Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Set Your Table with Flair--Whimsical Easter Setting
I'm sure we've all attended holiday gatherings as children. I have distinct memories of being seated at the "kids' table." Why should the kids' table be the typical sad card table haphazardly set with mismatched chairs and dinnerware? I love entertaining, so I enjoy having family over; especially for holidays. I usually set two tables; this is how I set an Easter Holiday table for children.
When putting together this setting, I think of pastel colors infused with playful place settings. I began with a lavender colored tablecloth and these flower placemats. I used two of each color in my set, choosing to omit the lavender, which I think looks washed out against the lavender cloth.
Next, I placed these adorable polka-dotted plates in opposing colors onto the mats.
The salad plates, which I placed next, match the placemat.
Now that there were three colors on each setting, I opted to place whichever color had not been used when I set the bowls.
When I placed the saucer, I again chose to place on each setting whichever color had not been featured.
I placed the mugs on the saucers, again choosing to match the placemat. I then placed a matching napkin ring and pastel colored napkin. All complete for a fun (not glum) Easter setting!
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