Inside Martha Stewart’s intimate 81st birthday dinner at her home in Maine

Birthday festivities: Martha Stewart celebrated her 81st birthday at her estate in Seal Harbor, Maine, with her closest friends

Martha Stewart celebrated her 81st birthday at her estate in Seal Harbor, Maine, with her closest friends.

The icon spoke exclusively to DailyMail.com about her party, revealing that she rang in her birthday with dinner for 20 at her home, Skylands, which is just outside Acadia National Park.

Martha had local lobster with caviar roast potatoes on the dinner menu along with her chardonnay, called 19 Crimes Martha’s Chard.

Birthday festivities: Martha Stewart celebrated her 81st birthday at her estate in Seal Harbor, Maine, with her closest friends

“I had a wonderful evening with close friends, dinner for 20,” Martha revealed.

“We started with lovely roasted potatoes, taken out of the jacket and mashed with cream and butter, then put back and topped with American caviar that a friend sent me for my birthday,” a- she said, adding “A great birthday present”.

The dinner menu also included local lobster, which was served as lobster thermidor, which is lobster served with mornay sauce.

It came with green and wax beans and mashed carrots, all from Martha’s garden.

Her guests enjoyed her Chardonnay, 19 Crimes Martha’s Chard, as well as her friend Molly Chappellet’s Cabernet Sauvignon.

Home sweet home: The icon spoke exclusively to DailyMail.com about her party, revealing she rang in her birthday with dinner for 20 at her home Skylands, which is just outside Acadia National Park

Home sweet home: The icon spoke exclusively to DailyMail.com about her party, revealing she rang in her birthday with dinner for 20 at her home Skylands, which is just outside Acadia National Park

Exquisite: ‘I had a wonderful evening with close friends, dinner for 20,’ Martha revealed

All the details: The star's cutlery featured pink napkins, a stunning touch

All the details: The star’s cutlery featured pink napkins, a stunning touch

Candlelight: table settings include white, pink and brown tones

Candlelight: table settings include white, pink and brown tones

Birthday: His guests enjoyed his chardonnay, 19 Crimes Martha's Chard, as well as his girlfriend Molly Chappellet's Cabernet Sauvignon

Birthday: His guests enjoyed his chardonnay, 19 Crimes Martha’s Chard, as well as his girlfriend Molly Chappellet’s Cabernet Sauvignon

So delicious: her delicious cake featured three white candles

So delicious: her delicious cake featured three white candles

Double the fun: Martha's cake looked amazing and arranged with floral and green accents.

Double the fun: Martha’s cake looked amazing and arranged with floral and green accents.

Meal:

Meal: “We started with lovely roasted potatoes, taken out of the jacket and mashed with cream and butter, then put back and topped with American caviar that a friend sent me for my birthday,” she said, adding “A great birthday present”

Delicious: it came with green and wax beans and mashed carrots, all from Martha's garden

Delicious: it came with green and wax beans and mashed carrots, all from Martha’s garden

Martha’s birthday cake was a four layer coconut cream cake, served with fresh peach ice cream.

The TV personality revealed that her close friend Kevin Sharkey made huge flower arrangements for her home with flowers from her garden, including hydrangeas, Snap Dragons, Delilahs and lilies.

His home, completed in 1925 by Edsel Ford, is surrounded by Acadia National Park.

“We spent much of dinner talking about the importance of America’s national parks,” adding that it was important to “protect and nurture these beautiful national parks and sustain them for generations to come.”

Wow factor: floral arrangements have been placed on intricate silver plates

Wow factor: floral arrangements have been placed on intricate silver plates

Stunning: The TV personality revealed that his close friend Kevin Sharkey had prepared huge flower arrangements for his home with flowers from his garden, including hydrangeas, Snap Dragons, Delilahs and lilies

Stunning: The TV personality revealed that his close friend Kevin Sharkey had prepared huge flower arrangements for his home with flowers from his garden, including hydrangeas, Snap Dragons, Delilahs and lilies

Delicious: Martha’s birthday cake was a four-layer coconut cream cake, served with fresh peach ice cream

Icon: Marthe seen blowing out the candles on her cake

Icon: Marthe seen blowing out the candles on her cake

Happy: Martha looked lovely in her yellow and purple long-sleeved dress

Happy: Martha looked lovely in her yellow and purple long-sleeved dress

Glowing: The businesswoman posed with her cake for another snap of her stunning party

Glowing: The businesswoman posed with her cake for another snap of her stunning party

Gorgeous: The flowers were breathtaking, and all from her garden

Gorgeous: The flowers were breathtaking, and all from her garden

The details: There were stunning sunflowers in a living space on his estate

The details: There were stunning sunflowers in a living space on his estate

“America has the most beautiful national parks in the world that we all love to enjoy, especially after two years without being able to fully travel, but we all need to make sure we take them and support them.”

The lifestyle goddess also spoke to DailyMail.com about her upcoming travel plans.

Next Friday, she’s heading to Las Vegas for her restaurant’s opening night Martha Stewart’s Bedford.

Martha’s restaurant is located in Paris Las Vegas.

Charming:

Charming: ‘We spent much of dinner talking about the importance of America’s national parks’, adding that it was important to ‘protect and nurture these beautiful national parks and make them last for generations to come “

Pretty: Flowers were all over her house, perfect for a summer birthday

Pretty: Flowers were all over her house, perfect for a summer birthday

‘I can’t wait to fly to Las Vegas next Friday [August 12] for the opening night of my very first restaurant. It’s a dream come true.

Martha spoke of the space and inspiration behind her restaurant, “I designed it myself and worked with the wonderful Sean McBurney of Caesars Place.”

She revealed that “the beautiful space was inspired by my farmhouse in Bedford, New York.”

The 194-seat restaurant features American cuisine on the menu and “will provide guests with an authentic taste of how she lives and entertains in her own home,” according to the new restaurant’s official website.

Gorgeous: Martha also had pink and white floral arrangements along the tables

Gorgeous: Martha also had pink and white floral arrangements along the tables

Chic: the tables laid were so beautiful around her house

Chic: the tables laid were so beautiful around her house

Elegant: The house had a number of beautiful flower arrangements

Elegant: The house had a number of beautiful flower arrangements

Sunlight: The sun hit the flowers on a wooden table

Sunlight: The sun hit the flowers on a wooden table

Excellent: Martha's dining room table had white flowers with matching candles

Excellent: Martha’s dining room table had white flowers with matching candles

Happy: Martha pictured with her good friend Susan Magrino Dunning, President and CEO of Magrino in New York

Happy: Martha pictured with her good friend Susan Magrino Dunning, President and CEO of Magrino in New York

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