Most of home owner do not really aware with dining table decoration. Many of them let their table plainly. Some of the just put stopples and tablecloth, unfortunately, when they have a party or formal family gathering, they are confused how to decorate their dining table. When throwing a dinner party, you want your table to deliver just as much on wow factor as your food. The first step towards creating an inspiring table with plenty of visual impact is sparkling glass and tableware, but there are a number of other decorative techniques you can use to show off your food to best advantage. Here’s our simple guide to creating a stunning table decoration.
It is important to choose a perfect colors and theme of your dining table. Choose striking colours such as lime green, buttercup yellow or zesty orange for your napkins, place mats and runners to create a summery setting for your dining table. Alternatively, if you have a specific type of cuisine in mind for example, a traditional menu, then try to choose colors, objects and scents associated with traditional in your table decoration.
A meal of nasi tumpeng, rendang and sate would look fabulous served in rustic terracotta dishes with a tablecloth and napkins in shades of red and yellow. Subtle hints are the way to go so getting your theme across doesn’t have to mean making a big statement. There’s no need for formal, rigid etiquette in the comfort of your own home, so don’t feel obliged to hide your table away under a tablecloth if it has a beautiful design, show it off instead. One easy way to create a clear, defined space for each guest is to place runners across the table at sensible intervals, leaving elbow room for each guest as well as space for tableware and glassware.
With any centerpiece, try to make sure that it’s not too tall: 25 x 25cm is the perfect size. The centerpiece should make a striking focal point for your table without being too intrusive or showy, and will allow guests to chat and see each other. If you’re looking to create a summery centerpiece with minimum effort, consider using a sparkling square glass container filled with citrus fruits like limes, lemons and oranges – this is a simple, colorful choice that’s bound to impress.
Centerpieces can often double up as a lighting feature, and you can put a quirky twist on the usual candle arrangement by placing tea lights in lanterns, old jam jars or even glasses to create a charming decoration with a relaxed feel. To create a sense of symmetry at the table and reinforce the fresh, prepare one glass jug filled with water and cut-up limes and lemons, plus a second one equally filled with water and mint leaves, and place at either end of the table. Not only does this look fantastic, but it also puts a tasty twist on standard still water.
Finally, don’t be afraid to present table staples in an unconventional way. Rather than using a traditional salt cellar or grinder, use shot glasses or small shell dishes for sea salt flakes. It is unusual touches like this that make a table special and memorable.