Category Archives: Little Luxuries

“Simple Pleasures and Little Luxuries”

I hope that each of you had a lovely holiday season and that you are anticipating a wonderful, blessed 2015. I loved every moment of the holidays and I am looking forward to a new year filled with unexpected delights! … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Late July & August in the Chestnut Cottage Garden!

Wow, it is hard to believe that it will be August this week!  Time just gets away from me with my busy design practice and The Collected Tabletop!  But the Chestnut Cottage garden is always a place of joy and … Continue reading

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“Specialties of the House”: Classic Stirred Creme Brulee in Lavender Bowls

I have long been a fan of crème brulee and if you want to spend the time for an creative summer dessert, I will share a favorite of mine from The Collected Tabletop.  Yes indeed, this is time consuming, but … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Vintage French Linens for Summer!

Image- Pinterest These lovely vintage French linens remind me of summer and make me want to go back to the Paris Flea Market to spend hours searching for these versatile old beauties.  Such “patina”…just imagine  the beautiful, sun drenched French … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Christmas Concoctions!

I can’t believe Christmas is right around the corner! I wanted to share a few inspiring images of some lovely Christmas concoctions! Festive drinks for your guests lets them know you went the ‘extra mile’. So get creative this Christmas … Continue reading

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