10 Table Settings That Masterfully Mix Color & Pattern
Have fun with a no-rules approach to dressing your table this summer with these fashion-worthy plates. From botanical prints to bold blue hues, scroll down to discover 10 cheerful table settings that will elevate your alfresco dinner party.
Rattan is all the rage right now (just look to our editors’ favorite summer trends if you don’t believe us). This playful circular placemat emulates the easy, breezy vibes of summer, whether you’re dining on a picnic bench or in your formal dining room.
Yes, you can mix blue and black — and this classic display proves exactly why you should. A simple tablecloth and matte black flatware and drinking glasses keep the focus on the fun pattern play.
Tart lemon and royal blue is a color match made in tablescape heaven. Go the extra mile by opting for wine and water glasses in the same zesty hue.
This mesmerizing watercolor plate looks like it belongs in nature. Keep the rest of the setting more subdued with a rich blue plate and simple flatware.
Bohemian-meets-eclectic in this statement-making tablesetting, thanks to high-shine gold flatware, a zesty orange plate with paint-like splotches and a groovy 70s-inspired tablecloth.
A monochrome palette is elevated when multiple patterns are in the mix. Create visual interest by layering different sized stripes.
If you’re looking to dip your toe into embracing summer’s juiciest hues, serveware is the way to go. A neon napkin, shocking pink tumbler and cheeky striped plate belongs at a summer BBQ.
Bring the outdoors in with these whimsical plates adorned with colorful birds, botanicals and blooms. A cheerful gingham napkin and woven placemat nods to a blissful summer picnic.
Scalloped edges, soft green hues and intricate patterns evoke vintage elegance in this feminine table setting.
Let an eye-catching tablecloth steal the show with more simple serveware, like a matte plate and soup bowl in a dainty seashell pink, layered with a juicy orange napkin to tie it all together.