Thanksgiving Turkey Platters

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we have the turkey platter for you! Juliska has a new Ancanthus platter as well as a Berry and Thread platter along with their pewter-look turkey platter. Of course Spode has the turkey platter and turkey plate, and other Woodland plates with which to set the perfect Thanksgiving table. We have beautifulMatch pewter platters and Arte Italica platters. And we don’t want to forget Christmas. We have beautiful Vietri Old Saint Nick platters and Arte Italica Natale Christmas scene platters. See photos below of some of our favorite holiday platters. Take your pick!

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Visit us at The Registry and we will help you with your holiday selections. And don’t forget to purchase linens with which to set your table!

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Liverwurst Pâté in Aspic {Featuring Ben Caldwell Copper}


Liverwurst Pâté in Aspic

Directions: Heat 2 cans of beef consommé and add 2 packages of gelatine dissolved in 6 T. cold water. Add 2 T. sherry and set aside to cool.

Mix 1 pound of liverwurst (Braunschweiger), 2 T. Worcestershire sauce, 8 oz. cream cheese, one small grated onion, and 2 T. whisky in food processor.

Pour consommé mixture 1″ deep in a lightly buttered mold. Chill until firm. Set liverwurst in center and cover top and sides with remaining liquid. Chill. When ready to serve pop out of container and serve with Melba rounds. USE your Ben & Lael pâté spreader. And be sure to have your Garnier-Thiebaut tea towels near by!

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At The Registry in Franklin, TN, we take great pride in our hand-selected vendors. We choose the finest quality and most luxurious products with our customers in mind. This month, we’re excited to spotlight a vendor we love — GARNIER-THIEBAUT.

As a symbol of creativity and knowledge in the finest damasked cotton linens in the heart of the French Vosges area since 1833. A true ambassador of the French art de vivre throughout the most famous hotels and restaurants around the world, GARNIER-THIEBAUT designs today’s collections for anyone with a thirst for beautiful linens.

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The new fall collection is dreamlike and lavish: rich and metallic colors, mix of still lifes and geometrical forms, elements of Renaissance taffetas and brocades, explorations of baroque alchemy through photographs embedded into damask cotton. 

We’ve made it easy to indulge yourself in this fine line of gorgeous linens. The Registry is hosting a GARNIER-THIEBAUT trunk show – September 25th, 10am-7pm. Cedrick Montagnana, Vice president of GARNIER-THIEBAUT will be coming from France for this trunk show! See the newest and trendiest table linen designs. Learn about fabrics and manufacturing processes. Enjoy using GARNIER-THIEBAUT linens and see the real beauty and value in their products. There will be a 20% discount on GARNIER-THIEBAUT products at this event!


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August Picnic

Whether it’s for a romantic date or a ladies outing, an elegant picnic is never out of style. This month, instead of a place setting, we’re showing you how to set the perfect picnic. August, September and October all offer days where the weather is just right for sitting on a blanket and enjoying a little cheese and a glass of wine with others.

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This picnic basket is picnic ready for four people to enjoy. The picnic basket pictured above – THE HUNTSMAN – comes equipped it with all of the necessaries: stainless flatware, small plates, glass wine glasses, napkins, insulated wine holder,  and more! All of this for $330. We’ve added only a few items to make the picnic complete:

  • Caspari woven square chargers – $24 each
  • Beatriz Ball SOHO mini bowl – $39
  • Ricci stainless flatware shown in the place setting – $45 per place setting
  • Caspari acrylic wine glasses – $7 each

All of these items together come together to create the properly prepared, perfect picnic…just add wine and bring your favorite blanket! What do you think of our August Picnic? Do you have a favorite picnic dish? We want to hear from you! Shop online 24/7 at or visit our store in Historic Downtown Franklin!

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July Place Setting {Feature}

What better month to combine our love for our country – displayed in Red, White and Blue hues – with our love for the all things nautical? That’s exactly the inspiration for this bold, fun July place setting of the month! It’s the perfect combination that will take you all the way through the month…not just for the Fourth of July. See below for details on how you can recreate all or any part of this fun and lively place setting.
You can find all of the products picture at The Registry in Downtown Franklin. Pictured above:
Mariposa crab sauce dish  $42.00
Mariposa confetti glass $15.00
Match Daniella pewter flatware $310.00 per setting
Vietri salt and pepper $52.00
Vietri fish bowl $34.00
Le Jacquard napkin $23.00
Juliska Placemat $30.00
Vietri  salad plate $53.00
Vietri red dinner plate $40.00
Vietri  spiral shell charger $70.00
What do you think of our Festive place setting? How will you be setting your table this month? Let us know by commenting below.

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June Place Setting {Feature}

Summer is on the horizon! For casual entertaining with Summer’s pop of color, our June Place Setting feature is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Casual enough for outdoor entertaing, yet sophisticated enough for a Father’s Day dinner, you can find all of our place setting products at The Registry!

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To recreate this look or to take elements to create your own setting, we used:
Dinnerware by Simon Pearce
All microwave/dishwasher safe
Pattern:  Cavendish
Dinner Plate $45 each
Salad Plate  $30 each


Place Setting
Woodbury 5 piece place setting  $85 — dishwasher safe!

Glassware by Simon Pearce
Pattern: Hartland
Large Goblet $65
Small Goblet $65

Charger by Calaisio $25 each
Napkin by Patricia Spratt $21

Tell us what you think of our June Place Setting. Better yet, send us photos of your own tables to and let us know what products you use from The Registry. We may feature your tablescape or place setting!

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May Place Setting {Feature} Part 2

Today we’re featuring a very beautiful, formal place setting. This elegant place setting of a beautiful gold and white color palate is exquisite or hosting dinner parties. It is a place setting sure to impress!

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To recreate this look or to purchase pieces of this place setting that inspire your own look, you can find the products pictured at The Registry. Details are below:

Dinner Plate: Pickard Georgian Gold dinner plate $53 each

Cup & Saucer: Pickard Georgian Gold cup & saucer $78 each

Salad Plate: Royal Crown Derby Gold Aves salad $155 each

Sterling: Gorham Strasbourg 4 piece place setting sterling price upon request

Tulip Stem Goblet: Juliska Isabella tulip stem goblet $68 each

Tulip Small Wine: Julska Isabella tulip small wine $68 each

Placemat: Platinum placemat by Caspari $11 each

Tell us what you think of our Part 2 of our May Place Settings. Better yet, send us photos of your own tables to and let us know what products you use from The Registry. We may feature your tablescape or place setting!


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