From May 2008

Grandfather Clocks Strikes a Chord

There are many reasons why we choose the pieces that are in our home; our decision to choose certain pieces of furniture, artwork and decorative items, and even the paint that is on our walls is dependent upon our own personal style as well as those elements that strike a chord in us based on …

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Quality Still Counts with Grandfather Clocks

Grandfather clocks used to be associated with high-end, quality pieces of furniture; not just a method through which to tell time. In fact, for many generations only those homeowners with wealth were able to afford a grandfather clock in their home; these pieces were simply too expensive for the average homeowner. Today, grandfather clocks are …

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Grandfather Clocks: Don’t Sacrifice Quality for Price

There are those high-end items for which we expect superior quality; equally, we expect to pay a certain amount for that quality, considering it in investment in a good product that will serve us well far into the future. Grandfather clocks are those items which are typically considered an investment, as we expect to pay …

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Grandfather Clocks in a Summer Home

For those of us who are lucky enough to have a summer home to which we retreat during the summer months, this home is often a reflection of our more casual style. For example, those who have decorated their primary homes in a more traditional or formal style, often feel more at liberty to let …

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Grandfather Clocks Can Transform a Dining Room

Dining rooms were once formal rooms where family, friends, and guests gathered around a table for a meal and shared conversation. Today, dining rooms are designed in a variety of styles inspired by those television shows, magazines, and Internet resources that have helped homeowners create rooms in their home that are more reflective of their …

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Grandfather Clocks Keep Watch in a Sitting Area

There are many rooms in a home that keep us wondering what we should do with them. While the builders certainly had something in mind when they constructed the house- creating nooks and crannies that would add character to the home and extra places for families and friends to gather, often these rooms are too …

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Grandfather Clocks in High Ceiling Rooms

High ceilings are generally something that many homeowners wish to have in their own living space as they give the room – and the home in general – a wide-open, airy feeling and add depth to the space. But what is often a selling feature in a home – or the feature that people choose …

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“Antique” Grandfather Clocks

The antique lovers among us go to great lengths to find those perfect pieces that will fit seamlessly into our home; the pieces for which there is a story, on which wear and tear symbolize character, and which reflect the pride of handcraftsmanship that is often missing in today’s products. For antique hunters, there is …

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Grandfather Clocks for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day upon us we will all soon be scrambling to come up with the perfect gift for our fathers and grandfathers that will accurately reflect our feelings for them. It’s hard to convey love through a tie, but we are often forced back to the same old gifts of years’ past simply because …

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Grandfather Clocks in Vacation Homes

There are those of us who are lucky enough to own a home and then those of us who are lucky enough to own a home in which we reside and a home in which we vacation. A vacation home is very similar to our primary residence in that it should reflect those things that …

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