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Carl Larsson’s Inspirational Interiors

Carl Larsson was a prolific Swedish artist whose paintings of his own home interiors have inspired homeowners like me  for over 100 years.  Carl and his wife Karin were given a small house by Karin’s father in 1888 in Sundborn, named Lilla Hyttnäs (little furnace).  Is this a fairy tale, or what?

Historic Home Tour Highlights

I’m a big fan of historic home tours.  Here in Nashville, there are about a dozen annual tours of historic neighborhoods.  I hit as many as I can.  My current favorite is a tour of a high-end historic neighborhood off West End Avenue.  Recently, my daughter and I spent a Saturday appreciating the architecture and […]