Monthly Archives: December 2012

Fortunata Giveaway: Hand Crafted Italian Platter

We interrupt our Countdown to Christmas to bring you a very special giveaway! Below, you can see Fortunata’s ‘Large Square Platter’ in a honey color. This piece from the ‘Festa’ Collection could be yours very soon! Keep reading to find out how … Continue reading

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The Collected Room’s Countdown to Christmas!

A favorite Christmas tradition at Chestnut Cottage is a Chocolate Buche de Noel dessert on Christmas Eve.  The first year that I served this was shortly after Wells and I were married and my stepson, Alex Greeley fell in love … Continue reading

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The Collected Room’s Countdown to Christmas!

Are you looking for another way to make your holiday tabletop look fabulous this Christmas? If so, you must consider some festive utensil holders. These cute, inexpensive items will certainly add some creativity to your tabletop and make your guests … Continue reading

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The Collected Room’s Countdown to Christmas!

As we continue our countdown to Christmas, we need to talk party provisions! This week we will focus on how to best prepare yourself, your interiors, and your tabletops for the festive entertaining ahead of us!  With that being said, … Continue reading

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The Collected Room’s Countdown to Christmas!

This series has focused on more traditional areas of Christmas decor for your home…but today, there is a ‘twist’ on traditional Christmas: Christmas in the Wine Cellar! As you may have read, Wells and I put up seven live Christmas trees … Continue reading

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