August 6, 2015

setting the table, italian style

Setting a table Italian style is so easy! Today, I gathered some olive and bay branches from my garden, plus a few sprigs of lemon verbena for the amazing aroma, and used them all as a backdrop for a few colorful and fresh lemons. 

I chose to use these colorful melamine plates from Pottery Barn as salad plates, and the beautiful ivory plates are vintage Wedgwood.  Both plates sit on rustic raffia place mats from Ikea.  These place mats add just the right amount of texture!  Now we are ready for our dinner guests… cosi facile! (So easy!)   

ciao! fabiana


  1. Hallo ciao i am italian i discovred now your blog! Bellissimo, i like it and i would like to Follow it. This is my small blog Snowinluxury about italian fashion and lifestyle! It is a great pleasure for me if you Follow me! Sorry for my english very bad!! Ciao ciao

  2. One question: the table is your???

    1. Yes, this is my table!

      ciao, ciao


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