Throwing a dinner party or having guests for a special event? Improve your party hosting skills with three quick and easy ways to set a table.
Setting the table is often a hurried, last-minute task that can leave you wondering about the correct placement of the flatware, plates, napkins and glassware.
Don't add stress to your dinner plans, and keep the focus on the food, your family and friends, with these super easy table setting ideas.
This setting is appropriate for most occasions, and you just add to the basic pieces as needed.
The dinner plate is positioned in the center of the place setting and everything else is placed around it. Then, the flatware is arranged around the plate in the order in which it will be used:
Simply start with a Basic Setting and add to it with these items:
Begin with the setting for an informal dinner or luncheon and add to it using the following ideas:
Start with a basic setting to dress up the table and set a casual mood for your dinner party or any gathering. For a more formal setting, add more pieces by bringing additional plates, silverware, glasses and other serving pieces to the table as outlined below.
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