The Wedding Edition’s Luxury Editor, Antoinette Lettieri gathers her our Four Favourite #tablescapes to inspire your big day. Highlighting the potential your wedding tables have to make a show-stopping impression, here are some of the most beautiful wedding tablescapes
Four of her most Glamorous Tablescapes
I’ve worked in luxury events for over 15 years. I absolutely adore creating beautiful tablescapes – whether it be an informal supper at home or a black tie gala dinner for my clients. With every event there is the possibility to create a little moment of delight at the table no matter what the budget it is. From magnificent flowers or thoughtful personalisations, there are many ways to create a beautiful tablescape. Here are a few of my recent favourites.
Easter at Home – a wild countryside theme
The idea behind our family Easter gathering this year was to bring a burst of wild nature inside, especially as we have all been couped up during the lockdown! I worked with the florist Tony Marklew to build a loose and wild table with seasonal flowers to include poppies, daffodils and tulips set against a lovely green linen. The table was additionally adorned with porcelain bowls of chocolate eggs, platters heaped with hot cross buns and scones with cream and jam. Each place setting was hand painted to add a traditional touch.
Flowers by Tony Marklew
All tableware by Fiona Finds
Napkins by Rebecca Udall
Hand-painted place cards & menus by London Calligraphy
Individual cakes & macaroons by Cakes by Krishanthi
Painted Easter eggs at Daylesford
Table kind and chairs by Great Hire
Birthday Dinner at Home
The inspiration of the tablescape actually stemmed from Fiona Finds’ wax place mats and my favourite Jonathan Adler head vase. Additionally, I love black and white. It has to be my favourite colour combination – so chic especially with a dash of colour. For my birthday table, I contrasted the table with ombre pinks using my favourite coral peonies to soften the monochrome and to add a touch of my girly side! The place mats created a ‘frame’ for each place-setting which I then built on by layering the dining plates – finishing with individual birthday cakes that matched the plates and were topped with edible sugar peonies.
Flowers by Tony Marklew
Chairs and cutlery by Options Great Hire
Wax mats by Fiona Finds
Cakes by Cakes by Krishanthi
Vases by Jonathan Adler
Vibrant Autumnal Tablescape
I adored the tablescape that the innovative party planner Liz Linkleter created at The Lanesborough to colourfully celebrate Autumn. The pale green table linen was the perfect neutral tone to contrast the colourful and varied blooms by Palais Flowers – as was the neutral-toned place setting which lent a refined and chic reserve to the table. I especially loved the tortoiseshell glasses by Maison Margaux which added an element of surprise and contrasting pattern to the table.
Party Planner Liz Linkleter
Flowers by Palais London
Tableware by Maison Margaux
Chairs by Jones Hire
Table linen by Volga Linen
Blue and White Wedding
Blue and white is a forever chic combination and just timeless. This wedding table, was styled by Lamp London and designed with a bespoke mirror top for a touch of daytime sparkle and adorned with traditional Dutch Delftware vases filled with seasonal flowers by London florist Rob Van Helden. To mimic the vases, the stationers Ruth Kaye Design cleverly created vase-shaped menu cards and each guest received a mini bouquet nestling in their napkins to pop in their lapels or as a take-home keepsake.
Styled by Lamp London
Flowers by Rob Van Helden
Mirror table by Dream Events
Stationery by Ruth Kaye Design
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