Famille Verte: A Modern Classic with a Rich History

Apr 18, 2021 |

Famille Verte Porcelain has a very rich history dating back to 1685!  Under the fourth emperor of the Qing Dynasty, Kangzi, the fines Famille-Verte porcelain was made at the Jingdezhen Imperial factories and others were made in Canton. It was made for use in China but also for export and was loved for its dramatic…

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Ginori 1735’s Oriente Italiano Eggs

Mar 26, 2021 |

Looking for an Easter decoration or gift that excites? I adore Ginori 1735’s Oriente Italiano Eggs.  Malachite, Iris, Porpora, Pervinca, and Azalea are in stock and ready to be gifted or added to your collection now at ShopKSW.com.  The tricky part is selecting the color you want as they are all so beautiful! But beyond…

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Please Join Veranda and KSW to talk about Regency Dining.

Mar 8, 2021 |

I hope you will join me today at 12:30 EST for a chat with Veranda Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Steele Marcoux.  We are going to chat about the dining tables of the Regency Era and the protocols of that era that impact the dining styles of today.

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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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A Love Shack Fancy Fall

I adore Love Shack Fancy's romantic florals and beautiful dresses so when I saw that they were making tabletop goodies, I was thrilled!  When they reached out to see if I would tablescape with one of their gorgeous cloths, I was even more excited! This beautiful pink "La Vie en ...
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Friday Favorites: Finally Fall

I love this time of year.  The weather in Dallas has been wonderful!  I was peeking back through images from Octobers past and found this warm tablescape that I created for Williams Sonoma two years ago when we did a Tablescaping event together.  I love purples and blues and pewters ...
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Kip’s Bay Decorator’s Showhouse Dallas

A Ladies Study by Jan Showers at Kip's Bay Showhouse Dallas We just left our visit to the Kip's Bay Decorator's Showhouse in Dallas, chaired by my dear friend and our interior designer, Jan Showers.  I'm a big fan of any decorator's showhouse because I love to see what designer's ...
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