Joining Becky Wallace on her creative endeavour of gathering people together over a beautiful table has undoubtedly been one of the highlights of my summer. Last Friday, we enjoyed an incredible candlelit dinner prepared by Kim Steele on the back patio of East Coast Bistro. It was the perfect way to end the warm month of September. Becky has an extraordinary eye for design and her ability to execute her creative visions is flawless. It is so much fun for me to photograph these beautiful gatherings and watch her buzz around as she sets everything up.
I'll leave you with an excerpt from Becky's blog where she wrote about her creative process and the collaborative aspect of her endeavour with Kim. You can read her thoughts in their entirety and see the photos she took on her website here!
"For me, bringing an experience like this to life evolves over many weeks, and takes a lot of fine tuning. My initial inspiration was stunning fall dahlias and the beautiful dark blue linen napkins my mother had sewn for me. From there, I scavenged around and came up with brass accents (all collected from my mother and mother-in-law). I wandered through Fabricville, hunting for the perfect piece to cover the table, invested in some dark sheepskins to add a moody autumn feel, and could not resist throwing in some incredibly tall black tapered candles."