Category Archives: Artwork

Le Narcisse


French illustrated poster c. 1954

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Christmas Craft #11: Paperwhites

Grab Bag- Leaf Garland


A garland of metal leaves is perfect for the front door or fireplace mantel.

Endpapers #10

“Before mass printing in the 20th century it was common for endpapers of books to have paper marbling. Sometimes the endpapers were used for maps or other relevant information. They are the traditional place for bookplates or owner’s inscription…”- Wikipedia



An overview of the life of Theordore Roosevelt is illustrated on the endpapers by Edward Wilson for the child’s book ‘The Story of Theodore Roosevelt‘ published in 1953.

Note- Did anyone else watch the wonderful series ‘The Roosevelts‘?

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Artwork- Leo Putz


Oil painting ‘My Garden‘ by Leo Putz c. 1926

Designed By Orla Kiely

orla-kiely-canisters-container-store-optA Little- Colorful retro inspired canisters designed by Orla Kiely for The Container Store. Get them while supplies last!


A Lot- Orla Kiely’s first furniture collection includes this larder cabinetsquare table, and fabric covered chairs.

The Year Of The Horse

opt-horse-bit-details-artwork-williams-sonomaReproduction prints of 18th century horse bits from Williams-Sonoma.

April Showers


(Crayon drawing, First Grade- Martha B.)

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A Blooming Interest

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