Author Archives: Brenda

Springtime in Murano

When in Venice, we always stay at the beautiful, iconic Gritti Palace Hotel. Located on the Grand Canal, the Gritti is a fifteenth century building facing the breathtaking Santa Maria della Salute. Once the residence of Vatican ambassadors to the city, the Gritti is just a short walk from San Marco.  The Gritti recently underwent […]

Hand Painted Consoles

If you are looking for that special piece for your home or design project, please look no further than our collection of beautiful, hand painted chests and consoles. These delicate, intricately painted pieces are truly one of a kind. Last month, we visited our factory and enjoyed watching the creation of these one of a […]

WAG Magazine

We’re thrilled to be featured in the March issue of WAG Magazine! Editor-in-Chief, Georgette Gouveia came out to our Greenwich location to speak with us and take a tour of our newly redesigned showroom. I also took her to our warehouse and clearance area – which is fun to visit. I really enjoyed meeting Georgette […]

Italian Ceramic Lamps

There is nothing more personally rewarding than designing a piece, whether it be a piece of furniture, lighting or an accessory and then seeing the final result when it arrives here, at our showroom in Greenwich, CT.  On our most recent trip to Italy; after a morning of winding through the beautiful Italian countryside, passing the […]

Crystal Tables

Round solid crystal table with antiqued brass trim; 20" x 24¼" h.

A December Update from Brenda- Hi All! We have so many new beautiful items arriving weekly one in particular that I love is our new Clinton Crystal Table part of our crystal table collection. Created entirely by hand, this heavy, gorgeous piece of the highest quality crystal, has beautiful chrome accents, a square top and […]

Florence Inspired Renovations

Hello All, After our most recent trip to Florence, I fell in love with a small store that I felt really captured the feeling of the city- beautiful, creative, tasteful, interesting and eclectic. I wanted to have our showroom renovation reflect this amazing place. Our renovation started 1 month ago – and it has been a […]

Hello from Brenda


Hello All, Thanks for visiting us at Decorative Crafts! My name is Brenda Kelly Cohn, I am Jeff’s wife and an interior designer. My design work has been featured in many national magazines over the years including, House Beautiful, Better Homes and Gardens, The New York Times, The Bermudian, and Westchester Magazine. I even designed a room for Calico Corners, and was featured in […]