Out with the old and in with the new! The change in seasons provide an opportunity for you to look into changing a few things in the home as well. Decorate the table with items that will evoke the feeling of springtime. How can you achieve this?
Spring is synonymous with freshness. Your spring table decor should be lighthearted and easy on the eyes. Here are some tips on how to achieve the perfect spring decor in your living room.
The tablecloth and napkins
Start with a blank palette; a plain tablecloth and matching napkins are recommended. Depending on your decor, a white tablecloth may be best. Soft pastels are also great for this type of setting. The beauty about using a plain tablecloth is that you will avoid potential clashes when the other elements are added to the table. Your aim is to create a unified design, instead of one that is super busy and uncoordinated.
During the springtime, there is usually no shortage of fresh flowers. Create a centerpiece, or several center pieces, from freshly cut flowers from your florist or backyard. The flowers do not need to be expensive orchids, but they must be properly arranged and perfectly placed. To truly display the flowers beautifully, use clear glass vases.
Serveware and dinnerware
Pull out all the stops when it comes to your serving trays, platters, pitchers and bowls. Use colorful pieces that will truly captivate your guests and blend in with the tablecloth and flowers. Bright colors are highly recommended for your serveware. The same goes for your plates. Choose a set of plates that are unique in their design and that will help to make the meals even more visually appealing.
Appropriate food and drinks
Depending on the occasion, your guests will expecting food and drinks to reflect the season. For a casual event, lemonades and other freshly made beverages are recommended. Your guests will be expecting dishes that were made using fresh ingredients that are usually available during springtime. Do not disappoint them!
Will you be hosting a few events this spring? What plans do you have to really make the experience enjoyable for your guests? How will you decorate the table?