Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Thanksgiving Wish For All

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More “Turkey Talk”!

As an antique lover, it is hard for me not to pursue every existing possibility for tabletop excellence! Thanksgiving is certainly no exception.  When I see an antique dinner plate with a turkey motif, I instantly think…wonder who else made … Continue reading

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“Antique of the Week”: Let’s Talk Turkey!

Thanksgiving at Chestnut Cottage would not be complete without our antique flow blue turkey platters! This was my first of the two antique platters and was a gift from Wells.  He purchased it as a surprise from Bergdorf Goodman’s antique … Continue reading

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“Favorite Friday Finds”: Holiday Placecard Holders!

Yesterday you viewed some of my tabletop designs at my Williams Sonoma event. Today you will see my use of fun and festive placecard holders. I used these adorable pumpkin placecard holders(below) on one of the tables. I also love … Continue reading

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“Collecting Your Holiday Tables”: More Tabletops From Williams Sonoma!

As you noticed earlier this week, I designed three holiday tablescapes at the Williams Sonoma store in Asheville. You have already seen one of my three tables but today you will see the remaining two! I love the combination of green and … Continue reading

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