What Do You Keep on Your Kitchen Table?

What Do You Keep on Your Kitchen Table?

Tara Bellucci
May 19, 2011

"Lived-in" would be the diplomatic way to describe my kitchen. "A constant state of upheaval: might be a pinch more accurate. I love to cook, and lack of counter and pantry space means my kitchen table does triple duty. While I'm at one end of the spectrum, our house tours offer a rainbow of tablescapes from charmingly collected to beautifully bare.

Though there's currently a serving bowl of root veggies, a 2-tiered basket of fruit, and a full tea service on my kitchen table, I do appreciate simple beauty (and diligence!) of a more minimalist tablescape.

Evan & Greg's Small Cool Downtown LA Loft
Michael & Paul's Inherited Nostalgia
Tommy Smythe's Master Vignettes
Alexis' Divorce from Beige
From Junk To Funk In Donna's Handmade Home

Elisa's Red, White and Cozy
Jason & John's Hyper Saturated Home, Part 2
Nicola's Dining Room
Delia & Jeff's Flood-Prone Loft
Sharon & Chris' Monochrome Wonder

Stephanie's Charles Village Digs
Jessica's Room Of Her Own
James' Restored & Revived Amsterdam Apartment
Rene & Jerry's Sensational Single Family in the City

Whether it's a simple vase of flowers, a pair of candlesticks or full place settings, do you keep anything on your kitchen or dining room table?

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