Monthly Archives: January 2013

“What’s in Your Collection”: Leah’s Depression Glass

Today in What’s in Your Collection, I am featuring, Leah Rice, my beautiful, energetic Marketing Coordinator/Designer at Kathryn Greeley Designs.  As you might expect “collecting” is contagious and it seems that Leah has “caught the bug”! On a recent book … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Winter Fireside Dinner

I find that this image inspires me to set a lovely little antique table in front of the fire for a nice dinner for two.  Wells and I often eat by the fire in the evenings and it is quite … Continue reading

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“The Collected Library”: Country Life Magazine- Quintessentially British!

In my humble opinion, no “Collected Library” could possibly be complete without a collection to the quintessential British publication, Country Life. This lovely weekly publication shows magnificent country property across the United Kingdom, as well as gardens that will truly … Continue reading

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“Antique of the Week”: Ways With Antiques

For the remainder of January , I would like to talk about how one blends antiques into today’s homes-where comfort and practicality also matter.  As I feel that the kitchen is the heart of the home, lets talk about how … Continue reading

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“Designer Notebook”: Table Sizes and Seating

My design clients are often curious about appropriate table sizes in regards to seating capacity. I thought that these charts might be a helpful tool, as well as inspiring!  The Seating Capacities Diagrams below are based on chairs that are 20” … Continue reading

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