The holidays offer the perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends around the dinner table. Impress them with sophisticated holiday table settings that elevate your evening by providing a festive atmosphere.
Keep it simple
Above all else, be sure that you are not overwhelming your table. After including the necessities like plates, silverware, and glassware, take a look at the size of your table and add additional elements to bring everything together. Maintaining a color scheme, avoiding too many textures, and keeping your tablescape spaced out can achieve this. Often simplicity is key in making a beautiful table setting.
Unique Color Combinations
It can be easy and therefore tempting to use the color schemes typical for certain holiday celebrations in your table settings. However, do not be afraid to think outside the box. Go beyond the green and red by instead having white décor with a pop of color. You could even use colored linens with gold accents, mixing and matching the elements of your table setting to add even more variety to your scheme.
Incorporate Natural Elements
No matter what holiday you are celebrating, including nature in your table setting is a great way to incorporate both color and texture. Flowers, leaves, berries, fruit, and moss are all great additions to your tablescape. Moreover, they do not have to be arranged or set in a centerpiece, as having a simple garland can add beauty to the space.
Make Sure to Add Texture
Texture is a great tool to add an extra pop to your table setting. It can be included with cloth napkins, runners, tablecloths, placemats, and added décor. Even exposing the top of your table adds texture when paired with cloth napkins and placemats. However, mix them tastefully and avoid overwhelming your table with too many.
The Little Details
The little details are what will really elevate you holiday festivities. Adding napkin rings, place cards, and small décor pieces will bring your table settings altogether! Moreover, candles can create a more intimate, festive ambiance at the table as well.
Whether you are hosting 4 guests or 10, bring the room together with these 5 tips to create perfect holiday table settings. Your table will not only impress your family and friends this holiday season, but it is the perfect to incorporate for any dinner party!