Fifth Annual Deck The Tables, Holiday Tabletop Tour, benefiting the Salvation Army


This festive designer Holiday Tabletop event at the Houston Design Center will feature the designs of luxury brands Baccarat, Bernardaud, Christofle and Lalique. More than a dozen showrooms will feature elaborately appointed holiday tabletops from Regina Gust Designs and several other Houston area design firms.

Celebrated Dallas-based event planner Todd Fiscus will open the event at on Dec. 3 with a presentation on holiday decorating and entertaining. Fiscus will speak in the Alkusari Stone showroom Suite No. 229. Seating is limited and reservations are required. An open house and tabletop tour will immediately follow, featuring the Salvation Army Harbor Lights Choir. 

The tabletops will also be available for viewing Dec. 4 through Dec. 7  from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Throughout the week special presentations will be offered. The schedule appears below.

Dec. 3, 5-8:30 p.m.
Kickoff Party & Open House Tour
The Fifth Annual Deck The Tables will open with a presentation by celebrated event planner Todd Fiscus and Open House. Known as the "Sultan of the Soiree," Fiscus' events have been published in Elle Décor, Indulge, Dallas Magazine and more. The Holiday Tabletop tour follows with live music from the Salvation Army Harbor Lights Choir. Guests will tour all participating showrooms to see the exquisite tabletop décor and enjoy festive hospitality.
Location: Alkusari Stone Showroom 229.

Dec. 4, 5-7:30 p.m.
Holiday Magnifique! with Christofle and Dodson Interiors
Christofle President and CEO Nicolas Krafft & Julie Dodson will delight to your senses with the latest in chic holiday décor with a traditional Sabrage lesson from the CEO himself. 
Location: Thorntree Slate & Marble Showroom 167

Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-noon
Brunch de Vacances with Bernardaud and Elias Events
Join event planner Deborah Elias and Bernardaud for holiday brunch and tips on traditional country French holiday décor. Established in Limoges France in 1863, Bernardaud combines tradition and innovation in tableware and decorative objects.
Location: Bunch & Shoemaker Showroom 152

Dec. 6, 4-6 p.m.
Joyeuses Fêtes Baccarat Style!
Join Baccarat's Blake Barber and designers Saba & Sarah Jawda for a modern twist on holiday entertaining.
Location: Randall Edward Design Showroom 160

Dec. 7, noon-2 p.m.
Home for the Holidays with Regina Gust Design & Teri Pugh Studio
Regina Gust & Teri Pugh share holiday cheer and chic holiday décor tips and trends from traditional to the avant-garde.
Location: Teri Pugh Studio 156



The Houston Design Center
7026 Old Katy Rd.
Houston, TX 77024-2154


Admission is free; $10 donation to the Salvation Army suggested.
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