Renewed Routine – A New Beauty Edit

Jan 9, 2021 |

This time of year, I always try to do an edit of my vanity and all of the products that pile up around it.  Below are a collection of my favorites!  What are your favorites!  Comment here and let me know!  

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Styling your Ginori 1735 Oriente Italiano

Dec 18, 2020 |

Colorful, vibrant, whimsical and elegant are just a few of the words often used to describe Oriente Italiano. This wildly popular pattern by Ginori 1735 was designed by the Italian architect Gio Ponti in 1946.  He was inspired by 18th Century Florentine and Far Eastern Ceramics.  The stylized floral design features a Garafano carnation and…

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NorthPark Center Gift Guide

Dec 2, 2020 |

I love working with NorthPark Center on their Ambassador Program and as their Lifestyle and Fashion Ambassador. There are so many treasures there for the holiday season, from experiences to gifts!   Here is my edit from the fantastic 2020 Holiday Gift Guide.  Reach out and let their personal shopping team help you with your gift…

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas!

The Christmas music is playing. I made cinnamon roles for breakfast (recipe from my book Parties Around a Punch Bowl.) There are lots of decorations going up around here - all hands on deck to help! Click here to download my Holiday Favorites from Spotify - It's full of classics ...
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A Holiday Table in Rust and Rose

I was honored to be asked to host "Home for the Holidays Live" for Veranda Magazine today with Jan Showers.  It was so much fun to set a holiday table that could move from Thanksgiving to Christmas!  So many of you asked great questions and I'll try to put all ...
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Veranda’s Home for the Holidays Live!

Don't worry - If you missed our Instagram Live (IGTV) with @Veranda, just click here to watch!  Jan and I tried to answer all of your questions about Holiday Gift Giving and Tablescaping!  Let me know if you have any other questions you might have by leaving a comment here ...
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KSW’s Holiday Shop – Gift Guides

  This year, gift giving has taken on even more meaning as we may not be delivering all of them in person! I'm bringing you gift guides from the heart and I hope you love them as much as I have enjoyed putting them together.  I'm updating all the time!  ...
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The Curated Table: A New Blue Holiday

This year calls for a special Holiday Celebration.  I put together a curated tablescapes for ShopKSW that I hope will inspire! It started with a quick glance at Herend's Chinese Bouquet in Black Sapphire.  I adore this deep rich blue and white plate and I really want to add it ...
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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! This year looks so different for so many of us.  I'm not sure how you have decided to celebrate safely but we are opting for a small family dinner with take out and pumpkin carving - in costumes of course! Our table is set!  Instead of orange and ...
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Gift Guide – Gifts that Give Back

I am having so much fun working on gift guides this year.  The Advent Gift Post got a great response and I love hearing from you about you ordered! Up next is a Gift Guide full of Gifts that Give Back!  I hope you like the selections below.  Every one ...
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Advent Calendars for Adults

Looking for a gift for someone on your lift who is impossible to buy for!  Scratch them off of your list now by ordering a gift that will give for the entire month of December.  These treasures sell out fast every year so order the selections that catch your eye ...
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Holiday China

  I love getting questions from you and was thrilled when I got a message requesting that I link some holiday china patterns!  Here are my favorites!   My sister and I collect Bernardaud's Grenadier Pattern so that we can share with each other when have larger groups.  It is ...
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Gourds and Ghosts

The temperatures are finally cooling off a little bit in Texas and we decided it was time to start piling the pumpkins and gourds and mums around our front door.  This year, when I saw the amazing prices at Trader Joe's on all of their pumpkins, I decided to buy ...
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