Tag Archives: China Patterns

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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“Shades of Blue”: Chinese Bouquet Black Sapphire

There never seems to be an end to blue and white “china envy” for me.  Each time I see a new china pattern, I am thinking…where at Chestnut Cottage could I possibly store a few pieces of this pattern?!?! And … Continue reading

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“Kathryn’s Classics”: Black and White For the Table!

For those of you who know me, you know that my wardrobe is black and white or white and black!  On rare occasions, I might add an accent of a beautiful “blue based” red or perhaps aquamarine.  So it should … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Fresh Spring Greens for the Table!

I will be using my new Derby Green Panel on one of my Easter tables this Sunday and thought you might be inspired to include some “fresh greens” on your Easter table! Image from Royal Crown Derby Image from Royal … Continue reading

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“Tablescapes”: Garden Motifs on the Table!

I really must have “gardening fever”, because even my tabletop thoughts turn to the garden.  Three of my favorite china patterns that have a garden motif come to mind these warm Spring days!  Two of these patterns are from Pickard … Continue reading

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