Table Magic: Table Setting with Style
Sharing food is the universal expression of friendship and hospitality, and much of the enjoyment of inviting friends and family for a meal is the ... Show synopsis Sharing food is the universal expression of friendship and hospitality, and much of the enjoyment of inviting friends and family for a meal is the pleasure of preparing it, making the table look inviting as well as the food delicious. This new book is full of original ideas and beautiful inspirations to create your own stunning and highly individual table settings. At first, it explores the traditional constituents of table setting - cutlery, china, glass, linen, candles and decorations - and helps you make your initial selection. With a design directory to point you towards those elements that suit your style, there are also ideas for ways to mix and match your tableware. Then there are 20 stunning themed table settings to create yourself with practical instructions and step-by-step photographs. There are stylish settings which will suit every home - the relaxed country look, elegant modern minimalism or a more formal approach. There are also ideas for special occasions such as Valentine's Day or Easter.