Parenting

Trays for Days

A curated tray of everyday objects and beloved items defines a space in your home—as well as those who live there.
Photograph courtesy of Carter Smith. Portraits by Stephen Voss. Photograph of juice by Maren Caruso/Getty Images. Illustrations by Edel Rodriguez. Photographs by Kate Warren. Creative By Design Army/Photography By Kip Dawkins/Styling By Marcie Blough. Photographs by Kip Dawkins.

A Welcome Oasis

Natural touches, organic accessories, succulent plants, beach finds from your last family vacation—Keep them all together in one treasured spot.

Photograph by Kip Dawkins.

1

READING GLASSES

$38 at Anthropologie

2

DIPTYQUE EUCALYPTUS CANDLE

$60 at Bluemercury

19945-C Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax;

703-988-9500

3

BURNISHED-HORN TRAY

$135 at jaysonhome.com

4

ROYAL APOTHIC MEYER BLOOMS EAU DE PARFUM

$32 at Anthropologie

5

GOLD-TOPPED SCISSORS

Similar styles at GlassBoat

3226 W. Cary St., Richmond

804-358-5596

6

BEAT POETS AND ZEN POEMS FROM EVERYMAN’S LIBRARY

$11.04 to $11.49 at Amazon.com

7

POTTED SUCCULENT

$10.95, similar styles at Crate & Barrel

8

BONE-HANDLE MAGNIFIER

$32 at jaysonhome.com

9

STEPHANIE KANTIS HAMMERED-LINK NECKLACE

$495 at Saks Fifth Avenue

Tysons Galleria

10

GOLD-FLECKED CORK TRAY

$78 at C. Wonder

Mediterranean Bliss

Bright blues and corals, gold accents, Ikat and chevron prints with coral—it’s like a vibrant, Mediterranean paradise in your home.

Photograph by Kip Dawkins.

1

ZUMA WOOD TRAY

$29.95 at Crate & Barrel, the Market Common

703-890-2300

2

SANTORINI SELENE BUD VASE

$68 at Jonathan Adler

1267 Wisconsin Ave., NW

202-965-1416

3

FOIL DESK CALENDAR

$19.95 at Paper Source

Multiple area locations

4

PIPE MATCH STRIKE

$42 at Jonathan Adler

5

FAUX CORAL IN SMALL

$24.95 at Z Gallerie

Tysons Corner Center

703-506-8602

6

ANIMAL RECTANGULAR CERAMIC PLATE

$38 at C. Wonder

Tysons Corner Center

703-761-3970

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

703-413-7046

7

GOLD MONOGRAM WINE STOPPER

$34 at C. Wonder.

8

RGB NAIL COLOR IN MONARCH

$18 at Redeem

1810 14th St., NW

202-332-7447

Lady Luxe

Indulge your glamorous side with textures and shimmery gold accents; combine with a secret stash of pearls and words of Coco Chanel’s wisdom, and the display is complete.

Photograph by Kip Dawkins.

1

ANIMALIA ELEPHANT TRINKET BOX

$98 at Jonathan Adler

2

TALES OF THE JAZZ AGE BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

$25 at Trohv

232 Carroll St., NW

202-829-2941

3

COCO CHANEL: AN INTIMATE LIFE BY LISA CHANEY

$17 at Anthropologie

Multiple area locations

4

TORY BURCH EAU DE PARFUM SPRAY

$110 at Bloomingdale’s

Chevy Chase

5

KEY BOTTLE OPENER

$48 at jaysonhome.com

6

MICHAEL ARAM NEW LEAVES CHAMPA CRACKER PLATE

$79 at michaelaram.com

7

PAPER COASTERS

$20 for a set of 24; similar styles at Kate Spade New York

Multiple area locations

8

SCOPPIO SPHERE

$24.95 at Z Gallerie

9

MANTA TRAY

$49.95 at Z Gallerie

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