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Accents in Silver for Shimmer & Shine

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Silver accents add glamour, shine and sophistication to my table. I love a bit of shine and shimmer and one or two well-place pieces just do the trick.

Here are some samples of table settings that have a little silver.... this is not about overwhelming the table, but just giving it that up-lift to make it special.- Family heirlooms, antique pieces, collectors finds and personal favorites. Each table is unique and tells a story... casual, comfortable, elegant, simple... and reflect the season and the location.- 

Antique family silver ashtrays now double as bread plates in this table as I wanted to show case the uniqueness of each one made with a silver coin. A small silver accent in the votive candles just added a bit of sparkle but was not overwhelming.  

White ceramics plates from Frances Palmer don't need much decorations, they are so beautiful and elegant. Antique silver cutlery gave the look sophistication and style. Just a bit of shimmer. 


Linen tablecloth paired with vintage Italian knives to mix the country with the city following the mixture of ceramic plates with vintage porcelain. It is all in the mix! 


And to use as accents on the table, the most versatile of all vessels: the mint julep cup. These are of different sizes and different provenance but all have the wonderful classic same made modern with simple arranged white roses. Talk about effortless chic.- 


Even painted accents in silver do the trick! For this table, I painted pineapples, acorns and pine cones in silver and gold.- It was a great idea for a country Christmas table that lasted well into in the New Year! 

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