An Inspirational Experience

Beautiful Tables Showcase

The Art of Entertaining

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2016 Winners

Professional
Formal - designed by Mary Worthington and Jo Lore "A Touch of Lavender Tea Party" Table 15
Whimsical - designed by Susan Krogh "Finding His Mate" Table 23                                       
Seasonal/Holiday - designed by David Colegrove "Autumn Splendor" Table 17
Contemporary - designed by Lea Corvin & Laura Wicklander "Book Club Brunch in the Library" Table 3

Novice
Formal - designed by Donna Erickson & Sandy Coates - "The Old Hunt Club" Table 13                                                         
Whimsical - designed by Robin Barnes & Hazel Jeffords "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Table 28
Seasonal/Holiday - designed by Gayle Gosney Wrede & Cory Platenberg "Sunny Spring Brunch" Table 24                           
Contemporary - designed by Dianne Sengstock & Diana Santos "Dinner With Hen and  Chicks" Table 9     

People's Choice

Novice
1st Place - designed by Sandy Ruffo "Oh So Provence" Table 22
2nd Place - designed by Donna Erickson & Sandy Coates - "The Old Hunt Club" Table 13
3rd Place - designed by Karen Robbins "Wild Pink Roses: A Remembrance of Home" Table 6

Professional
1st Place - designed by David Colegrove "Autumn Splendor" Table 17
2nd Place - designed by Retta Grisham "Dinner in the Garden" Table 11
3rd Place - designed by Mary Worthington & Jo Lore "A Touch of Lavender Tea Party" Table 15                                       

Designer's Choice

1st Place - designed by Sandy Ruffo "Oh So Provence" Table 22
2nd Place - designed by Carolyn Braden "Oh Spider Stew and Eyeballs Too" Table 18
3rd Place - designed by Karen Robbins "Wild Pink Roses: A Remembrance of Home" Table 6

October 20-23, 2016 10am-4pm

The showcase honors Eulalie Wagner, the former owner and visionary behind Lakewold Gardens, who is duly noted as a consummate gardener and hostess. Her elegant soirees are legendary and this event evokes her gracious spirit while offering the visitor ideas to continue the tradition of entertaining at home.

This kick-off to the holiday season provides a perfect time to visit Lakewold in its full fall glory and tour the Wagner House and enjoy over 30 beautifully decorated tables.

Admission: Lakewold Member $9 Non-Member $14

If you are considering participating in the 2016 showcase, you can view the 2016 Decorator Packet for general information on the event. For more information on becoming a participant, please contact Irene Russo at 253.584.4106 ext. 109 or irusso@lakewoldgardens.org.

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Please click on links below to view prior showcases.

2015 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2014 Beautiful Tables Showcase

2013 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2012 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2011 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2010 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2009 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2008 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2007 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2006 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2005 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2004 Beautiful Tables Showcase

2015 Beautiful Tables Showcase Winners

Novice
Formal - designed by Emily Whitcomb, "Commemorating Family Heritage" Table 13
Whimsical - designed by Sharon Baker, "Dinner With the Bento's: Boxes That Is" Table 4
Seasonal/Holiday - designed by Cynthia Morris, "On A Snowy Evening" Table 27
Contemporary - designed by Patricia Warren, "Heritage Hawaii" Table 24

Professional
Formal - designed by David Colegrove, "Enter Spring" Table 17
Whimsical - designed by Barbara Bullinger, "Dia De Los Muertos" Table 26
Seasonal/Holiday - designed by Retta Grisham and Julie Franco, "Cardinals - the Christmas Bird" Table 11
Contemporary - Lea Corvin and Laura Wicklander, "Blue and White Love" Table 7

Best of Show - designed by Barbara Bullinger, "Dia De Los Muertos" Table 26

People's Choice Novice
Heather MacMaster, "Dining With Style" Table 23
Cheryl Norton, "Winter Wonderland" Table 14
Emily Whitcomb, "Commemorating Family Heritage" Table 13

People's Choice Professional
David Colegrove, "Enter Spring" Table 17
Terese Garrett-Miller & Patricia Haberler, "Dining With David" Table 5
Irene Russo, "Tea Time in Ireland" Table 32

Designers Choice
Sandy Ruffo, "Midnight Blue", Table 18
Marguerite Wesseler, "Memories of Thailand", Table 15
David Colgrove  "Enter Spring" Table 17

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Lakewold Gardens
12317 Gravelly Lk Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
253.584.4106
Fax 253.584.3021
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 39780
Lakewood, WA 98496