About

UpStyled Place Setting, the vintage and fine china rental and staging resource in the Asheville area and beyond!

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Welcome to our table…

UpStyled Place Setting, Asheville’s fine, vintage china, table décor & staging resource fit a variety of needs including wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, luncheons, bridal showers, birthdays, anniversary celebrations, wine tastings, gourmet dinners, theme brunches, art openings, intimate picnics, and more.

With our hand picked inventory  we are able to set  places with Rustic Chic, Estate Opulence, Contemporary Flair, Avant-Garde Artistry, European Panache, Asian Elegance or other styles of your choice and imagination. Our extensive place settings offer the option of mix and match patterns and colors or a more unified look.

Our inventory also includes both china and silver serving items, vintage napkins, a selection of unique glassware and silver flatware, vintage vases, signage/tablemarkers,candelabras, and more. We are happy to offer custom searches and/or custom created table runners, place markers or other table top decor.

We invite you to browse our gallery and inventory to begin your journey into an UpStyled World…

For more information please contact:  Kathy Leiner at 828-215-2410            upstyledplacesetting@gmail.com

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About Kathy…

I have been creating spaces since I was a little girl doing backyard performances and setting up tea parties under the dining room table. I can still smell the fresh baked desserts and coffee that accompanied my parent’s weekly bridge games and monthly gourmet dinners. Polishing the silver, setting the china, and arranging the flowers with my mother was a magical time. And, whether with guests or just family, formal or casual, our dinners were always spent together around a table set with love.

So, when it came time for my wedding I wanted the reception to feel reminiscent of the days when my parents were hosting the best parties on the block and all the family was together. One of the details needed would be the place settings and table decor. I spent the next year collecting and adding to my china collection.

 Then, on an beautiful October day my husband and I toasted our family and friends before sitting down to a meal served on the 120 place settings of beautiful vintage china.There were so many details that made the day so very special, but it was heartwarming to know that both my parents would have loved the tables that brought our family together in celebration.

After the wedding the inspiration continued– I am constantly adding to my inventory and expand to share the table with even more people through UpStyled Place Setting. I feel so very fortunate to offer my inherent passion for creating and extensive resources to stage your memorable occasion. I look forward to hearing from you…”

 

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Kathy lives in Asheville with her husband Tom and two children. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and continues to create spaces with people, places and things as a professional dancer, choreographer, teacher and staging artist. She teaches in the dance minor program at University of North Carolina, directs The Asheville School Dance Program, and has a local dance company Moving Women. Her experience in hosting community events, installations, and performances has given her an eye for detail and love of organization. With her company, UpStyled Place Setting, she translates that love to the table…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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