Tag: Anne’s buys

gold lighting

If you don't already know about Barbara Cosgrove's lamp designs—let me tell you—they are gorgeous! I've been eyeing her work for a few years, but now I have an apartment pretty enough to warrant such chicness. By description, an all white lamp doesn't sound all that exciting but a high-gloss porcelain base and gold leaf-lined shade—that ...

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Matisse_sideboard_Bungalow5.jpg

I'm excited to say that my media center, the 1990s boob tube and the bench it sits on, is finally getting an upgrade. Our flat screen and my Matisse cabinet from Bungalow 5 have amazingly arrived on the same day. To me the TV means very little, but the cabinet will make my ...

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kitchen-decor-counter-stools

Okay, I'm little embarrassed to admit it, but months ago I made the amateur move of buying counter stools without first measuring the height of the island for which they were intended. The seats I coveted came in two sizes, so I just went with the shorter ones--after all, this was an island, not ...

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Leaf Prints

It's been a productive year at the Collins/Howard household (we built a kitchen island, bought a sofa, hung bookshelves, installed a chandelier, and constructed a birch-log table, to name a few projects). Though, as anyone who owns a home knows, your work is never done--but that's the good news. Mike and I always ...

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