Tag Archives: Flatware

“Tablescapes”: Lovely Green Items for Your Table!

Here are some ways to mix and match your lovely green items on your tabletop! Start with your flatware. Mix  Jardin Francais by Haviland salad plate, with any white dinner plate, and ground these with a great woven green placemat! … Continue reading

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“Key Ingredients”: Tabletop Designs From My Trip to Aiken!

Last week I was the guest speaker at the wonderful ‘Antiques in the Heart of Aiken’ event. There was such a great turn out and I very much enjoyed my time there. Therefore I would like to share one of my tabletop … Continue reading

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“Antique of the Week”: Hawkes Crystal

During my recent book event at the Aiken Antique Show, I put together two “collected tabletops” from the show inventory.  The dealers were lovely and very generous to loan their inventory for my tabletop presentations.  The show was exceptional and … Continue reading

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The Collected Room’s Countdown to Christmas!

As we continue our countdown to Christmas, we need to talk party provisions! This week we will focus on how to best prepare yourself, your interiors, and your tabletops for the festive entertaining ahead of us!  With that being said, … Continue reading

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“Favorite Friday Finds”: Holiday Placecard Holders!

Yesterday you viewed some of my tabletop designs at my Williams Sonoma event. Today you will see my use of fun and festive placecard holders. I used these adorable pumpkin placecard holders(below) on one of the tables. I also love … Continue reading

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