Take It Tropical
When it’s too hot outside, bring the tropics to your table by mixing hues of sunshine gold with cool, leafy greens and natural bamboo.
Jaune de Chrome Cream Scale Gold dinner plate ($185) and dessert plate ($160), through DeVine, devinecorp.net for retailers. Jan Barboglio Double Hammered Old Gold charger ($88), Kim Seybert Crackle tumbler ($126), and Roost Artisan Luster glass ($15), all through Table Matters, table-matters.com. Juliska Harriet vase, $130, through Hudson-Poole Fine Jewelers, hudsonpoole.com. L’Objet Tulum Rings salt & pepper, $215/set, l-objet.com. Buccellati Tahiti flatware ($1,600/5-piece place setting), napkin ring ($325), and bottle opener ($720), buccellati.com. Ancesserie Palm Frond cards, $16/pack of 10, ancesserie.com. Calligraphy by By Caroline, call for pricing, 205.792.8900. Leontine Linens Addison Embroidery napkin, $140 as shown, leontinelinens.com. Reyna fabric by Raoul Textiles through John Rosselli & Associates, to the trade, johnrosselli.com. Photo by Jean Allsopp
Pink of PerfectionDon't be bashful about using pastels. Instead layer pinks together with bold gold for a striking spring table.
Anna’s Palette china in Dusty Rose by Anna Weatherley through DeVine Corporation, $64–$98, devinecorp.net for retailers. Versailles Vermeil flatware in sterling silver by Buccellati, $1,170/3-piece set, buccellati.com. Deco Appliqué Border place mat and Honey Embroidery monogrammed hemstitch dinner napkin by Leontine Linens, leontinelinens.com. Pomegranate salt and pepper shakers by Michael Aram through Table Matters, table-matters.com. Roosevelt place card by Sugar Paper, $16/10 cards, sugarpaper.com. Calligraphy by Caroline, 205.792.8900. Pearl goblet ($300), Claire large wine ($160), and Corinne coupe champagne ($55), all by William Yeoward Crystal, williamyeowardcrystal.com. Moorea fabric in Green by Michael S. Smith/Jasper through John Rosselli & Associates, $173/yard, johnrosselli.com. Antique sterling biscuit box, beverlybremer.com for similar. Photo by Jean Allsopp
A Happy BirthdayMixing beloved vintage pieces with the season’s freshest new wares, we created a dreamy garden party to celebrate Flower magazine's 10th anniversary in style.
Matouk Savannah Gardens round tablecloth in spring green, from $135, matouk.com. Juliska Natural Bamboo flatware, $168 for a five-piece place setting, fxdougherty.com. Leontine Linens dinner napkin in pink linen with gold shaded Halpin embroidered monogram, $540 for a set of six, leontinelinens.com. Vintage Dodie Thayer candlestick holders (used here as bud vases), $1,100 for a set of five, letaaustinfoster.com. Gien Filets Verts dinner plate, $45, fxdougherty.com. Gien Jardins Extraordinaires dessert plate, $180 for assorted set of four, ladentelliere.com. William Yeoward Crystal Fanny goblet in green, $99, williamyeowardcrystal.com.
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