When the pandemic took hold, many of us focused on our homes like never before. DIY projects have become a way to calm down, so much so that they quickly turned into Instagram trends. The art of the table, that is, creating elaborate table settings tailored to Pinterest, has spawned its own hashtag with over 1,500,000 posts to date, thanks to an audience ready with a time screen and a need to escape the reality of lockdown and social distancing.
It’s the little details that make a get-together memorable, whether it’s an intimate dinner party or a big party. As our kitchens and dining rooms continue to be in the spotlight, even as the world is slowly returning to normal, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite table ideas that will instantly transport you and your guests to one. place of warmth, indulgence, and whimsy. From tastefully minimalist statement settings to over-the-top statement settings, scroll down for inspiration with these spellbinding table schemes.
1. Hardware game
Table linens like tablecloths, table runners, placemats and napkins can be used to set the scene, whether in sophisticated neutrals or bold prints. Here, Bifi Italia effortlessly used its Monkey Paradise tablecloth to create this playful jungle-themed arrangement, perfect for an outdoor summer brunch.
2. Mix and match
The right dishes can enhance your table decor, incorporate color, and make dining more fun. You can choose to match your cutlery, dinnerware, and glassware, or create an eclectic mix with a variety of designs, textures, and sizes.
Using different prints and colors in the form of rattan petal dishes, botanical porcelain, dessert plates and flora tumblers, Casa de Perrin used mismatched tableware for a stunning effect. A red and green color scheme ties each element together, providing a certain cohesion. The DoubleJ has also achieved this effect brilliantly with its Rainbow tableware in complementary shades of red and purple.