Celebrate Spring with Style
Posted March 21st, 2017 by Lizzie Greenaway, LoveAntiques and filed under Interior Design
Spring has sprung, a time that encourages rebirth and change, when we are inspired to start afresh. It is a time of new beginnings and what better way to signal in the lighter days and longer nights than by refreshing your interior.
Incorporating Georgian Furniture in the Modern Home
Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
A large amount of our day-to-day experiences are played out in our interior spaces, our homes can largely affect how we feel, if a room is cluttered it is often harder to relax and unwind. As summer is here many of us have begun to clean away the remnants of winter and the inevitable hibernation that accompanies it and think about redecorating. With this in mind we have taken a look at how you can incorporate Georgian furniture into your modern home.
Father’s Day Gift Guide
Posted June 8th, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway, LoveAntiques and filed under Special Occasions
Today Father’s Day is a day to honour and celebrate Dads the world over, however this tradition is still relatively new; the tradition of Father’s Day only began in 1910. Originating in the United States in Spokane, Washington, a lady by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd decided that it was not only Mothers who should have a day dedicated to them. Dodd’s father was a Civil War veteran and had raised her and five other children single-handedly after her mother had died in childbirth.
French Garden Antiques
Posted May 23rd, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
Getting your garden summer ready need not be a daunting task; you can create a stylish space with little time and minimal effort. Alongside French garden antiques there are a number of rules to adhere to when creating a French feel in your exterior area.
Introducing Art Deco into your Interior
Posted May 4th, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
The Art Deco movement emerged in France after World War I, it was a move away from the hardship endured during this time and was known as the roaring 1920’s; a time of glamour, jazz, frivolities, fashion and luxury.
How to incorporate Victorian Antiques in the Modern Home
Posted February 24th, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
How can you integrate modern Victorian interior design into your home? How is it possible to incorporate the charm of Victorian style into your modern home without appearing too fussy? We've taken a look at a number of achievable ways to bring Victorian style into your modern interior.
Will you be my Valentine?
Posted February 11th, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Special Occasions
Romantic and unique these gifts are the perfect way to celebrate your love this year. As Nicholas Sparks once wrote "romance is thinking of your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else", what better way to show them that than with a keepsake of the love you share.
The Gift of Giving
Posted December 14th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Special Occasions
The act of giving is like no other, a warm glow is emitted when we give gifts, when our loved ones are pleased the look of gratitude on their face invokes happiness in us; it is contagious. And what better way to celebrate Christmas this year than giving your loved ones unique presents? Presents from different periods, of times gone by, they tell a story in themselves; the romance of recycling a piece of history is sure to make it a gift they’ll never forget.
Posted November 4th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
Shorter days, darker nights and cold weeks approach us with winter looming, it is the time of year when we all move inside and our creature comforts are more important than ever. Snuggled up on the sofa in front of the fire, we truly enjoy our living spaces and what better way to celebrate this than with some welcome winter antique accessories for the home.
The Season to be Inspired by Gothic
Posted October 23rd, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
Halloween is upon us next week and is the inspiration for our interior design theme this week, however this does not mean it has to be haunting. Gothic interior design often conjures up images of black, dark, cluttered rooms; spooky and depressive yet the gothic style is far from this when it is implemented in the homes interior properly, it then evokes grandeur and drama.
Autumnal Inspiration - Interior Design
Posted October 13th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
The transition from summer to winter is well upon us, the long, light nights evaporated and the shorter days, colder months and bleaker weather has ignited our desire to hibernate. It is a time when we move inside, the home becomes paramount as we seek comfort in our living space.
The History of Interior Design
Posted October 2nd, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
The interior design is central to your day-to-day living, with a large amount of time spent indoors, where does the art of interior design come from? Where did it all begin and where did it originate?
A Flirtation with the Forties
Posted September 2nd, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design
There are many periods of history to draw inspiration from when decorating your home, from the Victorian’s to vintage. For an elegant, vintage look try emulating a touch of 1940’s in the home, based on the glamour of post World War II.
The Persuasion of Antique Perfume Bottles
Posted August 28th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway
Robert Ricci, from The House of Nina Ricci once said, “A perfume is a work of art, and the object that contains it must be a masterpiece;” Antique and vintage scent holders are perfect for doing just that. These beautiful vessels that house the liquid scent come in a variety of differing ages, styles and condition.
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