As Italian tradition teaches us, delight is a matter of elegant, subtle tricks. You can illuminate your environment by making lanterns out of glassine grocer’s paper bags. Or use glass jars to prevent your tea lights from blowing out in the wind. As a centrepiece you can use two basil pots wrapped together with a newspaper sheet tied with raffia. More than anything else, you should avoid overwhelming the space with unnecessary elements. The perfect décor consists of just as much as needed to create a cozy atmosphere.
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