SassySleeves a Must Have

SassySleeves are decorative replacement candles sleeves for sconces or chandeliers, crafted at Shandell’s using a wonderful array of handmade papers from around the world. SassySleeves are a must-have for sprucing up an ordinary sconce or a chandelier. Bring an unexpected bit of color to your world. Take a look some samples of what you can… Read more »

Peacock Blue

For anyone who knows me, they know that purple is my favorite color. I do not wear it, but I use it as much as I can. My second, is Peacock Blue. Not Navy or Turquoise, but the deep stunning Peacock Blue that Maxfield Parrish could paint and that came from the Orient. This color… Read more »

Spring is right around the corner

As one of my winter chores has been to organize my new studio space, I have been going through all of my inventory of fabulous finds. I came across a wonderful pair of architectural pieces, these came from a 19th c main gate of a formal garden. I made them into lamps and paired them… Read more »

Blue and White

Organizing my new studio and going through all of my lamps I have collected, has been a January job. I seem to have a style for just about everyone. This has spurred me into making lampshades to go with them. The new year always seems to inspire creativity. I have these wonderful robin’s egg blue,… Read more »

Horse Lovers Delight

With the holiday season right around the corner, I thought I would put together a couple of themed gift ideas. Brighten up any room in the house with a vintage sporting art lamp, hand made by Shandell’s. There are many to choose from, this is one of my favorites. A tissue box with vintage horse… Read more »