Unlike many twenty somethings who travel to the city for New Years, our friends have a tradition of fleeing our city as fast as we can to celebrate in Upstate New York on Lake George. Age-appropriate behavior takes a further hit: We jigsaw puzzle and wine guzzle.
But the pièce de résistance of this year’s friend-family feast is most certainly the tablescape. The theme: Pendleton Plaid. Weeks spent planning: Four and a half. Time spent at the actual table: About 30 minutes. Worth it.
Let’s break it down.
Plaid tablecloth accented with a burlap runner
Multiple plaids working in harmony
Vintage trophy filled with green poms and seasonal fronds
Ambiance a la oil lamp
and also, this happened:
Vintage plaid suit: feels like pajamas, parties like a tuxedo.