Antiques, HOME N GARDEN, Tiles, Travel, Tutorials and Information, Whimsey

Today I posted an item for over gulp….. $1,000.00

This is a rare Minton Chica works tile.  We have ten.  In the European cast iron fireplaces, the sides of each were lined with 5 tiles of a pretty pattern. I suppose you would have to be a collector to understand why these tiles are collector items and maybe someone from the East Coast of the USA… Read More Today I posted an item for over gulp….. $1,000.00

An American in Wexford, Antiques, Decor, Decor & Design

RAMBLING IN THE WORKSHOP….FOUND A PROJECT

MY NEW PROJECT I was rummaging around in John’s workshop.. you have to see this place to believe it…John saves everything..bits of wood, old mahogany, old metal pulls, anything actually he thinks he might need someday…To say he’s a packrat might be a bit of an understatement. But good for me, I found these old… Read More RAMBLING IN THE WORKSHOP….FOUND A PROJECT

An American in Wexford, Antiques, Decor & Design, Furniture, Ireland, Tutorials and Information

The Art of Furniture Restoration

As you know we are in Ireland. John is redesigning bits of antique furniture for use in a more modern and smaller home than the large mini-mansions that once housed these huge pieces. I showed you the old Rocco elaborate dresser piece the other day. He removed two pieces from a similar dresser. John is… Read More The Art of Furniture Restoration

Antiques, Decor, Decor & Design, Dining, kitchen, farmhouse, HOME N GARDEN, Treadle Sewing Machine furiture, Wood

OUR LAST TWO DRAWER BOX

TREADLE SEWING MACHINE DRAWERS This is our last treadle sewing machine drawer set.  I think it is perfect for a Krubs coffee pod holder…but you may have a slew of other uses.This two drawer set is made of tiger oak with  a very rich veneer.  We added crystal pulls and it really makes a gorgeous… Read More OUR LAST TWO DRAWER BOX