Recipe for a Grandmillennial Thanksgiving Table

Royal Worcester Evesham dishes with fruit create a lush look on this Grandmillennial Thanksgiving tablescape with brown and blue linen from Schumacher

A refined Thanksgiving table inspiration in brown and blue with Schumacher fabric, Evesham dishes, and antique accents.

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Bowl Full of Flowers – Arranging Tips

Bowl full of flowers, including deep burgundy dahlias and chrysanthemums, pink carnations, and white roses in a blue and white Wedgwood shallow bowl

Ever struggle making one of those lush bowl full of flower arrangements? Here are my 5 best arranging tips to get the look!

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Camellias for the Table

Franciscan Woodside salad plates with pink flowering branches

Franciscan’s Woodside china and pink camellias come together for a celebratory table perfect for festive occasions. …perfection unfurled  and symmetric as a baker’s cake-flower,  your center a sunrise. You speak of more  that waits in stillness, in want  of light and time to wake it  into beauty,  buds of potential  turned to glory— abundance that …

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3 Fall Centerpiece Ideas – No Pumpkins!

Middle Eastern inspired enameled vase filled with dried wheat makes a beautiful fall centerpiece

Decorate a sophisticated autumn tablescape with one of these unique fall centerpiece ideas sans pumpkins! Some of you lovely peonies have confessed to the grave GRAVE crime of being Pumpkin haters! 🙀 Oh the shock and horror! LOL… I personally find pumpkin hating hard to fathom because I am simply enamored by the squat adorableness…

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A Chinoiserie Fall Table

Top view of a Chinoiserie themed table perfect for autumn entertaining

Welcome guests for autumn entertaining with a Chinoiserie fall table filled with elegant Royal Doulton china, sparkling metallics, lush fabrics, and colorful florals. The soft crooning of jazz is tinkling in the air… A pork roast is browning in the oven… The wine is chilled… The dessert’s been bought… And the table is set with…

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Summer Cocktail: An Aperol Pop

summer cocktail: Aperol pop with Aperol, Prosecco, and a tangerine Popsicle

Looking for a delightful summer cocktail that’s easy to make and oh so refreshing? Try my Aperol pops with prosecco, Aperol, and tangerine popsicles! If you love an Aperol spritz in the summer months, you are going to adore this twist on a classic summer cocktail! This one is so easy to make, but feels…

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Summer Al Fresco In The Garden

summer tablescape with hydrangea centerpiece, red, white, and blue theme, gingham tablecloth, bamboo plates, and Italian floral napkins

Summer al fresco in the garden dining idea — perfect for patriotic parties, relaxed dinners outdoors, and cooking for friends and family this July! As the summer sunset slides down and shadows play under the canopy, torches blaze and twilight starts to twinkle. The heat slowly breaks and the cicadas take over the chorus from…

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Shower Menu – Classic Southern Trio Salad Plate

classic Southern salad trio plate with chicken salad, egg salad, and pimento cheese

Host an elegant but simple baby/bridal shower and serve a classic Southern trio salad plate! Classics are classic for a reason! I was reminded just how delightful classic Southern salads can be the other day when my mother and I enjoyed a delightful lunch at a little tea house. We both partook of the classic…

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A Regency Inspired Shower Tablescape

Katherine sets down lemon cake as centerpiece surrounded by tulips, roses, and hydrangea in surtout de table

Hosting a baby or bridal shower this spring? Let me help you dream up ideas and a refined look with this Regency inspired shower tablescape! Showering a mother to be or a bride to be is one of the happiest occasions! With June on the horizon and wedding season almost here, I wanted to share…

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A Plaid Pastel Easter Table

A plaid pastel Easter table with lily of the valley dishes

Inspiration for a plaid pastel Easter table filled with whimsical vintage and lily of the valley china plus 5 tips for using pastel colors! Easter is only a few weeks away, and it’s time to start planning your tables! I created this whimsical brightly hued plaid pastel Easter table the other day for the Easter…

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