Archive | December 17, 2012

Holiday Table Thoughts

informal table set with organic-feel wooden plates, pottery bowls and birch-wrapped candles

Six tablescapes offer a range of attitudes toward festive style.

The holidays will be very low key at our house. It’s been a somber twelve months filled with family loss and illness that hasn’t left me feeling super celebratory. But the calendar has its own reality which should never be ignored, plus I’ve learned that making the effort to create a delicious, convivial meal – served on a beautifully set table – is always a welcome mood changer. So along with planning at least two special dinners (I may just go all out with lobster for New Years!) I’ve been gathering ideas for tables that would definitely give me a lift.… Continue Reading