I chose a silver and gold color scheme for my NYE tablescape. I took full advantage of the post-Christmas sales at my favorite home decor shops, picking up these glittery, sequined, gold ball ornaments (from Meli Melo), which I have hung from the chandelier.
With my dining room decorated predominately gold, I already had a gold tablecloth, which I paired with a white runner and white cloth napkins.
Candles (from Etal) are embellished with silver and gold polka dots.
The foundation for the centerpiece is an antique French Limoges china compote (from Summit Antiques Center) with gold floral pattern, which I filled with floating tea lights. I also wrapped glittery gold garland around the centerpiece, which I also purchased heavily discounted thanks to a post-Christmas sale (from Meli Melo gift shop).
These vintage New Year’s postcards are dated from 1909 to 1911 (from Summit Antiques Center) and will be used as place cards.
I couldn’t resist decorating my dining room console. The plate is Spode, purchased at Think Twice Consignment. I picked up the silver champagne bucket at Grand Bazaar Antiques.
For my place setting, I layered the dinner plate of my wedding china (Lenox Opal Innocence) with seasonal plates from Williams Sonoma, which feature black and white pictures of scenes of Central Park in winter. With New Year’s Eve around the corner I was in a “New York state of mind”! Silver snowflake napkin rings are from Pottery Barn (last season).
So lovely! Happy New Year to you both.
Beautiful table with elegant details. Your wedding china is lovely, and I’m smitten with the black and white plates that feature Central Park in the winter. CP is right there up at the top of my list of favorite places. Thanks for sharing your NYE table. Meli Melo in Houston?
Great little shop. ~ Sarah
Your silver and gold theme is lovely! I have a similar gold cloth, so you’ve got me thinking. . . . The dotted candles add a tiny bit of whimsy to this elegant table — love it!
I love this tablescape! The silver, gold, and white certainly says NYE!! Very elegant!
Mid-Atlantic Martha said:
How pretty this table is. I love your salad plates. New York in winter is a perfect way to start the silver and golden new year. This table is most creative and I love your sideboard decor too.
Alycia Nichols said:
Hi, there, Laura! Happy New Year! Could I BE any later getting around to everyone’s Tablescape Thursday post from last week??!?!?!! I have just been so busy, but I didn’t want to miss out. This is the highlight of my week! Very, very, VERY nice…and I LOVE the postcard place cards! What a wonderful idea! I love the combination of silver and gold, too. There’s something about combining the 2 that just lends an unsurpassed richness. The polka dotted candles are great! I’ve never heard of the stores you mentioned, so I Googled them. I’ll have to completely check out the website for Meli Melo! Lenox’s “Opal Innocence” is one of my favorite patterns, even though I don’t personally own any. Someday, someday! 🙂 Very nice! Have a wonderful week!
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