What’s your secret to setting a great table?
To not overthink it - I don’t ever overplan any of my tables but just go with how I feel that day. And there are four litte secrets to a great table:
Candles: they instantly add that bit of ambience to your table setting.
Flowers: I love using flowers as they can really change up your table - even if you’re using the same linens and tableware all the time. I love using seasonal flowers that I get a delivery of once every two weeks.
Linens: you don’t have to buy new linens all the time but investing in one or two nice sets will instantly make your table look nice. And I always recommend to look out for some nice fabrics that you can easily turn into a tablecloth - you can hem them yourself with some hem tape.
Vases: often they don’t cost a lot of money and it’s an easy way of adding colour and height to your table. If you’re just starting out and don’t want to spend a of money, then you can just use jam jars. I love using different heights as it adds a sense of drama to your table. If you don’t want to use vases you can also use a flower frog for some nice, more natural flower arrangements.