A Thanksgiving Break


Nibs Readers,

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Posting will resume December 8, 2014.

Warm regards,




(Photo- © 2014 Martha Browne)

IDEA- Vivid Print Fabric & Antiques


Wow! A bold fabric pattern from Michelle Nussbaumer energizes the study of this 18th century Swiss chalet. The antiques- Spanish portrait, daybed, rug and Chinese plates all date from 1600 to 1800.

(Photo- Melanie Acevedo for Veranda Magazine, 2014)

Organic By John Patrick- Resort 2015


“The way that you get into a closet is by making things that are forever, not by making costumes…”- John Patrick

Regarder en arrière à 1983


Fashion details- French Connection mid-calf speckled sweater dress, Mulberry Co. leather belt and Kangol beret.

(Photo- Lothar Schmid for UK Vogue, 1983)

Happy Feet

ryssby-2014-slippers-&12.99-optWool slippers accented with red thread from Ikea.

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A Page From…

…Elle Decor, December 2014.


A custom wood top was made by the homeowner for the vintage kitchen’s wood-fired grill. The copper hood is from the 1950’s. Tile was purchased at the local Home Depot and the wire chair was rescued from the town dump.

(Photo- William Abranowicz)