Category Archives: What’s Inspiring Kathryn?


    I feel a closeness to the readers of The Collected Room through their lovely comments.  I recently sent a copy of The Collected Tabletop to a special blog reader, Kelley Dibble, who lives in Guam.  I love how I can … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Decorating Guest!

What an honor it was to be featured on Million Dollar Decorating Podcast this past Sunday! I met James Swan at the High Point Market in October and he asked me if he might interview me for his podcast. I … Continue reading

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The Collected Library: A Week In Paris

To Purchase, Click HERE. Last post I shared my hibernation of last weekend and reading by the fire. I was reading a book that I simply could  not put down! A Week in Paris by Rachel Hore is a book filled … Continue reading

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Hibernate in Style!

I hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying the start of a new year! This past weekend eight inches of beautiful snow blanketed Chestnut Cottage. Oh how I love snow and the fact that it … Continue reading

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Holiday Dinner Party at Chestnut Cottage!

The table is set and ready for our first 2016 holiday dinner party!    I love using the blown glass martini glasses from The Collected Tabletop for serving either a shrimp cocktail or a small salad. This menu included a … Continue reading

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