Holiday entertaining is all about sharing your home with friends and family. It's the warmth of the fire, it's the sound of the music playing in the background, it's the taste of the amazing food that you've worked tirelessly to prepare, and it's also about the table setting and room that you've magically created.
It's these moments that leave your guests begging to come back again and again. This holiday season, give your guests an experience to remember.
To help you get started, we asked three of the Hudson Valley’s best florists to design a holiday centerpiece, around which three owners of our local home décor boutiques designed a beautiful, complementary tablescape.
Visit any of these shops this holiday season to find just what you need to create a memorable holiday setting of your own.
Styled by Michael of FRED, High Falls. Products from FRED. Flowers by Green Cottage, High Falls.
Michael of fred, high falls
Inspired by the winter white floral arrangement, I wanted to keep the table setting mostly neutral with small accents of red, brown, and orange. I love to mix vintage plates and glassware with newer pieces—I think it makes the table more interesting, and, honestly, more approachable by not having everything look so perfect and overly coordinated.
Styled by John and Jamie of Exit Nineteen, Kingston. Products from Exit Nineteen. Flowers by Hops Petunia, Kingston.
John and jamie of exit nineteen, kingston
Who says you have to dine in the dining room? In this scene, a table is unexpectedly pulled up next to a chesterfield sofa. Mix and match the chairs, and don't be afraid to mix periods of furniture together. The use of old and new, crystal and brass, leopard and velvet, all on top of a Moroccan rug, set the tone for an evening filled with laughter in an intimate setting.
Styled by David at Tender Land Home in Phoenicia. Products from Tender Land Home. Flowers by Petalos in Kingston.
david of tender land home, phoenicia
Veering from the traditional bright reds and greens of the holidays, we chose to use burgundy, ivory, gold, and soft greens—a more serene, rich color palette. Even the champagne and red wine complement and highlight the colors in this striking floral arrangement. The coordination of colors—the natural hues of the season—makes for a very inviting dining experience.