Tablecloth Size Guide

Tablecloth Size Guide

Finding the right size tablecloth can be overwhelming so here are some general tips to help you find the right size for your table.  For formal dining we suggest a tablecloth that hangs 8″ to 12″ on all sides. For a more dramatic look try a tablecloth that hangs 30″ on all sides. This will create a puddle effect and is great for lavish celebrations. To determine the size you need, measure the length and width (or diameter if you have a round table) and add twice the desired drop to each figure.        **Don’t forget about table leaves if you have them.** Below is a chart to help you with finding the right size tablecloth for you....
13 Things To Know About Juliska Tableware

13 Things To Know About Juliska Tableware

   Some of the best memories are made when family and friends are gathered around a table. It’s a tradition that dates back thousands of years and one that helps us remember to appreciate and enjoy some of the things that make life beautiful: family, friends, & food (and wine)! The phrase, “L’ Amour et Savoir Vivre” which translates into “Love & the art of knowing how to live well” is the mantra used by Juliska’s founders, David & Capucine Gooding, to describe their company. Here are 13 things about Juliska that you might not have known. Juliska was founded in 2001 by an (English) husband & (French) wife team: Capucine and David Gooding. The Goodings were inspired by 40 Bohemian glasses from 17th century Europe they found in Paris. The company started with a line of mouth-blown glass drinking vessels from the Czech Republic. Over 85% of Juliska’s designs are produced in Northern Portugal, or around the city of Prague in the Czech Republic. Juliska is passionately “design-led” and launches over 150 new and unique products every year. Juliska’s stoneware is guaranteed to withstand the thermal shock of being transferred from freezer straight to a 500 degree oven – it’s tough! They have a full time ceramic technology & modelling team in Portugal making their original designs. The name “Juliska” is of Hungarian origin. Juliska is an actual person the Gooding’s met during their travels throughout Europe, she is a woman of great style, taste and warmth; she is their muse. Their quality control personnel discards 15% – 20% of the production to maintain their high standards. All of Juliska’s glass drinkware is...
How To Pick the Right Table Size

How To Pick the Right Table Size

How To Pick the Best Table Size  Base your decision on the number of people you usually have at dinner and then add two more spaces. 24″ of width per person should be a comfortable amount to sit without bumping elbows. Allow 32″ between a table and a wall to allow easy access. Allow 38″ if people are also going to be walking back and forth behind the table. Square tables are best only if you have a larger room because you need more space in the corners to make it comfortable. Below are some popular table sizes. Table People Room Rectangular 36″ x 40″ 4 9′ x 12′ 36″ x 78″ 6-8 10′ x 13’6″ 36″ x 96″ 8-10 10’6″ x 15′ Round 42″ 4 10’6″ x 10’6″ 48″ 6 11’6″ x 11’6″ 60″ 8 13′ x 13′ A tablecloth should have a 6″-10″ drop. To select the right tablecloth, add approximately 12-20 inches to the actual length and width of your table. Allow 2-3″ for possible shrinkage. When in doubt, it is better to err on the larger side. If you cannot find round tablecloths, square work just as well on a round table....