Make a Statement

A Statement upholstery piece is always Riveting! black white sofa vintage textile sofa We have some pieces in storage ready for their new clothes. Let us know if you are interested in customizing them to suit your space!

A Wee Scottish Lass

“Blimey that is pure dead brilliant” she will whisper as the last hem is finished. Of course, she has an accent since she was born in Kilbowie Clydebank Scottland, October 29th 1959. ┬áHere is a dictionary to Scottish slang in case you miss half of what she says. Isn’t she pretty? Not bad for such …

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Why yes, it’s personal – Safeway Tucson Jan 9 2011

Some days it feels as if the world stops. Or at least if feels that is SHOULD stop. Yesterday was such a day in Tucson, Arizona. One can’t simply pick up and move forward with the trivialities of everyday life without commenting about the lack of gravity all of a sudden. No decor thoughts today. …

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Terrific Textiles

Seen these? Found ’em while searching for pictures of tin trays from Mexico. As  MY searches go, I still don’t have the trays, but I found this awesome fabric! Otomi textiles, hand embroidered in Mexico. Gorgeous! Can you imagine how long it must take to complete?? (3 weeks to 3 months the website says.) Here …

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Vintage Paintings

Although modern design is very appealing to me, I like to mix it up. Adding old things give patina to a home, makes it look like it was done over time and not just purchased one weekend at the Crate & Barrel upholstery sale.  When I visit flea markets and thrift stores, I keep my …

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Looking Glass Lighting

Certainly not new, but still a favorite, Mercury Glass lamps work well ┬áto bridge styles. They can be modern, or traditional. Glass is sleek, but not hard like a metal would be. Things that have a dual nature always appeal and have more interest. The shade is a great place to play with color and …

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!$%@!!!

We do have a thing for typography and *bleeps*. Expect to see many things labeled or graphically exclaimed. These page markers are fabulous for annotating a book or newspaper before your sweetie gets to it, alleviating the need for ongoing commentary. Available from Bob’s Your Uncle for $10. Swear Rings, from Wendy Brandes allow you …

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January 1st 2011

Happy New Year! (cue silly noisemakers, confetti and kisses) We at Riveted hope this year brings us all much joy and prosperity. 2011 will bring many changes, personally, my nest is emptying…while my business life is filling up! Can I look at this as not losing a son, but gaining a storage room? He might …

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