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Dishing It Up With Sharon Insul—Some Like It Hot … Or Not!

The mix of colored stemware looks to be dancing on a field of freshly blossomed fuchsia-colored flowers.

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 1:04 pm

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

With the weather yo-yoing about, bringing spring to the table seemed like a no-brainer. 

My last week’s table setting ( was filled with heart-starting colors of brilliant fuchsia, burnt orange drenched like the radiance of the sun, then gently cradled in a glass cobalt blue dinner plate, so rich in color that it reached to the very depth of my soul. 

Now I know some of you out in my readerland are asking , where am I going with this? Right? Question no more. Since I receive a lot of emails with both comments and questions, I thought my commenting on some of your comments and questions would be a nice change of pace. 

For those of you who missed last week’s tablescape, have a look. With a touch of imagination, the mix of colored stemware looks to be dancing on a field of freshly blossomed fuchsia colored flowers.

One of my readers wrote, “this table was tooooo bright, but loved the mix of dinnerware.” Hmm…not everyone is ready to take what I refer to as the seasonal plunge, or is in-like with shades of pink/fuchsia. No worries. My reply—start with a table linen of crisp white, or perhaps a sun bleached yellow, or a gentle sky blue.

Another readers comment was, “OMG! I am in love with this table setting, it makes me feel alive.” I say—yes, yes, yesssssss!

Please keep your emails coming to I love answering.

Those looking for a new twist on the same-old, ho-hum table setting need look no further. Help is here with Sharon Insul’s latest book “a collection of… Tableofferings from the go-to expert tablescaper.” The book is available in E-book and hardcover on Amazon –

For the children in your life there’s the “I Am Sooo Lucky!!!” trilogy about sisters Emily and Abby now available on Amazon. Book1 –; Book2 –; Book3 – 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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