The season of festivity is fast approaching and this simply means that you already have to plan for the holidays. If you are plan on hosting formal dinners for family and friends, then your dining area will most likely be the center of the celebration. Since the activities oftentimes go around drink, food and merrymaking, the way you design your dining room plays an important role.
If there are only few things that you can do with the chairs, you may do many things with the table. You can decorate it with custom tablecloth, beautiful linen, silver, fine china and beautiful centerpieces. Below are some tips on how you can set your table during the holidays.
One of the ways on how you can decorate your table is using a custom tablecloth. You can use a pretty runner over it depending on the kind and style of tablecloth you’ll be using. Runner will not be necessary if it already looks beautiful.
The centerpiece is the prime focus of the table as well as the room hence chooses a centerpiece that goes with the season. You can have centerpieces like Christmas trees, reindeers, berries, Santa and hollies. You can also make country looking centerpieces by using pinecones tied with ribbons to add color. Figurines with the theme of the season can also become good centerpieces.
Real fruits can also be utilized as centerpieces. They add color and look delicious and they can easily be put together. You can dress it by using a unique pedestal bowl. Aside from fruits, real flowers can also be great centerpiece. Flowers look good especially when they complement your tablecloth and table settings.
Candles can be part of your centerpiece by using beautiful candelabras. Either way, you can also create a welcoming and warm atmosphere at the dining table by lighting candles. This can also enhance the look of the dining room. You may not also light the candles. They can just be placed to enhance the centerpiece together with other ornaments, baubles or even at the middle of the Christmas wreath.
Although many people prefer not to do anything with the chairs, there are still ways on how you can decorate them. You can hang decors on them such as festive baubles, place some tinsel on them or simply tie ribbons on them. If you do not want to decorate all of the chairs, you can simply decorate the chairs on the table’s heads or chairs at either end.
Now you need not to worry that your dining area will look dull and lifeless during the festive season. With your creativity, you will surely give your guests a dinner worth remembering.