Three Hundred Years of Quilts

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9938921&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Quilts 1700-2010 Trailer from Victoria and Albert Museum on Vimeo.The V&A presents its first major exhibition of quilts. Exploring 300 years of British quilt making, the exhibition will show more than 65 quilts from a cot cover made in the 1690s to recent examples by leading contemporary artists including Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry as … Continue reading Three Hundred Years of Quilts

See Jane Austen’s England

Take a leisurely drive down the coast of Southeast England to explore a series of picture postcard-perfect seaside villages. Steeped in history and charm, these quaint communities offer eclectic shops, centuries-old churches, fascinating museums, and gracious inns and bed-and-breakfasts.Imbued with thousands of years of history, elegance, and majesty, the legendary castles, abbeys, and cathedrals of … Continue reading See Jane Austen’s England

Women turned Mr. Darcy’s head

Seattle designer Pam Claussen’s adoration for vintage Victorian style extends well beyond her thriving business, Glam by Pam, and is reflected in every room of her home. Here, in the grand 650-square-foot master bath, Pam has created a beautiful sanctuary, complete with an eighteenth-century Louis XV chandelier, handblown marble sinks, Gothic wallpaper, richly upholstered furniture, … Continue reading Women turned Mr. Darcy’s head

Winterthur–A European Estate

Stunning landscapes and beautiful architecture envelop Winterthur—an American estate nestled in the hills of Delaware’s Brandywine Valley. Modeled after eighteenth-century British country houses, the Winterthur mansion features incredible antique collections and vintage décor. From rich tapestries and unique paintings to extravagant furniture and wall coverings, the attention to detail is remarkable. For more information about … Continue reading Winterthur–A European Estate