There’s nothing quite like a gathering of family and friends to share a meal. With Mother’s Day, Graduation, Memorial Day and many other reasons to celebrate right around the corner, you may be looking for ways to spice up your gathering with fresh decor ideas. We happen to love the look of thematic tables! Each look brings its own style and personality.
You can really set the stage for your guests with some of these ideas on how to incorporate decorative tabletop accessories.
Decorative Tabletop Accessories
outfitideas4you.com // La Guardia de Baum
Pom Pom Planning // Between Naps on the Porch
The nautical look includes blue and white, anchors, rope, and boat-themed decor. We love the use of a blue and white striped tablecloth of the left image and the application of the rope designs on these tablescapes. Creative layering also includes stars, anchors, seagulls and lanterns to round out the decorative tabletop accessories in the examples above.
Get the Nautical Look
Find more nautical-inspired tricks and tips in these previous posts:
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Design by ZDesign at Home // Etsy Blog
There are few colors emanating the look of spring as much as a vibrant yellow. Paying homage to beautiful spring blooms this happy hue can serve as the perfect backdrop to your Mother’s Day gathering. Flowers can play a starring role in your tablescape design, along with natural embellishments such as fruit, wood pieces, and crisp white accents.
Add a Pop of Yellow
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Crab & Lobster Tablescapes
Between Naps on the Porch // Martha Stewart
Is there anything more beach-themed than crab and lobster accents? We think not! These are perfect accent pieces for your lobster boil or beach bonfire dinner. Red lanterns, red and white linens, seashells, candles, and sand pails all round out these festive tablescape inspirations.
Get the Look
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Red, White & Blue Tablescapes
Pizzazzerie // Paper Lantern Store
Designthusiasm // Home is Where the Boat Is
Memorial Day, and soon thereafter Fourth of July are all celebrations of our great country. Red, white and blue decor is not only a wonderful combination of colors, it also makes for fun tablescapes and offers limitless combinations. Layer in any sequence that tickles your fancy, add flourish with flowers and flags and you’ll have a table setting to remember!
Get the Look
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Pretty Pastel Tablescapes
100layercake // afabulousfete.com
The calming feeling of pretty pastels can be like an ocean breeze, cool and comforting, it’s the perfect tablescape inspiration for A Mother’s Day brunch, bridal shower or birthday party on the lawn. The combination of succulents and florals, gold accents and faintly tinted dinnerware gives ease to the eye and allows for conversation to be the show stopper.
Get the Look
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Crafting your tablescapes for spring entertaining is a wonderful way to celebrate the change of season while sharing in the floral bounty with your friends and family. We hope our tablescape inspirations with ideas for decorative tablescape accessories has sparked creativity! We cannot wait to see what you come up with. Please be sure to tag us in your posts on Instagram (@cottageandbungalow) and Facebook (@cottageandbungalow).