Publication date: May 2013
Also available in Afrikaans as Maklike
tafelversiering vir elke geleentheid
Many of the important events in our lives are made memorable when we gather
with family and friends to share a meal. A stylish table complements both the food
and the occasion and Easy Table Settings is filled with inspirational ideas to
make every occasion special. Each table setting includes beautiful photographs,
accompanied by suggestions on how to develop the theme to suit your needs
and resources. The text includes hints on how to make various
décor items, and tips on entertaining with flair.
Content: Introduction; Informal dining at home
(casual brunch, book club dinner, tea party,
whisky and wine evening, family meals);
Dining alfresco (perfect picnic, romantic dinner,
celebrate spring, under the stars);
Come celebrate with us (graduation, Mother’s Day and
Father’s Day lunches, baby shower);
Formal dining; Just for kids (suggestions for hosting guests’ children);
Little ideas, big impact (tips on how to make several of the featured items);
Clare Huisamen, Ingrid Loud and Noeleen Foster and
have collaborated on various projects,
including home décor features for a number of publications.
The inspiration for this book was
borne out of the desire to make memories out of every occasion,
as well as enhance the
special times shared with family and friends.
Clare is the editor of a woman’s lifestyle magazine.
She lives by the philosophy that
nothing good is ever achieved without a massive dose of energy
and passion to drive it. Ingrid, an interior designer,
runs a successful décor and fabric company.
Noeleen, a professional
photographer for 15 years, has shot many covers for glossy magazines.
Wedding photography is one of her specialities.
© Text and photographs
Extract and images taken from Easy Table Settings for Every Occasion by Noeleen Foster, Clare Huisemen & Ingrid Loud, published by Struik Lifestyle an imprint of Random House Struik.