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Table-Top Styling: Style Memorable Tablescapes for Every Season

Justina Blakeney, Designer / Stylist / Author

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4 Videos (38m)
    • Intro to Tabletop Styling, the 5 Principles & Floral Centerpiece Design

      8:49
    • Applying the 5 Principles of Tablescaping to a Basic Table-top

      11:04
    • The Autumn & Winter Tablescapes

      10:05
    • The Spring and Summer Tablescapes + Placesettings

      7:34

About This Class

Do you ever come across a professionally styled table-tops and wonder how it looks full but not stuffed, chic but not gaudy, simple but not boring?  This class presents key tips for creating layered, lush and lovely tabletops for every season.

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What You'll Learn

No matter the event – a holiday, birthday or simple dinner among friends – a table is the venue, and how it’s styled can determine how your event is remembered.

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Through video lessons you will be exposed to different approaches to table styling, and take away five key concepts to turn any table into a fun, festive and unforgettable place to enjoy friends and family.

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Festive Table-Tops for Every Season

The course includes step-by-step instructions of how to style a basic table-top, and then goes into details of how to cater tablescaped to events--small and large--all year round.

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  • Spring: The season where plants "springs forth" right onto your dining table! Using blooms, blossoms, seasonal fruits and many other natural elements, you’ll learn to style a tabletop that’s perfect for Springtime weddings, baby and bridal showers, holidays and other gatherings.
  • Summer: The season of beach breezes, wild berries and cool blues. We’ll create tabletops perfect for summertime holidays, including graduations, birthdays or even lazy afternoon bbq’s.
  • Autumn: The season of rusty hues, cozy sweaters and hearty soups!  We will create tabletops perfect for the season of falling leaves including ideas for Halloween, Thanksgiving and everything in between!
  • Winter: The holiday season, full of sparkle and snow, giving and glow! Our winter table-top will be a feast for the eyes, fit for winter holidays, romantic dinners and New Year celebrations.

In this class, you’ll learn to effortlessly create a table-top for any occasion that is chic, personal, memorable—and all on a budget!

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*The class will also include expert floral design tips and ideas from professional floral designer, Kelly Cuadra of Brown Paper Design AND tablescape photography tips from photographer Jennifer Chong!

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Justina Blakeney

Designer / Stylist / Author

I'm Justina Blakeney- a design maniac with a bohemian heart.

My tabletops have appeared in publications worldwide including Anthology Magazine and Martha Stewart Weddings. My design and styling work has been featured on ElleD?cor.com, NBC's The Today show, Vogue Italia, Glamour magazine, Apartment Therapy's Big Book of Small, Cool, Spaces, Cottages and Bungalows Magazine, Design*Sponge, Oh Joy!, Poppytalk, Apartment Therapy, Rue Magazine, Lonny Magazine, The Huffington Post and Refiner...

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