The Fall Entertaining Guide
T’is the season of supperware! Or so I am declaring… Dinning, decorating and entertaining this fall is undoubtably all about materials. New flavors, ingredients, colors, and textures have made their way to the table, and as the material-girl-of-grub, The Supper Model couldn’t be more thrilled!
From the first bite of a crisp apple to that last slurp of a silky soup, the dishes of fall are designed to brighten our senses. So when it comes to setting the perfect scene for your next autumnal evening, think of texturing up your table
Compliment a homemade pumpkin soup, with warm copper bowls. Slow cooked short-ribs should be showcased on shinny rich-toned placemats, and serve champagne in candy colored glasses. And leave your guests reaching to steel a fresh fruit from your centerpiece…
My Top 5 Fall Entertaining Must-Haves!
1. Candied Glass
The colors of a September sunset or an October sky are somehow captured in this elegant glass set. Whether it’s wine or water, the candy colored carafe will make any cocktail hour a total treat.
Candied Color Glassware Set by Esque Studio, From $420 on www.vivre.com
Alessi has made the “Harmonic” basket for the truly modern household.
Perfect as a centerpiece on the kitchen island or dinning room table. Serve bread rolls straight from the oven in it, or fill it with your favorite fresh apples. My, an apple a day never felt or looked so good…
Stick vintage ornaments or fallen leaves to these CB2 mirror dotted garlands or simply hang them on picture hooks from your window frame to create a fall storm or wintery scene. Or glue wrapped candy to each disk for a holiday party treat. Simple yet stunning, and best of all: stunning affordable.
Copper is the new silver. Chic and glamorous, yet durable and long lasting. Use these hammered copper chargers to give any tablescape that warm rich glow. Copper and candlelight make the perfect match for any tablescape this season.
These Mod inspired placemats add spunk to any supper. They come in all different color combinations and go from lunch to dinner like a must-have dress goes from day to night so “c’mon get happy…”
Double Sided Vinyl Placemats and coasters by Lisa Perry, from $25 on www.lisaperry.com
And if you’re looking to spice up the season
great entertaining pieces, check out my ever-growing list for Fall Entertaining Finds on www.havetohave.com
Because friends don’t let friends shop or dare I say EAT alone!
Fall Entertaining Must Haves