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Summer 2013 Décor Trends: Combining Decorative Lanterns with Floral Art


Lanterns aren’t just for candles anymore—they also make an attractive alternative to run-of-the-mill containers like vases for flowers. “A major trend in centerpieces is tablescapes that integrate decorative items with floral pieces,” says Sue Taub, co-owner of Holbrook Cottage in Briarcliff Manor. “We love a lantern filled with gorgeous blooms spilling out onto the table, surrounded by votive candles. Or combine different-sized lanterns—some with candles, some with florals—running down the length of a table.”  The shop offers lanterns pre-filled with custom-designed fresh or “everlasting” flowers. For more info: holbrookcottage.com; (914) 944-0734.