Dress up the garden for dinner


Just in case you missed my Monacelli Press Instagram takeover (@monacellipress), I will be posting twenty tips about ways to live creatively with heirlooms and antiques.


Tip 7: Dress up the garden for dinner





For al fresco parties, decorator Mary Finch often combines fine antique silver with casual contemporary pottery on a toile quilt unfurled across a long stone table. When the table decoration is completed by a flower arrangement composed within a hollow log designed by friend and floral artist Jan Miller, Finch’s vision is fulfilled in a magical way. “This is the way I show people I love them,” she says. #setthetable #pastpresent



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