As hard as I try to hang on to summer, there’s no more denying that it’s fall when trees begin to look like this.
To reflect the changing season, warmer colors are in order and this runner brings the outside colors in.It is a perfect time of year to pull out the Johnson Brothers dishes and top them with napkins that pick up the subtle colors in the runner. Each napkin is held with my favorite handmade rings, each of which is a casting of an herb.
Thanks to the tree that inspired colors for the table, a casual setting is complete in just a few minutes.
Leaving the runner, candles and chicks in place made the next table a breeze. I seldom find it necessary to start from scratch as it is fun to see how a tweak here and there can result in a totally unique look. Here change is a different set of dishes which I so enjoy using because they remind me of a very special friend who gave them to me.
The leaf design suggested using black for accent. Easy enough with square salad bowls and napkins folded to make a pocket for the flatware.
There you have it….one centerpiece, two tables. The best advice I have for preparing an inviting table is to keep it simple and whenever possible use some of the same things again. And always, always have a good time expressing your creativity.
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