New Autumn Décor from Basil Street Gallery

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn is a mosaic of the all.” – Stanley Horowitz Basil Street Gallery, a diverse and comprehensive catalog of fine interior décor, extraordinary objets d’art and replica antiques, has recently been expanded and now this extensive collection is featured on Design Toscano’s website. Presented […]

Giving The Home a Facelift with New Wall Decor

Making some changes to a home’s interior decor is one of the easiest ways to decorate. Put a few choice accents on display and we can lend an exquisite touch to the living room. Add a beautiful antique replica chair to the library and guests might spend most of their time browsing your book collection. […]

Display Trophies and Treasures on Creative Mantels, Shelves, and Pediments

We all have our own, personal treasures. When we were kids, those might have been things like interesting rocks and shells from trips to the beach, a note from a special friend, or small gifts from grandparents. As we became older, treasures turned into trophies, photos, and any number of beautiful objets d’art collected over […]

Four Interior Decor Ideas for the Winter Months

The holiday season is over and with it comes a promise of cold weather for much of Canada and the USA. In many places, a green garden is a memory covered by a cold, white blanket in the backyard, and, in most places where snow is lacking; it’s still too cold and wet to enjoy […]

How to Host a Unique New Year’s Eve Party

Happy New Year! Not quite yet, but sharing this happy phrase with friends and family is only a few days away. Depending on how the change of the calendar is celebrated, it might be accompanied by loud horns, fireworks, party hats, and kisses, or in a more quiet and intimate setting with close family and […]

It’s Never Too Late for Last Minute Gifts

Still looking for last minute gifts? If so, you aren’t alone. A lot of us still need to get more presents for the people we love. Various scenarios may have brought us to this anxious place including buying presents in advance and then suddenly realizing that we forgot to get one or two gifts, not […]

Exquisite Last Minute Gift Ideas

With Christmas less than a week away, it’s crunch time for buying gifts. We probably wish we could have bought those presents a month ago but just didn’t have the time, or weren’t sure what to buy. But now, if we plan on giving anything to the few remaining special people on our gift lists, […]

Deck the Halls with Fantastic Holiday Decor

Now that we are well into December, the time has come to deck the halls with decor. The “halls” we are talking about can be the hallways, rooms, staircase, and the front porch of our homes, and the walls of an office or place of business. Decorating these and other places for the holidays helps […]

Unique Gifts and Decor for Folks who Love the Outdoors

December is here and the calendar is on a quick run to the holidays. This can be an anxious time for folks who are still looking for gifts but we shouldn’t worry too much because there are still several days left to find everything on our lists. Although it would certainly be better to shop […]

Excellent Gift Ideas for Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving! One of the many great things about Turkey Day is that it happens on Thursday and not on Friday. This gives us a holiday weekend that also includes two days during the week along with football, parades, fun family time, a wonderful autumn feast, and the biggest shopping day of the year. Yes, […]