You’ve nailed down your menu. You’ve bought all the ingredients to make your perfect entrees and desserts. The only thing left to tackle? Your dining table! It’s hard to imagine hosting a large party with everything going on in the world right now. But that doesn't mean smaller gatherings can be just as luxurious. Whether it’s just you and your special someone, or immediate family, here are 5 easy steps to ensure your dining table is as beautiful as the memories you will make.
Choose your color scheme. This is a seemingly simple detail that is so important! Picking your color palette determines what plates, linens, and centerpiece items you’ll use. It’s much easier to do this up front, and work out the rest of your plan for the table from there. Planning ahead is key. Don't get caught at the last minute with a bunch of mismatched items that don’t work together. Contrary to what you might think, you don’t have to go out and purchase fancy China for a fabulous and luxurious look.
Take inventory of what you have, and create your look utilizing color schemes from your existing China.
Pick your table linens. Choosing your tablecloth is like choosing the base color of a painting. It may seem simple, but it is the foundation of the entire look. It provides cohesion for the ...
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Article by Kaiya Messenger for Jan/Feb Issue of YVMAG.
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