From the archives…

…apropos to the season at hand,  we pulled some ideas and inspiration  to get your creative juices flowing.    Warmly~LeAnn & Alex By the way, we’d love to hear from you if you try any of our ideas  and would like to share some pics with us. linenandlavender@ {} A wonderful, unique gift idea for your neighbors […]

{Around the World}…

… today a round-up of creative beings from around the globe:  AUSTRALIA – (Sydney) – What Katie Ate BELGIUM – Belgian Pearls CANADA – (Toronto) – The Marion House Book  CANADA – Haute Design by Sarah Klaussen FRANCE – (Paris) – Rive Gauche Rehab   FRANCE – (Médoc) – Manger  GREECE – (Heraklion, Crete) –  My […]

Before and After – The 1927 Cottage We Call Home

A peek into our renovated kitchen.  This is our stone concrete prep sink area with chalkboard and open shelving above. The door with a cast iron door knocker at center opens to our mini walk-in pantry.   For the full tour including before and after pics,  see our latest magazine issue: .. {Volume No. 01 […]

Check Your Inbox

Are you one of our email subscribers?  If so, be sure to check your mail for the latest edition of our digital magazine delivered to your inbox early this morning.*   IN THIS ISSUE –  l&l travels to the ancient city of Matera, Italy – tour Sextantio’s cave hotel: Le Grotte della Civita ~ See Before […]

Source Sharing ~ More to love from Antiek Amber (be)

I always enjoy my visits to Antiek Amber –  Here are some of my latest finds… and to finish, an entire kitchen by Antiek Amber:  In case you missed this previous post, here’s more inspiration:    {Head over Heels for Antiek Amber} Be sure to visit Antiek Amber to find your favorites.   Enjoy! […]

More to admire from ‘t Achterhuis (nl)

Today I pulled a few inspiring images to share from various projects using historic building materials from ‘t Achterhuis Historische Bouwmaterial as well as from the Achterhuis showroom—see the extraordinary chandelier that follows.  —Enjoy! These last two images are new views of a favorite kitchen.  To see all images from this lovely space, see this […]

Source Sharing ~ ‘t Achterhuis (nl)

A tour of a beautiful kitchen and adjacent spaces designed  with reclaimed building materials and architectural elements from ‘t Achterhuis Historic Building Materials, a company based in Udenhout, The Netherlands.  In this timeless kitchen ‘t Achterhuis uses Belgian bluestone, solid French oak, white tiles from Holland and an old oak beam. Tap by Lefroy Brooks. -Building and Renovating with Reclaimed Materials […]

Chateau Domingue

The warm and inviting kitchen of Ruth Gay, proprietor of Chateau Domingue, an import company specializing in reclaimed architectural elements and grand scale antiques sourced throughout Europe. Her own house was designed from top-to-bottom by the incomparable Pamela Pierce who was given carte blanche –   free to select from the array of stunning building […]

Linen Love

I just recently ordered several towels to include in our holiday gift baskets from a new line of linens in the emporium. My order wasn’t due to arrive until next week, so it was a fun surprise to receive them today.  I bought the Provence Black Striped Towels (possibly my favorite of the bunch) and the […]

Source Sharing ~ Mirabeau ~ L’s Picks

I’ll take that and that and one of those…  .. Just a few of many beautiful finds at mirabeau.   Have fun discovering your favorites.  P.S.  Be sure to check out their “Refer a Friend” program all images via linen & lavender visit our new site:

Head over Heels for Antiek Amber (Thanks, Greet!)

The architectural antiques and interiors firm collaborated with the owners of this property to restore their 18th Century Dutch Farmhouse. A big thank you to Greet Lefèvre, designer and author of the blog, Belgian Pearls for introducing me to the architectural antiques and other offerings of the company, Antiek Amber.  If you haven’t already, be sure to […]

Source Sharing ~ Blanc d’Ivoire (fr)

Blanc d’Ivoire designs furnishings and a line of accessories primarily for hotels, b&b’s, spas and restaurants.  Many of the proprietors offer you the option to order whatever you have enjoyed during your stay. — So, if you love the linens on your bed or the plate under your croissant, they may be available for purchase.  […]

Source Sharing ~ Eloquence Inc. ~ L’s Picks

(Wow!) images via Eloquence Inc. (us)  (roll over images for details provided by Eloquence) Visit their website for trade information and retail locations. linen & lavender visit our new site:

Josephine Ryan

The unpretentious and thoroughly engaging design style of Josephine Ryan.  . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . via Josephine Ryan Antiques: .. .. .. … .. More Josephine Ryan in this previous post:  French Home and Essentially French  […]

Paris Pied-À-Terre

This Parisian apartment’s facade took my breath away when it came up on my screen.  The architectural detail aged to a beautiful patina. . .the weathered louvered shutters and the dark  wrought iron railings. . .I wouldn’t change a thing.    “Paris Pied-À-Terre” from Restoration Hardware is one of seven recently released features showcasing their latest […]

Source Sharing – Authentic Provence

Faux Bois Chair, 19th Century, Ile de France(complete with moss and lichen) 19th Century Oak Buffet 33″h x 90.5″w x 28.5″d 19th Century France Sconces 44″h x 18″w x 10.5″d Mid 19th Century Comptoire Table29.5″h x 119″w x 38.75″d French metal sconce with mirror inside back  22.5″ h x 14″w x 8″d  Zinc Top Pedestal […]

Source Sharing – Rolling Greens

                                                             rolling greens ROLLING GREENS HOLLYWOOD  7505 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036 Owner:  Greg Salmeri .. all images via Rolling Greens visit our new site:

A Scottish Rose

Gardener’s Cottage, Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire Coast, Scotland Meet Tricia Rose.   She’s the lady behind the wonderful linen company -Rough Linen- based in San Raphael, California.  I happened across Tricia’s website not long ago when I was looking for custom linens and I was intrigued with the story of how her company came to […]

La Cornue! La Cornue!

Though we have been using and loving “him” for several months, we had the opportunity to really put our La Cornue range to the test over the holidays. I’m happy to report that he not only looks fabulous, he lives up to La Cornue’s reputation for performance excellence. There are a number of color and feature […]

Rose Tarlow – What’s new.

Sharpleaf Chandelier 36 dia x 44h Coustelle Sofa 72″w x 37-1/2″d x 42-1/2″h Buttercup Pendant 24 1/2″dia, 32″h  Dayton Hall Library Steps – 28″w x 48″d x 60″h     Urban Sconce 7-5/8″w, 5-1/2″d, 18″h  • About  ROSE TARLOW’S  “The Private House” in  the emporium images via Rose visit our new site: