Yule Personalized Wine Charms

I love personalized wine charms! They stand out to me as a highly decorative and functional accent. They look stunning, and guests are often flattered to see their initials lovingly incorporated into a well thought-out table setting. In addition, the labels are truly useful in a multi-course meal served with wine pairings as the small, […]

Variations on a Theme: Late Harvest Raven Tablescape

A tablescape reflective of the late harvest season almost feels as though it requires the care, thoughtfulness, and diligence commensurate with the awe inspiring power of this season of deepest reflection. Accordingly, I have put great care into developing a variation on last year’s theme, and I am most pleased to share it with you […]

Late Harvest Festival Dining Table Décor

The end of October, the last of the pumpkins… the late harvest is upon us. What an amazing time of year this is. A time of endings and a time of beginnings…

Harvest Dining Table Décor

Autumn Equinox! It’s Harvest time! This is the true seasonally-sensitive time to celebrate and give thanks for the bounty of the season (by late November the harvest is well over). On a personal level, it is a magical time to celebrate your own accomplishments large and small. A wonderful symbol of this time of year […]

Summer Main Dining Table Décor

Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.  ~Henry James The warm and whimsical energy of summer almost seems to be celebrating with or without our help, so why not join in!! The possibilities for creating a fanciful and fun table setting for […]

Summer Tablescape Bohemian Style!!

 “You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint paradise, then in you go.” ~ Nikos Kazantzakis Summer is sunshine!! Therefore creating a celebratory seasonal tablescape for this joyous time of year becomes about interpreting your concept of the beauty of the sun!!

May Day Party Crackers!

Party Guests of all ages really enjoy sitting down to holiday crackers at the table, and when they are homemade, they are so much more personal and fun! For May Day: florals, pinks, new greens… they all work!

Baskets & Cherry Blossoms: Traditional Spring Dining Table Centerpieces and Décor

Looking for ideas for your spring dining table centerpieces and décor? Combining pinks, greens, eggs, baskets, and cherry blossoms… you can never go wrong with traditional colors and themes! Every component of this lovely spring table setting is detailed here. Feel free to browse and enjoy!

The Napkin Clip: A Great New Display Form!

Ever feel struck with the desire to go beyond napkin rings or fancy folds? The answer… napkin clips! The beauty of these embellishments lies in their seamless ability to incorporate an additional fabric! Think of the possibilities… added color, texture, patterning, whatever tickles the imagination!

Yule Place Cards

Yule place cards offer a lovely opportunity to accent your table as well as a functional way to arrange your guest seating. Below are the instructions for mine. Feel free to experiment and add your own embellishments!