The Barn at 17

I caused a minor stir among some of my local friends on Instagram over the weekend, after posting this picture, while on the hunt for accessories for my vestibule, which I just completed (at 4 weeks!) for the 6-week One Room Challenge. View this post on Instagram Desperately seeking those finishing touches! #barnat17 #antiquing #oneroomchallenge…

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Why I Love a Tightback Sofa

CR Laine’s Talford Sofa There are so many reasons to love a tightback sofa – meaning, a sofa that has a “tight-upholstered” back, as opposed to loose or semi-attached back cushions. So what’s the big deal, anyway? Allow me to explain why I am such a big fan of the tightback; maybe you’ll be converted,…

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Berkshire Home and Antiques

There’s something about going on vacation that just seems to shake the cobwebs from my imagination and open my mind to new ideas and inspirations. I blogged a great deal during my trip to Newport last summer, and this year we are encamped in the Berkshires, overlooking the campus of our beloved Williams College (I…

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