Ah spring, the time when flowers are at their best and some of the most coveted varieties are readily avaliable (hello peonies!). This table was inspired by a vibrant spring inspired dress I bought from Anthropologie years ago.
To translate this dress into a tabletop, I started with the flowers: poppies, peonies, local garden roses, ranunuclus, sweet pea, viburnum, and bluepuerm all from Florabundance. Blooming jasmine and citrus blossom clipped from my yard added a hint of white.
To recreate the floral look you will need:
3 6″ hammered footed containers from Jamali Garden avaliable here. Cut three blocks of floral foam to fit the containers and soaked in water. Place in your containers and start arranging.
Spring flower shopping list:
4 bunches pink garden roses
4 bunches coral charm peonies
4 bunches yellow ranunuclus
4 bunches light pink ranunculus
2 bunches bupleurum
2 bunches viburnum
1 bunch jasmine
3 bunches pink sweet pea
4 orange blossoms branches (substitute with other flowering branches if not available)
Begin by placing your branches to create the base shape, and then add in bupleurum and viburnum. Place coral peonies and garden roses slightly higher than your ranunculus and poppies to create depth to your arrangement. Place sweet pea in gaps and add in the jasmine as a final touch.
To add a more casual vibe to the table, use your napkins as as placemats for a pop of color. If you have brass goblets laying around like I do, use them instead of a traditional wine glass (mine are vintage). A fleur water glass (available at Anthropologie here) looks extra pretty when set with spa water with colorful wedges of orange, lemon, and lime.
And here’s a cheat for the rentals from Town & Country:
1 8′ king table
6 white square plates
6 stemless wine glasses
6 pink fleur water glasses
6 dinner fork & knife
Linens from La Tavola:
1 8′ king drape, lacy pearl
6 tuscany camelia napkins
How perfect are these green shoes for St. Patrick’s Day? Want!
More green shoesday ideas:
I know I’m not the only one dying for spring time… I’d wear this flower power dress these insane gold bordered sandals, an orange and white hat, simple earrings and gold bangels. What’s your ideal spring time ensemble?
Shop the look:
Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope your day is filled with decidely too much chocolate and champagne!
I’m seriously in love with these gold dipped heels! And they’re avaliable right here.
More gold patent leather shoesday goodness:
So last week I showed a more “manly” mid-century hot chocolate bar for Valentine’s Day and this week, we’re getting all fancy and lady-like up in here with a tea party inspired, hot cocoa bar. Jessica Foster made cinnamon milk hot cocoa, cinnamon sugar dusted marshmallows, heart chocolates and of course truffles.
Red toile plates were set with Jessica’s truffles and the most amazing cinnamon sugar dusted marshmallows (I indulged in more than a few of these…)
Invariably, a heart chocolate or two made an appearance.