Tea Time: Sit and Share

By Rose Hedgemond | Dec 16, 2018

For many who do not know, Avenues of Excellence launched its’ custom made table linen line, Table Couture.  You can view Table Couture’s store by clicking here. SHOP NOW. And with our “new” Table Linen store, it only seem right to begin a blog about all things Table Couture. So sit back and relax. Welcome…

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Gala Etiquette

By Rose Hedgemond | Oct 15, 2017

I just love the Fall season  and with all of the festivities are a slew of wonderful parties, gatherings and…galas. During the holiday season, many companies and organizations use this time to celebrate year long successes and honor those who have been generous contributors in one way or the other to the overall success of…

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Table Couture: The Beginnings of Dressing The Table-Summer fun

By Rose Hedgemond | Jul 20, 2017

The Art of Dressing the Table: Summer fun   Hello everyone and welcome back. This is the last part of our “Beginnings of Dressing the Table” we hope you have enjoyed these sessions. We are looking forward to many, many more sessions where in this session we will discuss everything dining, dining décor and entertaining…

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Table Couture: The Beginnings of Dressing the Table- Compliments

By Rose Hedgemond | Jul 10, 2017

Written by: Robin Baer Hello everyone and welcome back. I am so excited to continue on with our next three topics: China, Silverware and Glassware for the table. Now, fine china can be used in a formal dining setting and dinnerware for a more casual dining setting. You can use fine china or dinnerware the…

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Table Couture: The Beginning of Dressing A Fabulous Table

By Rose Hedgemond | Jul 4, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back. Today we will talk a little about how we begin to dress our table. Table dressing or setting came about in the late 18th century with the aristocrats to be a form of expression. To begin with, you need to know what type of occasion you are having and how…

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Table Couture: The uses and functions of the tablecloth

By Rose Hedgemond | Jun 24, 2017

    By: Robin Baer June 1, 2017 Hello everyone, I am so excited today, because we are going to talk about all things dealing with the tablecloth; specifically where the tablecloth originated from. Also,  we are going to talk about the uses and functions of a tablecloth.  First, let’s talk about the word tablecloth -over…

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Table Couture: Life and Beauty for the home

By Rose Hedgemond | Jun 24, 2017

  By: Robin Baer on June 2017   Hello. Welcome to Table Couture. My name is Robin Baer, Creative Director for Table Couture. Table Couture is a fine table linen brand which creates unique and custom made table fashions. Today I am inviting you to see what Table Couture is all about. To begin with,…

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Good Manners for Heading Back to School

By Rose Hedgemond | Apr 18, 2017

It is unfortunately not uncommon these days too hear how bullying and or an ill-mannered child can intimidate another student in school. Good manners can make a big difference in a student’s success and/or failure in many aspects of life. This is why it is so imperative for parents to begin teaching etiquette to their…

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