This rustic planter full of succulents is a great option, as it requires minimal watering, can be left out on chilly spring nights and won’t need to be refreshed between events.
Living springtime edibles pair beautifully with dramatic, minimalist, black and white table settings. Vintage-inspired place settings and simple flatware make this table casual yet refined.
I’m also taking note of the way Spallina Interiors varied the textures on this table. The ironwork plays beautifully against the embroidered chargers and etched margarita glasses.
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Of course, not everyone has such a table (myself included), but you can replicate the dramatic effect with a tabletop fireplace like this one.
This image inspires me to hang colorful painted lanterns above the serving area and repurpose my tired hurricanes as salad containers for a summertime gathering.
Notice how each bowl of apples is flanked by a bouquet on either side to create a trio. Using odd numbers within your groupings helps create balance.
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