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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Free printable placemats for a vintage Jubilee table


I think these vintage printable placemats were probably designed with weddings in mind, but how perfect (and cheap) would they be for a Diamond Jubilee street party table? {© Lucky No. 9 via The Pretty Blog} All three designs are free to download here and can be printed straight onto standard white paper. I think… 

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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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