Category Archives: Tablescapes

sailboat dinner party!

This weekend there was a stunning sailboat anchored in front of where I was staying.  It was white with light wood trim, and is pictured below on the right.  If I could have gotten closer to take a better photo, … Continue reading

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5 summer tables & a cocktail

Happy Friday! I hope you have some wonderful things planned for the weekend ahead. I am looking forward to some downtime and a trip to the seaside.  With summer officially arriving this month, I was inspired by these stunning summer … Continue reading

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a party in the garden

These next two months are the perfect time to host a party in your garden.  Most gardens are peaking with flowers and plants in full bloom.  Just as you layer a garden with plants of different textures and colors, I … Continue reading

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table loveliness

While spring is not quite yet in the air in Boston from a weather standpoint, I think mentally we are all there!!  I came across this stunning tabletop designed by fashion designer,  Carolina Herrera for Bride’s magazine, and love the … Continue reading

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an easter lunch

In lieu of an impending snow storm predicted to hit Boston this week, I plan to focus my free time & energy on concepting my upcoming Easter table and menu.  I am hosting again this year and looking forward to … Continue reading

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signs of spring

Happy spring and happy Friday!!  I always find  Spring to be a time of transformation and rejuvenation to shed the heaviness of winter. Spring also brings all sorts of other wonderful thing such as beautiful blooms, color on our trees, al … Continue reading

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Once in a while you come across a tablescape that is simply perfection.  Today featured Brett Heyman’s Upper East Side apartment which is beautifully designed with bright colors, texture {and just enough white} to balance perfectly.  As I was … Continue reading

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inspiration: holiday blues

Last night I spent spent some time at my parent’s house where we will celebrate Christmas.  Of course the topic of the holiday table and menu came up and we discussed the overall theme and plan.  I am a big … Continue reading

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a magical winter evening

This shoot created and styled by Rachel A. Clingen Wedding And Event Design has me  falling in love with idea of snowy days ahead and the some of the magical moments winter brings.  With beautifully styled tables in layers of white texture … Continue reading

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POISE. Thanksgiving featured on Camille Styles!

Today I am very excited and grateful to share that one of my projects has been featured on one of my favorite entertaining blogs Camille Styles!  It ran yesterday.  The post is of a photo shoot that I worked on … Continue reading

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