Tablescapes

Cheese Buying 101

July 3, 2013

Summer is undeniably in full bloom – and since cheese is quintessential picnic fare, I thought we should talk cheese buying and the cheese shop experience. For those of you who are longing to explore but have felt intimidated by the sea of wheels or think there might be some secret protocol to buying cheese […]

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Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

November 11, 2012

Oh how I dream of a sexy Thanksgiving table, a massively disheveled kitchen, and the meticulous planning that ensues while poring over stacks of cooking mags. And finally, greeting guests at our door with the cocktail du jour… It’s not happening for me this year. Time has seemingly stood still as my central focus has […]

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A Thanksgiving Table

November 18, 2011

This year my table is adorned with artichokes; they deliver loads of charm and a touch of whimsy. If you’d like to recreate this look, the center French flower box contains two dozen autumnal hued roses, three large artichokes, a few seedy stems from a mystery varietal of eucalyptus and three Hydrangea. Tea lights, mixed […]

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Cypress Grove Chevre Tablescapes

November 17, 2011

If you plan to make cheese your centerpiece this season, I would LOVE to share some inspiration! I styled this cheese on behalf of Cypress Grove Chevre with weddings in mind. But you can see how each of these vignettes would transfer to most any occasion where enjoying a luscious wheel of Humboldt Fog is […]

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An American Original + July 4th

May 31, 2011

Declare independence from the standard 4th of July fare by offering your guests the perfect, patriotic pairing of Humboldt Fog + fresh sweet berries. This eye-popping centerpiece is ideal for all day nibbling as it will become creamier and more luscious as the day progresses… Can you believe this American original will soon celebrate its […]

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Celebrate The Season

November 26, 2010
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I’m loving mercury glass this year. Each arrangement contains 3 dozen roses, and I’ve simply secured each one with a rubber band and set it on top of each vase. Merry Christmas!

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4th of July Cheese

August 17, 2010

For this Red, White and Bleu Independence Day display, I am using American cheeses, summer berries, grapes and toasted walnuts!

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Summer Wedding Cheese Cloches

August 17, 2010

My petite cloched cheese selection includes Tete de Moine, Stilton, Midnight Moon and Cabecou Feuille. photographer: Danielle Leavell

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