Monthly Archives: May 2014

“On the Road with Kathryn”: Theatre Memphis

I just returned from a wonderful weekend in Memphis.  I was the guest speaker for Theater Memphis’s gala fund raiser “By Design”.  I gave a presentation, “Setting the Stage for Creative Entertaining” and did a “collected tabletop” for this incredible … Continue reading

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“Kathryn’s Classics”: Matouk

There are so many bedding and bath vendors out there but Matouk has always stood out as an excellent resource. There linens are so luxurious, elegant, and classic. Whether you need a coverlet, sheets, shams or towels, Matouk has so … Continue reading

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“Designer Notebook”: Fresh Fabrics From the Highlands!

I am quite fond of the design work and fabric line of Nina Campbell…London based designer extraordinaire! Late last fall, she introduced a lovely collection that really “spoke to me”, which is called  “ Rosslyn”.  This collection of fabric and … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Spring Herbs!

If you think I am spending lots of time in Chestnut Cottage’s garden, you would be correct!  This is definitely my favorite time in the garden and I finally got all of my herbs in the ground. After a long … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Sadly, this is the second Mother’s Day that I have been without my precious Mother.  But today, I celebrate her and all that she taught me and gave to me. My Mother was the most optimistic and faithful woman I … Continue reading

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