House Beautiful Rooms that Dazzle

I did this tablescape for House Beautiful at Table No 1. I fell in love with the tablecloth because it looks hand painted. It inspired me to start painting again! Be on the lookout for some custom Lulu Powers napkins. 

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"I love doing edible table­scapes, so when I saw these plates, I thought, Eggplants! The pine branches on the embroidered­ linen napkins pick up the greens in the table­ cloth." Sofia Plates, $60 for four salad plates; $80 for four dinner plates, zgallerie.com. Diagonal Fold Custom Dinner Napkin, $65, walkervalentine.co, Anderson's Gold Flatwear,  andersonsnantucket.com 

  STEPHEN DANELIAN

STEPHEN DANELIAN

The concrete stools feel autum­nal but don't compete with the rest of the colors on the table. Plus, their gray hue alludes to the island of Nan­tucket, which is known as the Gray Lady." Stump Stool, $199, wisteria.com. Green lanterns add a warm, beautiful glow and bring more color to the room." Green Glass Lantern with Jute Handle, $10 for medium; $13 for large, worldmarket.com

  STEPHEN DANELIAN

STEPHEN DANELIAN

SPINACH PESTO
2 CLOVES GARLIC
1 CUP CASHEWS
2 CUPS SPINACH
1/2 CUP MINT
1/2 CUP PARMESAN
1/4 CUP OLIVE OIL OR MORE
SALT AND PEPPER TO TASTE

Put the garlic cloves in CUISINART and pulse until fine. Add the cashews pulse until crumbly. Then add the spinach, Parmesan and oil and pulse until your desired consistency.