My products are now available at a new site!


Shop at Raspberry and Royal Home All of my products are now being shown on a new website:  Please click here to go to:  Raspberry and Royal Home

My products are now available at a new site!2021-03-18T15:50:42-04:00

What is Brocante & Why is it Popular?


We all love "Brocante" even though we may not know what it means.  "Brocante" means Second Hand  in French!  In the USA we call it Vintage, Shabby Chic or Repurposed if it is referring to home decor. The idea of French Brocante is a more romantic term for using vintage pieces to decorate out homes. [...]

What is Brocante & Why is it Popular?2021-02-05T12:25:17-05:00

The art of Arranging Vignettes


Gathering beloved objects and collectibles together in artistic vignettes makes a house a home.  Sometimes one can try to be decorative but feel like their placement efforts just look like a bunch of stuff stuck on a desk or table top.  How do the professionals make everything look so attractive?  How do they make things [...]

The art of Arranging Vignettes2021-02-06T09:14:56-05:00

Beautiful Bedrooms


Shiplap and mosquito netting! Sleep soundly without fear of a bite from a Zika mosquit     Is Mary Poppins going to pop into this beautiful bedroom next? There are so many elements to this bedroom which make you feel like falling into one of the beds and taking a long [...]

Beautiful Bedrooms2021-01-21T19:42:23-05:00

My daughter Emily is helping me!


Since I have been having some medical issues, I have re-enlisted the help of my daughter Emily.  Yes my son's Jason and John are still helping, as is my trusty husband, Eddie.   Emily is an art teacher and artist.  She is doing alot to help me paint furniture, work on the showroom and select [...]

My daughter Emily is helping me!2017-02-06T13:54:09-05:00

Where to buy the products like they use on Fixer upper Farmhouse Style shows.


  My line of products will help you get that Farmhouse look!  Go to the SHOP menu at the top of the page to see everything.  I am still selling all of the antique and vintage style products that I have carried for the past ten years.

Where to buy the products like they use on Fixer upper Farmhouse Style shows.2017-02-07T07:44:36-05:00

Williamsburg Style – you know I love it


Vintage American Home Christmas Dining room Williamsburg Style at Vintage American Home - Oh the beautiful colors. I think I have been to Williamsburg 13 times over the years!  I guess I fell in love with the place when I travelled there during college with the Villanova Band for a game [...]

Williamsburg Style – you know I love it2017-02-06T13:54:10-05:00

Using Traditional Furniture in a Modern Home


What do those of us who love traditional American made furniture do when decorating styles change? Using traditional furniture and antiques in modern decor - Vintage American Home blog I love figured mahogany woods and tiger maple, antiques and colonial reproductions.  The American made furnishings of old and from more recent years are [...]

Using Traditional Furniture in a Modern Home2017-02-06T13:54:10-05:00

Where can you sell your own furniture?


  January is a great time to clean out, reorganize and re decorate.  I like to get going on indoor projects at this time of year because pretty soon it will be time for Mother's Day, gardening, graduations and vacations!  (I can't wait).  But now is the time to be inside and concentrate on those [...]

Where can you sell your own furniture?2017-02-06T13:54:13-05:00