August 14, 2012

Lovely Dinner Party

Yesterday we got to be adults for a couple of hours hosting a very fun dinner party that was also a work-friends reunion of sorts. A proper dinner party, with conversation, dress up clothes, four kinds of wine, and a table actually set with actual place settings. So fantastic. Realizing in the mid-afternoon that we didn't actually have a tablecloth or a runner or anything to dress the table, I whipped up this black and white leaf centerpiece from two different Ikea fabrics (one is the black Stockholm Blad and the other is an old curtain I found in the As-Is bin and have no idea what it's called). Basically, after using some iron-on adhesive, I pieced each leaf onto a black tshirt backing in a pleasing shape.

Here's a closer look: