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Posts by Kimberly Whitman

Friday Favorites – It’s Fall!

I’m so happy that it is officially Fall even though it still feels like we are in the middle of the summer in this Texas heat!  Fall means the release of so many wonderful new books too!  I have a long list of new book on my list but I have thoroughly enjoyed flipping through…

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Tulip Mania

Although uncommon today, tulipieres were massively popular among wealthy Europeans in the 17th century.  They were designed to hold one tulip bulb per spout.  Once placed inside in water, the bulbs would be forced to grow through the nearest opening, therefore, they are sometimes called “forcing bowls.”  Tulips, at the time, were a luxury and…

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A Feast for the Senses

I was thrilled when the team at NorthPark asked me to create a tablescape for the September Issue of their magazine.  Tablescaping is one of favorite things to do!  They challenged me to come up with a look that would suit the Fall and Holiday entertaining style of a host who wants to make his…

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A Classic Trench

Is it possible to make a comeback if you have never left?  The classic trench coat seems to be claiming it’s rightful place on the throne of Fall fashions this year and I’m thrilled!  They are one of those wardrobe staples that never seem to go out of style.   There is something for everyone in…

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Tobacco Leaf

I’m dreaming up a new tablescape for an upcoming project and I’m having so much fun playing with my collection of Tobacco Leaf.  Although I love to mix and match all of my china, because it has over 27 colors in it, Tobacco Leaf is a favorite!  There are so many ways to set it,…

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My Picks from the Matches Fashion Sale!

There are so many great pieces in the Matches Fashion Sale!  Check out my picks!  I’m having a hard time narrowing my own cart down and knowing that my selections will arrive in their signature marbled boxes makes the shopping even more fun! What will you pick?

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Shopping in Paris – Six Shops You Should Not Miss!

Paris is full of the most amazing and inspiring shops.  Of course, you can hit the Avenue Montaigne for all of the great fashion brands or meander through the streets of Le Marais for some more avant garde designers but my favorite shops in Paris are full of treasures for the home.  Here are some…

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I love getting new beach towels! I’ve rounded up over thirty of my favorites for this summer’s trips to the pool or beach.  From prints to pastels, tassels to turkish, there is truly something in this round up for everyone!  There is even a set of six for less than $40!

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Happy Fourth of July!

There is so much to celebrate today! God Bless the USA! Justin and I love watching this mini-series this time of year.  It is amazing and makes you so proud to live in America! Click here for a little guide to proper flag etiquette. I love it when Serena & Lily has a sale!  Use…

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Lakeside Tablescape

Every summer of my life has included a summer visit to the lake in Ontario, Canada.  That means lazy beach walks, time to relax and read, and hours with friends and family.  It also means evening dinners on the deck watching the sunset.  My mother has put together an amazing collection of tabletop items but…

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