Notes on a Party

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October 4, 2011 | Tablescape, Tabletop

This modern yet feminine tablescape was designed by Vogue editor Devon Radziwell for a friend’s birthday dinner that she hosted at her loft in downtown New York. “I fell in love with these magnificent hand-painted glass plates from the Dior boutique in Paris, and I built the rest of my…
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April 27, 2011 | Florals + Decor, Tablescape

An invitation to the Royal Wedding may have eluded you but it doesn’t mean you can’t score a seat at a majestically designed table.  Celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie brings to life his vision for a royal table with a lavish design in the Getty Suite at The Pierre in…
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January 24, 2011 | Tablescape

Bring the look of the woods indoors with these amazing faux bois (fake wood)  tablemats and coasters that are digitally printed to simulate wood grain.  From a far they really resemble the real thing until you touch their smooth, sleek finish. As with all Chilewich products, these mats and coasters…
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January 9, 2011 | Food + Drink, Tablescape

Fresh cut flowers, especially in the winter months, can be a party extravagance.  For an eco-chic and inexpensive alternative, we’ve often used miniature gourds, pumpkins and even artichokes in our tabletop decor. To take this concept one step further, here’s an idea from Martha Stewart for an “edible” centerpiece that…
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February 1, 2010 | Tablescape, Tabletop

In a modern tablescape the combination of grey and white could not be more chic.  From Dwell Studios, the Gate collection of placements, napkins and runners is inspired by the ornate trellis work of European gardens.  The graphics are elegant yet playful at the same time.  A few simple stems…
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