When I think of Mother's Day, I think of a beautifully set table enjoying a delicious brunch that celebrates the women in our lives. It was on Mother's Day 14 years ago that my husband and I had all our family gather to make the announcement that I too was going to be a mother. Being a Mother has been the greatest blessing! Here's some ideas that can help you celebrate MOM...
Many times fashion and interiors follow the same trends. So think of what's hot in fashion and implement that in your home decor. The 5 hottest trends for table setting are gold, ombré, color blocking, floral and taking an artistic approach.
|Modern..Black, White & Gold|
|Notice the accents of gold and gold flatware|
|DWR Almoco Flatware $30-50|
|Anthropologie Imperial Cheese Knives $198 24kt gold plated|
|DWR Midas Collection $68-86|
Ombré is where color fades from one color to another or fades to white or black.
|Beautiful example of Ombré flowers|
|The flowers and the table cloth fade|
Lenox Toile Tale Dinnerware $70 comes|
The toile pattern lends itself to this style and comes in 4 beautiful colors.
|Gretel Home POP Diamond Medium Bowls $59|
These turquoise bowls would look fabulous mixed on a table
|Crate and Barrel Set of 12 Multicolored Napkins $44.95|
Buy multiples of these and use only a few colors that are closely related for that ombré look.
|Loved this so much I tore it out of my Instyle Mag!|
|Kate Spade New York Greenwich Grove Teapot $150|
|Fingerprint table runner|
|Anthro Anemone Mezzo Vase $18|
|Love the floral table cloth!|
This can mean setting your table a little off the beaten path or an artistic flair like brush strokes, actual art or watercolor. Here's some great examples.
|Simple, rustic and delicate|
|Diane von Frustenberg Home Tableware|
|Hand paint your place cards|
|Oscar de la Renta Brushstroke Dinnerware $40-46|
|Anthropologie Beziers Placemat $48|
|Artspace, Artists fro Azuero, Set of 6- $750|
|Have a family recipe printed into tea towel and use those as the napkins|
PS If you want a beautifully set table for Mother's Day it means you will have to work on Mother's day. Just take the next year off ~Brandy