Don’t Fight It

May 4, 2017

Like so many May flowers, sale signs are popping up everywhere now that it’s Spring. Yard sales, garage sales, rummage sales….you name it. My advice? Follow your gut. If  you have an inclination to stop…stop. You might just come across a find like this early Florence Knoll table. The base is solid stainless bar stock and the top, walnut. While the surface had a large chunk taken out of the edge, for an initial investment of under $20 it was worth having a new top fabricated. That’s right, under $20. Boom.

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For everything…

May 22, 2016

there is a season. Now that we’re nearing the end of May, the time for tulips is coming to a close. There could not have been a more perfect simplequietmodern finale than these Parrot tulips…my hands down favorite…in my favorite tulip color.

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What’s moving  in to take their place through the summer months will be equally simple…a single (maybe two ) Monstera  dropped into a glass cylinder. Cost effective at less than ten dollars a piece, this one has been going strong for over a month. Fresh…modern…sculptural. I can see this being my “go to” until Fall.

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Worth the Wait

May 4, 2015

April showers bring May flowers…indeed. Looking like some sweet floral confection, these pink Parrot Tulips prove that Spring is definitely worth the wait.

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April Showers…

April 1, 2013

bring May flowers and the simplequietmodern choice for accommodating a stem or two is a selection from the new Heath vase collection. The modern shapes and inspired glazes will add a distinctive mid-century note to any interior setting. Use them singly or en masse…matching  glazes or mixed complementary shades…on their own or combine  them with other pieces in the Heath line. And, while I don’t generally approve of vases sitting around empty, there is no arguing their sculptural appeal…filled or not.HeathwhtBudvase130-731by607-ProductGallery-01_13Copy of Heath-Multi-Stem-Vase-Aqua-133-53-731by607_7HeathGrn131-731by607-ProductGallery-02_8

These images are from Heath…more on this group can be found here: http://www.heathceramics.com/decorate.html?category=41