Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

The Hawa Mahal

The Hawa Mahal

Jaipur is known as the “Pink City” for its many iconic facades made of richly hued sandstone. ¬†The Hawa Mahal is one of the city’s most impressive attractions. ¬†Built in the late 1800′s as an extension of the city’s Palace, mainly to incorporate the zenana, or women’s quarters, the Hawa Mahal is a magnificent architectural […]


Gingerbread Finds New Life in the Garden

Gingerbread Finds New Life in the Garden

As you may or may not know, we’ve been restoring our New York farmhouse over the past couple years. Built in the 1850′s some of the original details seem to have come in and out of style – at least according to the previous owners who removed some of the more ornate details of the home at one point or another.

We really adore the vergeboard that was hand carved and restored this past year – as a result I always have an eye for gingerbread and architectural detail.