Web Sites: GraciousHome.com
Why I am recommending this site:
From the practical to the luxuriously self indulgent, Gracious Home.com carries pretty useful things for your home. I love their Laundress wash in lavender. Great for rinsing and aromatherapy. Browse the site and you will surely find –
From the Site:
Of course, there are many “beginnings.” We could talk about childhoods spent collecting seashells in Camaguey. But let’s just start with 1963, when Natan Wekselbaum and his brother left Cuba for New York City and opened up a little neighborhood hardware store on the Upper East Side. Nuts. Bolts. Nothing fancy.
Well, as everyone knows, New Yorkers don’t exactly fall all over themselves every time a new shop cuts its ribbon—but the charming duo made Gracious Home stand out. They gave the red carpet treatment to every person who walked through the door. Will you deliver it? Of course. Can you install it? Our pleasure. Can you find one in chartreuse? We'll scour the globe.
They began to win people over. But now their customers wanted special tiles from Portugal. Baskets from Bora Bora. Reproductions of antique finials, hand-finished by Italian monks. And the Wekselbaums found it for them, bless their accommodating hearts. Naturally, word spread like wildfire, and soon they had a devoted following. They became famous for their great taste. They grew. They opened more stores. They blossomed out into every area of housewares imaginable. And now the website, of course...
An ever-growing collection of magnificent discoveries from around the world. Luxurious linens... Innovative new appliances... All handpicked from the store’s incredible inventory to delight the most discerning tastes. And naturally, the Wekselbaum tradition lives on in every aspect of what we do. You’ll still find the kind of service your grandmother might have expected “back when things were still civilized.”
The only difference? Now you don’t have to be in New York to get the Gracious Home treatment.
Gracious Home. For extraordinary lives.