Entertaining: A Spring Dinner with a DIY Flower Garland

Kelly  |  May 06

Today I’m featuring a tabletop that was recently published in Santa Barbara Magazine and Style Me Pretty Living. It was a collaboration with the always amazing Nancy Neil and super chef Ayda Robana of Om Sweet Mama.

We set a simple table; with a god’s eye patter runner from Heather Taylor Home and china and flatware from Botanik.

Simple salads, like the panzanella with Haricort Verts featured farm fresh ingredients (recipe for the salad is here).

Instead of traditional flower centerpiece, I opted to make a flower garlad to keep the vibe relaxed but still very pretty. To make the garland you will need:

2 bunches of bay (depends on length of table)

2 bunches clematis

1 bunch hot pink ranunuculus

1 bunch wax flower

Begin by simple laying the piece of bay leaves end to end. I created a zigzag effect here so you could see the pattern of the linen. Then I simply took the blooms of clematis, ranunuclus, and wax flower and tucked it into the bay. You can wire all these pieces together but its not necessary. And that’s pretty much it! You can see more of this table right here and here.

PS I apologize for my blogging absence. A lot if going in my personal life and I will blog about it once things are more settled. For now, posting will remain on the lighter side. Thanks for hopefully sticking around here and enjoying some pretty :) .

Photographer: Nancy Neil
China/glassware/flatware: Botanik
Candlestick holders: Make Smith
Wholesale Flowers: Florabundance
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5 Comments »

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    Comment by Kelly Oshiro (@KellyOshiro) — May 6, 2013 @ 11:10 am

  2. Wonderful wedding d├ęcor inspiration!

    Comment by uber photography — May 6, 2013 @ 11:40 pm

  3. Beautiful Dinner Party and table setting with a DIY Flower Garland @KellyOshiro http://t.co/mWS0cXJAhk

    Comment by Laura Bell (@Partyful_co) — May 14, 2013 @ 11:03 am

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  5. [...] Set a simple table and serve simple meals for a nice spring dinner. Nothing extravagant is needed – so skip the lavish centerpieces and opt for a beautiful handmade flower garland. You can make it by following the tutorial at sbchic.com  [...]

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