Now Trending: A Place at the Table

A whimsical setting makes your Thanksgiving spread anything but boring.

photo by laura petrilla

Get inspired for your holiday spread with this fanciful table setting in vibrant colors and striking patterns.

The signature black-and-white Courtly Check plates from American luxury design house MacKenzie-Childs are mod, while the company’s botanical-inspired pieces bring to mind a lush English garden.

Italian brand Vietri’s assorted “Elegante” wine glasses, swirled with bands of 14-karat gold, bring a touch of luxury to the eclectic ensemble. Your guests will eat it up.

  1. Vietri “Elegante” wine glasses from Outside Inspirations, $68 each
  2. MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check salt and pepper shaker set from Contemporary Concepts, $50
  3. MacKenzie-Childs Architect’s boxwood centerpiece from Contemporary Concepts, $210
  4. MacKenzie-Childs Flower Market two-quart kettle from Contemporary Concepts, $105
  5. MacKenzie-Childs Flower Market canisters from Contemporary Concepts, $76-$84
  6. MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check enamel mugs from Contemporary Concepts, $40 each
  7. Vietri Aladdin gold 5-piece flatware place setting from Contemporary Concepts, $60
  8. MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check 10-inch enamel dinner plate from Contemporary Concepts, $40
  9. MacKenzie-Childs Flower Market round tray from Contemporary Concepts, $65
  10. Vietri Aladdin brilliant ivory 5-piece place setting from Outside Inspirations, $90

The stores:
Contemporary Concepts, 6343 Penn Ave., East Liberty; 412/345-7466,
Outside Inspirations, 12055 Perry Highway, Pine Township; 724/933-8850,


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