Establish a color theme, and stick with it. For example, the seedpod paperweight picks up the gold rim of a plate; a bowl of allium blooms echoes the burgundy tablecloth and the plate's green accent stripe. This table setting makes a subtle statement because it emphasizes muted tones and restraint—no paper Pilgrims in sight. Calla lilies and a lady-slipper orchid with feathers for leaves lend texture and interest. Odell is inspired by Lee's fuss-free approach to glamour: "Jung showed me how to make everyone feel like he's got the best seat in the house."
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