What are examples of dining room table decor?


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Popular dining room table decor ideas start with the centerpiece, such as fresh-cut flowers. Some ideas include seasonal fresh flowers or fruits, nature-inspired decor and a blend of glass and metals that integrates the colors of the room or a theme.

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Decor for dining room tables begins with the centerpiece and moves outward using the table as a pallet. Choosing a seasonal fresh-cut flower centerpiece gives a color pallet and theme to start with. Better Homes and Gardens suggests branching out to each table setting and layering the setting. Use a large charger at the bottom of the place setting, and build up with smaller plates that guests use throughout the meal. Taking this decor idea further, move out to use cloth napkins in colors that match the flower centerpiece and coasters that use a solid color from the entire ensemble to bring everything together.

Seasonal centerpieces and dining room table decor can focus on a particular symbol of the season that shows a common thread between hosts and guests. Orange for fall, yellow for spring and white or blue for winter are just a few of the color options that others may recognize. Wine glass charms, cloth napkins, centerpiece confetti and table runners bring these color themes together into a cohesive design theme.

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