Wednesday, May 8, 2013

set the table

I had a great time participating in the Red Cross Gala- Hope by Design event last month.  It was the first year they had designers involved, which I think was a great idea.  We were able to take our design skills into a new realm- styling.  Which I Loved!!

I got a lot of inquires about where I found the items I used on the table so I created a little cheat sheet for you!
1-flatware |  2-dinnerware |  3-mugs  |  4-chargers  |  5-stemware  |  6-tie |  7-vase |  8-vase |  9-linens

For my table I liked the idea of a rustic environment.  I was inspired by the images of washed out cotton flags and the simple crafted look of materials that suggest being made by hand.

I wanted my table to feel fresh, crisp, and clean with a crafted element. The table linens and chairs rustic, the place settings are stoneware, flatware has an aged copper element. The linens were a washed cream linen, a little worn but still fresh, showing pops of Red with the Red Cross logo stamped on the trim.

Here is how it all turned out!







a few details


My set up buddy Heather!
That's a Wrap!  

Thanks to my sis of Portraits to the People for the great photography!

lights, camera- action!  I didn't attend the actual night of the event, so the people over at Drew Altizer sent this image of the space lit up and ready to go!

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