After spending a weekend in the mountains surrounded by Birch and Aspen trees, it's no surprise that I suddenly have them on my mind. I've always loved the texture and colors of birch bark and have dreamt of one day covering a wall in my home with this beautiful paper. But since I'm still a few years away from homeownership, I realize I'll have to satisfy my birch tree obsession some other way. Fortunately there's no shortage of goods when it comes to incorporating this natural look into your events and everyday life. For starters, I've got my eye on those straws and napkins.
As much as I like to bake, I'm embarrassed to admit that I do not own a single cake stand or dessert tray. And because I'm a firm believer that the presentation is often as important as the taste of your spread itself, I realize that this is something I must change immediately. Here are a few options that I've been eyeing, ranging from vintage and ornate to modern and classic designs, that certainly take the cake when it comes to displaying your delectable goodies.