Transformers

Cordial Notes

Ditch the Drambuie, tuck posies in petite glasses, and scatter across the table. Cordial and shot glasses are small enough to nestle between candles, place settings and serving pieces.

“Cheers” shot glasses, $34.99 for six, and cordial glasses, $34.99 for six; Mikasa, mikasa.com. Gold-colored handmade glass “Orsini” flutes, $95.50 for four; LSA, lekkerhome.com. Porcelain “Golden Wave” salad plates, $22 each and dinner plates, $37 each; Noritake, noritakechina.com. Gold-plated stainless steel “Ellipse” tablespoon and knife, $60 for five-piece place setting; Calvin Klein Home, 212-292-9000. Poppy cotton “Cite Imperiale” 69"x 98" tablecloth, $270, and 21" square napkins, $21 each; Le Jacquard Français, available at Loaves & Fishes Cookshop, 631-537-6066.