PREPPY PASTELS

Whether you’re dressing your table for Easter brunch or Passover seder, preppy pastels are perfectly suited for the new spring season. While the pallete may be tried and true we’ve paired the old and new, high and low, modern and traditional to create a table as special as the guests who will gather around it.

So much gratitude to The Wild Bunch for creating our beautiful centerpiece full of delicate springtime flowers and for Kelly Kollar for capturing it all so beautifully.

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Pair formal pieces, like the china you inherited when you got married, with more casual accents such as stone washed linen napkins - no ironing required!

Italian Washed Linen Napkins - Williams Sonoma | Round Water Hyacinth Placemat - Pottery Barn

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Even subtle details can make an impact. Delicate, hand-blown wine glasses compliment the loose, seasonal florals.

Stemmed wine glasses - Zalto | Stemless wine glasses - Crate and Barrel

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Don’t be afraid to play with symmetry when setting your table. A single, large hurricane anchors the table and offsets the floral centerpiece.

Candle holder and hurricane - Simon Pearce | Candle stick - Mole Hollow

TULUM-INSPIRED COCKTAIL PARTY

Since visiting Tulum over the holidays, we’ve been daydreaming of white sand, warm evenings and cocktails on the beach. This is usually the time of year when NYC winters seem to drag on, so a Tulum-Inspired Cocktail party felt like the best way to infuse our weekend with summer vibes.

Inspired by Hartwood’s Piña-Habanero Margarita, here are our tips to spice up your next Happy Hour.

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Inspired by the natural beauty of Tulum, we mixed wood tones, pottery + pops of blue with tropical foliage to create a beachy, vibrant backdrop.

Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Tray - Target | Blue + White Pottery - Blackbarn

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Incorporate the flavors of the Yucatán Peninsula by letting colorful citrus, peppers + garnishes double as décor.

Napkins (similar) | Vase + Beaded Garland - Anthropologie | Woven Coasters - West Elm

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Because these margaritas are best served individually, keep it casual and allow guests to garnish their own drinks.

Stoneware Plate - Blackbarn

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For an extra kick, prep your habanero-infused tequila a day or two before.

THANKSGIVING TABLE

A thoughtful, well-appointed table can set the tone for any gathering and the holidays provide endless inspiration when creating a tablescape to welcome family and friends. Our theme this year was ‘collected + found’ and instead of splurging on new decor, we incorporated items from around our home that lent warmth and texture to create a relaxed, but elevated vibe for our Thanksgiving table.

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Handcrafted elements like these hand-dyed napkins and carved wooden napkin rings add a personal, unique touch to each place setting.

Hand-dyed Napkins - Samantha Varrone | Hand Carved Wood Napkin Rings - The 8th Drifter | Plates + Flatware - West Elm

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A neutral palette highlights the texture and natural beauty of these water hyacinth placemats while offsetting our menu ingredients turned table decor - we’re looking at you persimmons!

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Don’t be afraid to mix metals! We combined antique brass candlesticks and heirloom silver to accent the warm tones of the table.