“I love to see a room infused with wonderful jewel tones mixed with gold or silver. It makes a statement and gives the home such warmth.”
—Ellen Gerard, owner, Sweet Pea
YULE BRIMMER: Right, Alston wing chair from J M Pacquet;needlepoint amaryllis pillow from Michaelian & Kohlberg; antiqued white urns from Art & Antiques; star mirror from Global Views; lamp from Gallery Designs; leopard frame from Breaux Art; antique Lily print, matted and framed by the designer.
CHRISTMAS DINNER: Below, hand-embroidered linen placemats andmonogram napkins from Fino Lino; water and wine glasses from Abigail’s; Aladdin flatware in pearl finish from Vietri; copper tiered dessert obelisk from Dover Metals; red toile dinner and soup dish from AA Importing; red and green Majolica cabbage dishes from Lina’s.
All merchandise available at Sweet Pea, 217 Jersey Avenue, Spring Lake (732-449-6999; sweetpeahome.net). Designer: Sweet Pea owner Ellen Gerard. Floral Design: Craig Kiely and Barbara Reed of Craig P. Kiely LLC, Red Bank (732-741-3350).Happy Hanukah
“Decorating for the holidays, any holiday, should be fun. There are so many unique things available. No stuffy rules apply.”
—Melissa Altman, owner, Garden Party at the Shopper’s Wharf
FIT FOR A MACCABEE: Above, platter and bowl from Mariposa; recycled glassware hand-blown in Mexico from Mariposa.Below Left: Star ofDavid platter, napkin holder, and weighted dreidel from Mariposa; handmade stainless steel spoon with real sea glass, stones, and shells, exclusive to Garden Party.
LET THERE BE LIGHT: Below, Menorah from Mariposa;glass hurricane lampshandmade in Italy from Ercole,each one-of-a-kind; canvas shell paintings from Fabrice de Villeneuve.
All merchandise available at Garden Party at the Shopper’s Wharf, 70 Bridge Avenue, Bay Head, (732-295-4333). Designer: Garden Party at the Shopper’s Wharf, Melissa Altman. Floral design: Christine Rosner, Flowers by Roz, 2319 Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant (732-899-3440).Happy New Year
HOUND SWEET HOUND: Left and below, polished-nickel ram horn candle sticks; tall crystalchampagne flutes; pewter silverware set; white soup bowl with pewter rim, all available private label. Vintage Gorham sterling silver and cobalt glass-lined salt cellars; vintage cut-crystal champagne ice bucket; linen napkins from Sferra.
HOLIDAY ON ICE: Below, tall crystal champagne flutes and vintage sterling tray.“Set a table that glimmers, light a few candles, pour the champagne, and watch how your guests linger.”
—Matthew Root, owner, Houndstooth Home
All merchandise available at Houndstooth Home, 219 Main Street, Gladstone (866-446-1933; houndstoothhome.com). Designers: Frederick Root and Matthew Root, Houndstooth Home.Click here to leave a comment