Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Creating Outdoor Spaces for Country Living

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Let’s face it, nobody wants to bring their furniture indoors every time it rains in effort to prevent mold and rusting. So unless you use your noggin, creating outdoor spaces may become challenging (and a bit expensive) if your furniture is inevitably exposed to the elements. But alas, we’ve gathered a quaint collection of country [...]

summer florals: modern city and vintage country

August 23, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

Ever since I was a child, I have loved all things “themed” – costume parties, International dinners, festivals and the like.  During one year’s ill-fated attempt at hosting regular “theme” events, I created a monthly calendar of movie nights at my apartment.  I invited friends for a movie and potluck dinner based around a theme [...]

beyond the big day: a french country celebration

August 15, 2010 by · 11 Comments 

Over at Once Wed, we are just smitten over Rachel and Michael’s simply modern wedding, shot by the fabulous Jose Villa. Rachel, an upcoming Associate Art Director for Cooking light magazine, exudes top notch creativity, so when she had the idea to put together this tablescape based off her own wedding, we knew it would [...]

Pound Ridge Golf Club: A Country Club Experience, For A Price

August 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When Pound Ridge Golf Club opened two years ago in the horsey precincts of northern Westchester County, New York, more than a few eyebrows (including mine) arched over its hefty green fee. Yes, the legendary Pete Dye had designed the course, and, sure, the steep and rocky terrain made for some dramatic shots. But at [...]

Russian Billionaire Proves He Is More Extravagant than His Own Colleagues in His Own Country

July 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We all know the kind of money that Russians spend on their ships and boats that is if they are billionaires themselves. Russian billionaires are also more in number than the American billionaires. Thus, most of them stay in the cities of Moscow or in St. Petersburg. Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko spent over $400 million [...]

Randal’s ‘Miniature English Country House’ House Call

May 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Name: Randal Dawkins Location: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC This is my small apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I am an antiques buyer for a Manhattan firm and an interior designer. My aesthetic is a layered look — filled with antiques and art of many periods and styles. I like to consider my apartment my miniature English country [...]