CENTER OF ATTENTION: Lush seasonal centerpieces and coordinating tablescapes not only create a gorgeous backdrop for your soiree—they beautifully welcome your guests to their seats. Photography by Brett Thomas.
The right combination of cool, wintry colors and textures can be so inviting and warm. Centerpieces of hellebore, Clooney ranunculus, Queen Anne’s lace, ‘Mythos’ and ‘O’Hara’ garden roses, ‘Garden Snow’ spray roses, brunia, dusty miller, everlastings and bellcups in tarnished silver bowls,around $550 for all four, created by Sullivan Owen, Philadelphia. Custom birch table runner, cable-knit tablecloth, ombré-yarn-wrapped flatware and stemware, silver vessels, silk napkins and birch napkin rings, all provided by Sullivan Owen.
Deep, rich shades of spring-like hues signal the change from the warm-weather season to the cool in the most subtle, pretty way. Centerpieces of dark purple hydrangea, mini ‘Schwartzwalder’ calla lilies, purple lisianthus, ranunculus and blue thistle sitting on cut-crystal cake stands, around $300 for all three, created by Beautiful Blooms, Philadelphia. Purple tinted flutes, navy striped tablecloth, platinum and pewter china and Manhattan flatware from Party Rentals in Philadelphia, all provided by Beautiful Blooms. Menu cards provided by Two Paper Dolls, Wayne.
Glittering golds and champagnes sound just the right note of festivity for a holiday wedding celebration. Centerpiece and accent arrangements of ‘Vendela’ roses, mimosa, phalaenopsis orchids and cream ‘Gracia’ spray roses, around $550 for all three, created by Evantine Design, Philadelphia. Gold-leaf cachepot, antique candle stands, woven gold-sequined tablecloth, gold-rimmed stemware and gold flatware and chargers, all provided by Evantine.
A strikingly chic take on winter white. Centerpiece of birch branches and white thistle, lilac, ranunculus, lisian- thus and ginestra, around $300, created by TableArt, Wayne. Woodlands table- cloth from Special Occa- sions in Lancaster; pearl glass dinner plate, Park Avenue flatware and Elan stemware from Party Rent- als in Philadelphia; mirror vessel, bud vases, mercury candlesticks and silver birds all provided by TableArt.
The perfect fall palette, created by Mother Nature herself. Centerpiece of mokara and cymbidium orchids, ranunculus, ‘black baccara,’ ‘Sahara’ and ‘Dark Milva’ roses, hypericum berries and seeded eucalyptus, around $250, created by Eventricity, Glenside. Chocolate satin tablecloth, mink chargers, gold Florentine dinnerware, Manhattan flatware, Amber goblets, glass votives and custom menu card, all provided by Eventricity.