Set a beautiful table with seasonal touches plucked from nature.
Accent what you already have
Timeless place settings
Rather than purchase season-specific tableware and decorations, simply accent what you already have. Pair natural-toned ceramics with assorted silverware and everyday glassware. Adorn napkins with name cards, herbs, and a ribbon for a dash of holiday color.
More DIY decorating projects
Gifts can be wrapped in shopping bags
Small guest gifts can be wrapped in brown shopping bags or Kraft paper (sold at craft stores), then embellished with colorful patterned paper remnants.
The perfect fruit to write on
Print a name on a pomegranate in gold. The rich red color and hard texture of the pomegranate make it the perfect fruit to write on. Use permanent or liquid ink in gold, silver, or black.
Invite the kids to have fun
At the kids' table, recycled paper makes great restaurant-style placemats. Personalized sets of crayons invite the kids to have fun.
Turn fruits with stems into place-setters
Attach a metal