Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Tables: The Table Runner

Because home decorating and entertaining are fairly new to me, and because I have a new husband/family to impress, I’ve learned a few tricks of the trade along the way that I think are worth sharing.  The most important lesson I’ve learned when it comes to entertaining is learning to fake it.  Wouldn’t it be lovely to have all the time in the world to press the linens, whip up a gourmet meal, and serve every dining victory on handcrafted china?  Sure it would – but I don’t always have the time to put together the five star look, though I do strive for a bit of pizzazz. Read more

Naturally Stylish: New Jute Dinnerware from Vietri

Whenever possible, we love to incorporate natural elements into our summer decor.  Nature is gorgeous, so when we’re outdoors, we use as many organic shapes as we can to create a seamless look. Read more

Cooking with Incanto and Sandra Lee

We love Incanto White dinnerware from Vietri. It’s glamorous enough for a Kardashian family dinner. But it’s also right at home at…well, home. Incanto makes a lovely display on the shelves in the background of this episode of Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee. Read more

Seven Hot Picks for a Star Spangled Table Setting

4th of July Tableware

South Hampton Dinnerware Polylin Tablecloth Starfish Napkin Rings Optical Color Glassware Fireworks Napkins Rosso Vecchio Dinnerware

Celebrate Independence Day with Gracious Style. These classic, cool accessories will help you create a stylish yet relaxed table setting with a patriotic spirit. Read more

Five Easy Steps for Outdoor Entertaining with Gracious Style

It’s the perfect time of year for outdoor dining and entertaining.  Here are five tips for making the most of your outdoor living spaces. Read more