Centerpieces, tribute spotlight Laurelwood Backyard Membership Scholarship Tea

Centerpieces, tribute spotlight Laurelwood Backyard Membership Scholarship Tea

FITCHBURG — Members and friends of the Laurelwood Backyard Membership have been streaming into the Fitchburg Artwork Museum on Saturday, Sept. 17 for the eleventh Annual Scholarship Tea that was held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

As friends have been proven to their tables, they have been enveloped into one other world of awe made doable by members of the Laurelwood Backyard Membership. They first got here to Claire Lavin’s tablescape desk “You’re My Cup of Tea” making their approach by way of the “Moroccan Market” designed by Gail Allo and resulting in the tablescape-themed desk “Leaves of Grass” designed by membership President Kathryn Nowosielski in all its amber coloration.

Deb Vilandry stands at her tablescape table “Foraging in the Woods” with Connie Fenner and Bess Blunt.

They stopped on the tablescape-themed desk “Foraging within the Woods” designed by Deb Vilandry, who greeted her friends proven dressed to mirror her theme. Vilandry defined how she wished the friends, whereas they have been sipping tea, to get pleasure from a sense of a woody setting — taking within the texture, coloration, simplicity that she skilled this summer time on a smaller scale. She used feathers inserted in a tree trunk manufactured from bark for coloration and texture and surrounding it with bark, leaves, acorns, pine cones for a woodland flooring and ending it with inexperienced and brown plaid tablecloths.

“Each desk was spectacular, creativity from thought by way of supply, may have made any journal cowl,” Vilandry stated. “It will likely be a memorable expertise for me.”

Taking a look at all of the inventive floral centerpieces, one wonders how does all of it come collectively and what provides one the inspiration to create these floral themed centerpieces.

Carol Ferrell explains her designing tablescape theme “Monet’s Garden.”

Carol Ferrell defined how she wished to her my particular steel bowl to create a water lily pond, so she used French artist Claude Monet’s Water-Lilies Sequence to encourage her tablescape design “Monet’s Backyard.” The distinctive paintings by Ferrell was how she folded her inexperienced napkins to appear to be a lily pad with a white flower within the center, inserting it on the plate, which regarded prefer it was floating on a pond. A miniature Monet Water Lily print was at every place setting.

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