Dress  Thellier  (French)    Date:      1880–85  Culture:      French  Medium:      silk  Dimensions:      Length at CB (a): 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm) Length at CB (b): 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm) Length at CB (c): 44 1/4 in. (112.4 cm) Length (d): 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm) Length (e): 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm) Length (f): 18 1/8 in. (46 cm)  Credit Line:      Gift of Mr. Houghton Trott, 1995  Accession Number:      1995.463.1a–f    This artwork is not on display

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Houghton Hall. The White Drawing Room. Norfolk, England, UK.

Eye For Design: Houghton Hall.Take A Tour Of One Of England’s Grandest Estate Homes

A really smart, short article on the infamously bad study recently released and hyped by the media on children raised by gay parents. Notice this is written with the help of the editor of the most prestigious family sociology journal and a board member of the Council on Contemporary Family.

Texas Professors Respond to New Research on Gay Parenting

stylish kitchen booth seating

Stylish kitchen with turquoise inserts by Harry Braswell Inc.

I love banquette seating! A great breakfast nook/family dining option that just looks good in any kitchen. Especially in its own little nook with lots of light, and lift-up seats to store kitchen/dining linens.

An Enviable Addition - Split Level Addition/ Entry Bump Out

An Enviable Addition - Split Level Addition/ Entry Bump Out. I may actually consider a split level after seeing these pics

Pixie | JustCutIt | Flickr

Pixie | JustCutIt | Flickr