We recently stumpled upon a wonderful post from 2 or 3 Things I Know that we bookmarked AGES AGO (1/3/09!); it is a divinely minimalist place setting with a philosphy to boot:
The key is to not turn to
magazines for design
advice. buy buy
It’s all about
the placement of
(just a few) objects.
cheap, found, basic
Cerre gives a little how-to and her favorite sources for creating a setting like this. What grabbed us is the paper towel “napkin”, rolled with squares of perforated packing paper repurposed from Muji and tied with twine.
We have have never seen a paper towel so perfectly chic’d up and able to contend with a cloth napkin, via a smart optical illusion.
Related posts: unhemmed (ripped) linen with yarn stitching
the joys of unorthodox tableclothes
d-i-y instant color block tablecloths
copy this: “moderne” patchwork tablecloth