For the first time in 27 years, I won't be going home for Christmas. Instead, my family is coming to L.A. where my fiancé and I will be hosting everybody at our new place. Initially I was reluctant about the idea; nervous that things wouldn't be quite as special. To my surprise, I've really enjoyed getting everything ready and I love that we're starting our own traditions. I wanted the table to feel festive, whimsical and rustic and went with white, gold and black. With just a few unique touches (like sparkly tulle layered over burlap and black feathers tucked inside the napkins), it has the comfort of home, but with our own twist.
Festive Fall Table
While I was up north for my San Francisco book signing a few weeks back, I had the pleasure of meeting up with Gayle, our incredible florist who did all of the flowers for our wedding. Her style is impeccable so I asked for her advice on how to make a festive fall tablescape ...read more