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Tea for Two

Brew a pot of tea and invite your kindred spirit to spend a lovely afternoon nibbling on delicious treats with a spring tea for two! #teafortwo #teaparty

Brew a pot of tea and invite your kindred spirit to spend a lovely afternoon nibbling on delicious treats with a spring tea for two! Is there any problem a good gossip and a cup of tea can’t solve?  Highly unlikely, if you ask me! And yet we don’t indulge in low tea nearly often …

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A Whimsical-Glam Christmas Table with Hoskins in the Flat

Embrace the unexpected this holiday season with a whimsical-glam Christmas table bedecked with mixed metals, pink and green hues, Arté Italica dinnerware, poinsettia, and fanciful ornaments.

Embrace the unexpected this holiday season with a whimsical-glam Christmas table bedecked with mixed metals, pink and green hues, Arté Italica dinnerware, poinsettia, and fanciful ornaments. Candlelight flickers over a carefully laid table. The air is laden with evergreen and mama’s cooking. A Christmas tree shines merrily in the corner, while presents peak from underneath. …

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How to Set an Autumn Harvest Table

Gather friends and family around this autumn harvest table to celebrate the bounty of the season!

Gather friends and family around this autumn harvest table to celebrate the bounty of the season! A natural table runner made from the fruits, foliage, vegetables, and flowers of fall is a simple, yet sophisticated way to decorate your table for autumn.  Not only does it reflects the bounty of the autumn harvest, but it …

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Set a Sophisticated Easter Table

Set a sophisticated Easter table with pastel details and rustic elements.

Set a sophisticated Easter table with this mix of rustic tableware and pastel details. As a child Easter was always an important celebration in my family.  We woke up to beautifully decorated Easter baskets, donned new frocks, and set out to a special church service.  Lunch at my Grandmother’s followed; and then a happy afternoon …

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Grab a Guinness for This Lucky Green Saint Patrick’s Day Tablescape

Celebrate St. Patty's Day with a Guinness beer tasting party, yummy shepherd's pie, and one lucky green Saint Patrick's Day tablescape.

Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17th) is exciting for many reasons not least of which are lots of bold, kelly green, Guinness, and the imminent arrival of spring!  This year I’m celebrating with a Guinness beer tasting party, yummy shepherd’s pie, and one lucky green Saint Patrick’s Day tablescape. For my Saint Patrick’s Day tablescape, I …

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Galentine’s Day Brunch Tablescape + Bar Cart

Celebrate your gal pals this weekend with this inspirational Galentine's Day Brunch tablescape + bar cart! Decorate in pink and white with a gorgeous floral garland and fun conversation hearts.

Celebrate your gal pals this weekend with this inspirational Galentine’s Day Brunch tablescape + bar cart! Decorate in pink and white with a gorgeous floral garland and fun conversation hearts. A very important holiday happen’s next week, and no I don’t mean Valentine’s Day.  This holiday is all about ladies celebrating ladies or in more …

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Red and White Christmas Table with a Paperwhite Centerpiece

Set an elegant red and white Christmas table with paperwhite centerpiece, boxwood, and magnolia for Christmas dinner

Set an elegant red and white Christmas table with a paperwhite centerpiece for Christmas dinner Paperwhites are my favorite winter flower.  They are simply gorgeous and so delicate.  They smell divine too.  This year instead of only using them on a side table, I placed them centerstage in my red and white Christmas table and …

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Throw a Charming Holiday Brunch

holiday entertaining with Pender & Peony

I’m sharing my family’s Christmas brunch tradition and ways to set a festive table for your holiday brunch with plaid placemats, splashes of red, and winter greenery! The magic of Christmas morning is undeniable.  Childhood delight fills the air as family gathers around the Christmas tree to see what Santa brought.  Wrapping paper flies, carols …

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One Rustic Thanksgiving Table: Two Centerpiece Ideas

A Rustic Thanksgiving Table is warm and inviting as family and friends gather for the holiday.

This rustic Thanksgiving table provides a rich and warm setting for friends and family to gather around this holiday.  The multi-colored plaid in autumnal tones lays a bold foundation for Mason’s Ascot plates, antique silver, and Laguiole bone knives. Monogramed linen napkins, soft candle light, and brown glass stemware add that extra oomph. To get …

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Set an Elegant Autumn Table

Set an elegant autumn table with this blue and orange color palette. Learn tips to make your fall tablescape gorgeous.

A blue, white, and orange color palette makes for a rich fall tablescape.   Hosting a dinner party this fall? Want an elegant autumn table with seasonal touches that doesn’t go overboard to gimmicky? Let me suggest a timeless color palette of blue and white with pops of orange! Blue and orange are complimentary colors …

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