Flutter Magazine Issue No. 7 Flutter Magazine Issue No. 7 - Page 17

CREATE the SCAPE Amy’s top five tips for setting the swoon-worthiest of scenes My design aesthetic is inspired completely by the natural world; nothing speaks to me more than a beautifully overgrown garden or a windswept wildflower meadow. ONE Look for blooms in a warm, sunset palette (I sourced mine from Florabundance). TWO Search out heirloom citrus at your local market to create an abundance of fruit like an old dutch painting. THREE Collect a group of taper candles at different heights and cluster them asymmetrically for a casual look. FO U R Keep your tableware and linens understated but elegant to let the citrus be the star of the show. F I VE Use at least one votive candle per guest on the tables for ample glow. Tabletop Confessions: Aside from sourcing the most beautiful flowers available, the most important element on a table is candlelight. The best parties are the ones where people linger after the sun sets and everything is bathed in a beautiful glow, at that point everything else is secondary to abundant, romantic lighting. f lu t t e r m ag . c o m 15