17 Charger Plate Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party

Welcome to the 454th Tablescape Thursday! Whenever I set a table for friends or family, I often use a charger plate underneath the dinner plate. I love the way they enhance a setting, adding another pretty layer and providing a base for each place setting. They are also practical as they help catch drips that would otherwise fall on the table or tablecloth. Back in early 2008, before I ever began … [Read more...]

Academy Awards Table Setting

Welcome to the 183rd Tablescape Thursday! Each year my friend, Bonnie creates the most wonderful table setting for the evening of the Academy Awards.  I can hardly wait to see what she is going to do each year! This year Bonnie placed her tablescape where the action was...on the front row.  You don't mind rubbing elbows with Meryl and George, do you? I love the "theater lighting."   Such a … [Read more...]

Tablescaping for the Academy Awards

Dining at The Academy Awards Are you a movie lover? Do you faithfully watch The Academy Awards every year? Wait until you see the wonderful, creative tablescape my friend, Bonnie, created recently for Oscar night! Bonnie told me for this dinner party, the girls wore jeans and BIG sparkly earrings and the guys wore tuxedo T-shirts.  The menu was pizza, salad and champagne. What a fun night that must have … [Read more...]