Decoration Book: Creative Tables, the Special Edition – Rose Fournier has a knack for fun, creative, and transformative table decoration. The settings in Creative Tables: Whimsical Place Settings forgo expensive tableware and accessories in favor of elements found in the typical home. Learn how pasta can become a whimsical centerpiece or step onto the set of an Audrey Hepburn movie adorned with classic pearls and red roses. Each exciting scene is so different from the one before, it’s easy to forget they were all created with the same set of dishware—and of course, the menu always complements the decor.
The art of table decoration enters the unexpected with Rose Fournier’s original designs. The third generation in a family of Swiss-French transformative decorators, Fournier has a knack for fun, creative entertaining without the fuss of endless shopping. The whimsical settings in Creative Tables forgo expensive tableware and accessories in favor of elements and ingredients already found in the typical home. Enjoy the charm of a centerpiece created with a book by Voltaire, discover the versatility of various types of pasta as an artful replacement for flowers, and step onto the set of an Audrey Hepburn movie adorned with classic pearls and red roses. Each scene is so radically different from the one before, it’s easy to forget they were all created in the same room with the very same set of all-white dishware—and of course, the menu always complements the decor. With photography highlighting the inventive details of each setting, the magic tricks of Creative Tables will motivate readers to try Fournier’s chic approach for their next soiree.
Rose Fournier is a designer and a writer. Born in Paris and brought up in the exuberance of hosting and entertaining, she developed her talent for the art of the table from family traditions. Her shared passions for decorating, cooking, and traveling impart constant creativity and culinary variety into her settings, which she creates with efficacy and simplicity.
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