Category Archives: Blue and White Collections

“Shades of Blue”: Live With What You Love!

Each time that I pass this corner of the kitchen at Chestnut Cottage, I get a nice wave of joy! This corner is on the way out of the kitchen to the hall that leads to the master bedroom. The old English … Continue reading

Posted in Antique of the Week, Blue and White Collections, China, Fabulous Finds, Inspired!, Tabletop, The Collected Tabletop, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“Shades of Blue”: Blue Dragon Napkins!

I recently loaned a large quantity of my blue and white to a friend for her daughter’s wedding reception in Asheville. When she returned the blue and white, with it was a lovely gift of 12 twenty two inch blue … Continue reading

Posted in Blue and White Collections, Book Signings, China, Fabulous Finds, Inspired!, On the Road with Kathryn, Style Guide, Tabletop, Take It From Kathryn, The Collected Tabletop, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Shades of Blue!

While at the High Point Furniture Market  in April, I found these lovely lamps that were blue and white, combined with metal finishes. I find this to be a very interesting combination of color and finish. The “Chu Hua” lamp … Continue reading

Posted in Blue and White Collections, Fabulous Finds, Inspired!, Interior Design, Style Guide, Take It From Kathryn, The Collected Tabletop, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Shades of Blue

Just before Christmas I received this exquisite fish set from one of my dear college professors, Joyce Baldwin, who passed away early in the year. What a blessing for this lovely set to now live at Chestnut Cottage! I had great fun researching … Continue reading

Posted in Blue and White Collections, China, Entertaining, Inspired!, Tabletop, The Collected Tabletop, Uncategorized, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Countdown to Thanksgiving…

I must confess that since Thanksgiving 2013, I have added a little collection of eight turkey dinner plates to my Thanksgiving table. Going to Replacements ALWAYS gets me in trouble, but what a lovely trouble it is! I thought one … Continue reading

Posted in Blue and White Collections, Entertaining, Entertaining Tales from Chestnut Cottage, Holiday Ideas, Inspired!, Style Guide, Tabletop, Take It From Kathryn, The Collected Tabletop, What's Inspiring Kathryn? | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments