Serving in Style at the Minnesota Governor's Residence
A gorgeous tabletop sets the tone for an elegant meal. These three distinct looks offer an artful approach to holiday entertaining.
Black-and-white stripes give this tablescape a crisp, unconventional charm. Bold pops of deep garnet add warmth to the sleek, modern setting.
STYLISTS’ SOURCES: Chairs from Ultimate Events; linen from Event Lab; plates from Macy’s; cloches from EuroNest; and floral from Bachman’s. For contact information, please see the Buyer's Guide.
Natural materials have natural appeal, especially when woven fabric, rustic twine, and wood grain contrast smooth polished stone. Moss green livens up an otherwise neutral color palette, while floral that hangs from a vintage drying rack suggests a forest canopy.
STYLISTS’ SOURCES: Chairs from Ultimate Events; linen and drying rack from Event Lab; vases, milk bottles, and wooden balls from Twiggs; lanterns from EuroNest; and floral from Just Bloomed. For contact information, please see the Buyer's Guide.
Buttery satin, sparkling crystal, and polished metallics are timeless classics that complement the Governor’s Residence’s fine china. White roses and gold accents make the look even more regal.
STYLISTS’ SOURCES: Chairs from Ultimate Events; serving pieces from Julia Knight; and floral from Fleurissima. For contact information, please see the Buyer's Guide.
Tour the Governor’s Mansion This Holiday Season:
The historic Minnesota Governor’s Residence, located at 1006 Summit Avenue in St. Paul, celebrates its 100-year anniversary by hosting tours throughout the holiday season. The resplendent 27-room English Tudor mansion will be open to the public on Tuesdays, November 27, and December 4, 11, and 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. See admin.state.mn.us/govres/tours for more information.