Decor

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Five Holiday Plants How many of you have tried your hand at keeping holiday plants, such as poinsettia, cyclamen, amaryllis and Christmas cactus? My guess is, quite a few of you! While they are seasonal favourites, each plant has specific health requirements, which I’ve outlined below, to keep them growing and blooming well past […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Christmas at Longwood Gardens This time of year, many towns and cities around the United States and Canada enhance their public spaces with Christmas decorations. Tourist attractions, too, are decked out in holiday finery: garlands, twinkle lights, wreaths and Christmas trees. At Longwood Gardens, just 30 miles outside of Philadelphia, the Christmas tradition is […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Chalk It Up To the Holidays I am really inspired by the décor at the Beekman 1802 Mercantile from a few years ago: the theme was Black Christmas. Brent really outdid himself with the black-and-white Victorian designs, creating a look of etched whimsy throughout the displays. With the theme in mind, I ventured forth […]

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    Made by Hands

    BY:Josh and Brent

      From artist Jesse Freidin “Last Winter I was invited by Josh and Brent to photograph the incredible craftspeople of their B. 1802 Aritst Collective. After having spent many Summer hours on the Beekman farm photographing Farmer John, his goats and Polka Spot, I was excited to turn my lens on the people of Sharon […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

    Senescence In Margaret Roach’s beautiful book “A Way To Garden” I came across a chapter heading that intrigued me. It was a word I had not heard before: Senescence. When I looked it up, its use in a book about the annual lifecylce and maintenance of a garden made perfect sense. The term senescence refers […]

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    Mail Perfection

    BY:Josh and Brent

      On the first Saturday of every December, Sharon Springs travels back in time as the streets are filled with visitors from all around dressed in their finest. It’s just like entering into a post card. Were things just more beautiful back then or were we all just more romantic? Photographer Richard Walker contributed these […]

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  • We constructed a cornucopia entryway using grapevines from the farm.  As you pass through this horn of plenty, you enter into the Mercantile

    A Horn of Plenty

    BY:Josh and Brent

      One of the most magical times to be in NYC is during the holidays when all of the stores unveil their holiday windows. Since we opened the Beekman 1802 Mercantile in Sharon Springs three years ago, we’ve tried to bring a little bit of that big city magic to our Main Street. This year’s […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Serving Pieces Every year, around this time, we raid the china cabinet and bring out the serving platters, the chargers, the silverware and crystal that spends most of the year behind glass or closed doors. In the rush to prepare a holiday celebration with friends and family, we rarely take the time to examine […]

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    “Graphic Greens” Fresh Greenery Collection

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    The Beekman 1802 “Graphic Greens” collection is as pretty as it is practical.

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    The Lincoln Connection

    BY:Josh and Brent

      We’ve told you about our neighbor Rabbit Goody before  (click here).  As one of the world’s foremost authorities on historic textiles, she lectures around the world and repairs historic textiles for museums.  But one of the most interesting aspects of her career has been the love affair between her and Hollywood.  Out of her […]

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