The Allure of Antique Portraits

Lorenzo Castillo | The Allure of Antique Portraits | Interiors for Families

Maybe it’s the art history major in me, but every time I see a photograph of a room with a prominent antique portrait, I get a little weak in the knees. They lend warmth to a crisp contemporary space, balance whimsy with a dash of gravitas, and lend a sense of depth and history…and dare…

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The Barn at 17

The Barn at 17 Antiques | via Interiors for Families

I caused a minor stir among some of my local friends on Instagram over the weekend, after posting this picture, while on the hunt for accessories for my vestibule, which I just completed (at 4 weeks!) for the 6-week One Room Challenge. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kelly Rogers Interiors (@kellymrogers)…

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Berkshire Home and Antiques

Faux Bamboo Chinese Chippendale Chairs - Berkshire Home & Antiques

There’s something about going on vacation that just seems to shake the cobwebs from my imagination and open my mind to new ideas and inspirations. I blogged a great deal during my trip to Newport last summer, and this year we are encamped in the Berkshires, overlooking the campus of our beloved Williams College (I…

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Grandma’s Vase Revealed – an Update!

Green Vase - Bottom View w/ Mark

When I wrote recently about my prized, yet mysterious green enameled vase, which was passed down from my grandmother, I never dreamed I’d get a reply just a few days later that helped reveal its provenance. The internet is truly amazing! As a former digital marketer, I’ve believed this for a long time, but I’ve…

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The Mystery of Grandma’s Vase

Green Vase - Bottom Close-up of Heart Detail

Do you have a family heirloom that’s probably not worth anything, but you just wished you knew something (anything) about it? I do, and I’m hoping someone out there on the interwebs can lift the shroud of mystery from one of my most prized possessions – my grandma’s green vase.

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