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Katherine's Wedgwood Jasperware tabletop Christmas tree in dining room

How to Turn Trinket Dishes into Ornaments

November 23, 2020

Try my simple 3 step process to turn vintage trinket dishes into ornaments for Christmas like I did with my collection of Wedgwood Jasperware. You can take beautiful vintage trinket dishes, butter pats, ashtrays, or small plates and turn them into Christmas ornaments in a snap with my easy method,… Read more

Christmas decor Amazon & Etsy finds collage of holiday decor, tableware, ornaments, wreaths, and decorations

Christmas Decor – Amazon & Etsy Finds

November 21, 2020

Looking for some fabulous and festive Christmas decor? Trying to mind your pocket book? I curated this merry list of holiday decorations for you lovely! All the finds are from Amazon or Etsy, and almost everything is under $100 or less! There is no doubt 2020 has been a doozy… Read more

Blue and white Nativity set on silver tray with cedar garland surrounding and silver framed Bible verses in background - top view of Baby Jesus

A Joyful Nativity Scene Decoration

November 20, 2020

Create a joyful Nativity scene decoration amongst the tinsel and lights as a vivid reminder of the meaning of Christmas. Fill your tableau with meaning and love to inspire you throughout the holiday season and share God’s gift! Do you remember as a small child standing in awe of your… Read more

Georgian Chinoiserie Garden Christmas Decoration inspiration shown in flatlay, featuring camellia prints, Wedgwood, pink gingham, Rose Medallion, greek key trim, feathers, and velvet ribbon.

2 Ideas for Chinoiserie Christmas Decorations

November 17, 2020

Are you a themed Christmas decorations person? Me? Totally! I love the creative challenge and the focus it gives to my decorating exuberance. 😉 If you are searching for a theme or thinking about adopting one for this year’s decorating, let me suggest Chinoiserie! It is a decorating style filled with… Read more

Grapevine autumn wreath with fern and antler

A 3 Minute Autumn Wreath

October 17, 2020

Short on time and in need of a pretty autumn wreath for your front door? Follow these easy steps to make a charming wreath in under 3 minutes! No glue and no special skills needed! To make my 3 minute autumn wreath you will need: A small grapevine wreath form… Read more

Candle light glows at this front door at dusk. Decorate for Halloween this year with a witchy front door by adding a witches hat, broom, and lantern to your autumn decor

A Witchy Front Door for Halloween

October 15, 2020

Decorate for Halloween this year with a witchy front door using heirloom pumpkins, mums, enchanted ferns, and a witches hat and broom. Add some glowing candlelight and sinister crows for spooky effect. There are somethings I know for certain: always throw spilt salt over your left shoulder, keep rosemary by… Read more

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Your Guide to Hosting an Intimate and Chic Thanksgiving

Your Guide to Hosting an Intimate & Chic Thanksgiving

November 8, 2020

Tips and tricks to host an intimate and chic Thanksgiving that will hearten your family with warmth, charm, and good food. Think back to your favorite Thanksgiving gathering from years past. What do you remember most? For me it is a feeling of comfort… The rumble of teasing laughter… Hands… Read more

Swan centerpiece with autumn florals and velvet bow

A Swan Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

November 7, 2020

Let a graceful, grateful swan centerpiece decorate your Thanksgiving table this year for a unique centerpiece idea! Plus take a tour of 7 additional Thanksgiving tables! Sabrina the swan floats gracefully as the star of my Thanksgiving table this year. Yes, I named my ceramic swan planter! 😂😉 After seeing… Read more

Katherine reaches out to fluff flower in autumn floral centerpiece

Autumn Floral Centerpiece Video Tutorial

September 30, 2020

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to create an autumn floral centerpiece using a vintage silver bowl, hydrangea, eucalyptus, tulips, roses, and mums. Flower arranging is hard! There is picking the right floral combinations…finding a vase…manipulating the flowers in the right position…and of course prolonging the life of the… Read more

Fall table with pastel hues and pretty chintz for an elegant but playful look !

A Fall Table with Pastel Hues & Pretty Chintz

September 20, 2020

Set a memorable fall table with pastel hues and pretty chintz for an autumn celebration that gathers loved ones near and reminds us all how important the dinner table is to family connection and civility!   The dinner table is the center for the teaching and practicing not just of… Read more

Picnic table set with vintage dishes, cloth napkins, and silver. Plates filled with chicken salad and fruit.

My Mama’s Chicken Salad with Grapes & Pecans

August 17, 2020

A favorite summer dish perfect for picnics and dining al fresco — chicken salad with grapes and pecans! We all have a favorite dish from our mama’s kitchen….you know that dish that no one can make better than her! It’s one you get a craving for and can never make… Read more

Picnic blanket and table set up for some romantic al fresco dining in the mountains

A Romantic Picnic on the Pond

August 15, 2020

It’s a fine summer day in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and I’m in the mood for a picnic — a picnic on the pond! Let’s escape the heat and monotonous chores piling up at home and head to the farm. Grab your picnic basket, some yummy fare, and a bottle… Read more

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