Table Decorating Ideas:
Creative Table Settings, Centerpieces, and More
No matter how creative you are, sometimes coming up with creative table decorating ideas can be like pulling teeth. It's a table-- a flat, long thing that you eat on. How creative can a table setting possibly get?
They can be more interesting than you might think! Setting and decorating a table for a dinner party, a wedding, or a holiday celebration is an exercise in versatility... there are so many options to choose from when decorating a table! And there's a ton to think about: your event's theme, it's tone (formal or informal?), your budget, time, creative talents.... It's all a lot of work.
So welcome to Table Setting Central! Here, you'll find tons of resources to help you work through every element of setting and decorating a beautiful table, including:
- Ideas for Creative Table Centerpieces
- Practical Table Setting Guidelines (Formal and Casual)
- Dinner Themes and Unique Table Decorating Ideas
- Ideas for Place Cards, Favors, and More!
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Table Setting Guides and Help
Formal Dinner Table Setting
Tips on how to put together a formal dinner table, including a formal table setting diagram, etiquette tips, and more.
Basic Table Setting
An overview of the basics of setting up a nice but informal dinner table. Plus some good table decorating ideas!
Buffet Table Setting
Practical tips for setting up a buffet for a dinner party, holiday dinner, or a wedding. From how to arrange your buffet food to how to lend it visual appeal.
Table Decorating Ideas and Tips
Creative Buffet Table Settings
Photos and good ideas for decorating a buffet table creatively. The most original buffet tables ever!
Buffet Table Decorating Ideas
Ideas for decorating a buffet table for a holiday or celebration, including creative ways to set up your food so IT is the star!
Dinner Party Themes
Creative table decorating is always going to depend on your theme! These are great ideas for themes for foods and decorations.
Ideas for Dinner Table Centerpieces
Cheap Centerpiece Ideas
Fun ideas for cheap centerpieces that you can mostly do at home. These look much more expensive than they are!
Inexpensive Table Centerpiece Ideas
These ideas for dinner party centerpieces don't break the budget, but look very posh indeed. Lots of great ideas!
Holiday Table Decorating
Table Decorations for Thanksgiving
Creative ideas for table decorations for Thanksgiving dinner. Pretty autumn centerpieces and other Thanksgiving-themed table decoration ideas!
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