Archive for April, 2018

Just in time to be the centerpiece of your Derby-themed dinner this Saturday, I found the great Hampstead Porcelain Platter from Patricia Borum.

About the Hampstead Porcelain Platter from Patricia Borum:

“Traditional porcelain horse platter. Hampstead is a show hunter striking a pose in front of an elegant balustrade jump. 14″ oval fine porcelain with rich green rim and gold scrolled edging.”

Find the Hampstead Porcelain Platter from Patricia Borum here.

See all the fine equestrian-themed works of art from Patricia Borum here.

FF: The Black Linen Chevron Napkins from Linen Me

The fine folks at Linen Me have a great line of high-quality napkins from which to choose – but I fancy their Black Linen Chevron Napkins.

About the Black Linen Chevron Napkins from Linen Me:

“We love these new napkins and think you will too. Made from 100% pure linen and finished with a plain seam, these napkins are stylish and contemporary. They would offset a monochrome table setting or provide some understated chic to any kitchen or dining room. The subtle chevron stripes are 5mm wide, and the herringbone weave reflects a classic design that never goes out of fashion. Our prewashing process ensures these napkins are super-soft to touch, so they feel great too.”

Find the Black Linen Chevron Napkins from Linen Me here.

See the full line of fine napkins from Linen Me here.

FF: The Tortoise Knot Napkin Rings from Juliska

Meanwhile, the fine folks at Juliska offer a fine line of tableware, including some pretty nice napkin rings like their stunning Tortoises Knot Napkin Rings.

About the Tortoise Knot Napkin Rings from Juliska:

“Looping swirls of translucent ambers and browns neatly tie your napkin in place with a permanent knot. Audrey would have loved this.”

Find the Tortoise Knot Napkin Rings from Juliska here.

Find all the great items for you table from Juliska here.

Not only have I recently moved my home, I also recently moved my office. We moved into a brand new modern building which is very cool and I have one of those desks which can be raised and lowered so you can sit or stand. I like to sit and stand so that it cool, but I also like to sit at a high desk so I am in the market for a stool so I can sit instead of stand when it is raised. I think I have found just what I want the Baxton Studio Architect’s Industrial Bar Stool I found from the fine folks s The Mine.

About the Baxton Studio Architect’s Industrial Bar Stool from The Mine:

“Architect’s Industrial Bar Stool with Backrest. Our take on a timeless vintage design, the Architect’s Stool pulls out all the stops. This modern industrial stool features beautiful satin finish with a backrest, and its 360-degree swivel seat functions continuously, allowing it to fit a wide range of counter heights.”

Find the Baxton Studio Architect’s Industrial Bar Stool from The Mine here.

See all the great home furnishing from The Mine here.

It has been long time since I read a good novel, so it was a great pleasure to have recently discovered Nothing Is Forgotten by Peter Golden, an engrossing story of a young man in search of his heritage, and answers, against a post-war setting – and I loved it.

About Nothing Is Forgotten by Peter Golden:

“In 1950s New Jersey, Michael Daniels launches a radio show in the storage room of his Russian-Jewish grandmother’s candy store. Not only does the show become a local hit because of his running satires of USSR leader Nikita Khrushchev, but half a world away, it picks up listeners in a small Soviet city. There, with rock and roll leaking in through bootlegged airwaves, Yulianna Kosoy—a war orphan in her mid-twenties—is sneaking American goods into the country with her boss, Der Schmuggler. But just as Michael’s radio show is taking off, his grandmother is murdered in the candy store. Why anyone would commit such an atrocity against such a warm, affable woman is anyone’s guess. But she had always been secretive about her past and, as Michael discovers, guarded a shadowy ancestral history. In order to solve the mystery of who killed her, Michael sets out to Europe to learn where he—and his grandmother—really came from.”

Nothing Is Forgotten by Peter Golden is available from Amazon and other fine booksellers everywhere.

I love the art prints from the fine folks at Meri-Meri. Heck, I love everything about Meri-Meri, their products just make me happy. Take Meri-Meri’s Dinosaur art prints for example – just a lot of fun.

About the Dinosaur art prints from Meri-Meri:

“If there’s a someone with a passion for the prehistoric in your home, then you definitely need this pair of colourful dinosaur prints. With fearsome illustrations of a range of different Jurassic monsters in bright colours with silver foil details, either of these styles would look brilliant in a free-standing frame, or hung on a wall.”

Find the Art Prints from Meri-Meri here.

See all the joy that Meri-Meri offers here.

How gorgeous is this vintage (1914) Portieux Vallerysthal Cat on Drum Covered Sugar Dish, which I found from the fine folks at Gina Glavin?

Very!

About the 1914 Portieux Vallerysthal Cat Sugar Dish from  Gina Glavin:

“Playful Covered Sugar Dish features a cat sitting next to a mallet and two cymbals on top of a drum.  This dish dates back to 1914 and is marked “Vallerysthal” on the interior bottom of the dish.”

Find the 1914 Portieux Vallerysthal Cat Sugar Dish from  Gina Glavin here.

See all the amazing vintage finds from Gina Glavin here.

As a society, we celebrate the most successful people. But what if we were to look at those at the bottom of the scale? That is what the fine folks at the Fund for Peace have done with the Bottom 100 to call attention the millions across the world they represent.

About The Bottom 100:

“The Bottom 100 was launched to give a face and voice to the people at the other end of the World’s Rich List. It is all too easy to think of “the bottom billion” in the abstract – but we hope that shining a light on even a tiny fraction of the world’s poor will put a human face on the suffering and crushing inequality endured by so many. These 100 stories represent the many millions around the world who find themselves in poverty, living in an enduring struggle with little-to-nothing, in the face of adversity from conflict to oppression.”

Learn more about The Bottom 100, the Fund for Peace and how you can help here.

FF: The Rotterdam Rooster Wall Clock from Home Bello

My mother’s kitchen was full of roosters. Well, roosters and other farm animals that complemented her country kitchen motif. I am thinking about giving a nod to mom with the décor of my new kitchen – something like the Rotterdam Rooster Wall Clock I found from the fine folks at Home Bello.

About the Rotterdam Rooster Wall Clock from Home Bello:

“Rotterdam Rooster Dial Wall Clock with Silent Movement.”

Find the Rotterdam Rooster Wall Clock from Home Bello here.

See all the fine home accents from Home Bello here.

FF: The Royal Albert Old County Roses Teapot Wall Clock

But then there is the option of going with a teapot kitchen wall clock, like the one featuring Royal Albert’s Old County Roses pattern I found from the fine folks at Replacements, LTD.

About the Royal Albert’s Old County Roses Teapot Wall Clock:

“Royal Albert’s Old County Roses is one of the most popular fine china dinnerware patterns ever produced. Designed with a gorgeous floral border inspired by English roses in full bloom, the pattern was introduced in 1962, and has been in great demand ever since!”

The Royal Albert’s Old County Roses Teapot Wall Clock can be found at Replacements, LTD here.

I am realizing more every day that Lost Cowboy has become more about the things that I haven’t found rather than the things I have. But that’s ok. Like, well, I am still searching for the perfect water carafe to keep by my bedside – like the  I found from the fine folks at Irwin Ribera.

About the Banca Carafe from Irwin Ribera:

“Every guestroom nightstand and vanity needs a carafe, which makes our Banca a go-to detail. Diagonally lined glass gives this simple piece texture and visual appeal, while the tumbler, which fits neatly inside, prevents any spillage or unsightly water drips.”

Find the Banca Carafe from Irwin Ribera here.

See all the fine home accents from Irwin Ribera here.