Category Archives: China

Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage!

  Wow, what a busy few weeks…”the faster I go, the behinder I get”!  This past weekend, Wells and I hosted a dinner party for a lovely bride, Molly McClure and her groom, David Stanley. The tables for this party … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: New Shades of Blue at Williams Sonoma!

  As you might expect, I am always on the hunt for new “shades of blue” for the table. I recently discovered some great new blue patterns at Williams Sonoma that I thought you might enjoy seeing. This new French Blue collection has … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: New Blue and White From Mottahedeh!

  While at the High Point Furniture Market , I always go in the Mottahedeh showroom!  This market I had the pleasure of meeting Wendy Kvalheim, the Design Director and CEO of Mottahedeh.  Wendy was so generous with her time … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue!

  At a recent antiques show in Cashiers, NC, temptation overcame me and I purchased a lovely dessert set! The shades of blue, plus browns and taupe immediately brought to mind the library at Chestnut Cottage. One of my very favorite fabrics hangs … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: Live With What You Love!

Each time that I pass this corner of the kitchen at Chestnut Cottage, I get a nice wave of joy! This corner is on the way out of the kitchen to the hall that leads to the master bedroom. The old English … Continue reading

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