The pintuck linen topper depicted in this slideshow is a 90″ square, it is laundered with softener, and not ironed. These toppers can be used at no additional charge as is. Or, prior to events these can be professionally laundered & ironed (crisper look) for $5/ea.
A 12″ square block covered in green moss was used as a foundation for the two decor setups. The moss squares add a bit of height for the centerpiece.
The only fresh flowers in these photos are the pink garden roses tucked in the lace napkin bands, they were also added to the silk hydrangeas in the vase. Garden roses grow in clusters, they will last for hours when the stems are placed in water tubes which can be easily hidden in the folds of fabric or added greenery. Pecan branches have been added for height and drama in a crystal vase, we always have a stash on hand from tree trimming on the property.
Buffet dinners are the most common meals served at EHHPG. Although some renters will order china, flatware and glassware thru their caterers, clear acrylic plates and cups that are set up with the food are most commonly used. Napkin-wrapped flatware in a rented cloth napkin is a good way to add color and functionality to guest tables, we’ll wrap and place these. Colored poly napkins may be rented thru our supplier for .51/ea, or, use our white poly napkins & pay the .35/ea price for laundering. If paper napkins are used, we provide wire basket dispensers to prevent them from blowing away should it be windy.
For the bride and groom’s table, we often set up china or depression glass from Kathy’s personal collection – in this case early Spode china plates & 1930’s pink depression glass and goblets. Another excuse to continue collecting!