In The BNOTP Library: Tabletops

While we continue enjoying the beautiful table settings linked for today’s Tablescape Thursday, I wanted to share an absolutely wonderful book that’s all about creating beautiful tables. It’s also by one of my favorite authors, Barbara Milo Ohrbach, an author of a previous book I’ve shared from my library. If you love creating beautiful tablescapes and table centerpieces for everyday or for special occasions, you’ll love this book.

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In the BNOTP Library: Tabletops: Easy, Practical, Beautiful Ways to Decorate the Table
Author: Barbara Milo Ohrbach
Hardcover: 144 pages
Book size: 10.3 x 7.8 x 0.7

Tabletops by Barbara Milo Ohrbach


3 Things I Like About This Book:

  • Same wonderful photography and pictures we’ve come to know and love from other Ohrbach books. This is one of those feel-good books that you’ll pull off the shelf to drool over again and again.
  • Lots of ideas for simple but beautiful centerpieces. There’s nothing complicated or intimidating in this lovely book; someone just starting out and wanting to learn more about setting pretty tables would enjoy and learn a tremendous amount by reading it.
  • Love the stories Barbara mixes into her books. Her books are as enjoyable to read as they are beautiful!
  • Bonus: Love the chapters on dining outside and holiday settings. There’s even a chapter on using flowers IN food. I’ve done a little of that myself. πŸ™‚

You can read more about this book, Tabletops: Easy, Practical, Beautiful Ways to Decorate the Table and preview it at Amazon where I normally buy my books, via the picture link below.


You’ll find another gorgeous Ohrbach book that was featured previously here: Antiques At Home. I’ve never purchased a book by Barbara Milo Ohrbach that I didn’t absolutely love!

You’ll find previously featured books from the BNTOP library here: In The BNOTP Library or just click below.

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  1. I LOVE Barbara Milo Orbach. Her book The Scented Room is one of my favorites. I did not know that she had a book on table settings. More to investigate, I see!

  2. Thank you for the recommendation, Susan. This book sounds wonderful. What could be bad about a book with pictures of beautiful dishes and tablescapes? I’m looking into it right now. Rosie

  3. Susan, I have her book the Scented Room also. After reading your recommendation, I have just ordered Tabletops through the library.
    Thank you!

  4. Christine says

    Lov seeing the books in your library! Continue please!

  5. I have that fabulous book already — I think I bought it on your recommendation!

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