Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas From Chestnut Cottage!

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A Blue Christmas!

 And I do BELIEVE  that Royal Copenhagen’s Blue Fluted Full Lace is my favorite blue and white fine china.  I just returned from a book event at Quintessentials in Raleigh, NC where I did two Christmas tables in three of … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Candy Canes!

Here are a few simple “peppermint”  inspirations for your Christmas holiday! Enjoy!

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“Wintery Whites”: Christmas Trees!

Here at Chestnut Cottage, our trees are green but that doesn’t mean I haven’t seen some lovely wintery white Christmas trees! If white is one of your favorite holiday colors, why not try a white tree or simply a green … Continue reading

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“Wintery Whites”: Fashion!

I’m so glad the old fashioned rule “don’t wear white after labor day” does not apply to winter white! Other than shoes, of course! Obviously some things just don’t transcend the change in temperature. I would say stick to creamy off-whites … Continue reading

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