Merry Christmas

Wishing all of you who celebrate a very Merry Christmas! As you readers know, setting the table is always one of my favorite aspects of the holiday season. This fall, I had attended a dinner to celebrate Vaughan‘s new tribal collection. While I loved many of the designs, I realized the new Eva, with its deep jewel tones and graphic pattern, would make a marvelous backdrop for a boho holiday table.

Christmas table via Quintessence

I yet again enlisted the help of Karen Legan of Lemon Dahlia Flowers, who interpreted my direction with a marvelous centerpiece anchored by dramatic proteas surrounded by other florals echoing the colors in the cloth.

My Christmas table via Quintessence

Vintage plates, amber and tortoiseshell glassware, Alain Saint-Joanis flatware and my favorite Mottahedeh chargers completed the theme. Maidenhair ferns and branched oranges added natural and fresh touches.

Holiday table via Quintessenceall photos by Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence

Hoping all of you are able to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. And, as always, a grateful note of appreciation for your continuing readership!

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10 Responses to Merry Christmas

  1. Christmas Blessing to you! Thank you for making my world brighter over these many years of posts. xoxo Mary

  2. Cynthia says:

    Merry Christmas! Love your holiday table decor!! Thank you for another year of bringing us inspiring designers.

  3. John Brotherton says:

    Merry, Merry Christmas to everyone on your staff. I look forward to each of posts. Blessings to all in the New Year.

  4. Regine says:

    Merry Christmas and thank you for a consistently fantastic blog!

  5. Michelle says:

    Just beautiful and so inspiring! Happy Christmas and wishing you a wonderful 2020!!!

  6. Paul Hooker says:

    Each post throughout the year brings a smile to my face. We need to do more smiling in 2020, Stacey, so please keep doing your thing! Love this over the top holiday table! Merry merry…. Paul

  7. Aweso says:

    Beautiful! Happy Christmas!

  8. Jeanine says:

    What a lovely table…love those little oranges tucked in there for color!!! Your visits to so many wonderful and talented designers this year has been so full of inspiration and encouragement. I am truly looking forward to all that you will bring to us in 2020. Happy Happy New Year Stacey and Susanna

  9. Cindie K. says:

    This table is fabulous!!!! The colors, the flowers, the boho theme flowing thru it!
    I so enjoy Quintessence: the videos, the blog, the wonderful personalities. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you, Stacey and Susanna!

  10. Lark Murry says:

    This blog is nothing short of delicious…

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