Sleek branches wrapped with ribbon give this setting a heightened sense of style. Floral designers Ron Guialdo and Kristine Ellis of The Color of Magic, NYC, 212-967-5439, created an imaginatively organic display, pairing sky blue and deep violet with chocolate brown, adding lush florals, and, for a luminescent touch, placing votive "nests" among the branches.
Centerpiece of ribbon-wrapped branches in rock-filled vases, $150 each. Wild-pussywillow chair treatments, $50 per chair. Chairs and linens from 29th Street Marketplace, 212-594-6538. "Venice" plates from Wedgwood, 800-855-1550, Wedgwood.com. "Metropolitan Platinum" goblets from Waterford, 888-938-7911, waterford.com.