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living with antiques

  • Regency-Style Antiques Mix Harmoniously With Other Periods

    | Sheila Howell

    Featured image: Regency-style home office by Luxe Magazine Regency style antiques have timeless appeal. Named for the era when England was ruled by the Prince Regent, the Regency period is commonly defined as spanning 1800 to 1840 and includes the reign of the Prince Regent of Great Britain, Geor... View Post
  • C'est l'Heure de l'Apéritif: Kir

    | Sheila Howell

    As any true Francophile knows, l'heure de l'apéritif (or l'apero)- cocktail time - is that magical time of day when its time to put aside the day's work and prepare for the evening ahead. Whether a simple glass of wine, a delightful coupe or a more elaborate mixed drink, l'apero is the traditi... View Post
  • Living With Antiques: A Peek Inside My Home

    | Sheila Howell

    At European Finds, we're busy unloading and unpacking our latest shipment of antiques from Europe: photographing them, writing up the description and uploading the images to our website. While we rediscover the treasures we found on our Spring antique buying trip to Europe, I like to dream where I'd put these pieces in my own home - how I'd pair an ancient commode with a contemporary light fixture, how I'd weave some vintage kitchenalia into my modern kitchen, or how I'd contrast antique painted furniture with industrial pieces. It's all about the mix... View Post