Holiday golden sparkle

Hello, friends! Happy Monday! I’m back from my mini-vacation, ready for new challenges and lots of inspiration (by the way I missed your blogs so much!). With Christmas being just 12 days away (can you believe it?) it’s the right time to get in the holiday mood for real, if you still didn’t. I’m continuing with my virtual home and tree holiday decorating and if my Christmas tree was so non-traditional, with a fresh color scheme (see here), then I couldn’t resist keeping it all simple (or not) about my tabletop – sparkling gold with modern and glamorous touches. I’ve seen inspiring images in the latest Lonny (have you checked it yet? it’s a stunner!) and so I felt it’s the perfect direction for me this year! Here are some ideas:

Gold and sparkle is amazing, but to make it all a winter wonderland add some snowflakes (as napkin rings, for example), stars and angels and you’re sure to have a pretty tablescape!

How will you decorate your table this year? What color scheme will you go with?

*images via {this is glamorous}, Lonny, hgtv, Country Living

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13 Responses to “Holiday golden sparkle”

  1. Will
    13. Dec, 2010 at 12:44 pm #

    I’m glad you had a fantastic time on your mini vacay! Great to have you back and, yes, Lonny rocked!

  2. Ludmila
    13. Dec, 2010 at 12:48 pm #

    Thanks, Will! You’re sweet, as always! xoxo

  3. Anastasija
    13. Dec, 2010 at 1:49 pm #

    So inspiring! Predivne su slicice, 4. i 5. su mi favoriti, probacu da primenim!:)

  4. Brandi
    13. Dec, 2010 at 2:36 pm #

    Christmas is still held at my parents’ home, so I luckily am not in charge of any decorations or place settings. I do love the gold dishes though — they’re amazingly timeless and work so well for any occasion.

  5. Ludmila
    13. Dec, 2010 at 2:37 pm #

    Anastasija, hvala! I obavezno probaj, pa onda salji slike :)!

    Brandi, so true about the golden dinnerware! I love it!

  6. Sarah - Dodeline Design
    13. Dec, 2010 at 2:44 pm #

    These are gorgeous! Silver and gold, silver and gold…. stuck in my head now :-)

  7. Shannon @ What's Up Whimsy
    13. Dec, 2010 at 6:11 pm #

    That confetti table from the latest Lonny is haunting my dreams!! I love it!

  8. and flowers pick themselves
    13. Dec, 2010 at 7:51 pm #

    we tend to go a more simple, rustic route. these are SO lovely!

    xo Alison

  9. gosh, i am loving everything gold this holiday season too! loooove your picks – esp the second photo!


  10. Kristin
    14. Dec, 2010 at 4:19 am #

    Have you seen Nate Berkus’ line? He has some really pretty gold pieces!

  11. Dagny Thurmann-Hoelseth
    15. Dec, 2010 at 10:31 pm #

    I think we’ve been looking at the same spread! I actually went ahead and bought a bamboo inspired brass/gold flatware on ebay a few days ago! Can’t wait to get it! (this girl is planning some serious table settings in the future ;))

    Have totally been missing our morning chats! Hope things are well!!


  12. Ludmila
    16. Dec, 2010 at 10:07 am #

    Dagny! bamboo brass sounds gorgeous! hope you’ll snap some shots when it arrives. missing our chats too! xoxo


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