To honor all the wonderful moms in our lives, all the women who inspire and nurture us, we invite you to come out to the Cottage and create some quality time with your special guest! Have some cider, or a cup of tea, relax in the garden… come see the wonderful blooms in all shapes, sizes and […]
So, with all the rain we have had, there’s reason to worry that things might get rusty…unless of course, we love that rusty, beautifully rustic look! At the Cottage we’ve got an unbelievable assortment of rusty stuff, big and small, suitable for inside or outdoor decor. We especially love the garden stakes in every shape […]
With the recent showers and beautiful weather coming, it’s time to start getting our gardens started, preparing the soil and putting in plants…and we have just the thing for you to add color and variety! We have a wide variety of Annie’s Annuals plants, which are specifically suited to our area, drought-tolerant, deer-resistant, etc.
In the early 19th century plaster figure making and bronze sculpture were pretty much two separate enterprises. Italian artists sold inexpensive plaster figures as itinerant tradesmen, but as time went on, some of them became specialists in making molds for sculptures. Plaster figures were used to decorate both grand country homes and more ordinary homes. They […]
Happy Holidays to all our customers and friends! We are so grateful for your support and friendship and want to take this opportunity to wish you all Happy Holidays. May you find time to rejoice in all that life has given you. We look forward to the new year and to continuing to bring you the best […]
Any season can be celebrated with a wreath, all it takes is a frame, some fill and a little creativity. You can use so many varieties of mediums for the basic form: wire, straw, styrofoam. If you know someone who has grapevines, the long vines can be fashioned into a circle when green and allowed to […]
These screen doors flanking a window with a salvaged architectural piece on top make a colorful and eye-catching vignette. And because they are not permanently afixed can be re-arranged for countless different display options. (below left) Another lovely arrangement using tall skinny windows and shutters. (below right) […]
The season we all love is here again. The air is crisp, the autumn skies and leaves are ablaze with color, and we begin looking forward to our favorite Holidays. We may start planning get-togethers with friends and family, special meals and fun decorations… Always a holiday favorite, scented candles have as special way of making […]