Dinner 16: Halloween Cocktail Party, Table Settings

Freakishly Fabulous Halloween Table Setting #3: Sweets Buffet

No Comments 01 November 2011

By Hairee Lee

The Sweets Table in front of the fireplace

For the Sweets Table Melissa brought a lot more lightness than the other tables. White table mats and white frosted votives, white candlesticks and the absence of pewter made the sweets buffet feel lighter, not just look more light colored. But reminders of Halloween were still there with the arrangment of Verso RINKI Pot holder and Verso KIVI Pot holder in red, bright bloody red.
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Dinner 16: Halloween Cocktail Party, Table Settings

FREAKISHLY FABULOUS HALLOWEEN TABLE SETTINGS #2: Savory Buffet

2 Comments 31 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Savory Buffet table setting featuring Match Pewter Five Flame Candelabra

For the Savory Table Melissa styled it as buffets. Like the Cocktail Bar she lit them with candles and stuck with her color scheme of black with touches of white and red.

She first covered the small dining table with Libeco Home Vence Linen Tablecloth-69″ Square-Grape and Chilewich Lattice Table Runner-Caviar. The rich purple added just a bit of color to the predominantly black table setting and the lattice runner reflected the candlelight for variety of depth. Continue Reading

Around Town, Dinner 16: Halloween Cocktail Party

American Provisions: Home of our Halloween Cheeses

No Comments 31 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Inside American Provisions

With the rapid gentrification of the South Boston, Southies are taking greater interest foods that aren’t called, say, American cheese and Wonder bread (The first time I heard of this “cheese” I asked the man behind the deli counter in NYC what kind of cheese that was. I got a strange look and he said, “American.” I knew enough not to ask if he meant cheddar or something processed. It was “American.”) Continue Reading

Dinner 16: Halloween Cocktail Party, Table Settings

Freakishly Fabulous Halloween Table Settings #1: Cocktail Bar

No Comments 28 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Heath Ceramics Plaza Large Serving Platter in onyx serving the dip in an acorn squash with multi-colored root chips

As usual, Melissa outdid herself for what was supposed to be a small gathering for cocktails and appetizers with a buffet spread and cocktails at the bar and a sweets table in the living room.

Instead, using the color palette dominated by black and white with accents of red, she transformed my boyfriend’s apartment into a spooky, sleek, and luxuriously playful party destination for Halloween. Continue Reading

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