Category Archives: Tablescapes

planning this thanksgiving

This year will be my third year hosting Thanksgiving, and considering I had never cooked a turkey in my life before my first year hosting {thank you to my family for trusting that I could pull it off}, I have … Continue reading

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a dreamy tablescape

It’s cloudy and grey in Boston today which is why I think I am in part so drawn to this tablescape design featured on Style me Pretty and photographed by Joel Seratto.  It was for a beautifully designed al fresco … Continue reading

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A fall fête for Simon Pearce

Hello! I hope you all had a beautiful weekend and that your weeks are off to a great start.  It’s been busy at POISE. with Boston Fashion Week kicking-off this weekend and an installation project I completed last week for … Continue reading

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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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swooning

Once in a while you come across a tablescape that is simply perfection.  Today Vogue.com 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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