Tag: decorating with antiques

Old and new — and you!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Who says antiques can’t mix with contemporary pieces? Certainly not us, and this photo proves that new and old combine Who says antiques can’t mix with contemporary pieces? Certainly not us, and this photo proves that new and old combine beautifully. This Italian pine breakfront, circa 1900, is the perfect anchor for a family room, […]

Make every meal special; make every room special

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

  When it comes to style, the French really do get it right. They know that no one has a single way of dressing or decorating. Our homes are as complex as we are. Perhaps that’s why we love French Country so much. It isn’t a single style; it encompasses many styles — rustic, refined; […]

Enjoy a meal, a la French Country

Friday, January 20th, 2012

One of the reasons we love French Country style so much is due to its casual elegance. Nothing looks or feels like it’s brand new, even if it just came off a showroom floor. It’s comfortable, and it’s anything but fussy. That’s why a French Country dining room works so well. You and your guests […]

It’s time to think about change

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

A new year. A new perspective. A new look. Spend the dull days of January and February walking through each room of your home, taking stock of each piece of furniture, each rug, each lamp. What color are the walls? What do you love, really love? What can you live without? Be honest. Be critical. After […]

Your home. Your sanctuary.

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

  A sanctuary, by definition, is holy space: Set apart, private, and deeply personal.  At Clark Antiques Gallery, the concept of sanctuary informs everything we do, from the pieces we bring into the gallery for sale, to the principles of design we apply to our gallery’s displays and our clients’ homes, to the way we […]

Roll Tide, War Eagle, and pass the wine!

Friday, November 18th, 2011

 Southerners love a party.  We love to entertain friends and family in our homes.  And when we can plan our next party around SEC football … well, life just doesn’t get much better! The Iron Bowl signals party time in our corner of the world.  If you’re inviting a few people over next week to […]