Midnight Garden

This month’s design class, Midnight Garden, was inspired by moody floral print patterns in fashion. Deep burgundy to plum hellebores, anemones, tulips, vanda orchids, scabiosa and grand jubilee english garden roses are combined into earthy matte black ceramic vases.  To complete the look for tabletop, we paired the arrangements with black linen table clothes and black stone plates. Blossoms are loosely clustered and strewn on the table for a pattern like effect ♣

Midnight Garden Pattern Inspirations

Here’s a few tips on how to create a Midnight Garden Table:

Color Palette: Plum, burgundy, black – the darker the better!

Loose Flowers: To accentuate the pattern like effect, cluster loose blossoms directly on the table.  These can go between the arrangements and place settings.  Add these at the last moment, preferably within an hour of sitting town to the table.   Camellias, heartier English garden roses, coffee beans and vanda orchids are perfect for this!

Napkin Treatment: A tuft of coffee bean and camellia leaves accent each napkin.

Table Cloth: Black! We love linen, but you can also use cotton or a matte satin for a sleeker, modern look. As shown, black tablecloth linen from La Tavola Tuscany Collection.

Place Settings: Black plates really add to this look!   As shown, dishes, glasses and flatware are from Classic Party Rentals.