Wednesday, January 9, 2013

A Little Flair

Sharing A Table Set With Flair

The Posey girls took my 

basic black and white and kicked it up a notch.

Silver Chairs 

Dressed in Black Ostrich Feathers

Plumes of Gorgeous 

White Ostrich Feathers Overhead

They started with this 

very contemporary low vase.

To which they added a tall 

cylinder filled with white orchids.

Then topped it off with plumes 

of white ostrich feathers and more white orchids.

A sheer topper, with black velvet design, 

over a simple white cloth offered a bit of drama.

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Plates in Classic Black

Courtly Check Chargers

Ruffled Woven Place Mats
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Black Linen Napkins

With a Speciality Cookie 

The Wedding Cake Cookies

Suggest A Bridal Theme

Tutorials, Tips, and Tidbits @ Stone Gable

Individually wrapped speciality cookies

at each place setting are the perfect favor.

Change the cookie shape 

and this table setting 

could be for any occasion.

A Complete Table in 

Black and White

With Just a Hint of 

Hot Pink


~ A Table With Flair ~

Champagne Is Cooling

Please join me with a toast 

to the talents of

(click above for link)



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  1. So glamorous! Love the orchids in the vase, the ostrich feathers and the colour scheme! The different shaped cookies do make a perfect favour. I tried to find a link to the Posey girls on your post - did I miss it?


  2. Hi Sarah,
    this looks spectacular pretty. I love the opulent and dramatic style. So elegant! Thank you for sharing. If I would marry in USA I would want to have a decoration from the Posey team.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  3. This reminds me of Vegas and Hollywood, so glamorous and chic!...Christine

  4. Very stylish, love the hint of pink.

  5. Sarah, this is definitely a table with flair and a wow factor! I recently saw a table on Pinterest, I think that had a similar vase with feathers and could not believe my eyes - could be the same one. Thanks for sharing this - I love black and white!

  6. Wow, this is really a showstopper! That sheer overlay with the black design is stunning and sets the mood -- not to mention the fabulous feathers and orchids! I love the idea of the decorated cookie and pops of hot pink, too. Very fun!

  7. Sarah~ A table with flair indeed with the ostrich plumes, dramatic black & white and pop of pink! I have Courtly Check envy seeing the chargers and wine chiller :) Love the presentation with the wrapped cookies!

  8. How Elegant!! You're right...change the cookie design & this could work for almost any occasion. Great ideas & I LOVE the tall vases with orchids & feathers. Beautiful!!

    I'm off to visit their website address that I saw on their card!!


  9. So pretty..Love the black feathers and the cookies very much:)

  10. Hi Sarah, your table is so happy! Love all the feathers and that great pop of pink. hugs ~lynne ~

  11. I love anything black & white and this is really stunning! I love the pattern mix and the mix of so many different textures. Great Table!

  12. The black and white is stunning and those cookies are amazing and make quite a statement! Great table!

    hugs, Linda

  13. Hi Sarah!
    This looks just stunning! I love the black and white place settings and the ostrich feathers are lovely! The cookies got me wanting to have a couple with my green tea, right now, though!! Love the touches of pink. Thank you for your sweet and kind visit. Hugs,

  14. Beautiful, posh, and elegant. I am reading Night Circus about a circus done all in black and white. This table would fit in their midnight dinners.

  15. Oh there isn't anything better than feathers! Too pretty. :)

  16. So dramatic! Love the Courtly Check chargers, ostrich plumes and orchids, and the cute little cookies add that special touch.

  17. What an elegant table, Sarah! I love the CC and oh my, the cookies, what a special touch and gift! Thanks for sharing the elegance.

  18. Love this table! It's so dramatic and lovely. The ostrich plumes are gorgeous and make quite the statement. Those chargers are so pretty too. I have the napkin rings that match. The cookies are the icing on the cake.

  19. Sarah,
    Classic and elegant, indeed!!!
    Thanks for sharing, dear friend!!!

  20. Sarah, this is definitely a table with flair. I love the silver chairs with the feathers on it, and the white centerpiece is smashing. Love using black and white with just a spot of pink, and having a treat for the guests to take home would be wonderful. Such a table...Joni

  21. This looks like it was prepared for movie stars!

    Thanks for sharing such gorgeousness.

  22. THIS TABLE IS MORE THAN GORGEOUS!It is sassy and fun and so so over-the-top!That pop of hot pink is just fabulous!!!

  23. What an amazing table....perfect down to the last detail! I love the feathers!


  24. Gorgeous black and white tablescape! I really like the touch of hot pink with it! The chair decor is very nice as well!


