Entertaining

Fly the tricolore

Whether it’s a spread for six or dinner à deux, a touch of the tricolore is set to please.

Whether it's a spread for six or dinner à deux, a touch of the tricolore is set to please. Classic colours and traditional patterns bring a charming (and distinctive) accent to the table this spring. Pass the Beaujolais.

Clockwise from top left.

1 Photophore Collioure 40cm carafe, $42, from The Country Trader. (02) 9698 4661. 

2 Chalk board, $35, from Ici et Là . (02) 8399 1173.

3 Antique napkins, $70 each, from Ici et Là . (02) 8399 1173.

4 Blue gingham jar, $19, from The Country Trader. (02) 9698 4661. 

5 Gien "Empire" 25.5cm plates, $53.95 each, from The Bay Tree. (02) 9328 1101.

6 Bentwood Thonet chair "No 18", $139, from Glicks Furniture. 

7 Striped tea towel, $29, from Honey Bee Homewares. (02) 9948 9908.

8 Baguette basket, $29, from The Country Trader. (02) 9698 4661.

9 Baroque French cutlery, $225 for 24-piece set, from Honey Bee Homewares. (02) 9948 9908.

10 French tureen with lid, $225, from The Bay Tree. (02) 9328 1101.

11 Bakelite butter dish, $25, from The Country Trader. (02) 9698 4661. 

12 French linen sack (used as table runner), $199, from Honey Bee Homewares. (02) 9948 9908.

13 Ikea "Pokal" tumblers, $3.99 for six, and "Pokal" wine glasses, $1.99 each.

14 Velvet ribbons on timber bobbins, $29 each, from The Country Trader. (02) 9698 4661. 

15 Gien "Filets Bleus" 26cm plate, $36.50, from The Bay Tree. (02) 9328 1101.

16 Cake cover, $395, from The Country Trader. (02) 9698 4661. 

17 Pâté jars, $13 each, from Honey Bee Homewares. (02) 9948 9908.

18 Côté Table "Baroque" plates and bowl, $29 each, from Honey Bee Homewares. (02) 9948 9908.

19 Gien "Filets Bleus" 23.2cm plate, $29.95, from The Bay Tree. (02) 9328 1101.

20 Copper soup bowls with fluted rims, $69.95 each, from The Bay Tree. (02) 9328 1101.