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Dishing It Up With Sharon Insul—Think Outside The ‘Green’ Box For St. Patrick’s Day

A green quilted throw, purchased in Paris, has been called into double service. Followed with big squared white chargers, layered with white/green patterned plates, and topped off with teal colored hand-thrown bowls.

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 – 12:11 AM

Come sit with me for awhile and see what I’m bringing to the table…

Yes, yes, I get that the table for St. Patty’s Day does not have to be green. But—oh please—of course there is a but. Creating an celebratory atmosphere of fun, good company, great food and making memories just does not get any better. 

I know, sometimes it’s difficult making choices, such as what to use for a “green themed” table setting. My green quilted throw, that I bought in Paris years ago, has been called into double service. Followed with big squared white chargers, layered with white/green patterned plates, and topped off with teal colored hand-thrown bowls.

As most of you know, I love designing out-of-the-box. I concede that the tablescape seen here registers more than just out-of-the-box. What can I say? Nah, I have no regrets straying sooo far from “the box.” Why? Because I had fun creating it, and will have more fun enjoying it! People, people it’s time to step away from the plain old, ho-hum, boring table, and step-up your entertaining game.

Sooo what’s your choice for St. Patrick’s Day? Corned beef and cabbage, perhaps shepherd’s pie, or a hearty Irish stew. No matter what your dinner choice may be, a good old-fashioned Irish coffee with a dollop of whipping cream is very, very, very hard to beat. Ah, the luck of the Irish.

Now on Amazon is Insul’s latest book, “a collection of… Tableofferings™ from the go-to expert tablescaper.” Available in E-book and hardcover. http://amzn.to/2ehlCp4 

For the children in your life, it’s all about those adorable sisters in the “I Am Sooo Lucky!!!” book trilogy. Available on Amazon at http://amzn.to/2ehlCp4. Prime Amazon members can read for free.

Sharon Insul is the former owner of the Beverly Hills boutique Candle light and… 

 

 

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