09 Mar '12, 6pm

Vegetables and Herbs as Decor | Care2 Healthy Living

Vegetables and Herbs as Decor | Care2 Healthy Living

Move over hydrangea; the artichoke is taking your place. We’re fans of the vegetable-based decor that we’ve been seeing in some of our favorite restaurant spaces. This approach brings life and color to a room and also adds a note of interest. Above: Throwing a dinner party? Consider putting kale leaves or an artichoke in a vase, as seen in Babel Restaurant in South Africa . This makes for an instant centerpiece and conversation starter. Above: Beet greens stand in for a traditional floral arrangement, also seen at Babel Restaurant. The restaurant’s airy interiors are located in the South African resort Babylonstoren . Above: At The Fat Radish , a sustainable restaurant in NYC, the partners grow their own herbs, lettuces and other vegetables, many of which act as table decor during special rooftop dinners. Above: A cabbage sliced in half makes another compelling centerpiece...

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