The Complete Table: Fruit Basket Turnover

We tend to think of china patterns as two-dimensional designs presented on a flat surface, such as a dinner plate. But Lenox Autumn is...
A Fruitful Harvest

The Complete Table: A Fruitful Harvest

Introduced by Johnson Brothers in 1960, Autumn’s Delight, a casual china pattern embellished with the ripening bounty of autumn—apples, cherries, pears, and grapes—can inspire...
Outdoor Tea Party

Throw a Buffet-Style Outdoor Tea Party

Warm summer evenings call for a casual buffet-style outdoor tea party.
The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The late 19th and early 20th centuries, no china company was more popular among American brides than Haviland. The company, founded in 1842 by American...
GazeboOpener

Serve Tea in a Garden Gazebo

Watching the world come alive again from a garden gazebo is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring.

Delicious Ways to Honor Mom

Delicate bone china, pretty spring flowers, and delicious recipes add up to a wonderful way to celebrate mom on Mother's Day.
Coming Up Roses

The Complete Table: Coming Up Roses

The chintz pattern first arrived in Europe from India in the early 17th century in the form of brightly printed calico fabric with vibrant...
Set a Pretty Table for Easter

Set a Pretty Table for Easter

Celebrate Easter with an elegant and inviting tea table.
Outdoor Spring Tablescape

Celebrating Spring Tablescapes

Delight in the joy of spring with a tablescape brimming with seasonal blooms.
A Pretty Blue Calico Tea

The Complete Table: A Pretty Blue Calico Tea

By Betty Terry • Photography by Mac Jamieson Inspired by fabric from India, Blue Calico sets a delightful tea table with a cottage flair. Colorful calico patterns...

Latest Recipes

Pumpkin Patch Tea

Pumpkin Patch Tea

Blue Cheese Tea Sandwiches

Blue Cheese Tea Sandwiches

Reuben Swirls (front) and Butternut Squash Tartlets (back)

Butternut Squash Tartlets

Cinnamon Scones

Cinnamon Scones