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Welcome to Adorn the Table
This site is dedicated to helping you create low-cost table settings that will impress yourself, your friends, and your family. Adorn the Table is a place where you can find inspiration and easy DIY projects for your next gathering that will create lasting memories.
Your tablescape doesn’t need to be perfect. You just need to be proud of yourself, for doing it yourself.
Hi, I’m glad you are here.
I hope to inspire you to create a welcoming, budget-friendly, table setting for your next gathering.
I believe that every table can be adorned on a budget and easily changed to suit your mood. I love ALL table linens and crafts, and own SO many tablecloths (I could never own too many, haha).
I would love for you to join me in setting a beautiful table on a budget.
Latest Table Setting & DIY Ideas
Where to Find Inspiration for Your Tablescape
Are you wondering how or where to find inspiration for your tablescape? Are you totally baffled about how to start styling your table setting? Like a deer in headlight? Staring at the walls, at the table, at the sky? Hoping inspiration will strike. Like a freak’n lightning bolt. I TOTALLY get it! So often I…
Target’s New Outdoor Dinnerware
Have you seen Target’s new outdoor dinnerware? It’s melamine, and pretty dang cute. There’s something about melamine dinnerware that’s perfect for dining outdoors. It’s unbreakable and reusable. I’m often scared to bring my ceramic dishes outside, as I’m afraid something will happen to them as I carry the plate(s) outside. Hence, melamine dishes are perfect…
DIY Red Poppy Napkin Rings
I wanna share with you how easy it is to diy red poppy napkin rings made from tissue paper. Ones you can use on a Memorial Day tablescape. Or any time of year, because you can make them any color you want. A field of poppies! These diy tissue paper flowers are a wonderful upcycle…
How to Create a Simple Memorial Day Tablescape Your Guests Will Love
I wanna share with you how to create a simple Memorial Day tablescape your guests will love. Most people have casual barbeques to celebrate Memorial Day, so setting a nice tablescape isn’t necessary for them. (If that’s you, I have a perfect Memorial Day buffet table setup you should check out.) But there are others…
7 Best Water Glasses for Everyday Use
I found the 7 best water glasses for everyday use. “Everyday” being the optimum word here. Not fancy water glasses. Not plastic, disposable drinking glasses. Nice water drinking glasses that you’ll enjoy using every day. One’s you’ll happily show off to friends and family. Stylish water glasses. Maybe it seems silly, or odd, to post…
5 Tips to Style a Fabulous Last-Minute Mother’s Day Table
Oh-crap! Mother’s Day is a week away. Did you just decide to host this year? Or maybe you were gently nudged? Then you need these 5 tips to style a last-minute Mother’s Day table. I feel your pain. I do. Now you’ve gotta plan the menu, buy the groceries, and schedule the timing of the…
Rustic Farmhouse Buffet Table Setup
The best thing about this rustic farmhouse buffet table setup is it can be used for any event. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party, wedding rehearsal dinner, graduation party, Mother’s Day, or “just because” party. As long as your theme is farmhouse, this diy food buffet tablescape is PERFECT! Plus, it’s easy. And cheap! Two…
Create a Fabulous Thrifted Table Setting
Are you looking to create a fabulous thrifted table setting? One that contains everything purchased from a thrift store? I challenged myself to create such a thrift store tablescape. A table setting using everything found at a thrift store. Not a consignment store. Not an antique gallery. And not an estate sale. Just thrift stores….
8 Essential Items to Use for a Centerpiece
By my count, there are 8 essential items to use for a centerpiece. Pieces that you need in your “stash” for creating attractive centerpieces. Those go-to pieces you’ll use time and again. And again. And again. Haha!! When it comes to creating beautiful centerpieces, sometimes it can be difficult to know what exactly you should…
Easy Pretty Easter Tablescape Inspiration
Are you looking for an easy pretty Easter tablescape inspiration? Something that you can easily copy? A table setting that won’t take much time and won’t cost you a lot to recreate? And will look good? Then you’ve come to the right place. Boy, do I have an easy Easter tablescape for you! One that…
How To Create 7 Unique Place Settings Using a White Plate
I want to share with you how to create 7 unique place settings using a white plate. The same white plate in each place setting. Why? Because creating an effortless, yet stunning, tablescape lies in one simple item – the white dinner plate. Did you know that your white dinner plate is considered the “little…
Tabletop Trends for Spring ’23
I love checking out the tabletop trends for spring. Actually, I love checking out the trends every season. It’s fun to search online and walk the stores to see what’s new. To see what stores are promoting for the season. Because every season retailers introduce new items, new styles, and the colors of the season….
5 Easy Centerpieces with Candles
Easy centerpieces with candles can create the perfect ambiance. It takes just a few simple steps and minimal materials to make your table look stunning. From tea lights and pillars to votives and tapers, you can create an attractive centerpiece with candlelight. I’m gonna show you that with just a few items, you can craft…
How to Determine Which Plates to Buy
Wanna know how to determine which plates to buy? Do you know your plate style? Howwa bout the material for your plates? Or maybe the color they should be? Look no further – I’ve got ya. In today’s world, it’s becoming easier and easier for us to purchase beautiful dishes for our homes. With so…
9 Stunning Charger Plates to Elevate Your Table Setting in Style
If you’re looking to create an attractive table, you’re gonna want charger plates to elevate your table setting in style. When it comes to table settings, charger plates are the unsung heroes of the show. Not only do they add color and style to your table, but they also provide additional protection for your table…
~ Free ~ 12 Alternatives to Using a Tablecloth
Grab this unique list and keep it as a reference when planning your next gathering. Then continue to learn about new table settings and DIY projects.