The Collected Tabletop: Inspirations for Creative Entertaining

The Collected Tabletop: Inspirations for Creative Entertaining

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by Kathryn Crisp Greeley
     
 
Creating a tablescape is much like designing a room.

From an intimate martini party to a Thanksgiving extravaganza, Kathryn Greeley shows how to create easy, fun, and breathtaking tabletop designs that will make any occasion memorable, using your existing or new collections.

Chock-full of inspired ideas for hosting high-end theme parties, The Collected

Overview

Creating a tablescape is much like designing a room.

From an intimate martini party to a Thanksgiving extravaganza, Kathryn Greeley shows how to create easy, fun, and breathtaking tabletop designs that will make any occasion memorable, using your existing or new collections.

Chock-full of inspired ideas for hosting high-end theme parties, The Collected Tabletop includes professional photographs of place settings and tabletop decorations; elegant, hand-painted menus; favors and floral arrangements; and simple and easy-to-prepare recipes, such as Independence Day Flag Tart, Skillet Drop Biscuits, and Goat Cheese Truffles.

For each of the thirteen events described in The Collected Tabletop, Greeley details the history and significance of specific items from each collection, ranging from heirloom china and crystal to intricate art glass and colorful majolica combined with hand-thrown pottery. In this peerless resource for entertaining enthusiasts, you'll learn how to use your own collections to define your personal hosting style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608321551
Publisher:
Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

A regional design celebrity and owner of Noland Interiors Inc., Kathryn Crisp Greeley has been providing professional interior design services for elegant lifestyles and creating timeless and uniquely personal environments in the Southeast for more than thirty years. She is known for her gracious entertaining and expert knowledge of tabletop collections. Kathryn is also an avid gardener and cook and lives at Chestnut Cottage in Waynesville, North Carolina with her husband, Wells, and their West Highland Terrier, Bentley.

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