Easter Tablescape: Patterns at Play

In decorating the table for Easter, I let myself have a little fun mixing and matching colors, patterns, and textures to create a bright and energetic spring tablescape. I found the Nicole Miller Home floral napkins at Homegoods and just had to use them, but could only find four. I also realized that I had donated my go-to “Mint Candy Apple” hued placemats in our move last year. Luckily, matchy-matchy is out and pattern play is in! I started with the napkins and the pieces that I knew I could use throughout to keep the table cohesive and played around with different combinations and finishing touches. Since my table is oblong rather than round, I chose to have the ends of the table set the same instead of alternating the two place-settings as I would around a round table. The finishing touch was the pair of adorable bunny salt and pepper shakers. What makes your Easter table complete?
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Peonies & Prosecco @ Home: Dining Room

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We recently purchased our first (town)home in the Old Town Alexandria, and could not be more excited! After apartment living, it’s nice to be able to put time into making it our own. Though the first projects were less than glamorous (it was a very Kohler Christmas), now we’re finally getting to the fun part of decorating! I love to entertain so one of the first rooms on the agenda was the dining room. I must admit that I still have a tiny Gossip Girl obsession and found the cushioned ghost chairs in the Waldorf Apartment dining room to be the perfect blend of traditional meets modern. I couldn’t get them out of my mind, and did a bit of research to find that they were the genius work of Christina Tonkin of Christina Tonkin Interiors. I simply had to have a set made, and couldn’t love them more! The dining room is also where I proudly display the painting I purchased from Jen Ramos over at Cocoa & Hearts. It’s a work in progress, but finally a space to entertain!