Holiday Tradition- Mini Trees

One year my eldest decided she needed a tree of her own for her room. She got a sparkly green tree from Santa that year. She decorated it with ornaments from our tree and proudly displayed it in her room. The next year her sister wanted a tree of...


Holiday Decor- Chandeliers

I love the holidays. It is the time when I like to add a little sparkle to each room. The first place I like to start is the ceiling, or rather light fixtures. In the formal living room, I have placed jewel bead encrusted stars hanging from the chandelier....


Empire Furniture

Glistening gold, gleaming and ebonized wood- these are the things that my favorite furniture is made of.  Be it a bed, chest, cabinet, table, mirror, or chair, the look is always exquisite.  The style originated in France during the time of Napoleon’s First French Empire in the early 1800s...