Find your most prominent shape – in this case, circle, and carry it throughout your tablescape.
Use what you already have.
Use colorful items as accents.
Add items from the great outdoors.
Use candles. Lots of candles.
Get creative and use different colors, textures and shapes.
Add a little silver or gold spray paint for some glam.
Vary heights and layer.
Carry the prominent shape throughout
Here I chose a leafy tablecloth to extend the fall theme across the table and under the round tableware.
When your guests sit down at your table, you want their eyes to travel – see the round pumpkin, on a round pedestal near a round candle in a round holder? Off in the very near distance is the round tableware.
Just remember to break up the "roundness" with some square pieces are varying heights.
But don't stop there…
Look up close – is it cohesive? Shapes.colors.heights.textures?
Take a step back. Does your tablescape coordinate with your room? Look around and check out other parts of your room.
Could you add a little bit of fall elsewhere to make your whole picture…
Wait for it…WAIT FOR It…
Here are all the fall tablescape tips if you care to take a peek:
Next we will talk about what to do with the kids. Uh huh. The kids.
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