Dec. 17


How to Escape the Burning Log on TV: Three Fresh Ways to Style Your Fireplace

by Lynn Byrne

Aah the holidays.  They always bring up visions of crackling fire in the hearth.  But what do you do if you have a non-working fireplace, or one located in a warmer climate?  Or you simply can't be bothered with the effort it takes to maintain Read more [...]

Dec. 11


TODAY’S BEAUTIFUL: The Lyrical Art of Jane Freilicher

by Lynn Byrne

  "Realism is the only way I can do it"--Jane Freilicher Artist Jane Freilicher (pronounced Fry-licker) died this week at age 90, so it is fitting that I share her exuberant work with you today. I adore her paintings and admire Read more [...]

Dec. 05


ABOUT FACES: Art by Heather McComb

by Lynn Byrne

Artist Heather McComb reduces a portrait to its raw essentials.   By eliminating distractions such as the hair, neck,  shoulders and clothing, the viewer is confronted by the unrestrained emotions of the subject.  All emphasis is on the subject's Read more [...]

Dec. 04


Design Dictionary: Ferrule and Sabot

by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms."--Socrates FERRULE AND SABOT: When referring to furniture, ferrule or sabot  are synonyms and both mean a metal cap at the end of Read more [...]

Nov. 26


Happy Thanksgiving

by Lynn Byrne

A blessed and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. xxoo,  Lynn Read more [...]
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