VHF HERITAGE home tour

  1912 The Crescent, Shaughnessy – converted to 3 townhomes in 1989 with the addition of a coach  house as a 4th home as well as parking garage. View from upper […]

3 BATHROOMS – before + after

My recent renovation project in South Surrey, BC for my clients was for the entire house, but people always seem to enjoy seeing before + afters.  Here are the three […]

lighthouse

rennie MACKINTOSH glasgow

Architect and Artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh 1868 – 1928 Born in Glasgow he has become one of the most celebrated architects of his generation.  He is celebrated for his use […]

the MACKINTOSH house

Ok, I was so excited I made the effort to see this Mackintosh House in the Hunterian Art Gallery at the University of Glasgow.

GLASGOW city chambers

Built in the 1880s in George Square, the City Chambers is the headquarters of council serving the City of Glasgow.  Enter through a loggia and be met with a mosaic […]

17th century VILLAGE Little WOODHAM

My uber talented and creative cousin in England is always involved in the most fascinating projects. During our very quick visit, she told me of her involvement as a volunteer […]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show shopping

Sorry this 3rd post is delayed, lack of good wifi :)’hope you enjoyed the pix of the Great Pavillion and the Show Gardens earlier this week. Sue With many large […]

RHS Chelsea FLOWER show gardens

Each year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the Show gardens are a feature designed by designers from around the world featuring the latest is in gardening ideas, hard escaping […]

historic HOME of England Tour May 2016

Cottages, castles, royal palaces and other architectural gems viewed with a Blue Badge guide throughout the Tour. This is a small group of 16 on a private bus for transportation staying at four star hotels in London, Bath and Royal Tunbridge Wells.

design concept

when there are literally 1000s of options in product .... having a design concept

Beechwood Gardens, Johannesburg, South Africa

Beechwood Gardens in Johannesburg, South Africa opened to the public for a charity fundraiser by Gardens of the Golden City. A gorgeous home and 3.4 acre garden originally designed and built in the 1940s.

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winged VICTORY of samorace

Marble sculpture of the Greek Goddess Nike from the second century BC. My pick to see in the Louvre. There were three of us and we only had a couple […]