Christmas is all about gathering together for a feast with your favourite people. Sydney furniture makers Mark Tuckey asked seven of their favourite creatives to create a Christmas table (Some are glitzy, some are glam, some are just plain dotty) and we’re sharing one with you each day this week.
We love the work of super fun ‘chief flower enthusiast’ Holly Hipwell of The Flower Drum. “I was over the moon to be given the Loop dining table and my fave Egg Cup stools for The Tabletop Project, simply because the table is massive which means LOTS OF FLOWERS!
“For me, Christmas isn’t just about one special day, it’s the Festivas! A whole month of summer sunshine, jasmine-filled nights, fun decorations, celebrating, dancing and of course, the turkey!
“I love everything en masse — hand picking all of my favourite flowers and piling them up high. I think that’s why I love the Mark Tuckey products — beautiful hardwood, pine, Oregon and oak, all selected with the intention of making something pretty special and unique. I can never get enough of a good thing!
“For my table I used in-season favourites – wild field roses, peonies and hydrangea atop a mirrored runner (used to amplify the florals) and colourful honeycomb lanterns in pop (non-Christmassy) colours. I’d also like to congratulate myself for flying those beautiful blue plates down from my mum’s place in Queensland without breaking them. I needed them because they matched my outfit. Thanks Mum!”
THE TABLE TOP PROJECT HOLLY HIPWELL from www.shayneallen.com on Vimeo.