Spring Awaits A Bohemian Wardrobe

In New Hampshire, we have 4 seasons and although we are now over a month into Spring – it’s still cold! That doesn’t mean we cant start to work some 2017 Spring trends into our wardrobe. In this post I have paired the following trends with some cross-season closet staples. Trends: Pale pinks and dirty sorbets….

Ever Heard of ‘Tramp Art’?

The quick back story on this is that we made a big Tramp Art buy a month or so ago for our shop, so all the pieces pictured in this post are currently for sale at Ingather. This is such a fun and unique art movement and I thought you might be interested in a brief description as to…

3 Situations You’ll Likely Face as a Walker + How to Handle Them

This is worth reading as a city slicker, a campus cutie, or any other scenario in which you may be passing direction with another human. I think you will find it useful and most importantly, entertaining! My little brother Doug, who is now a grad student at the University of Minnesota getting his Phd in Aerospace…

BYOB – Build Your Own Begonia

So my mom has this big giant beautiful begonia that I was seriously jealous of. I wanted my own begonia plant so I asked her if I could try to propagate it. We did our research & I found myself slightly discouraged by what seemed like all kinds of very complicated processes to propagating different types…

Peggy’s Rare & Antique Books

 Did you know that you can find beautiful rare and antique books at Bowerbird and Friends in down town Peterborough? Thanks to Peggy you will find a gorgeous selection of collectable books available at Bowerbird. Peggy first became interested in books because her father was an antiquarian book seller.   When Peggy was just seventeen, she started…

NH Artist – Daniel Thibeault

About the artist: Daniel is a New Hampshire native from the Peterborough area. He is widely recognized through the Monadnock Region for his artistic and entrepreneurial skills. He began painting at an early age, and although primarily self taught, attended the Vesper George School of Art in Boston. Being a multi-talented man, Dan returned to…

Fiddle Dee Dee

Fiddle fig trees are so IN! Trend setting interior gurus started incorporating them into their designs and we are so happy they did. Fiddle fig trees make an excellent visual impact on any space. They fit into all styles of décor and into any room of the house. Being from a tropical climate, they even…

5 Reasons You Should Decorate with Antiques

Aside from the fact that it is fabulously on trend to incorporate architectural pieces and antique furniture into your décor, we can offer you 5 additional reasons to hop on the band wagon! 1. It is GREEN! Much like recycling you can re-use or re-purpose furniture and other antiques for decor. 2. It’s just plain…

Frozen Charlottes

Perhaps a bit morbid but these little Frozen Charlotte figurines are so delicate and pretty. The Charlotte doll stems from a New England Folk tale. William Lorenzo Carter wrote a song in 1834, describing a girl named Charlotte who wore a beautiful dress for a ball on a cold Maine night. Charlotte’s mother advised her…

Beat the Winter Blues

Put on your boxing gloves and show winter who’s boss! Don’t feel like you have to wait until spring to have fun with plants and gardens. Planting a succulent garden is a great way to lessen the effects that we all know this time of year can have on our energy levels. Here are the…