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Kathryn’s attention to detail and creative eye have been very influential in her designs of the spaces in my home where we entertain friends and family. This attention to detail and her unique ideas ensure that my events stand out in the memories of those in attendance as extraordinary and unforgettable experiences. This book leaves no stone unturned-from the creative invitations to the thoughtful favors and incredible menu ideas-The Collected Tabletop will be a treasured source of inspiration for all those who face the fears and joys of home entertaining.

From an intimate martini party to a Thanksgiving extravaganza, Kathryn Greeley shows how to create easy, fun, and breathtaking tabletop designs that will make any occasion memorable, using your existing or new collections.

For each of the twelve events described in The Collected Tabletop, Greeley details the history and significance of specific items from each collection, ranging from heirloom china and crystal to intricate art glass and colorful majolica combined with hand-thrown pottery.

In this peerless resource for entertaining enthusiasts, you’ll learn how to use your own collections to define your personal hosting style.