Monthly Archives: July 2013

Do’s and Don’ts When Sourcing Chandeliers

This week, I have contributed the following blog regarding chandelier selection for the Williams Sonoma Designer Marketplace. As always- I love being a guest blogger for this wonderful company. Check out this post on the do’s and don’ts when sourcing … Continue reading

Posted in Inspired!, Interior Design, Style Guide, Take It From Kathryn, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Designer’s Notebook: Clever use of Under the Staircase!

In my design work, I am often ask about how to treat the space under the staircase.  In many homes, space is at a premium and every inch is needed for storage or additional spaces.  I thought you might be … Continue reading

Posted in Inspired!, Interior Design, Style Guide, Take It From Kathryn, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

“What’s In Your Collection”:Tortoiseshell Ware

On Friday, I was at a delightful antique show in Cashiers, NC !  As usual, I was on the hunt and found several pieces of nice tortoiseshell ware.  Tortoiseshell ware is an earthenware, with variegated, surface color that was made … Continue reading

Posted in China, Style Guide, Tabletop, Take It From Kathryn, The Collected Tabletop, Uncategorized, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Inspiration for Stunning Outdoor Entertaining Spaces

Today, I will share with you another Williams Sonoma Designer Marketplace guest post where I discuss lovely inspiration for outdoor entertaining spaces! It is very fitting inspiration for the season upon us. View my guest post here. I would love … Continue reading

Posted in Entertaining, Entertaining Tales from Chestnut Cottage, Guest Posts, Interior Design, Take It From Kathryn | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Manners Never Go Out of Style!

Today, I will be featuring my latest post on Williams Sonoma’s Designer Marketplace titled ‘Manners Never Go Out of Style! Business Etiquette Advice’. I love contributing to such a great company and website. Check out my guest blog post here. … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Posts, Take It From Kathryn | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments