Posts Tagged: collectibles

Eternal Ephemera

Ephemera is derived from the Greek word ephemeros meaning short-lived or meant to last for only one day. Collectors, however, have a tendency to extend the life expectancy of these tidbits of history preserving them for generations to come. There are some items that are considered ephemera that were actually meant to be kept such… Read more »

Perfection Is In the Details

Actor Rodger Halston once said, “When you work on the little things big things happen.” And so it is. Details are like the icing on the cake. Cake is just fine without icing, but it becomes a beautiful, delectable creation when iced and decorated. Applying that same principle to our homes only makes perfect sense…. Read more »

Land of the Rising Sun

    Japan. Literally translated The Land of the Rising Sun. When we think of Japan, we think of beauty and grace, tradition and ritual. Japan is a country that enjoys a wide range of geographical variety including mega cities like Tokyo and Yokohama, islands, mountains, forest, country, volcanic zones, and villages. The climate is… Read more »

Sitting Room Only

For generations, modern homes have included such rooms as sitting rooms, parlors, dens, and living rooms. These are spaces in which to entertain guests, relax and unwind, or spend time with the family. We tend to view these terms as synonymous, but there are some differences. The main differences lie in where in the house… Read more »