I love this whimsical plate by artist Polly Fern. Unfortunately, it’s out of stock right now. But Polly has plenty of other ceramics, greeting cards, prints, brooches and booklets to choose from.
Our dining room serves three purposes- dining, library and guest room. Lately, I’ve been toying with the idea of removing the bed and replacing it with another table. This would give me more display surface on top and hidden storage underneath.
(Photo- Rachel A. Smith for The World Of Interiors, March 2017)
#21- Interior Design. ‘A Simpler Way Of Life: Old Farmhouses of New York & New England‘ by William Morgan. Photography by Trevor Tondro. 2013
” The old farmhouses in New York and New England gathered in this book represent a search for authenticity in our lives. These farms, barns and landscapes tell us something about agriculture, architecture, and life in the rural American northeast throughout much of our history. In so-doing, this book offers a refreshing and optimistic antidote to the spirit-numbing superficiality of so many new houses: the tract house, the manufactured home, the McMansion. Unlike hobby farms or near perfect restorations, these farmhouses ring true. They have a purity and simplicity that nurture the soul…”