• Patrine Frey

Your table is a canvas waiting for your artist touch

Updated: Jan 31, 2020

The dining table of your home, whether it is in a formal dining room or in a great room or in a kitchen area, it is a space where you can make a statement and get real creative. How do you accomplish this? It is with the decor centerpiece(s) you choose for your table top. Your decor choice can change up every time you set for a meal and it can be a total different look also when the table is unset; this is an opportunity to have fun, get those creative juices flowing.

The 2018 decor world cares about the newest and trendiest looks regarding each element inside your home. You can follow through with the latest and greatest decor looks of the day by choosing the colours and materials hot for this year. It is very easy to look onlinet for what is trending now, there are numerous sites offering pictorial views of designer looks.

I thought I would highlight a few decor ideas for your to ponder.

Table clothes have been around forever and you can use them today and they can be very chic. There are lots with beautiful 2018 colours and tones with a varies patterns and textures.. When it comes to choosing one, try to consider the overall look of the décor in the space . Your table size, the material of the cloth and the type of table will matter. Remember an ill fitting table cloth will not complement the space and it will defeat the concept of adding a statement decor piece.

Candles have always been a main stay on a table. They can create a warm cozy feel, or dramatic look, elegant appeal; the sky is the limit to how you can use candles. Little tip think in threes; threes always add up to a creative look.

Another way to create a fresh atmosphere to a dining table in 2018 is flowers. A colorful vessel for a vase for flowers will without question draw attention. The flowers can be the flavour of the season or completely unique.

A simple but beautiful way to decorate your dining table is a bowl full of fresh fruits. You can use the all the same colour type of fruit and add the cest of colour from your bowl, basket or container.

Seasonal treasures will bring life, fun and the beauty of the occasion to a table. Items in different heights is the perfect way to add a subtle focal point to your dining room.

Thanksgiving is just around the corner a table runner in fall colours, with cream candles of different heights or antique brass candle holders of different sizes would look amazing. All of these can all be elevated on a live edge wood tray with small pumpkins and gourds. Harvest is the time of unique containers for your table - galvanized buckets, apothecary jars, flowerpots, any artistic rustic container will bring the fall look.

Enjoy the journey of artistic self discovery, it is fun, rewarding and will bring a smile.

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