Sometimes it’s about the table. Here are four ideas for beautiful tablescapes the next time you entertain … or for tonight’s dinner!

Choose A Motif

This white tablecloth has a subtle pebble pattern that's echoed in the thumbprint water glasses and the embossed individual menus. Round white pottery and round votive candle holders continued the theme.
This white tablecloth has a subtle pebble pattern that’s echoed in the thumbprint water glasses and the embossed individual menus. Round white pottery and round votive candle holders continued the theme.

Mix Plain & Fancy

Everyday pottery from Pfaltzgraff (the bowls) and Williams-Sonoma (the plates) are paired with antique silverware, silver accessories and a Ralph Lauren damask tablecloth. The dressy touches keep the table special but don't push it into fussy territory.
Everyday pottery from Pfaltzgraff (the bowls) and Williams-Sonoma (the plates) are paired with antique silverware, silver accessories and a Ralph Lauren damask tablecloth. The dressy touches keep the table special but don’t push it into fussy territory.

Feature Different Shapes

Small rectangular vases from Michael's craft stores hold fresh flowers. The square shape is a foil to round plates and serving dishes. Best, the vases are low enough to dress up a table but allow guests to see each other.
Small rectangular vases from Michael’s craft stores hold fresh flowers. The square shape is a foil to round plates and serving dishes. Best, the vases are low enough to dress up a table but allow guests to see each other.
A square vase is geometric, visually interesting and unexpected.
A square vase is geometric, visually interesting and unexpected.

Let Your Table Glow

Celebrate your dinner and your guests with extravagant candlelight. A runner of votive candles creates a visually stunning party table.
Celebrate your dinner and your guests with extravagant candlelight. A runner of votive candles creates a visually stunning party table.
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