Happenings — entertaining

Event Recap: Holiday Tablesettings Workshop

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We recently hosted a Holiday Tablesettings Workshop including table decorating, tips for entertaining and how-to demonstrations. We invited some of the most creative professionals we know to collaborate and share ideas for the upcoming holidays.  Featuring David Wunderlich of Juliska, Carolyn Lasako of Kari Rider Events, Amy Wilkins of Monteray Farms, Eunice Kim-Port of Surcee Calligraphy and local spirits distributor, Hair 'O The Dog, who provided champagne for the evening. Photography provided by Melissa Grimes-Guy. Enjoy a few photos and recap of the event! Fiona Weeks and Don Wooters, co-owners of Dwelling & Design and co-hosts of the evening, greeting all in attendance, and sharing...

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In the spirit of independence and the opportunity to pursue our dreams (we love what we do, and thank you for allowing us to do that!), we're celebrating by discounting everything storewide this weekend. Need a few things for entertaining this weekend?  Come in and take a cool, refreshing breath while browsing our latest designer selection of serving trays, bar carts, cocktail recipe books, placemats and table linens...  ...We also have the newly released Al Fresco Melamine dinnerware from Juliska in-stock!  Perfect for entertaining indoors and out (check out the promo video here)!   Find relaxation amongst indoor/outdoor pillows from Designers Guild, fun...

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Juliska Summer Release - Introducing Al Fresco Melamine!

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From their Al Fresco Collection, this new melamine dinnerware was made with the adventurous entertainer in mind.  Durability meets design with the iconic Berry & Thread motif allowing you to seamlessly entertain indoors and out.   Available in Colorful, Neutral (Off-White) designs Dinner Plate & Salad/Dessert plate sizes Clear Glasses also available for pre-order Outdoors, Child & Animal friendly Made of Melamine, BPA Free Dishwasher safe, top shelf recommended Imported   **View and purchase NEW Juliska Al Fresco Melamine items in our ONLINE STORE.**   And check out the Juliska promo video below:  

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Ideas & Inspiration: Outdoor Settings Pt. 1

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Since it's that sunshine-celebrating time of year, we thought we’d explore some of the most exciting and practical ways to transform your outdoor area into "party central", "relaxation station", or whatever vibe you might be going for.  Whether pool-front, waterfront, green-grassy acres or garden bonanza, there are plenty of options to enhance and optimize your exterior spread. [Photograph © Fiona Newell Weeks] We're talking about woven all-weather wicker, ethically-harvested teak frames, heirloom-worthy aluminum, versatile “grid” geometric seating, illuminating lanterns, Parasol canopies, palm planter boxes, hard-as-nails ceramic table tops, retro chaise-on-wheels, and peanut tables, just to name a few.   Any of those strike your fancy...or...

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Brand Focus: Juliska

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  Featuring Q & A with Juliska Sales Representative David Wunderlich  If you haven’t visited the store recently, the showrooms at Dwelling & Design are all decked-out with seasonal flourishes for the upcoming holidays. One of the brands that has provided incredible inspiration with these decorating endeavors is Juliska and their brand new releases, which include some of the most out-of-this-world tablesettings we’ve laid eyes on. On the contrary to our over-the-moon ecstasy however, you will find that their product line centers around an intuitive old-world understanding and has established itself on a very organic and artisanal down-to-earth level.  ...

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