Thursday, April 25, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
DECORATE YOUR HALLWAY, ENGLISH COUNTRY GENTLEMAN STYLE!
AS SEEN IN THIS MONTH'S TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE
English Country Antiques, see our leather suitcases, riding boots, oak stool and vintage golf clubs in this shoot on HALLWAYS
ALL ITEMS AVAILABLE ON
Posted by Chris Mead at 4:26 PM
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
HERE AT ENGLISH COUNTRY ANTIQUES
WE ARE FEELING SPRING LIKE.
USE GREEN IN YOUR DECORATING TO PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP AND CHASE THOSE BLAND WINTER BLUES AWAY!
EVEN IS YOU CAN'T FIND THEM IN THE STORES, ADD SOME SPICE WITH FAUX FLOWERS IN NATURES FAVOURITE COLOR!!
GREEN BLENDS EASILY WITH NATURAL BELGIUM LINEN, BLUES, WHITES, AND
NATURAL FIBRES LIKE HORN, AND SHELL.
Below: Schumacher, Silk IKAT and Mohair Pillows brighten up a London Sofa in a plain taupe fabric.
We carry the largest selection of garden stools, in plains and patterns and various sizes and styles
ABOVE: IF YOU CAN'T PAINT THE TOWN GREEN, USE SMALL ACCESSORIES TO CAPTURE THE MOMENT
above: Mitchell Gold Lamp in Kermit Green
BELOW: A ROOM SET FROM MITCHELL GOLD, WITH THEIR MAJOR CHAIRS IN PLUSH GREEN VELVET, AVAILABLE W/ BRUSHED GOLD OR POLISHED NICKEL LEGS
The company car - London Taxi in British Racing Green $ 9500.00
We can custom color these delicate coral prints,
here they are GREEN. $ 570 EACH
TOPIARY, AN EASY WAY TO KEEP NATURE IN YOUR HOME ALL YEAR ROUND
French Olive Storage Bottles in hand blown glass, 19th Century
Add this piece in a white bedroom for a dash of vintage feel.English painted chest $3600.00
below: A Suite at the SOHO hotel, LONDON. Fabric designer Sharyn Storrier Lyneham from EDIT with her hedges fabric on a pair of armchairs. **(ECA will be introducing these Fabrics later in 2013)
OUR logo just happens to be in the color of the season
Posted by Chris Mead at 1:33 PM
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
DECORATING WITH DHURRIES...now in stock at English Country Antiques
"A dhurrie, (also durrie or durry) is a thick, flat-woven rug or carpet, used traditionally in India as floor coverings."
For centuries, the most popular floor coverings in INDIA, the flat, tight weave of the wool Dhurrie, makes it extremely durable, and perfect for 21st century interiors.
Take a look at our new collection of IN STOCK, (9x 12'only) Dhurries. Available in a variety of designs and colors, here are our favourite examples in Blue and White, The official Hampton's Color Scheme!
Sizes from 2'3" - 10 x 14'
available to order
Above: Layering your rugs also looks cosy and inviting under foot.
Hand-crafted in a highly durable flat woven construction and reversible for greater versatility. Rich wool construction and unique dyeing processes give each piece subtle gradation and extraordinary depth of color.
Posted by Chris Mead at 6:34 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2012
LIBBY LANGDON DROPPED BY English Country
Libby Langdon dropped by for a client meeting this weekend and I grabbed her for a quick photo shoot.
We have new pieces by Libby Langdon on the floor in both bright and soft hues.
|Jermain Chairs in Grey Print with Tangerine Welt|
Nesting Coffee Table, Garden Stools and all accessories at English Country.
Try this Tangerine Area Rug from ecantiques.com
if you want to add orange in a subtle way
|Haynes Loveseat & Chair with nail heads by Libby, tufted ottoman in grey Mohair available in many colors from ECA|
MORE PIECES FROM LIBBY LANGDON'S RANGE
ALL AVAILABLE FROM ENGLISH COUNTRY ANTIQUES
Posted by Chris Mead at 4:03 PM
Friday, November 9, 2012
Currently we are seeing a big trend for textured fabrics, and what could be more organic and texture filled than basic burlap. Originally used for potato sacking, this versatile fabric is now all the rage for interior accents and even upholstery.
Here are some examples of how to use burlap in your home.
all available from English County Antiques
all available from English County Antiques
|Mahohany and Burlap Upholsered Bar Stool with back, also available backless|
|Useful open shevles in Burlap with nailhead trim|
|French 19th C Settee in newly upholstered burlap, frame has remains of gesso and paint.|
|Burlap Bed, available in CKing, King and Queen Sizes|
|chest of drawers in burlap with nail head detail|
|19th C French Louis XV style chairs, with remains of their original burlap and upholstery|
|Burlap makes a great lamp shade, letting a nice glow through its weave. Lamp in Black finish available in table and floor lamp versions.|
|Burlap Ribbon for protecting young trees can mae a great trim of curtain tieback!|