Tony Buccola travels to Italy several times a year to scour the countryside and cities for unique items to fill his store, Antonio's Bella Casa, a southern California European-antiques shop. He also works closely with Italian artisans who create hand-carved wood lighting rich with patina finishes. Ten years (and dozens of forty-foot containers) later, he still gets the same rush every time he steps off the plane. “I am one of the lucky ones,” he says. “I love what I do and do what I love.”
Vintage reworked handmade needlepoint-front pillow with chinoiserie bird
motif.Founded by former Elle magazine fashion director Heather Hogan Roberts, Ivy and Vine expertly edits and restyles antiques for colorful, modern living. Reflecting the harmonious influence of Heather’s New England roots and ...
Custom pillow cut from an antique needlepoint tapestry
that once covered an antique French high-back chair. Warm autumn colors with an imported gimp trim bordering the brown linen facing. Pillow is backed in a deep eggplant velvet, filled with an ...