You know those times you are in a frenzy with a thousand To-Do’s, guests in your house, a large dinner party to plan, deadlines at work and no one can help you because it’s all in your head and the only way to get it out is to do it yourself? Oh, and it’s the holidays. Yea well. It happens to me every year and every year I tell myself I’ll never do it again. And every year I find myself wondering what happened to that promise. This table was born from that frenzy. I needed an impressive table for my fabulous over-the-top, overachieving, professional chefs/bunch of psychologists dinner club. Whew! A simple bunch of flowers wouldn’t do for this group and I didn’t have the time to hunt-and-gather shop. So I hunted and gathered from my own closets, kitchen cabinets and old holiday things. It turned out so good I thought I’d share. Just in time for your very own frenzy.
Start off with a table covering. I used burlap my favorite texture of choice. Then start to build a platform to build a little height and interest to the table. I used an oval tray and filled it with oasis and stacked the center piece the highest.