Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Classic Entertaining




Truly, who sets a more beautiful table (or produces a more beautiful book) than Carolyne Roehm? In her 2001 book At Home with Carolyne Roehm, Roehm created lavish settings for seasonal parties with a few recipes thrown in for good measure. In the section on Summer entertaining, Roehm's tablesettings are heavy on the blue and white color combination- a classic look that is so appropriate at this time of year (although it would definitely work during other seasons as well). Here are just a few of her sophisticated and gorgeous creations.







16 comments:

  1. Ah, so refreshing, so beautiful!!

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  2. Oh! Can I come?!?!

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  3. Such beautiful settings...makes me want to host a party!

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  4. Beautiful! Have you seen her book on parties? I think it was a 2006 publication... like these pictures, it really makes you want to pull up a chair!!!

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  5. Carolyn is me and my mother's favorite. Love her wrapping paper.

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  6. Thanks Style Court, Katie, and GMG! I love these photos.

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  7. Jenny- I don't yet have the Parties book, but I do want it to add to my Roehm book collection!

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  8. Atl Social- Isn't her paper the best?!

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  9. ladyjicky7:43 PM

    Here is a woman with money and taste - not so common these days! LOL

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  10. Her website is lovely also. Should you register there, you will receive her newsletter.

    teaorwine

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  11. Tea or Wine- Thanks for the tip! I too love her website :)

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  12. LOVE Carolyne Roehm, LOVE Blue & White and I LOVE these images you have posted here today POC. As someone else said above - so refreshing - so crisp and just so classically beautiful!! I love a well set table and Carolyne Roehm's site is very inspiring!

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  13. Absolutely stunning!!!!

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  14. Gypsy- Yes, I wish I could create a table like these!

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  15. Please see my blog for a mention of this fabulous post

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