Category: Tablescapes

Gourds Almighty

Gourds Almighty

Image via Pottery Barn. A pretty Thanksgiving table filled with gourds, nuts, and candles, perfect for a fall buffet.

Summer Ending

Summer Ending

  Photography and styling by Brumley and Wells for Magnolia Rouge. Another beautiful styled shoot for the fourth issue of Magnolia Rouge, celebrating the end of summer.

Breakfast on the Hudson

Breakfast on the Hudson

Photography by Karen Mordechai for Kinfolk. This breakfast story by Karen Mordechai is my idea of the perfect date. Sunrise, a river, simple prepared foods, and coffee. Lots of coffee.

Champagne and White Wine

Champagne and White Wine

Stumped when it comes to fork placement? Unsure of how to serve bread or where to place an escort card? This illustration from Amy Borrell is both pretty and useful. Containing everything from how far to place items from the…

Gold Glitter Party

Gold Glitter Party

Photography by Gem Photo for Pitbulls and Posies. Sometimes the simplest of details are the cutest. From the glitter hearts to the elongated flatware, I’m loving this tablescape put together by Pitbulls and Posies. Click on this link to view more of…

The Inspired Table

The Inspired Table

Created by Hey Caryl. Wouldn’t this table inspiration make the perfect ladies’ brunch? I’m loving the green metal chairs and reclaimed pine trestle table. Have your favorite restaurant cater in a similar menu. It’s so much easier and less time…

Yellow and Khaki Place Settings

Yellow and Khaki Place Settings

Photo by Lawrence Luk for HGTV This place setting is just formal enough to be cute without any fussiness. Khaki and blue are brightened by pops of yellow and a bright vintage china plate. So perfect for a Sunday brunch.

Woodland Thanksgiving

Woodland Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate another harvest season and what the earth has given up for us. To be thankful for provision and deliverance. The earliest of celebrations were a combination of both. At the end of long journeys…

A Modern Thanksgiving, Details

A Modern Thanksgiving, Details

I created the menu in Adobe Illustrator. The colors, poppy and chartreuse, were matched from the Paper Source website, and it is printed on Crane Lettra letterpress paper. The argyle paper and “I Am Thankful” miniature cards are both from…

A Modern Thanksgiving Party

A Modern Thanksgiving Party

Photography by Honeysuckle Life. Thanksgiving is the kick-off to many a holiday party. It’s a two day festival filled with opportunities to entertain, feed, create, and start the true holiday season. I’m not a huge fan of traditional Thanksgiving decor, so…

Supper Settings

Supper Settings

Anthropologie has the cutest feature on their website called “Supper Settings.” It’s a combination of video and slideshow that showcases a few place setting ideas using their products. Click the image to view the project and let me know what…

Romantic Outdoor Dining, Part Three

Romantic Outdoor Dining, Part Three

Would you believe it if I told you the total for all purchased items was right at $100? Add a $50 gift card to that, and the cost is reduced even further. Dinner was a mere $10. So for $60…

Romantic Outdoor Dining, Part Two

Romantic Outdoor Dining, Part Two

More details from the romantic outdoor dining series we started on Monday! Turquoise patterned plates combined with silver bud vases provide a depth of pattern and color. The vase is filled with sage and oregano which adds scent interest to…

Romantic Outdoor Dining

Romantic Outdoor Dining

Old meets new in this romantic outdoor party setting as we celebrated our within-two-weeks-of-each-other birthdays. I wanted something more special than our average dinner at home and more intimate than a dinner surrounded by fellow guests at our favorite restaurant….

Red, White and Cute

Red, White and Cute

Photography by Mathieu Photography. An oh so lovely patriotic table setting perfect for a fancy Fourth of July feast! Love the simple heart made out of copper wire, the red charger, white china, elegant silver flatware and simple white hydrangea…

Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

Photography by Gabriel Ryan. Styling by Jesi Haack Designs. Found via Elizabeth Anne Designs. There’s a dullness to antique glass vases, a rubbed down feeling that brings to mind generations of women who have arranged flowers or poured ice tea for their…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

{New Year’s Eve Party Inspiration via Elizabeth Anne Designs: Weddings and courtesy of Sweet Tea Photography} Happy New Years! I hope 2011 is filled with good things and great happenings.  

Amy Atlas Events

Amy Atlas Events

{via Amy Atlas Events} One of my all time favorite tables. From the ribbon bows on the plates, to the perfectly iced pink cake, to the green, pink and blue theme. Every detail is perfectly created. Other details include a…

Simple Island Centerpieces

Simple Island Centerpieces

Reduce, reuse, recycle isn’t just a catchy phrase when you live on an island far from civilization, it’s a necessity. Goods are hard to come by, and so the restaurants use what the earth gives them and reuse what they…

Simple Centerpiece

Simple Centerpiece

It’s such a simple idea really. A square tray, oil, vinegar, napkins, salt and pepper and a votive candle. Add a small vase of fragrant blooms, and you have the perfect simple centerpiece for casual dining and entertaining.

Festive Table Settings

Festive Table Settings

Images from: Once Wed, Evergreen Memories, Martha Stewart, Matthew Mead. Lovely Thanksgiving entertaining details to inspire you. From paper ornaments to easy DIY escort cards, all include a bit of the natural world in them.  

Artfool Inspired Tablescape

Artfool Inspired Tablescape

Matthew Robbins Designs, previously named Artfool, creates the most amazing floral masterpieces that are so inspiring and beautiful. He’s routinely featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, and has written a book called Inspired Weddings. 95% of what he creates is completely…

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