Small enough to keep in hand while holding a cocktail but large enough for supporting a few snacks, cocktail napkins are a perfect complement to any party. The big box stores will certainly be stocked with disposable options but for a greener gathering, check out these cloth cocktail napkins. More
Geometric lines, crosses and arrow prints in neon colors, pinks, bright yellows and mint green. Not traditionally Autumnal, but still really on trend - which makes them fun for entertaining, no matter what the weather is outside. More
I've always been impressed by anyone skilled with watercolors because I appreciate the fluidity and lightness the painting method radiates. This selection of home — and even tech — accessories borrow the style in good taste. More
I'm not huge in theme-y themed things, so I like the idea of holiday table linens that have life longer than one day a year. This color palette takes you well into the season, but doesn't feature the requisite spiders or autumn leaves.
When it comes to dinnerware, it's hard to find that perfect purple. With so many hues to choose from, there's the chance you'll end up with a children's tea party or a table that's too matchy-matchy. Here are some pieces for a grown-up look without turning into Marie from Breaking Bad. More
I was photographing a friend's kitchen when I realized the produce basket looked spectacular against her bright lime green walls. I had been under the impression that white plates made food look its best, but now I'm tempted to add a pop of yellow-green for a natural complement to a rainbow of edible delights. Here are 10 cheery chartreuse finds to create the look on your table. More
One of my favorite things to do at this time of year is to visit the local farmers markets that are so abundant in New England. From the rows of fresh fruit and produce to bundles of cut flowers, it's as much a treat just to visit as the fresh produce I take home with me is to eat. I've rounded up some fresh products and ideas inspired by local farmers markets below the jump.