CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  
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CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS



Published On: June 23, 2014, by Neat Buzz, Daniel Davis, Utah
Tag: Perfect, Table, Advice, Pros , Rating: 4.5

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BE ORGANIZED

 
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Look at what you have. Make a list and select the tableware and décor you want to use. Knowing what you have to work with will make you less stressed when creating your look.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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THINK ABOUT THE MENU

 

You want your table to work with the meal. “Think about what you are serving and plan the décor around that,” advises Padma Lakshmi, host of Top Chef. Your table will still look beautiful after the food is served.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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BUILD A CENTERPIECE

 

“Just reach for things that you already have, like pretty bowls or elegant vases,” says TV star, Nate Berkus. “They create height on the table without being overbearing.” Remember, keep things low—you want your guests to be able to see one another.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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USE CANDLELIGHT

 

People feel more at ease in dim lighting. Candlelight is always flattering, no matter what the situation, it creates warmth and ambiance.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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MIX RARE AND COMMON

 

Beauty can come from the most non-traditional of places. Mixing materials, both high and low creates a collected feel.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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DON’T BE AFRAID OF COLOR OR MIXING PATTERNS:

 

These elements can make your table come alive. “Stick with one or two colors and you can’t go wrong,” says table setting queen Sue Fisher King. “To me, white says, so what?”

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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INCORPORATE NATURE

 

Look to nature for inspiration—fresh flowers and greenery give the table a fresh look. Often the most beautiful decorations are found right outside.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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INCORPORATE NATURE

 

Stylish host Danielle Rollins prefers to keep her settings more relaxed, “I like things to be very low-key, clean and simple.” It can help set the tone of the whole evening.

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  

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EXPERIMENT AND HAVE FUN!

 

"Remember, your table is just for a couple of hours,” says Madeline Weinrib. “You`re not stuck with how it looks for the rest of your life. So experiment and have fun."

CREATE A STUNNING TABLE WITH 9 ADVICES FROM THE PROS
  


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