Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala


Design by Ashley Whittaker

Now that I’ve shown you an up close look at my table design for this year’s Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala, I’d love to share photos of more beautiful tablescapes by some of the other incredibly talented designers that participated. I loved seeing all of the creativity on display and with several Spring holidays coming up, this should provide you with some lovely inspiration for your Spring holiday entertaining. Scroll down to see the fabulous tables!

Design by Allison Hennessy

Design by Decorative Traces

Design by McMillen

Design by Leslie Banker

Design by Keith Carroll

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I am incredibly honored to have been selected for the second year in a row to design a table for the annual Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala. This time around I partnered up with Stark to design their sponsored table featuring beautiful fabrics available through Stark showrooms. The event just took  last week and I’m excited to share pictures of my table as well as a bit about the inspiration behind my design!

Always inspired by fashion and pop culture, I based my color story around an image from Balmain’s Spring ’14 ad campaign starring Rihanna. Above is a …

Nicole Gibbons - Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala

I’m so excited to finally share photos of my completed Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala table! When I learned that the theme of this year’s event was “High Society” I decided I would choose a “high society” muse to inspire my table design and I immediately thought of the iconic American heiress Doris Duke and her magical Hawaiian retreat which she called Shangri La. The daughter of a wildly successful tobacco and energy magnate, Duke was known as the richest girl in the world even earning the nickname “Million Dollar Baby.” She loved exotic travels which included journeys to …