Must-Reads: A Hotel Bellissima & Displaying Dinnerware

Must-Reads: A Hotel Bellissima & Displaying Dinnerware

Every Monday, we corral five links from around the web worthy of sharing. On tap for today: how to end your summer on a fun note, ideas on displaying your dinnerware, a textile designer proves there is never too much of a good pattern and a fellow Houstonian creative opens up shop to the prettiest online destination for homewares, clothing and gifts. {hero image via The Socialite Family}

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LEAVE IT TO A TEXTILE DESIGNER. 

Think a busy rug and loud wallpaper can't cohabitate? Lisa Fine says think again. With the debut of this textile designer's new book this fall, Near and Far, we're revisiting her Paris abode for color inspo, and it's full of it.

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Pst! The Manhattan pad isn't shabby either. See more here{images via Lonny & The New York Times}

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ON THE AVENUE.

A friend, local Houstonian and client, Lyndsey Zorich, just opened up an (online!) shop, and it's spewing with inspiration. On The Avenue, there are several shops to peruse: the LIVE contains entertaining essentials, the WEAR will get your wardrobe fully equipped from blouses to earrings and the GIFT will be our go-to come holiday season.

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Our personal favorite product on the site now are these denim placemats with floss stitching. Check it out! {image via The Avenue} 

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BELLISSIMA.

In a deeply adored destination like the Amalfi Coast, the same couple of hotels start to become the mainstays. While Il Pelicano and Le Sireneuse will never be off the list of the most beautiful hotels and travel experiences, we love how the Santa Caterina completely immerses its guests in Italian tradition and history. Take a look at this feature and try not to be convinced it would rival today's top contendors. {image via The Socialite Family}

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GAME ON.

With just under a month remaining of true summer, it's time to do all the things. That means playing all the games. This piece lists the top five that feel true to the season and invite you to dive into some old-school fun with friends and family. {image via Getty Images}

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OBJECT ART.

Have more dinnerwear, cutlery and glasses than you have room in your cupboard? Put the pretties on display. Here are tips on how to present them so they can flaunt their good side in your home. {image via One King's Lane}

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