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February 2012

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After Before There comes a great satisfaction  when  finding a way to re purpose a well made item.  When I see a great piece, I snatch it up knowing I will find the right home for it once it has been reinvented.  Although this chair would fit in perfectly at Medieval Times Restaurant, it was in […]

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Parisian Architecture

“All architecture is great architecture after sunset, perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.” – Gilbert Chesterton

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“A good meal ought to begin with hunger.” -French Proverb No other city is thought of as a gastronomic wonderland like Paris.  A Foodie’s dream, even the pickiest of eaters would find themselves in heaven from experiencing  the cheese and bread alone in this delicious city.  Our first breakfast in Paris was no exception.  Buttery […]

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 DL Rhein Chevron Rug Chevron is a design element with a very long history dating back to Heraldry, Architectural Features and even Military Insignias.  A variation on the classic herringbone pattern, chevrons have been updated by designers around the world to add a fun and funky modern punch for any home.  Here are some of […]

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Winter in Paris

“Winter solitude– in a world of one color the sound of wind.” – Winter Solitude by Matsuo Basho Ah, the quiet of a winter’s day… What is winter, you ask?  It is the season between fall and spring, when it’s 75 degrees in L.A, and 30 degrees in Paris. I’ve been to Paris in the summer, and […]

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