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Celebrating the English Rose

Just take a stroll this weekend around Instagram and you will see a plethora of roses blooming in gardens here and abroad. If you are a flower and gardening aficionado and happened to be traveling to England in the next five weeks, you might want to add the Rose Festival at the RHS Garden Rosemoor, which opens tomorrow, to your agenda.…
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An Invite and What’s on the Agenda!

This is a very busy time of the year for design, with tons of events and lots on the agenda. Firstly, for all designers in the area, you are invited to the spring To the Trade Only Market Day at the Wakefield Design Center right here in Connecticut.…
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First Look at the NYBG Orchid Dinner 2018

How delightful during the midst of frigid temps and freezing rain to step inside the Plaza Hotel for an evening surrounded by the most glorious table settings enhanced by a profusion of exquisite orchids. Wednesday evening was the New York Botanical Garden Orchid Dinner 2018, the much anticipated annual event that benefits the Garden’s orchid research collection and orchid preservation.…
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Sneak Peek from Nashville

While I will be sharing a more comprehensive post from here at the wonderful Antiques & Garden Show, I thought you might like a sneak peek from last night’s hopping Preview Party. You can see more if you follow along on Instagram!…
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Merry Merry

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, I wish you all a very merry merry! This year for my table, I had a vision of a woodland scene, like a mini indoor forest with flowers and greens dancing down the table in a natural array.…
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Sneak Peek at a Busy Week

If it’s mid-fall, that means there are events galore in the world of design. While I catch up, here’s a sneak peek at a few of the many happenings out and about. Stop back later today or tomorrow for more in depth coverage!…
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A Day to Celebrate and Remember

Nothing quite says welcome to summer than Memorial Day weekend. While the official start to the season isn’t for almost another month, this is a day to celebrate the imminent sounds, smells and sights of warm weather living. And for me it’s now the count down until my departure for my annual summer destination of Nantucket.  …
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Join Us in Boston, Around the World and At Home

In addition to actually shooting our videos, Susanna Salk and I have been sharing our behind the scenes experiences of making the series at various venues around the country. This Tuesday, May 2, we hope those in the area will join us in Boston, as we share our talk (with video and images of course), Around the World and At Home, at the Boston Design Center.…
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Sneak Peek Charleston

Those who follow along on Instagram know that I have been in Charleston this week, shooting with Susanna Salk. Stay tuned for new video episodes including one celebrating Susan Walker’s Ibu Movement and her new collection with Ali McGraw. You’ll also tag along with us at Carolyne Roehm‘s glorious Charleston home.…
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The Orchid Show – Thailand

I’ve just returned from a marvelous evening at the NYBG Orchid Show – Thailand. I’ll be back with more about the show and additional photos, but in the meantime, enjoy a peek at the lush and exotic splendor of this annual event.…
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