Category Archives: Tabletop

80 degrees at the Beach for Thanksgiving!

My friend Penny wrote me on facebook and I thought I would answer here so I could add some photos for inspiration…… Hi Starr – so wish you were still here in Florida! Seems weird decorating for fall when it’s … Continue reading

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Favorite Designs – Cheers!

Now for the 5 crystal patterns that I would add to my party warehouse… 1) Waterford Clarendon Cobalt – Perfect for the white china and cobalt table I want to set.  It could include white shells, or colorful flowers or … Continue reading

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Favorite Designs – Fine China with IMPACT

Yesterday I started to build my perfect warehouse for party planning.  Imaginary of course, but fun none the less.  Today I am going to stock it with colorful, impactful fine china.  Here are my top 5 choices: 1)  An all … Continue reading

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Favorite Designs – Flatware

Entertaining is part of celebrating and if I had my way I would have an entire warehouse of china, crystal and silver to mix and match and set beautiful tables…… In this dreamland warehouse I would make sure to have … Continue reading

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Starr Favorites – Beautiful Cakes and Pastries

  Well it’s true – I have a birthday.  Not just any ol’ birthday.  It’s a big one!  So to celebrate I thought for the next 50 posts I would share some of my favorite things.

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Avalanche in North Carolina

 When last we chatted it was September and the Labor Day weekend was upon us.  Well, after that we just had an avalanche of an Autumn…. In September Tom and I had a great time going to watch our beloved Alabama … Continue reading

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I am in mad love with this chandelier!

Can you stand it?  It is fluid, organic, sexy and just makes me dream….  This is an iconic fixture for the Hudson Company.  What do you think?

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Asian Influence in Tablesettings

As we head towards the Holidays I am going to post some of my favorite table settings from either my readings or searches on the internet and some of my favorite china patterns.  I love an Asian inspired table that … Continue reading

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Lake Norman Woman Article – October 2009 “Table Settings”

I love table settings!  Here are some tips as we get closer to the holidays from my article in Lake Norman Woman! You may click on the photo below for full size version of the article!    

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