Set Your Table With Color

Table decor is all about mixing and matching to create a unique look for you. – Pomegranate Inc.

Janet Brown Interiors will host its Annual Linens Sale February 4th through March 4th. We invite you to take advantage of storewide savings and add some color to your home. When setting your table, draw inspiration from hues in the room. Pick a color from a dinner plate or a painting on the wall and use a similar shade napkin or tablecloth. Mix and match napkins, placemats and tablecloths to create a layered look. Napkin rings serve as jewelry and can tie a look together – literally. Take a peek . . .

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Zambizi Coral Placemat” by Pomegranate Inc. Photo via Pomegranate Inc.’s Pinterest board, “Set the Table.”

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“On the back terrace the grown-ups enjoy prosecco, and the girls, raspberry lemonade. Everyone of course, enjoys the cupcakes. Tablecloth by John Robshaw.” Design by Chesie Breen. Photo by Brooke Slezak. “Setting Tradition” by Karen Carroll. Flower Magazine (May – June 2014).

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Tea Pot Pink and Tea Cup Orange Linens from Garnier-Thiebaut’s Spring 2015 Collection.

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Ribambelle Citronnade Linens from Garnier-Thiebaut’s Spring 2015 Collection.

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“Sterling flatware with braided gold edges . . . glows atop peach linen placemats from Sferra, which peek through an ivory overlay made of crochet-like “Cosmino Sheer” fabric from Schumacher.” Photo: Peter Krumhardt. Written by Rebecca Christian. “Formal Spring Luncheon” produced by Krissa Rossbund. Traditional Home. [Sferra placemats and Schumacher fabrics available through Janet Brown Interiors.]

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“Printed menu cards with a scallop motif are tucked into the folds of Sferra’s ‘Festival’ linen hemstich napkins in rose. Sprigs of thyme add an organic touch. Solid placemats in lilac are also from Sferra.” Photo: Peter Krumhardt. Written by Rebecca Christian. “Beautiful Breakfast, With Recipes” produced by Krissa Rossbund. Traditional Home. [Sferra napkins and placemats available from Janet Brown Interiors.]

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Aviary Coral Placemats” and “Lichen Voile Napkin With Coral Pom Poms” by Pomegranate Inc. Photo via Pomegranate Inc.’s Pinterest board, “Set the Table.”

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“Curtains do more than simply block out the sun and provide insulation. They can completely enhance the personality of your home!” Eliza Pink Tie Top Curtains, Eliza Pink Tablecloth, and Eliza Pink Napkins by Pomegranate Inc. Photo via Facebook.

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Petra Green Napkin, Petra Green Placemat and round Ford Raffia Placemat – Fern by Pomegranate Inc. Photo via Pomegranate Inc.’s Pinterest board, “Set the Table.”

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Aviary Coral Tablecloth by Pomegranate Inc. Photo via Facebook.

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“Petra, Eliza, Abaco… Three Patterns/Five Colors/Six Tabletop Options!” Linens by Pomegranate Inc. Photo via Facebook.

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4 Steps to a Perfectly-Decorated Outdoor Table” – 1. Splurge Invest in great-looking flatware you’ll use time and again, such as this Natural Bamboo five-piece set. by Juliska [available via Janet Brown Interiors]. 2. Add Some Solids. Solid-color napkins make the table’s patterns really pop! Festival Napkins in Petal by Sferra [available via Janet Brown Interiors]. 3. Experiment With Different Pieces. Vary shapes and mix new things with old to add visual interest and character. Vintage Glassware. 4. Pay Attention to Details. A pretty menu card is a finishing touch. Tablescape by Irene Chen. Photo: Thomas Kuoh. Written by Catherine Lee Davis. House Beautiful.

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Table Settings Guide from alexanevents.com via VIETRI’s “Table Setting Guides” board on Pinterest.

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“Mirasol” appliqué napkin by Matouk. Photography by Robert Brantley and Peter Krumhardt. “Great Gatherings: Sophisticated Summer Dinner” written and produced by Krissa Rossbund. Traditional Home. [Matouk linens available via Janet Brown Interiors.]

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“Harlequin Cuckoo” tea plate from Wedgwood. “Festival” napkin in Paprika by Sferra. Photography by Robert Brantley and Peter Krumhardt. “Great Gatherings: Sophisticated Summer Dinner” written and produced by Krissa Rossbund. Traditional Home. [Sferra napkins available via Janet Brown Interiors.]

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“The bright color of this linen place mat sets a fiery tone for the table. Festival mat in Tangerine by Sferra [available via Janet Brown Interiors].” Design by Charlotte Moss. Photo: Aimee Herring. “Tips for Stunning Thanksgiving Table Settings” by Whitney Robinson. House Beautiful.

