Well, I haven’t made a lot of real progress this week on the dining room at White Oaks.  I’ve gotten some official ordering done and a few things have arrived so that is exciting! I did make my way to Lowes to pick out the Valspar Paint color I need for the baseboards.  I want…

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My sister, Krystal, decided that she wanted to host a “Friendsgiving” celebration and, of course, I jumped at the chance to help her set the table.  I also stole a moment to switch out her napkins for my own monogrammed napkins that I wanted to photograph for my next book: Monograms at Home (Gibbs Smith…

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When we go shopping for linens the stress and confusion can overpower the excitement of it all. I know what a dust ruffle, sham, and duvet are, but thread count, ply, matelasse, percale..those terms can persuade me to break out my acting skills. Not knowing the terminology that backs the world of bed linens can…

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