Monthly Archives: May 2013

“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Spring!

Oh how I adore spring and spring has arrived in all of its glory at Chestnut Cottage.  Gardening is the best medicine for anyone with a stressful, hectic lifestyle! Last week I took off on Wednesday and had a glorious … Continue reading

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“On the Road with Kathryn”: Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Today I am in Grosse Pointe, Michigan at the Christ Church Grosee Pointe Antiques Show. I am so excited to be presenting two of my ‘collected tabletops’ as well as my presentation on my philosophy of ‘Collected, Not Decorated’. I … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”

I am so excited!  I just discovered a new blue and white pattern from possibly my favorite china manufacturer…Royal Crown Derby…Posie Blue. One of their best loved floral patterns has been given a re-vamp and is now available in cool … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Nation’s Hero’s!

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service and to also remember all who have served our country in our fight for freedom. We must not forget those … Continue reading

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“The Collected Library”: That Woman and More!

As most of you already know, I love British history and many other things about Great Britian!  I often say that if I had not wanted to be an interior designer, I would have been most happy to read history.  … Continue reading

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