Table Talk: Happy Preppy Table Setting

May 23, 2011

Set a color-saturated outdoor table that will make your guests giddy. While we never overthink a table setting, we’re suckers for the little touches. We started with the patriotic primaries of red, white, and blue—never together on a single item, mind you—and combined them in ways both classic (the ticking-stripe indoor/outdoor rug) and unexpected (the harbor-buoy red of the floral-print chair cushions, and the vintage vertical-strip tumblers). Then we layered in smaller accents, like...

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