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Houston Design Center, Deck the Tables, table decorations, December 2012, Todd Fiscus table, table setting
"Use quirky [ornaments and objects] so that it looks collected, even if it isn’t," suggested noted event planner Todd Fiscus. Courtesy photo
Davon, Houston Design Center, Deck the Tables, December 2012, The "Sultan of Soiree" Todd Fiscus charms the crowd
Fiscus, the "Sultan of Soiree," charmed the crowd at the Houston Design Center. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Davon, Houston Design Center, Deck the Tables, December 2012, Sabering before
Christofle's Ginny Gerard demonstrated the art of sabering. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
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Saba and Sarah Jawda encourage entertainers to "use what you have. And don’t be afraid to mix and match" your plates, glasses and stemware. Courtesy of Houston Design Center
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Teri Pugh and Regina Gust's holiday tabletop was anything but ordinary.  Courtesy of Houston Design Center