Monthly Archives: July 2011

Find me at Tobi’s Blog Today!

  Today I’m guest blogging at Tobi’s Blog.  Come over and read about my “All-American Tabletop.”  See you there! TOBI’S BLOG Kathryn  

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The New All-American Tabletop

Welcome to The Collected Room!  Many of you are joining me today from Tobi’s Blog.  Today I’m presenting Part II of my All-American Tabletops.  If you missed Part I about The VINTAGE All-American Tabletop over at Tobi’s, you’ll find it HERE.  … Continue reading

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Peterboro Basket Co.: Made in America

  When looking at tabletop and entertaining manufacturers, there are still a few great resources for products made in the USA.  On Monday, I talked about Pickard China.  Today is a bit more casual.  Peterboro Basket Co. has been around … Continue reading

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Pickard China: Made in America

  Last week on the blog I talked about monogramming linens.  Today, I wanted to introduce you to a great American company that makes wonderful monogrammed fine china. Pickard China is located in Antioch, Illinois, and the company dates back … Continue reading

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The Monogram

  The centuries old custom of monogramming linens has quite an interesting history.  Originally, all linens were white and the stitches of the monograms were white as well.  This idea of white was tied into the premise of the purity … Continue reading

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