Making Fall Colors Work

I’ve worked in a little brown, yellow and orange to a tulipere to give the illusion of Fall.

I’ve worked in a little brown, yellow and orange to a tulipere to give the illusion of Fall.

There are very few items in my house that bear the traditional fall colors of brown, yellow, red, orange and olive green, so I take what I already own and add hints of those colors from flowers or greens and fake it.

A crisp white linen napkin looks great with any table setting.

A crisp white linen napkin looks great with any table setting.

I am somewhat of a purist when it comes to setting a holiday table. I make the linens, china and silver I own work with any occasion. My girls silver leafed some simple straw placemats and we’ve used them for years. The silver give a little festive glint to the table setting.