Gien France – such beautiful dishware!

I am just in love with nearly everything in Gien‘s dishware collection. Oh – what a joy it would be to have a different china set for every season and holiday! Here are some of my favorites: Ramboulliet Millefleurs Joyeux Noel Joli Paris Caraibes Dionysos Le Petit Prince So pretty, no?

Gracious dining on the water

I met some friends for dinner tonight at the lovely Atlantica Restaurant, which is part of the Cohasset Harbor Resort. We were there early, so I was able to get some nice photos without disturbing other guests. Located on the picturesque Cohasset Harbor in Massachusetts, Atlantica is one of my favorite places to eat. The … Read more

Couleur Nature

I’m loving the unique beauty and versatile design of COULEUR NATURE’s vibrant collection of Provencal inspired textiles. Perfect for Fall table settings and early holiday parties! All COULEUR NATURE textiles are made using the technique of hand-carving teak wood blocks to apply design and color to cloth. Over 100 precise movements are required to create … Read more

Charlotte and Bunny do Edith proud

Since I started this series of posts on The Mount, I’ve been so excited to share the photos of the Drawing Room and Dining Room, which were decorated in 2002 by Charlotte Moss and Bunny Williams, respectively. These are the only fully decorated rooms in the house currently and while it’s wonderful to be able … Read more

NY Gift Fair 2007, part 3

Here is a group of designers who’s work really stood out to me as I wandered the floor at the New York Gift Fair. Some names are familiar – such as Angela Adams and Hable Construction, and others are new to me. I really enjoyed spending time in each booth and visiting their websites. Judy … Read more

Designer of Note: Klaus Haapaniemi

Iittala, the Finnish home products company creates dinner ware and other home products that are sleek and sophisticated and meant to last a lifetime. They have partnered with illustrator Klaus Haapaniemi to produce the Taika Collection – an exuberant and whimsical collection of dinnerware. I love this pattern! (of, if I had room for all … Read more

Love these!

I am so in love with these Boho Holiday dipping and dessert plates. I originally saw them in the Acacia Catalogue, but they are no longer available. The dessert plates seem to be unavailable everywhere (popular!) however, the dipping dishes are available at Amazon.