Designer Emma Sims Hilditch hit upon the idea of transforming a vast drawing room into an open-plan kitchen-dining room in this Wilshire home. To create a lovely visual sense of warmth and depth in the room, which is complete with a bespoke larder, the cabinets were painted in a selection of subtle shades of grey. #kitchen #interior Photograph David Cleveland
Staithes is a seaside village in North Yorkshire, England. Roxby Beck, a stream running through Staithes, is the border between the Borough of Scarborough and Redcar and Cleveland. Formerly one of the largest and most productive fishing centres in England, Staithes is now largely a tourist destination.
VICTORIAN IRISH CROCHET LACE WEDDING GOWN Exquisite RARE Victorian Irish Lace Gown from West Virginia Estate. Reputed to have belonged to one of Grover Clevelands Lady friends before he was elected President. Truly one of the best examples I have EVER seen in my 30 years of collecting vintage clothing. Fully lined in silk with an additional layer of cotton net backing in between the Lace and the silk lining. So many wonderful details; I could go on and on. I will say It is in near mint…
Blast from the past! "Rag and bone man is a British phrase for a junk dealer. Historically the phrase referred to an individual who would travel the streets of a city with a horsedrawn cart, and would collect old rags (for converting into fabric and paper), bones for making glue, scrap iron and other items, often trading them for other items of limited value.