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“Shades of Blue”: New Blue and White From Mottahedeh!

  While at the High Point Furniture Market , I always go in the Mottahedeh showroom!  This market I had the pleasure of meeting Wendy Kvalheim, the Design Director and CEO of Mottahedeh.  Wendy was so generous with her time … Continue reading

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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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“Tablescapes”: Lettuce Ware By Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch

Who could resist this fresh spring green lettuce ware pattern! These vibrant green pieces say easy, simple elegance on the table. Dodie Thayer’s ancestors settled in Palm Beach, Florida, where Dodie taught herself to mold pottery from lettuce and cabbage … 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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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

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