Category Archives: The Collected Room

What’s New In What’s Old

Recently I was asked to participate in an interview with the High Point Market on what I see as “trends” in the antique market.  I thought you might enjoy my ideas on this subject, along with several designers and antique … Continue reading

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A “Black Tie” Valentine’s Dinner!

Recently while working in Raleigh, I went by Quintessentials and my sweet friend Kristen Anderson Hudson asked me to design a Valentine’s table for her front window. I had to do the design fairly quickly (as I was supposed to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From Chestnut Cottage!

Our “collected table” is already for Christmas Eve Dinner!  I love to set the table early so I can enjoy it while I am cooking.  The table is a collection of china, silver, crystal, and of course the fabulous art … Continue reading

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Refined Rustic With Schumacher Fabrics!

Fall is certainly upon us! The trees are changing, the air is crisp, and the fabrics are bright! Schumacher always has such beautiful selections for the fall. From bold oranges, spicy cinnamons, and rich greens, designing a room with Schumacher … Continue reading

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“Designer’s Notebook”: Glamorous Design From Rocky Mountain Hardware!

Recently I attended the Business of Design Summit in Las Vegas and had the opportunity to meet Roger Thomas. Roger is the designer for Steve Wynn’s Las Vegas properties. Our meeting was held at the Wynn and Roger spoke to … Continue reading

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