From April 2008

Grandfather Clocks Slow Time

We live in a modern world of constant movement. Between the Internet and cell phones most of us are hardly inaccessible for more than five minutes at a time. And in response to this environment that is “always on,” deadlines are shortened, meetings are held by videoconferencing within a matter of moments, and emails are …

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Grandfather Clocks Make Sense of a Room

Have you ever been in one of those rooms in a home that just doesn’t seem to work? Irregular measurements, poor design, and ill defined spaces result in a room with little cohesiveness and the feeling that it was thrown together. When you are the owner of such a room you may find yourself trying …

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Grandfather Clocks for a Unique Inheritance

There are those things within families that are often lovingly handed down one generation to the next; cherished items that are passed down with great care. Grandfather clocks – those pieces that have often taken up residence in the homes of families for centuries – are often items that are handed down as family keepsakes. …

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The Top Names of Grandfather Clocks

Brand names are something which we normally assign to such things as clothes, furniture, and even cookware; such names typically denote a certain level of quality that consumers have come to expect. Believe it or not, the power of brand name also extends to such purchases as grandfather clocks – grand pieces that are already …

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Grandfather Clocks Add Sophistication

Sometimes even the smallest packages pack the biggest punch. Grandfather clocks, while not considered small by any means, are certainly a small piece of the overall design puzzle in a home. We often look to the larger elements to set the tone in a home – paint, flooring, artwork, and, of course, furniture. But sometimes …

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Grandfather Clocks Can be Shared by Families

There are many things around which families gather – not the least of which are their traditions. But traditions do not always have to be events; they can also be things. Grandfather clocks are often associated with traditional family pieces; in fact, many grandfather clocks are handed down throughout generations of families – a touchstone …

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Grandfather Clocks Make a House a Home

There are a variety of ways in which all of us go about making our house a home. From furniture and paint to decorative items and flooring, we put our stamp on our home’s décor – giving it a personality all its own. One of the ways in which we can do this is through …

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Grandfather Clocks Add Personality to Smaller Rooms

Small rooms are often slighted in terms of décor; homeowners feel on some level that they cannot give the same attention to smaller spaces that they would to larger rooms. The truth is, however, that smaller rooms warrant just as much attention – if not more so – than their larger counterparts; simply because even …

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Grandfather Clocks in an Office

Generally when we think of the décor of an office environment we are given to images of staid textiles, commercial carpeting, and utilitarian furnishings. This may be the décor assigned to those offices in corporate America, but certainly not to the offices that a great many of us now have in our homes. In fact, …

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Grandfather Clocks: Not Just for Grandfathers

There are some products that just seem synonymous with the past – irrevocably connected to years’ gone by. Such is often the case with grandfather clocks – traditional timekeeping pieces that have been a staple in many a home over the years. In fact, there are certainly quite a few of us who have had …

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