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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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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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Green & Yellow Spring Tablescape with Spode’s Wicker Dell

Katherine places egg ornament on yellow bell Easter egg tree centerpiece

Give spring a warm welcome with a yellow bell Easter egg tree, charming Copeland Spode dishes, and elegant cabbageware for the ultimate green and yellow spring tablescape! My love for setting a beautiful table just cannot be suppressed! I love creating an enchanting setting for guests to enjoy as we gather to celebrate. There is …

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Classic Tableware Essentials

Classic tableware essentials to stock in your china cabinet to be ready for any occassion

Stock your china cabinet with these classic tableware essentials and you will be ready for any occasion! Are your parents-in-law headed over for Sunday supper unexpectedly? A last minute surprise birthday party to throw? Church Bible study coming over for coffee and cake? Be prepared for any of these occasions with the right classic tableware …

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One Christmas Table Garland = Two Looks

A simple Christmas table garland with faux pine, magnolia, and plaid ribbon

Create a simple but stunning Christmas table garland that is so versatile it can be dressed up for formal dinners or dressed down for casual meals this holiday season! Christmas is days away, and it’s time to prep those holiday tables! If you are looking for a simple but stunning centerpiece idea to decorate your …

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A Maximalist Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving place setting mixing Mottahedeh fruit plates with Spode's Wicker Dell china, tortoise shell glasses, and bamboo flatware

Sophisticated pattern mixing for a maximalist Thanksgiving table that feels elegant when bedecked with graceful birds, sumptuous colors, Spode’s Wicker Dell china, Mottahedeh fruit plates, and vintage chintz. There is just something about a Thanksgiving table that begs for an abundant display with sumptuous colors and sophisticated patterns. For Thanksgiving we celebrate the blessings of …

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A Fall Dinner Party Menu

Make planning your next fall gathering easier with this fall dinner party menu that includes smoked chicken, creamed corn, and roast potatoes

Make planning your next autumn gathering easier with this fall dinner party menu that includes smoked chicken, creamed corn, lemon rosemary roast potatoes, and for dessert a fig tart! Sometimes selecting the menu for a dinner party can be the most challenging aspect of planning a get-together. I always enjoy searching through my cookbooks and …

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Pink & Green Fall Table

Katherine places fig on plates for autumn themed tablescape in pink and green

An autumnal tabletop layered in an unconventional blend of dusky pink and leafy green with antique copper luster, Bavarian china, Indian block print linens, and Italian crystal makes for an enchanting pink and green fall table!  The new flavors of fall are upon us with succulent fruits like figs ripening and a spiced palate of …

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In the Blackberry Patch

In the blackberry patch end of summer table

An end of summer table with Poppytrail dishes, vintage chintz, antique silver, and zinnias plus an easy candlelight DIY perfect for any tablescape. Saying goodbye to summer is bittersweet as ripe summer berries and vivacious blooms fade to autumn’s velvety colors and spicy scents. Blackberries are one of those quintessential summer delights that never fail …

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