Monthly Archives: March 2014

“Designer’s Notebook”: Have a Seat…Finding Your Perfect Sofa!

 Most of my design clients dread selecting a sofa!  Buying a sofa is one of the biggest furniture investments, so why don’t we take a look at style options and other pros and cons of sofa buying.  It is important … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”

I could not believe that we had two more snows this week!  Will Spring never show its beautiful face here at Chestnut Cottage! However, seeing my early flowering cherry tree with snow and the beautiful pink below was a spectacular … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Springtime Fashion!

Although it has been declared ‘Spring’, the Southeast isn’t really buying it! We keep switching between wintery mixtures to sunny and 75 in just a matter of weeks! Frankly, my sinuses can’t handle it anymore! I don’t know about you, … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: Blue & White Tulipieres

I have long been a fan of blue and white tulipieres!  And as tulip season swiftly approaches, my thoughts are of filling my tulipieres with lovely colorful tulips. The “tulip-holders” are an easy way to arrange tulips, which can often … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: The 2014 Garden Journal From Chestnut Cottage

Come with me to my garden as the yellow daffodils turn their beautiful faces to the sun and the tiny red shoots of my peonies push cautiously upward …while the elegant glanthus perch beside my stone walk.  Join me each … Continue reading

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