This, of course, includes the hostess herself, who makes a conscious effort to stay out of the kitchen during party time,
greeting each merrymaker at the front door with a drink and a smile. "I like to be wrapped up with everything by the time
the first guest arrives," she says. "I want to be out there enjoying myself, too!"
The living room sports a sofa from Verellen and a Bark Diamond Chakki ottoman and Brazilian Hide rug from Serena & Lily.