Interior designer Phoebe Howard's list for House Beautiful includes several items we can relate to, such as a tissue box and something to read, but we had to laugh when we read the last item: a mint julep cup with fresh cut flowers. Rather specific, no? Do you think we could slide by with a regular old vase? See the rest of House Beautiful's checklist here, then let us know what you've got on your bedside table (extra points if it includes a mint julep cup).
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