Select photos by Cheryl Gerber
Spring cleaning may sound like a headache waiting to happen, but this month is the time to take advantage your space and spruce up your home. These home décor pieces are the perfect way to get a jump on revitalizing your living space – even if cleaning is beyond you.
A local family business, Wren’s Tontine has been redesigning homes and spaces since 1937 and isn’t stopping any time soon. Specializing in wood shutters, window treatments and interior decorating, the shop has a large variety of items including this large tassel tie-back, perfect for window dressing.
Wren’s Tontine Shade and Design Shop, 1533 Prytania St., 525-7409, WrensTontine.com
The Shops at 2011 Magazine is an interior designer’s paradise with nearly 25 shops and more design options than you thought possible. From furniture to jewelry to artwork and antiques, you can find it here or work with local artists to make your vision a reality.
The Shops at 2011 Magazine, 2011 Magazine St., 407-0499, TheShopsAt2011.com
Looking for an end piece for your bedroom? Look no further – this 19th century bench is gorgeously carved and ready for new upholstery, or lovely as is.
Bremermann Designs, 3943 Magazine St., 891-7763, BremermannDesigns.com
Money can’t buy the pieces up for exhibition at Newcomb Art Gallery, but the gallery a great place to shop for ideas, especially with this must-have art book featuring 200 color plates, archival photographs and scholarly essays. Tulane University, 865-5328, NewcombArtGallery.tulane.edu
From Rivers Spencer Interiors comes this custom waterfall console with a gold-leaf high gloss finish, a perfect piece for electronics or decorations. The console is also available in custom sizes and finishes.
Rivers Spencer Interiors, 4610 Magazine St., 609-2436, RiversSpencer.com
Perch. in the Garden District is sure to have what you’re looking for with a unique and varied collection of art, furniture, textiles and more. This Christian Lacroix fabric, shown here on a chaise, is a great place to start if you’re looking to revisit color and space, with a chic feel and beautiful hues, and is also available in wallpaper.
Perch, 2844 Magazine St., 899-2122, perch-home.com
New Orleans Auction Galleries is a well-known staple of the art scene in the South, and this iconic Blue Dog painting by the late great George Rodrigue is no exception. Painted in 1996, “That’s Amore” measures 24-inches-by-18-inches and is oil on canvas.
New Orleans Auction Galleries, 510 Julia St., 566-1849, NewOrleansAuction.com