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Illustration of various fork types by Julia Rothman. “Past and Present: History of the Fork – Collecting and Care” by Amy Azzarito. Design Sponge (August 2009).

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“Festival” linen napkin in Orchid is by Sferra. Scalloped “Mirasol” appliqué linen placemat by Matouk. Photography by Robert Brantley and Peter Krumhardt. “Great Gatherings: Sophisticated Summer Dinner” written and produced by Krissa Rossbund. Traditional Home. [Sferra and Matouk linens available from Janet Brown Interiors.]

Toronto-based Colette van den Thillart, who works for famed British decorator Nicky Haslam, recently told The Wall Street Journal, “Times have been tough, and we’re all looking for reprieve. I’m seeing that the pendulum is swinging to more layering, more complexity, more joy, more whimsicality [in table settings].”

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“A table setting inspired by Elizabeth Taylor’s 1976 trip to Iran.” Photography: Stephen Kent Johnson for The Wall Street Journal, Styling by David Yarritu. “Time to (Really) Set The Table” by Julie Baumgardner. The Wall Street Journal (January 24 – 25, 2015). [Similar vases available from Janet Brown Interiors.]

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100-percent linen, modern monogram cocktail napkins. Set of 4 by Sferra. “250 Gifts Under $25!” House Beautiful. [Sferra naplins available via Janet Brown Interiors.]

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“A Beautiful Celebration” by Sferra. ” ‘Bolero’ makes any table setting a beautiful celebration. Inspired by Damien Hirst’s dot paintings, we chose to ‘paint’ our table with two different color palettes: muted ‘Beach Glass’ or the more brightly hued ‘Garden.’ Our fine European-woven ‘Oyster’ colored linen is printed with a joyful spray of confetti-like dots in colors that marry back to our solid-color ‘Festival’ linens, so it’s easy to mix-and-match with our other linens. Plus, we offer ‘Bolero’ in runners as well as placemats, dinner and cocktail napkins, to festoon tabletops or buffets with a delightful cascade of pretty colors. All finished with our classic hemstitched detail around flange borders and expertly sewn mitered corners. Set your special occasion tables in style. Fabric: 100% European-woven linen.” Photo via Sferra’s website. [Sferra linens offered by Janet Brown Interiors.]

Here is an example of one of Damien Hirst’s dot paintings, which provided the inspiration for Sferra’s “Bolero” linens (pictured above):

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Art, Damien Hirst. Miami Beach condominium. Interior design by Luis Bustamante. Photography by Miguel Flores-Vianna. Written by Mario Lopez-Cordero. “Miami Modern” produced by Pilar Crespi. Veranda (November – December 2011).

 Colorful celebrations call for colorful candles. Make a wish with these . . .

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Available via Janet Brown Interiors.

Sferra’s Festival linens come in 101 colors. Which one is your favorite?

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Photo via Sferra’s Facebook page.

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“Adding a whimsical touch to a springtime tablescape is as easy as scooping up store-bought Easter basket staples and making a thoughtful arrangement. Handfuls of candy eggs and paper grass — placed just so — look like a bird’s nest when perched atop each guest’s plate. For an organic feel, we chose materials with natural tones, which will mesh seamlessly with linens in any color.” [Janet Brown Interiors sells robin’s eggs.] “Easter Nest Table Setting,” Martha Stewart.

Wipe away messes with ease when using Garnier-Thiebaut’s linens with “Green Sweet” technology:

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Photo via Garnier-Thiebaut’s Facebook page. [Janet Brown Interiors is your Richmond source for Garnier-Thiebaut.]

Janet Brown Interiors will host its Annual Linen Sale February 4th through March 4th. Our table linens from Pomegranate Inc. and John Robshaw are perfect for casual meals. Matouk provides more formal offerings, and Sferra napkins come in a rainbow of shades. Garnier-Thiebaut offers tablecloths in custom sizes, and its stain-resistant products ensure that no tears are shed when life gets messy.

Our storewide sale will include not only table linens but also bedding, blankets, duvet fillers, bed pillows, throws, shower curtains and towels from manufacturers including Pomegranate Inc., Sferra, Matouk, Lulu DK for Matouk, John Robshaw, Eastern Accents, Vietri, Abyss and Habidecor and Garnier-Thiebaut. Special orders will be 20% off. In-stock items will be 25 – 60% off.

For more information about Garnier-Thiebaut’s table linens and their “Green Sweet” stain-resistant technology, please visit our blog post “Garnier-Thiebaut: Offering Peace of Mind When You Set the Table.”

For tips about bedding, please visit our blog post “Make Your Bed.”

We look forward to assisting you during our sale!

 

Post by Kathleen Sams Flippen for Janet Brown Interiors

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