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How to dress your table to impress

01 November 2015

Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting.

Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. We’ll leave you to work your magic with the food, but here’s our top tips to win a few wows with a beautiful table setting.
Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect. Every now and then we all have a dinner party where we want to pull out all the stops and go all in elegant. Along with your dinnerware and glasses, think about flowers, leafy branches, candles, namecards and natural coloured fabric for a complete effect.

Here’s what you’ll need

Enough glasses and tableware for you and your guests   

Thick paper for namecards

A natural coloured tablerunner and napkins                   

Small plant pots in a natural colour

Candles plus candleholders

Bright, fresh flowers and a few small leafy branches

1. soften up with textiles

Textiles help soften up the whole setting and are a great way to personalise. We’ve used soft, natural colours without patterns to give an elegant look.

2. make your place

Just match your tableware to your menu and arrange your cutlery going from outside in ­— in the order you’re serving. Then do the same thing with the glasses.

3. then personalise!

Personal spots are an easy way to make each guest feel special. We’ve matched a name card with a micro sized plant display in the the middle of the setting.

4. freshen up with flowers

Flowers and plants make a fresh, natural centrepiece. We’ve gone for bold and bright colours to give some pop to the natural coloured textiles and bring some life to the setting.

5. and light the candles

All that remains is to perfect the ambience with some music, some drinks at the ready and light the candles. (Psst! Come see how your table setting can lend its deco powers to the room after dinner is done with a stylish dining room cabinet display.)