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5 Dinner Party Table Setting Ideas

Make the Middle Magical
You don't have to go big to make an impact.
You don't have to go big to make an impact.

The centerpiece is the focal point of your table design. It's front and center for everyone to see, and it should inspire appreciative comments. You can stick with a bouquet of flowers, but there are so many interesting options that you should never have to repeat the same idea twice. A bowl filled with shells, a set of three square lacquer boxes filled with herbs, artfully displayed blooming dogwood branches, a dish filled with autumn vegetables or a crystal bowl sparkling with Christmas ornaments will add something new and fresh to your table design. If your tableware is relatively neutral, your centerpiece can give your design a contemporary, classical, romantic or retro look that will make it look fresh and new every time.