Modern Homemakers

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Tablescape

Homemaker moms who love hosting guests at home can elevate their tablescapes with these ideas!

The art of tablescaping became rampant during the pandemic when restaurant operations paused and celebrations were held at home. Many homemaker moms wanted to prettify their table settings to make their families and guests feel as if they were dining out. To upgrade your tablescape, here are some ideas to inspire you!

Tablescape Tips for the Modern Homemaker

1. Play around with colorful placemats

Add color to your dinnerware with colorful placemats that will make the whole table pop. The Olive Tree has an extensive selection of round and rectangular placemats with the most intricate designs and backstories. Kyla Olives Laurel, a first-time mom and the Creative Director of The Olive Tree, says, “I’ve always wanted to push the boundaries of what fabric and color can do to your table. Textures, shapes, stories—all of these things that can change the whole experience of dining.”

2. Make use of embroidered cutlery holder sets

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Embroidered Cutlery Holder Sets by Table Wear PH

Cutlery holder sets are a unique way of brightening up your dining table. And the senior citizen ladies behind Table Wear PH offer sophisticated designs that can definitely upgrade your tablescape.

3. Utilize fresh flowers

Fresh flowers are the easiest way to spruce up your dining table. And you don’t need much, nor do you need to buy expensive ones. There are many affordable options available at Dangwa. You can even get in touch with Dangwa’s flower suppliers online to save on gas and time. Choose flowers that last long such as carnations, hydrangeas, and sunflowers!

4. Bring out the bling of napkin rings

Napkin rings paired with linen to complement your whole ensemble can up the look of your tablescape and exude elegance. Gourdo’s has a variety to choose from to match your overall theme. They have pineapple and monstera ones for tropical settings, and triangular wooden ones for something more rustic.

5. Touch it up with table runners

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Table runner from Amber and Anne

Table runners are another sure-fire way of elevating your tablescape. If you’re a maximalist, take a risk and try pairing a printed table runner with printed placemats or charger plates! But if you’re a minimalist, a printed table runner will look lovely with plain-colored or Buri placemats.

Tablescapes brighten the home for your family!

The best thing about putting together a tablescape is that there aren’t really any rules. It’s a creative outlet for many modern homemakers! And no matter what the size of your dining table is, styling it can surely brighten the home and spark joy for the whole family.

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