Category Archives: Fabulous Finds

Shades of Blue!

  At a recent antiques show in Cashiers, NC, temptation overcame me and I purchased a lovely dessert set! The shades of blue, plus browns and taupe immediately brought to mind the library at Chestnut Cottage. One of my very favorite fabrics hangs … Continue reading

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“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

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“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

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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

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“The Collected Library”: An Irish American Author!

Two or three years ago, I read a magical novel, Galway Bay, by Mary Pat Kelly . Mary Pat Kelly is the author of numerous books, is a filmmaker, and has a list of award-winning PBS documentaries to her credits. … Continue reading

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