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Armoire and Brimfield

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Glass Insert Now that the flurry of the holidays seems to be over, time to be back at all preparation leading toward an opening of the B & B. Last Wednesday, I went to order wallpaper at Bradbury, but the office was closed and that is task one of the day. I am back to […]

Ontario Mall Antiques

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Bobbie, my visiting sister-in-law from Phoenix, inquired locally about antique stores and was directed to the Ontario Mall Antiques, located on Route 332 in Farmington just beyond Canandaigua. We drove there late one afternoon last week looking for the place and arrived just in time to see it locked up for the day. We walked […]

Furnishing a (Mostly) Empty Victorian House

Monday, July 7th, 2008

There was a time in my life when I would hit every yard/garage sale, auction, rummage sale on any given weekend. I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated with old things and have never felt limited by a certain era: Victoriana, what is now called “mid-century,” and so on all have design appeal […]