A Peek Inside the Dining Room of Historic Lansdowne House

A Peek Inside the Dining Room of Historic Lansdowne House

  One of the sad parts about researching historical places, is discovering that a beautiful building had been torn down. I was recently reading about Berkeley Square in London and became intrigued by one of the late Georgian era's prominent homes, Lansdowne House. It was designed by renowned Scottish architect Robert Adam and located on the southwest corner of [...]

The History of the Dressing Table

The History of the Dressing Table

I fully admit to being what you might consider a girly girl. I love lotions and potions. A venture into Sephora will never take me less than twenty minutes, even if I just need mascara. And I begin and end each day at my antique dressing table. Recently the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City had an exhibition entitled  "Vanities: [...]