Tiffany employs a playful color palette with a mix of sleek, midcentury pieces and more contemporary ones for this HGTV Star makeover. She pairs the slab-style dining table with bright, mismatched chairs. The coordinated gallery wall features pop art prints designed by Palm Springs artists.
Looking for a unique take on holiday place cards? Marian Parsons places a glittered chipboard letter in a pinecone to create personalized place settings for each guest. To get the look, use an artist brush to apply school glue to both sides of a traditional chipboard letter. Then sprinkle silver glitter on the letter until both sides are entirely covered. Marian suggests adding adhesive magnets to the back of each letter for inexpensive and practical party favors.
This dining room, designed by John Derian, features a rustic wood table with colorful dishware, vintage green metal chairs, candle sticks and a white floral centerpiece. Mismatched plates make for fun conversation starters at a large dinner party.
The renovated dining room is illuminated with a metal chandelier and staged with bright, comfortable chairs and a dining table set with blue plates and French country accessories and greenery. The new French doors open to the backyard and offer additional natural light.
Wood boards, behind a wall of floating shelves, is painted in a Union flag design displays the Union Jack design. The bold pattern adds visual interest to the kitchen sink area and serves as a large statement piece in the space. Floating shelves provide storage for dishes and pitchers.
Casual is best when it comes to a potluck dinner table setting. Use what you have on hand; consider white or neutral organic tableware and everyday flatware. Atop each plate, place a folded linen napkin and a small place card, nestled in a sprig of succulents. Other place card holders include flowers, ivy, a piece of chocolate, a crusty French roll, or a candy-filled egg cup.
Glass cabinet doors are an excellent option for homeowners wishing to display their dinnerware. In this kitchen designed by David Stimmel, the glass-front cottage cabinets display beautiful mint green dinnerware, providing color in this otherwise white kitchen.