November 2014 archive

Deeply-Hued Thanksgiving Spread

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I love all things light and airy, but as fall rolls in I’ve been eager to create a tabletop with a bit more depth. To celebrate thanksgiving, I’ve assembled some of my inspiration sources for an ideal simple-spread: A table layered with dark navy and indigo, and accents of jewel-hued eggplant or berry tones. I’m also loving these casual stacks of plates, coppery candlesticks and groups of autumn squashes to run the length of the table in a loose line… (more…)

Eclectic Autumn Dinner

morgan_tableMorgan Blake is one of the most talented, stylish people I know—and it just so happens I get to work with her to photograph tables and styled events. Part of the magic of working with someone like Morgan, is she brings her own unique eye to a subject and it becomes a collaboration beyond a simple photo shoot. So, when she showed me her birthday dinner she styled, I was desperate to share the details! Her 26th went down as a flickering, backyard soiree–With the perfect mix of eclectic detail, vintage references and casual, effortless style. Check out some of Morgan’s great ideas and her easy, accessible touches (more…)