Friday, October 24, 2008

You Got More Tables

Take a moment and notice all the lovely detail in this plate. It doesn't matter if it is your style or not, just learn to appreciate all the leaves and roses and swirls and colors.

In this photo you can see more pieces. Lots and lots of detail. Charger, dinner plate, cup and saucer, bread and butter, napkin ring, and glass. Keep reading, there is an amazing point to this. Now prepare to be humbled.

EVERY item on this table that is any form of glass was HAND PAINTED by the lady who designed this table. Teapot, vase, creamer and sugar. In four different base colors. Wow!

This table was so lovely. It just felt like fall, like dinner at the 'manor', dinner where everyone dressed and spoke of world affairs, dinner that was served by the staff. Everything was formal.

The centerpiece was full and gorgeous but I could not do it justice here and I did try. But this horn, OMG! Beautiful! The silver holder angles this direction in order to put the horn in proper position. It holds gorgeous feathers.
Being me, I am going to assume the horns just fell off some animal who lived a long healthy and happy life out in the wild.

One more day of tables and tips, then it is back to baking and such. I have a great tip for moist meatballs that I will share with you then.

If you haven't seen my table yet and are interested, just click on 'Diner en Blanc' in the links on the right. If you have any questions drop me a comment.


Robin Sue said...

Amber- I enjoyed reading your table setting posts. You are so creative- loved your blanc theme, so lovely. Thanks for sharing all of your tips and I think things can be done on the cheap with a good eye like yours. I'll be back for more of your inspirations and baking!

Happy cook said...

Beautiful. Love the arrangments and the different plates.

cakewardrobe said...

My grandmother bought my parents a set of Mikasa table settings for their wedding gift - til this day, I take good care of them because you can't find that kind of detail anymore!

nicisme said...

These settings are so beautiful, you are very creative!

PS. There is a table setting forum on Recipezaar, I bet they would love to have you post some of your ideas there, and you might even get a few more!

Tartelette said...

I can see from the Diner en Blanc post that it was a success! Well done Amber!
All the table settings are wonderful!

Leslie said...

I am loving the tabel posts! There are soooo many creative people out there, it just blows my mind!

noble pig said...

Wow, the china and the Fall table are amazingly creative. This is such an all around great event.