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High Falls Mercantile and Design On A Dime 2013

Design On A Dime came up fast and furious this year. The annual benefit for Housing Works draws large crowds of interior designers,  celebrities, media, and design enthusiasts. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of many of our vendors, I was able to create a room that reflected my deep appreciation for layers and layers of Read more…


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American Made Pottery at High Falls Mercantile

One of my favorite additions to our mix here at High Falls Mercantile is without a doubt the pottery from Barbara Eigen. It’s versatile, fun, and best of all, made in the United States. True to just about everything we carry here at HFM, I had to take this dinnerware for a test drive at Read more…


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Going Modern with High Falls Mercantile

One of the joys of being in the interiors and design business is getting to work with other designers and architects in helping them realize their vision.  Whether it’s selling pieces from the store or helping to style a house that’s going on the market, we’ve done it all.  I met Marica Mc Keel from Read more…


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American Made at High Falls Mercantile

As you might recall, last year we exhibited for the first time at the Architectural Digest Show in New York. It was a fun experiment and we took a lot away from it. One of the highlights was being across the aisle from  furniture maker Laron Algren from Ohio.  I fell in love with the Read more…


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Lisa Neimeth Pottery at High Falls Mercantile

I have always been a huge lover of Folk Art. I’ve collected paintings, sculpture, objects, and artifacts. We have incorporated such pieces in our mix at High Falls Mercantile over the years. Recently, we added the work of potter Lisa Neimeth. (You can read her beautiful blog Here.) Cait, Jeff, and I not only fell Read more…


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The Scent of Berry at High Falls Mercantile

We love theLafco House & Home candles.   Each one has a signature scent and is associated with a room or a house in your life. The Holiday Berry Candle is an all time favorite and has already become a tradition here at High Falls Mercantile. You can check out all of the other fabulous Read more…


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Seeing Red at High Falls Mercantile

Creating the annual High Falls Mercantile holiday window has become one of my favorite traditions. Not only does it allow my inner child come out to play with glue, tape, paper, staples, and drill it also allows me to create a “Holiday” feeling in not so traditional ways. This years window is no exception. Thank Read more…


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Inspired by Morocco

  At High Falls Mercantile we cherish the relationships we develop with our  vendors. Katharine Phillips L’Heureux of Kahina Giving Beauty is one of those people. We have been carrying her organic Argan Oil from Morocco for a few years and just recently Katharine introduced us to some amazing home products that she found on Read more…


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Currey & Co: A New Collection

You might remember from a few posts back that I fell in love with Currey & Company lighting. (You can see that post Here.) After they donated so generously to my Housing Works window installations, I was pleasantly surprised to get a call  asking if they could use a familiar name or two for the Read more…


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HFM at Chelsea Housing Works

I first moved to NYC in 1992 to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology. Not long after, I discovered the Housing Works thrift stores. I was addicted. 20 years later I have my own retail store and still love shopping and designing windows. I had the opportunity to do the Housing Works Chelsea window last Read more…


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