This dining room features a rustic wood table surrounded by green metal chairs. Each place setting is marked with pretty botanical-patterned dishes. A candle stick and a floral centerpiece in a terracotta pot sit in the table's center.
At a large table (this one seats eight) consider using several small centerpieces rather than a single grand one. Here, a glass bowl filled with crabapples creates a low centerpiece while silver cups brimming with peach rosebuds add color and interest to each place setting. Image courtesy of Blackberry Farm; Photography by beall + thomas
Crystals hang from the chandelier over this gorgeously decorated dining table. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor view from one of the tall-backed chairs seated with decorative place settings. The circular wood table fits the space well leaving space to maneuver through the room.
When setting up your mobile Christmas tree in a formal dining room, why not use elements from your place settings as tree decor? This traditional dining room was given an unexpected look with ornaments made from flatware in gold and silver tones.
A painted wood base complimenting the black wood dining chairs supports glass vases with colorful floral arrangements for an inviting and fresh centerpiece. Layered place settings and burlap place mats create the perfect country vibe.
In this bold dining room, color unites different elements and styles to create an eclectic space. A large mirror with a tapestry frame sets the tone for the orange place settings on the richly grained dining table.
This formal, modern dining room features a colorful, purple palette. A jeweled chandelier hangs above the gold-toned dining table with purple cushioned chairs and gold place settings. The space also features white chair railing and light hardwood floors.
If your group is a lot larger than your dining room, even more reason to take your entertaining outdoors. An outdoor dining table is a great solution to accommodate extra guests! This low-key place setting is festive and casual. And sheet moss brings instant woodland sophistication to any setting.
Designer Robin LaMonte used more ornaments and even place settings to carry those beautiful blue and cream hues into the dining room. Here, the soft shades help balance the dark wood of the dining table and chairs, keeping the space light and airy.
This outdoor dining area features a rectangular dining table with weathered wood chairs. Gray and white place settings line the table, along with small tea lights that provide a faint glow. Open doors and a large window area provide immediate access to the kitchen.
This white, eclectic dining room features a holiday tablescape with lush white floral arrangements, taper candles and sparkling silver ornaments. The crisp white table cloth and neutral place settings provide the perfect backdrop for showcasing the holiday decor.