What Would You Do With 101 Colors of Table Linens?

If you’ve ever admired the gorgeous table settings created by professional party planners like Colin Cowie, Preston Bailey, and Martha Stewart, you know that color is crucial to making great looks work.  But where do you begin?  With colorful table linens, and luckily, Sferra has just leveled the playing field for the rest of us.

In their best-selling Festival table linen collection, Sferra has just introduced a mind-blowing variety of new colors, so now there are 101 colors of napkins, placemats, and tablecloths available.  And because the line is so affordable (napkins are $10.25 each and tablecloths start at $65), you can mix and match to your heart’s content.
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Ideas for Fall Entertaining with Traditional Home

As the days grow shorter and the nights chillier, it’s the perfect time to think about cozy get-togethers indoors. In the October 2011  issue of Traditional Home Magazine, this warm and stylish autumn luncheon gave us lots of great ideas (and some tasty recipes):
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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