Massimo Lunardon Glass on Sale!

Jul 18, 2021 |

I’ve always had a thing for hand blown glass with color and witty character.  Massimo Lunardon Glass has mastered the art of creating special glass pieces that make you stop in your tracks and smile.  Since 1996, Massimo Lunardon has created decorative art that is functional too.  Although what really stands out is the sense…

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A Celebration of Family

Jul 15, 2021 |

It was so wonderful to finally be able to gather together and celebrate the patriarch of the wonderful family I married in to.  The Whitman family is a special group of talented and kind people and I’m honored to be a part of it for the last 16 years!  My husband Justin’s father, Stuart, passed…

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Celebrate Independence Day

Jul 3, 2021 |

What a wonderful occasion to celebrate!  America’s Independence and the freedoms we have because of the brave men and women who fought for it are worthy of being honored this weekend. I love to study history but it wasn’t until I watched HBO’s John Adams miniseries that I truly understood what life was like before…

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Your Custom Pet Crystal

My friends know that I am a passionate pet lover!  I even wrote a book about Dog Parties!  So when these custom pet portrait pieces from my favorite cut crystal company, Artel, came across our ShopKSW desk, I knew I had to offer them to you right away! Here is ...
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English Taste: The Regency Tablescape – Bridgerton Inspired

Like most Netflix subscribers, I felt jet-lagged for a week after staying up late to binge watch Bridgerton.  I was enamored by the sets, fashions and tables even more than the romance. When it was over, I longed for more!  I went back and studied the scenes at the tables, ...
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Sugar Diorama Eggs

Incredible Sugar Diorama Eggs by artist Sugarscape Eggs. Even though we haven't hit Valentine's Day, I'm already preparing for my favorite holiday, Easter. I love all of the meaningful Easter traditions we celebrate and I also love the cheerful decorations and DIY projects that we take on.  It is time ...
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Millie’s Pancake Donut Recipe

Millie was so excited when she found some donut shaped class valentines in Minted's big selection this year.  She was planning to give them to her friends along with some sprinkles!  When she learned that we were not allowed to give anything edible away, not even sprinkles, she had to ...
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Renewed Routine – A New Beauty Edit

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! Turn on your JavaScript to view content  
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Styling your Ginori 1735 Oriente Italiano

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 ...
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NorthPark Center Gift Guide

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 ...
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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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