  25. This table definitely has flair! I'm dressing for dinner. The feathers remind me of an event I went to in the fall where the table settings were over the top with feathers and boas.

  26. Wow...that puts a different spin on a black and white table...I love it! Thanks for sharing, Sarah. That vase is beautiful.

  27. Well I just think I should have those wonderful plates and ice bucket, wow they are so beautiful on the table with the wonderful cookie, so striking with the plumes sooooo lovely..

  28. So very beautiful! This is over the top elegance. Love the feathers!


  29. Very glamorous. something new to see with Sujatha:):):)

  30. You know how much I love this table Sarah! I love the CC, and the cookies are darling. Thanks for sharing the elegance.

  31. Wow! It's very glamorous! I love the ostrich feathers! They really add a dramatic touch!

  32. That's a fun table and two cute girls. I clicked over to their website!



  33. This is over the top glamour! I love the feathers on the chairs and on the table. What glamour girl wouldn't want a seat at this fun table and the touch of pink just makes it feminine. Love the cookies too!

  34. Wow! That is a knockout setting, worthy of the most elegant New Year's Eve.
    Every time I go to our most elegant local decor shop and see the Courtly Check I think of you!

  35. Such a pretty table setting! I love black and white anything.
    Thanks for stopping by and leaving sweet comments and well wishes. Hope your year is off to a great start too! Have a nice weekend.


    Don't you just love the different textures that nature has to offer us? We can use these elements in whatever scape we choose. Whether it is written poetry, musical notes or home décor, taking a lone object and arranging it with LOVE gives it a second life.....

    Thank you so much for coming to visit my post! Anita

  37. Ohh my, what a gorgeous tablescape. love, love the feathers, pop of pink and black & white colors. HPS!

  38. Oh,sweet Sarah! What a glamorous table! Love the plumes in the centerpiece. The table setting is so pretty! Just amazing! Happy New Year to you!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  39. Wow, yes it certainly is stunning. I would love to see this one in person.

  40. Wow, this table is amazing. I love the color scheme with just a hint of hot pink. :D Thanks for sharing it with us!

  41. Dearest Sarah. I had missed this post. Oh la la! Love the black and white. And those feathers!!!
    I have great news for you: You have won one of the books in my blog's 2-year anniversary giveaway. Please email me your postal address so I can forward it to you. Félicitations! Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

  42. So classy!

    Catching up with PINK Saturday entries.

    My PINK
    Have a great week ahead.

  43. "Oh La La"! Looks like Paris! I LOVE black and white and you've captured it beautifully! I REALLY REALLY Love the ostrich feather centerpiece!!! GORGEOUS!!!
    Have a wonderful week,
    Big Hugs,

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  45. I really enjoyed the ostrich feathers, silver chairs, black and white china and individually wrapped cookies. All glam.

  46. Wonderful! I don't know the Posey girls, I will have to check them out!
    Very glamorous!

  47. Gorgeous table and so elegant. Love the checks and all the feathers. Stunning Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, marty

  48. I love the checker dishes, dear's so elegant and festive. I love the glam of the feathers and silver chains you added. The wrapped cookies are so pretty too. Thanks for your sweet and kind comments. Big hugs,

  49. this looks so elegant. Just like the little black dress.....dress it up or down, it is perfection.
    Love the "ruffled" place mats.
    Never seen anything like it.
    Sarah, you can use any of the pictures on Laura's blog. I would feel honored.
    Tyring to upload Google Crome now. I am soooo scared.
    Love and hugs,

  50. Oh, Sarah, this is awesome! I love the colors and that McKenzie Childs champagne bucket! Too fun!

  51. Very awesome Sarah! They did a wonderful job with the extra flair! The ostrich plumes really jazz it up! The Courtley Check chargers are a favorite! Those specialty cookies really give it added detail and I like how you can change the feeling of the table with those.

  52. This is so gorgeous Sarah. Love your style. I look forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas. I am visiting you from Tuesday Treasures. Thanks Anu!

  53. Hi Sarah!

    What a spectacular tablescape for a bride to be! The ostrich feathers are fabulous and thr cookies are so chic!

    I loved looking at your Quimper china in your previous post. I love all the different patterns and all the detail in each and every piece.

  54. Oh, elegant and lovely this table is. Just breathtaking.

  55. Sarah, Posey made a very elegant and sophisticated tablescape! I love the ostrich feathers and orchids. This tablescape has endless possibilities for any occasion. Can't go wrong with black and white! Fabulous Sarah....

    The French Hutch

  56. Now there is a table with some flair!


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