Shabby Chic: Sumptuous Settings and Other Lovely Things
Rachel Ashwell uses her signature style to make any event a special occasion. This beautiful, accessible book proves that entertaining need not be expensive. Making every day into an elegant extravaganza is a matter of inspiration and imagination, and shopping is a great way to get inspired. Travel with her to unique locations like a Chinese grocery store, local antique mall, a flower market, or a flea market to search for the perfect accents that will give your event unexpected charm without breaking the bank. Use the treasures you find to jazz up average items ndash; sometimes it's as easy as adding a little paint, ribbons, or flowers. Decorate the chairs, create a themed meal, or custom design menus and place cards. When it comes to setting a scene, Rachel is an expert and with her easy howndash;to advice, you can be too. She has practical ideas for any occasion ndash; baby showers to weddings, birthday parties to bar mitzvahs, even oldndash;fashioned family dinners.
Author: Rachel Ashwell
Edition: (Edition: 1St Edition)
Publisher: Harper Design
Release Date: 2004-11-23