Posts tagged Table Setting
DIY Embroidered Cloth Napkins for a Bright and Sunny Thanksgiving Table

It’s another year we’re not actually hosting Thanksgiving, but I’m still playing make believe with a table dressed for the occasion. Chalk it up under weird blogger things that shouldn’t make sense, but kinda do. Last year’s table was a riot of traditional colors and patterns; this year’s, while still bright, is a more restrained and modern approach.

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Table Setting for Wedding Essentials Magazine

Early last month I had the privilege of styling a vibrant table setting for an issue in Wedding Essentials Magazine. The theme for the editorial – as developed by Art Director, Heidi Thorson – was Embroidered Moments, focusing on subtle textures, lively color, and that free-spirited bohemian whimsy I'm all about. The issue just went live last week which means you can check it out here!

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Spring Table Setting

March 20th may be the first day of spring, but it's always Easter that seems to signal the true arrival. Fresh blooms, new growth, and the thrill of warm air kissing the tiniest bit of exposed skin – it's resurrection in multiform. To celebrate spring's entrance I put together a cheerily uncomplicated table setting perfect for Easter Brunch, or really any spring fête, like a bridal shower, birthday, or dinner party! 

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A Valentine Tea Time

Regarding Valentine's Day, I think people generally fall into one of three categories: fleeting fondness, ambivalent acceptance, or abhorrent disdain. Before the confetti from New Year's has even settled, retailers begin their rosy assault. Shopping aisles that previously housed reasonable and practical goods switch to showcase an assortment of items now superfluously plastered with Valentine motifs – heart-emblazoned: bath mats and shower curtains, coffee mugs, sneakers, area rugs, mini mail boxes, flannel pjs. Do you ever wonder who is actually buying into it?

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