Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

Jun 6, 2021 |

The elegant but cheeky bottle opener by Godinger Silver is available for immediate delivery from ShopKSW – $30 If your father likes to take his time sipping at his favorite drink, check out BottleKeepers.  They make a Can, Bottle and Tall Boy size. I love this Maple Grain finish but there are a lot of…

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Tablescapes at Heritage Auctions

Jun 1, 2021 |

If you share my passion for tablescapes, you are going to love the upcoming June 18th sale at Heritage Auctions. I was honored to be asked to come in last month and explore the racks in HA’s decorative arts warehouse to create  tablescapes featuring some of the incredibly special lots in the upcoming auction.   The…

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A Garden Party in a Box

May 14, 2021 |

I am thrilled to join Casamia‘s amazing curated tablescape business with a collaboration created to help you host a garden party!  Casamia and I share a goal.  We both want to help you host seamlessly!  Their wonderful “party in a box” curations make hosting a breeze. I’m partial to our Garden Party theme tablescape.  With…

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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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Five things you need to make it Feel like Fall!

It's time!  I'm ready for this heat and humidity to head off and make room for Fall!  This image above is of an old clock face representing the four seasons. I took it a few years ago on a trip to Charleston, one of my favorite cities! Are there things ...
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Fall Florals

I've always favored florals for Fall.  Here are few of the prettiest patterns I have found for this year.  Read more to see the selections and scroll for prices. Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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The Ark Elements

I had a "playdate" of sorts last week while in Los Angeles!  One of the many things I love about social media is the fun connections and new friends that can be made, especially while we are all doing our best to stay socially distanced.  While admiring the beautiful tabletop ...
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Friday Favorites

This image of my husband's closet from my book, Monograms for the Home, always motivates me to get my closet ready for Fall!  Check out the sale link below for a major sale on hangers! -I was so sad to miss the on line chat with Veranda and Mark D. ...
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