An Enchanted Holiday Table by Brittany Watson Jepsen
Brittany Watson Jepsen of The House That Lars Built created this magical jewel-tone dinner party bursting with decadent color, and featuring one spectacular paper flower centerpiece! Read on for some of Brittany’s tips, and get inspired to add an enchanted edge to your next holiday gathering.
I used patches of moss to create the length of a table runner for the scene. I wanted something that would add a bit of volume to the table and some depth and this was perfect. Plus, it’s so easy to store. All you have to do is pile it up in a bucket and leave it outside.
Set the arrangements on some antique books. This provided such a lovely elevation to the scene. You’ll want to create a pattern of objects where some are higher and some are lower. I found them to be the perfect way to create the height.
I’ve been wanting some gold flatware ever since I first saw them popping up a couple of years ago around the web. They are gorgeous. And such a scene stealer. I’ve been using them ever since and though they can only be washed by hand, I’m still a huge fan.
Brittany Watson Jepsen is the crafty designer behind The House That Lars Built – her blog dedicated to an artful life. She’s based in Utah after a stint in Denmark, but you can find her on Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. You can browse her portfolio here.
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Images: Nicole Gerulat