When we don’t know where to begin, sometimes we simply don’t. And the longer we wait, the more pressure we feel to create something perfect...to get it right the first time. Once she got her project underway, my mom created a beautiful space. It took a lot of strength to silence her inner perfectionist.
Where the interior space blends to wall and melts into the surrounding exterior space. This perception certainly follows the course of urban architectural history in its articulation of parks, plazas, and greenscapes which lend breathing space and beauty to the grid of city streets and buildings. With today's emphasis on recreation and the natural environment, it is no surprise that this idea has developed into a design philosophy that is coming into its own.
For those of us who live in New England, it can be easy to forget that not everyone sees such vibrant autumn colors. Or that not everyone knows how a mountain of granite reflects the purple sky. Theses are things I’ll carry with me wherever I go.
So often, being a part of this very personal process of decoration, my spirit remains with the family, my heart full of hopes and dreams for this family and home. It was abundantly clear the significance of this home and the work they were willing to put in with us.
A home is a living, breathing thing, and the relationship we have with our home affects the way people feel about it. You scold whatever objects stubbed your toe and resent the windows for being drafty. But it is your home sweet home. There is a warmth and beauty in seeing someone loving their home. Love your home; be kind to it; when you embrace your home, it embraces you back.
When I started painting, I thought there was light blue and dark blue. But the more skies I painted, the more I realized that there were infinite shades of blue. For hours, I would stare at the sky, watching it change, trying to decipher the what I saw.
Red is the color of love, passion, rage, and warmth. It’s the color of a sunset and of a beating heart. Red is the color of our lives.
A small but worthy world of splendor, the ballroom remains a single, enclosed yet poignant reincarnation of a truly remarkable period in history.
At AHI we are committed to great products that are well made from every perspective. Environmentally well made should be synonymous with beauty and desirability.
It is about this twinkling spark of time that is ours, that holds our communion, giving us pause to be thankful for the beauty of this earth and the wonder of our connection to it all.