Transformers

Turn registry basics into clever centerpieces

Super Bowls

When you're not serving salad, stack a few bowls and fill with whatever's at hand: cherry tomatoes, chili peppers, chestnuts…

Stoneware “Chalk” 14" round platter, $85, 10" serving bowl, $65, 6½" medium bowl, $50, and dinner plate, $20; all, Vera Wang Naturals for Wedgwood, wedgwoodusa.com. Red plastic and stainless steel “Fiesta” tablespoon and knife, $24.99 for five-piece place setting; J.C.Penney, jcp.com. Cotton and linen “Espelette—Safran” 70" x 70" tablecloth, $180, and napkin, $19; Yves Delorme, yvesdelorme.com.