Homefront: Home Plates
Houses make happy memories — and great design. That’s why a Blue Bell
Houses make happy memories — and great design. That’s why the Great Room in Blue Bell is carrying dinnerware you can personalize with an image of your home. “Families can accumulate table settings that tell the stories of their lives,” says owner and interior designer Karen Givnish. Bring in a photo — many people choose a childhood or vacation home, like this Stone Harbor residence, pictured — and Givnish will send it to artist Deborah Sears, owner of England’s ISIS Ceramics, to sketch. Once you okay the drawing, she’ll put it on platters, plates and saucers in your favorite colors, shapes and sizes. All the pieces are English delftware, tin-glazed earthenware that dates to the 1600s. A four-piece place setting starts at $600, and you can add accessory pieces and even matching lamps and vases. In eight to ten weeks, you’ll have a place setting that’s all about the place you call home.
The Great Room, Blue Bell 215-283-8700