One of my favorite pieces of antique furniture

As years go by so fast — and each year seems a bit faster — it is so hard for this old girl to keep up with the pace some days. Especially since I have had a couple nasty episodes of COVID-like illnesses. I am trying to stay caught up with the world, but I am afraid I am way behind, but I certainly am trying.

It seems that the weeks fly by so fast any more. My parents and grandparents warned me many many years ago that this would happen. But I do

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Collect what you crush on and create a soulful home, says Cynthia Zamaria

Cynthia Zamaria has a passion for reviving forgotten homes and gardens.

The Toronto home and garden creative advocates for a trendless approach to home decor that embraces vintage and preloved pieces with a story. Whether it’s a milk glass vase found at an antique market or hand-me-down heirlooms from family or friends, timeless doesn’t mean boring, said Zamaria.

“Items older than we are or have been in the hands of others are often of great quality and character,” she said. “Integrated thoughtfully, patinated pieces contribute to the individuality of the space. There’s nothing old-fashioned about it. A sexy tension blossoms

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