOME N GARDEN, Tutorials and Information, Whimsey, Wood

6 STEPS ON HOW TO MAKE NATURAL TWIG WREATHS

I find I love a more naturalist form than a heavily designed produced form in many things.  If you come to the house you can easily see I am not a minimalist at all.  I love all my bits and pieces and I do tend to fill a room with “stuff” that has meaning for me. My stuff… Read More 6 STEPS ON HOW TO MAKE NATURAL TWIG WREATHS