From September 2008

Town & Country Grandfather Clocks, Part II

In the last post I began to talk about how my husband and I have satisfied our love for the country and the city respectively by essentially having two homes. And how we set out to decorate both with nothing but a shared loved of grandfather clocks. There is a vibe in a city home …

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Town & Country Grandfather Clocks, Part I

Remember that song where she was a little more country and he was a little more rock n’ roll? That for sure describes me and my husband. He is happiest settled in the woods with a fire roaring in front of him and nothing but the sound of the crickets to keep him company. I …

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Traditional Still Shines with Grandfather Clocks

Trends change with the wind; just when something becomes popular it’s gone again with something new and improved replacing it. It’s hard to keep up. And even if we do manage to keep up, we are spending significant hard earned cash to do so. Sometimes the classics are the way to go in terms of …

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Making a Grandfather Clock Center Stage

In the home where I spent the last fifteen years it was all small spaces and tight corners; it was a great starter home but three kids later we were most definitely overflowing the house. We moved into a much larger contemporary model home mostly because I fell in love with the vaulted ceiling foyer …

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Taking Grandfather Clocks Underground

Recently I moved into a single family home; which may not seem like a big deal to some people but for me, who grew up in an apartment, it was a very big deal indeed. Here I was, with actual stairs inside my home that took you to a whole new level of living! And, …

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Getting Creative with Grandfather Clocks

I am an interior designer and as such I work in many, many homes and for many different kinds of clients. This means that one day I may be working with a client that is more traditional and interested in creating a comfortable space amidst a neutral palette; and on the next day I could …

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The Love for a Grandfather Clock

Did you ever love an inanimate object so much that it may as well be human? A stuffed animal when you were a child, perhaps? A favorite blanket? Well, that’s how I felt about the grandfather clock that was in my grandparents’ house. My grandparents lived on a huge piece of property in Maine in …

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Grandfather Clocks in All Season Rooms

Many homeowners choose to expand their home with all season rooms – allowing them to increase their living space and add value to their home. All season rooms, like their name suggests, are able to be used regardless of the season; a change out in windows transforms the space – screen windows from late spring …

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Grandfather Clocks In Condos

Those who live in condominiums often love the experience; they appreciate the maintenance free living, the one floor living space, and access to community amenities. In fact, quite often, condo living is the perfect choice for many people in particular circumstances – single people, those who have just moved to an area and are assessing …

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Plan for the Holidays with Grandfather Clocks

I don’t know about you, but every year around this time I already start to feel the pressure of the holiday season. It may certainly seem ridiculous being that it’s only September, but I just feel that as soon as I blink my eyes it will be December and I’ll be behind the eight ball, …

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