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One of our favorite products at The Whistling Elk is Maison Berger. Did you know that we have been selling this fabulous line for almost 20 years and that we have the largest selection of Maison Berger products in New … Continue reading
It’s hard to believe that 25 years ago just about this time I was collecting merchandise in my garage in preparation to taking possession of my first shop location in Chester on May 1st, 1990. It has been a wonderful … Continue reading
Mirrors make such beautiful design statements…now take this one for example….the top is just breathtaking. And the finish is wonderful because its a champagne metallic….a little gold…a little silver.. and just the tiniest bit of black. You can put it almost anywhere … Continue reading
Several new mirrors have arrived at The Whistling Elk – The mirror pictured is one of my favorites and I set it up behind a little cabinet I was planning on painting. Sitting at my desk I can look out and appreciate … Continue reading
and I did get snow/iced in yesterday! Sigh…but I was prepared! I painted almost all day – a little snow wasn’t going to keep me down! So previously I had painted two coats of Paint Couture on my signs…then I … Continue reading
Just looking at this stack of vintage books makes me smile! I love to use groupings like this when decorating. They look great on a table or in a bookcase although this stack happens to be sitting on a mantel. … Continue reading
The bedroom portion of the Paris Apartment room is almost complete. I finished the window treatments last night. The cornice box is made of cardboard and painted with a white texture paint. I love the light feeling of this room! … Continue reading
A friend was incredulous that i was starting a new business in these turbulent times. It got me thinking….and reminiscing. When i started my first business i really had absolutely no idea what i was getting … Continue reading
…the right one is amazing in a room – the crowning glory! One of my favorite chandeliers…the Mayfair…when we have it in the shop we hang it low for impact. So pretty. The perfect balance of iron and crystal.
I think the left side of my brain must look like this inside right now…it’s neatly organized into compartments – Everything looks lovely! But inside the right side…all my plans, ideas, the logistics of the actions required, the supplies etc … Continue reading
It’s raining and I am feeling lazy….how bout a quick paris daydream with me? Ah, now i feel better!
I think that sometimes adversity sharpens our creativity. Surprisingly this long, cold winter has actually been an inspiration for me. Maybe my present surroundings had something to do with it too….here’s a few rooms I love and that may have inspired me to … Continue reading