Category Archives: The Collected Tabletop

Holiday Dinner Party at Chestnut Cottage!

The table is set and ready for our first 2016 holiday dinner party!    I love using the blown glass martini glasses from The Collected Tabletop for serving either a shrimp cocktail or a small salad. This menu included a … Continue reading

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Happy (very late!) Thanksgiving & Welcome to Christmas at Chestnut Cottage!

I apologize for my absence at The Collected Room! Several of my wonderful readers have contacted me to see if I am still alive and everything is alright. Indeed I am alive and things are getting smoothed out after an … Continue reading

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Final Simple Pleasures… Feeding Your Soul!

Today I will wrap up this little series on my passions that so feed my soul! My hope is that this series will be food for thought for each of you. I hope that in some way it has inspired … Continue reading

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“On The Road With Kathryn”: Favorite Find… Museum Bees!

Last Friday, I gave a book talk at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Antique Show. It was such a fun event, in a wonderful little village! On my way to the preview party on Friday evening, I was … Continue reading

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Travel Inspired Tabletops!

I thought it would be fun to design a tabletop (or two), inspired by the hotel bar at Hostellerie de Plaisance that I shared with you earlier. I commented that orange was not a personal favorite color, but I LOVED this tabletop that … Continue reading

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