Oh, fans. Your food photos leave us overcome with feelings of love. And hunger.
You’re our fans. Or you like us — whatever Facebook is calling it these days, we want you to know that we like you back. And we’re huge fans of the fabulous food photos you post on our wall. Take Layla’s Vegetarian Sushi, for example. It looks incredibly delicious (reminds us a bit of the veggie sushi Chef Morimoto created for Food Network Magazine) and we love her step-by-step instructions on her website.
Way to go, Layla. You rock. Keep sharing, we’re hungry for more.
Every year something goes horribly wrong and I’m left with a mis-mash of clutter on my table. You mentioned bold colors (which I LOVE) but my walls are bright yellow and orange. Is it over the top to incorporate more bold colors in my tablescape or should I go subtle? I don’t want my guests to need sunglasses but I don’t want it to look blah! ~ Robin
Here’s what Wendy shared:
While table settings should connect to the immediate environ, it’s the type of gathering that determines the “flavor” of color…
- High energy: If it’s a lively event with spicy foods and fun music, go bold!!! A tropical “bamboo” green would also be a great choice in your setting, Robyn.
- Down to earth: Neutrals or creamy textures are great for a more conversational, daytime mood.
- Tryouts: Test how your color vision works with your table and the rest of the room. Paint swatches are helpful. Or in a pinch, try book jackets, colorful clothes like sweaters and scarves, or simple objects around your home to achieve that preview.
- Start small: Still unsure? Use a touch of bold color via napkins or a table runner for a color splash with impact.