If you go down to the woods today


A former editor of mine once informed me that only stylists have picnics. Of course I disagree… but an autumn picnic on a hanging table with real glasses and silver candlesticks in the middle of a woodland glade? Yeah ok. I’ll give her that one. Whimsical yes, but tell me you wouldn’t want one of… 

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N is for Napkins


“People mentioned in Debrett’s never speak of serviettes” An oft-quoted nugget of wisdom from my Granny – she went to Swiss finishing school so when it comes to silly rhymes about manners, there’s no better source! And that’s why these pretty pins come now rather than eight letters down the line… N is for Napkins… 

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Icy white table ideas


Brrrrrr! I’ve spent the weekend bundled up like a dormouse in a nest of blankets, but there’s nothing prettier than a landscape dusted with snow and laced with frost outside the window. This crisp white table by prop stylist Dietland Wolf seems the perfect choice just now. Just add comfort food… {all Julia Hoersch styled… 

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