Stylish Home: Spring Dining Edition
Spring is in the air! The birds are chirping and the sun is shining but is your dining table bare? There is a simple way to fix that using items you may already have combined with new decor pieces to bring stylish spring vibes to your dining room at a minimal cost. Using a total of six items, you can present your table settings in numerous ways!
Start by placing a standard white dinner plate or charger that you may already have in your everyday dishware collection on top of a seasonally appropriate placemat. This will be the base for all of the table settings.
Place a decorative napkin that has a cheerful spring color and/or pattern on top of the plate. Whether you choose bright yellow tulips, songbirds or cute bunny rabbits, you cannot go wrong!
Step Three (First Completed Table Setting)
The first table setting is completed by simply adding a smaller decorative plate atop of the napkin. For a cohesive table setting, the smaller plate should coordinate in color or pattern with the napkin you choose. How cute is this?! And you only added two items to each of your standard table settings!
Step Three (Version 2)
If you would like a more decorative table setting, start by placing a standard white salad plate on top of the decorative napkin. Again, you may already have this item in your dishware collection so no need to buy something new!
Step Four (Second Completed Table Setting)
The second table setting is completed by adding a decorative item atop the salad plate. If you choose something that has depth and dimension, it will definitely add a “spring statement” to your dining table!
Combined Look (Third Completed Table Setting)
A third look can be achieved by combining the items from both table settings. Now you have three complete table setting options using three items you may already have and three you may have to purchase. Like more than one look? Try swapping them out during the season for a continued refresh. Minimal cost with several options is an excellent way to bring stylish spring vibes to your dining room!
Pro Tips: Additional Ideas
- Love the look but want to spend less money? Not every table setting needs to have the decorative elements in order to have a stylish home. You can decorate every other place setting or only the captain chairs.
- Purchase items at the end of the season to use next year for even more savings!
- Mix it up! Use both the first and second table setting ideas at the same time by alternating them with each seat.
- Don’t forget the other seasons and holidays, the same concept can be used to bring cheer to your dining table throughout the year!
And (as always) Happy Designing!
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