A cupola is typically a small dome on a drum on top of a larger dome, adorning a roof or ceiling, though there are as many variations of cupolas as there are roofs! Check out some of the great examples of these lovely pieces of salvage architectural pieces we have at the Cottage! […]
At the Cottage you can find all sorts of garden statues to fit any style, from classic to whimsical and everything in between…here are some of the little critters that inhabit our garden…
We had a blast on our last French Flea Market tour! I brought some things home in my suitcase… I took pictures of some of the wonderful items we shipped, which we expect will arrive this month!
In 1836, Sorel in France took out the first of numerous patents for a process of coating steel by dipping it in molten zinc after first cleaning it. This method of rust prevention came to be known as ‘galvanizing‘.” Here is a peek of some of the lovely galvanized items we have at the shop. […]
Nothing is more central to a decor style than well-chosen lighting fixtures. Whether we are going for a dramatic look, romantic, or casual; the right lamp, sconce or ceiling light enhances the overall look of a room. Here are a few of the different styles of lighting fixtures you can find at the Cottage.
Whether classical birdbaths and fountains, eclectic water feature decor, whimsical, bold or understated, you’ll find something in our garden to put some WOW into yours… stop in and get some inspiration!
Here’s some of the beautiful things we saw in Provence… We shipped a load of goodies and we’re expecting them soon, but this enamelware set was so pretty it had to come home with me!
In the Chinese calendar, 2017 is the year of the Rooster, or the Red Fire Chicken… At the Cottage there are some fine feathered friends to help celebrate!
Some of us had moms who kept their perfumes and lipstick and other essential items on lovely little mirror trays on their vanities or dressing tables. How fun it was to tinker around a bit with those glamorous lady things! In honor of the mirror tray, here’s a few of the beautiful variety available at […]
Gazing balls, mirror balls, or lawn globes are said to have originated during the 13th century created by artisan glass blowers in Venice. A beautiful addition to any garden, they were also believed to ward off evil, or bring good luck. Popular in Victorian England, they […]