Lime green and hot pink are the colors I chose for this tablescape on the sideboard. Label your cheese selections with fleur de lis cheese tiles, available at http://www.tableandhome.com/. I found the cute hot pink tree at C. J. Lilly and Company in Collierville, Tennessee. The Christmas tree is sitting inside a fleur de lis pewter urn and surrounded by a bed of lime green and hot pink paper shred. It is crowned at the top with lime green festive picks and ribbon. The ornaments are silver, hot pink, and lime green. (This tree is also perfect for you Lilly lovers out there). The embroidered linens were a gift from my friend Kerry Scott. Kerry was a Flight Attendant with Delta Airlines and was laid off after the September 11th tragedy. Since that time, she started her own business, embroidering children's products (burp pads and bibs), pillows, and fine linens. She is located in Hernando, Mississippi and you can visit Kerry online at Hanging By A Thread.
Now y'all, I simply must include some fondue etiquette because I know some of y'all have committed a fondue faux pas:
~Use your fondue fork to spear a bite-size morsel of food, then dip and swirl it into the cheese.
~Hold your fork over the cheese, allowing any excess to drip back into the pot. You can also bring your plate up under the bite to avoid dripping as well.
~Slide the piece of food off your fondue fork onto your plate, and eat with a dinner fork.
~Never dip food into a fondue pot with your fingers--you could spread germs or burn yourself.
Wine & Cheese Soiree Tablescape
Crudites, Cheese, and Fondue
Hot pink tree complements the table...
Party favors for the guests--mini wine bottles with bows & bells...Thank you for visiting with me today.