Sunday, August 24, 2008
My Tin Tile Hooks are featured in Romantic Homes Bedrooms & Baths this month!
These decorative hooks are a perfect look for your cottage decor. Made using antique ceiling tin in your choice of pink, white or green. I can think of so many uses for these fantastic hooks. Display them for decoration or hang your hat! Each measures 10 inches tall x 5 inches wide.
$22.00 each at the Pink Pig.
[tin, tiles, hooks, Romantic Homes]
Thursday, August 21, 2008
The Pink Pig is thrilled to be carrying two new jewelry lines, both from exceptional artists. You won't want to miss these one-of-a kind pieces!
I also have unique Flatware Creations by Rustic Attitude. Each piece is individually handcrafted using scrapmetal spoons and embellishments. The Love, Wing and A Prayer, and Live Out Loud pendants are made of copper & silver each hung on a metal chain.
You can purchase these beautiful items at the Pink Pig.
[jewelry, rustic attitude, jamie deitrich]
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Buttons Buttons designs pillows using cloth children's books from the early 1900's through the 1950's set into interesting feed sack and ticking fabrics.
Barbara trained and worked several years as an interior designer in Philadelphia area before establishing her studio in a pre-Civil War House on the Village Green in Jay, NY.
Over the years, the pillows have been featured in many publication. Buttons Buttons also carries vintage camp blankets, antique horse blankets, barkcloth, early 20th century linen drapery fabrics and embroidered French linens.
You can purchase Barbara Smith Buttons Buttons pillows at the Pink Pig.
[Buttons Buttons, pillows]
Monday, August 18, 2008
I immediately thought of this beautiful white 1930's vanity. In it's original condition, this piece is stunning. It won't be long before a piece like this is adorn with jewelry, hair brushes and trinkets. The perfect showplace for a girl's treasures. This vanity is available at the Pink Pig for $375.
[vanity, cottage, antiques]
Saturday, August 16, 2008
Gloria Lombard lamp shades are inspired by European designs from England, France, and Italy. The grosgrain ribbon trim on her shades is made in France from a cotton blend which work best when making lamp shades.
$110 at the Pink Pig.
[tole, lamp, Gloria Lombard]
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
I know what you're thinking....you want the sofa and the beautiful picturesque background! Well, I can definitely help you out with the sofa. You'll have to visit Westport, NY for the scenery.
This pretty vintage white wicker sofa, with it's old worn charm, would be perfect for any country cottage setting. An ideal piece for that front porch. The seat cushions have been upholstered in a pretty blue and white fabric to match the blue trim on the sofa. Measures 69"L x 22"W x 34"H. $295.00 at the Pink Pig. Email me for a shipping quote.
[wicker, sofa, white, vintage, blue]
Monday, August 11, 2008
In Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes, author C. Dianne Zweig offers readers a new twist on kitchen, home, and garden collectibles, marrying different periods and styles in a look which is vintage chic, country kitsch, and retro-romantic.
It's all about 'cottage style,' a trendy and enjoyable way to both collect and creatively use popular collectibles, antiques, odds and ends, and treasured furnishings. This book offers readers over 900 individual and vignette photographs submitted from the top collectors out there.
This fresh and exciting look at vintage cottage collectibles contains kitchenware, romantic china, pottery, French enamelware, buffets, china cabinets, tables, chairs, beds, fabric, tablecloths, chenille quilts, pillows, linens, vintage sewing projects, lighting, mirrors, frames, wallpaper, wall decor, wicker, birdcages, cottage nursery, holiday items, whimsical and flea market salvage, objets d'art, garden ornaments, tools, and other 'hot' cottage, beach, and cabin collectibles.
Dianne wrote a wonderful note about the Pink Pig's new website design.
"Deb, Bravo on this beautifully designed and inviting website. Once again you have proven that you are tops when it comes to selecting the best Cottage and Cabin collectibles and home furnishings. I had a ball working with you on my book. You are truly a very experienced buyer of antiques and collectibles and helped me tremendously."...C. Dianne Zweig
I'm just thrilled that quite a few of my photos will be in the book! Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes available at Amazon.com, Collectorbooks.com and your local bookstore.
[Dianne Zweig, Collectibles, Cottage, Vintage]
Saturday, August 9, 2008
This little Beau Pouch from eco-friendly Beau Soleil provides stylish storage for coins, cash, cards or any small essentials. With an adjustable snap tab that can be attached to bigger bags or slung onto the wrist, this pouch features "reduce recycle renew" on one side and the line's graphic logo on the other. Available at the Pink Pig!
[Beau Soleil, bag, Christie Brinkley]
Thursday, August 7, 2008
This gorgeous matelasse coverlet and shams adds a defining touch of luxurious warmth and European style to your bedding ensemble. This beautiful crisp white matelasse coverlet is 100% woven cotton in a floral pattern with great high/low texture. Coverlet has tailored ribbed hem. Shams have 2" flange and envelope enclosure. Machine wash. Imported. Fits a Full/Queen Free Shipping. Available at the Pink Pig.
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
The unique reflection from this mirror creates depth in a room, enlarging its appearance through the depth of the reflection. The decorating ideas for a convex mirror are endless. Hang it in a dining room, in a study, above a piano, or combine it with other pictures to create a stylistic grouping.
This antique mirror measures 19" x 20".
I have one available at the Pink Pig for $175.00.
Friday, August 1, 2008
A glass of lemonade, a warm breeze and a rocking chair. What else do you need while relaxing on your front porch?
Imagine the perfect wicker rocking chair to add charm to your cottage decor. This beautiful vintage rocker has been left in it's original form. The orange color makes it so unique. The vintage pillow is included. Let me ship this to you. It's available at the Pink Pig for $165.00.