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  1. So pretty Lory….and unlike you I don’t use a calendar or spreadsheets. I’m still usually late to the party though! Love those napkin rings btw and it just reminded me that I have some similar stashed away that I need to find around here. Oh yes….not super organized another wonderful/not wonderful trait!

  2. Love the Seder plate and kiddish cup! Thanks for sharing that. Going to forward to my Jewish friends for ideas for next time!

  3. Hi Lory — Good to know I’m not the only one who is always a little (sometimes even a lot) behind. Your Seder plate and cup are beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

  4. Kathy Pelletier says:

    Oh wow your table is so pretty with the chargers The grain in it is beautiful. The flowers, china, silverware, crystal all look so Springish !! /Perfect for Mother’s Day ๐Ÿ™‚
    It’s amazing how you tie everything in.
    Oh- I’m one of those 15 minute late ones too. I’m usually holding my breath that I will miss all the redlights ๐Ÿ™

  5. Regality (aka The Quing) says:

    Another lovely, colorful tablescape!

  6. Linda Ann Lundy says:

    Love your website. I am 76 years old and have always followed the “traditional” table setting technique. I love the newer mix an match format being used now but am confused as to how you use the stacked dishes. The bottom plate is the charger, then dinner plate, but the other plates confuse me. Would love some help with that. Thank you for bringing so many ideas to your website for us to enjoy. There is nothing I love better than a beautiful table and having ladies for lunch, brunch, etc.

    1. Thanks so much, Linda! While occasionally I pile a few more pieces on for the look, most of my tables consist of the charger, dinner plate and salad plate. The charger is there just to catch the spillover from the dinner plate and is not used besides that. So, I usually collect the salad plates when people sit down and hold them aside on the sideboard to be used for dessert. The one exception is if people want to keep them to use for a separate salad plate with dinner.

  7. My aunt used to say that she was always a day late and a dollar short. Somedays I feel the same way, especially being a day late. Keeping up with an editorial calendar can be quite a challenge. Those chargers are so unique and work so well with this table. I love the soft elegance that always comes through with your tables. Beautiful work!

  8. Your table is lovely for any season. In some ways it is so very formal yet youโ€™ve played that down by using the Mason jars for the flowers. Iโ€™m very drawn to the use of eclectic elements.