Monthly Archives: April 2014

Happy Easter!

Easter lunch preparations are under way at Chestnut Cottage! Lots of food to cook, tables to set, and flowers to arrange.  But I wanted to share this sweet collection of vintage Easter postcards with you.  I think they are so … Continue reading

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Step Into Spring… Dash & Albert Style!

You may have heard about Dash & Albert Rug Company before and if you haven’t, you need to!! This company has a wonderful selection of wool, cotton, indoor/outdoor, and blended rugs in a variety of beautiful weaves. Spirited and well-bred, these … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Fresh Spring Greens for the Table!

I will be using my new Derby Green Panel on one of my Easter tables this Sunday and thought you might be inspired to include some “fresh greens” on your Easter table! Image from Royal Crown Derby Image from Royal … Continue reading

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The Colors of Market Come to The Table!

I thought it might be fun to think of china patterns that would work well with some of the lovely finds from the High Point Furniture Market. You know me, I always have “collected tabletops” on my mind!  Which of … Continue reading

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“On the Road with Kathryn”: More Color From High Point!

I do love Alexa Hampton’s work and she never disappoints me in her area of the Hickory Chair showroom!  Wow, the deep, rich jewel tones and layers of fabulous patterns.  I combine lots of patterns in my design work and … Continue reading

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