25 Christmas Stockings that would be beautiful on your mantle.

Oct 15, 2021 |
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Bauble Stockings

Oct 14, 2021 |

Christmas celebrations, traditions, blue and white, needlepoint, gift giving, entrepreneurship, charity and family.  That would be my answer if you asked me for a list of some my favorite things! All of them are a part of my collaboration with Bauble Stocking. When I first learned about Bauble Stockings, I was smitten!  Founder Kate Stewart…

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Your Author Story with Stephanie Booth Shafran

Oct 10, 2021 |

Finding a fellow passionate tablescaping author is always exciting for me!  When I first saw the cover of Stephanie Booth Shafran’s book,  I couldn’t wait to get eyes on the inside pages.  They don’t disappoint and I promise that this beautiful book will provide achievable inspiration for your next special occasion. Descended from one of…

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A Loving Table – Pre-Order today!

I couldn't be more excited about the launch of Pre-Order sales of my ninth book, A Loving Table. Along with my co-author, Shelley Johnstone Paschke, we have assembled inspiring tables and entertaining styles of 34 tastemakers from around the world share how they keep traditions passed down from mothers and ...
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Halloween Shop

I've updated my Halloween Shop!  I'd love to see how you decorate and hear about your Halloween Traditions. Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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Joy Dots – Links to make you smile this week!

Here are a few of my favorite links for the week that I hope will make you smile: ShopKSW has a new tablescape featured. It features the Harmonia pattern by Raynaud Limoges.  Head to the shop to learn more about this gorgeous pattern!  I mixed it with a dinner plate ...
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Fall Style: The Barn Jacket

No longer just for practical work or sport, the barn jacket has made its way to the runway this Fall.  If our quest to find cozy comfort and invoke a feeling of country living, the barn jacket is now a style staple everywhere!  No longer only available in waxed khaki ...
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Your Author Story – 10 Questions with John Phifer Marrs

Dinner parties at Michelle Nussbaumer's home are always memorable but one memory that espeically makes me smile this Fall was a conversation with John Phifer Marrs.  The dinner was hosted by AD and included so many stylish Dallasites, John among them.  He pulled me to the side and asked me ...
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The Misette Table

I was thrilled when I was connected to Misette table and asked to tablescape with their amazing linens and china.  I just love their playful and modern looks that make any table FUN!  Misette was founded on the idea that time around the table enhances our lives through connection, something ...
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Your Author Story – 10 Questions with Summer Nilsson

I'm so excited to have ten questions with Author Summer Nilsson.  Summer is a seasoned CEO, consultant, entrepreneur and marketing veteran who has represented some of the biggest names in publishing, fashion and arts including People, Who What Wear, Food Network Magazine, House Beautiful, and many more. She is the ...
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Giveaway with Wipstitch

Two of my favorite hobbies in one!  I fell in love with this needlepoint canvas of Prada Marfa when I first saw it!  We happened to have a trip on the calendar to West Texas at the time so I promptly ordered a set for each of the ladies going ...
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Bauble Stockings in Blue

I've been a fan of Bauble Stockings since I first learned about them a few years ago.  They are based on one of my favorite things, a family tradition!  Click here to read the lovely story behind this fantastic product from the company's founder, Kate Stewart.  Whether it holds jewelry, ...
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July Favorites

I can't believe how this month has flown by!  There has been a great deal of work and a whole lot of fun on my calendar! -We are in the first stages of planning my next collaboration with Antonio Melani for Summer 2022 and I am so excited!  It will ...
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