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Tabletop Tuesday // The Power of Simplicity

The power of simplicity perfectly captured for a Meadows Museum Donor Dinner.

Sometimes all you really need for a stunning tabletop are a few simple silver patterns and exquisite crystal or glass. The power of simplicity is perfectly captured at a donor dinner for SMU's Meadow Museum with a concept created by Marin Fiske-Rankin, Meadows Events and Food Service Manager. Marin wanted an impressive display without making it too formal, so she scaled back from a full tabletop to hand-picked pieces that would stand out when handled by the guest yet blended effortlessly with a vibrant linen from La Tavola and the landscape of the room. As always, we think Marin captured the essence of the evening beautifully. This look could easily translate to an elegant holiday tabletop or winter place setting. Read more about Marin and her process on her blog.


Fruitwood Grand Chiavari with navy cushions, Simply Platinum China Collection, Pure Water, Red, White Stemware, Marie Antoinette Flatware by POSH Couture Rentals / La Tavola Linens / Silver Foil Menu Cards by Stamped Paper Co. / Centerpieces by Junior at The Garden Gate / All images by Tamytha Cameron Photography

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