Originally from France
An epergne (from viva terra.com) is useful in a bathroom or kitchen.
and made from silver to hold sweets or flowers on tables in more formal dining rooms, epergnes (pronounced, a-pern) were called “surtouts.” Today, they are made from various other metals as well as porcelain.
The most common, three-tiered epergne baskets, are used for practical and pretty displays, filled with fruits and vegetables on kitchen counters, or for parties, filled wit
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s third term comes to an end, I’d like to express my appreciation for all he has done to make New York City a greener, healthier and prettier place to live.
Without getting into remarks about his politics, it seems to me that he has handled his mayoralty with integrity and real concern for the people of the city.
Yes, some of his policies have been tough but I, for one, am happy to have a cleanliness rating system for food service businesses, a
It’s such a blessing to have Use What You Have Decorating work. It is fun, stimulating and always surprising. With constantly changing clients, spaces and furnishings, I never know what I’m walking into and, therefore, look forward to every consultation.
Sometimes the physical changes are quite dramatic; other times all that is required are a few tweaks to give the space cohesion and a more elegant look. Here is a home I worked on not long ago which called for the latter yet it still
It has been very mild in New York for the last few days – today it is in the 60s and clear.
The track at the reservoir.
To take advantage of the beautiful weather, Joe and I decided to jog around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir in Central Park this morning, rather than go to an indoor yoga class.
In case you’d enjoy seeing New York as we did, here are a few photos:
We collected some colorful leaves to scatter around a tabletop tableau.