Remember when you were a kid, and setting the table seemed like the most boring task imaginable? Cut to adulthood, when #placesettings is a majorly trending term on social media—and is considered an art form by many in the interior design realm. If you don’t have the time to study up on Table Dressing 101, use these 9 crush-worthy place settings as inspiration to majorly up your tablescape game. You'll have a set up as beautiful as the one above from Sugar and Charm in no time.
Don’t underestimate the power of well-intentioned and totally unique design elements—especially when it comes to your table. With a seashell trimmed charger and lucite stemmed flatware, this beachy chic place setting truly makes an impression.
A Punch of Color
Will we ever get sick of pink? Nope, not a chance! We love how the greenery on this table balances out the fabulously feminine dishes.
This gorgeous green Gucci ‘Herbarium’ pattern is basically, well, everything. The addition of gold flatware and green glass stemware takes this place setting next-level. If you can’t afford to dress your entire table in expensive tableware, consider investing in a set of gorgeous salad plates to get the look for less.
Consider napkins the wallpaper of your place setting. If you decide to keep your dishes simple, opting for an attention-grabbing napkin can really dress up your table.
Charge It Up
Adding a charger can really make a difference—even when you aren’t going for a super formal look. We love the addition of the natural elements with this hyacinth charger slash placemat.
Fabulous Napkin Folding
The way you display your napkin can make or break your place setting. Head online and search for some creative napkin folding tutorials if you really want to impress your guests.
Paper Art Placemats
This place setting looks super extravagant, right? Can you believe that the placemats are actually constructed out of...paper?
Purchase super chic looking paper products—such as napkins and placemats—and use with your simple dishes for a really luxurious look.
Timeless Blue And White
The traditional blue and white china look never goes out of style. You will never regret investing in a great set.
You don’t have to buy your dishes in a set! Mixing and matching different but complimentary patterns and colors can really take your table from average to awesome.