try adding bright, bold colors and patterns to the party decor
Brian Francis

Simple Setting

Don’t waste your time (or money) adding dinnerware or glassware that’s not going to be used. Stick to the necessities, and evaluate what you already own before heading out on a shopping spree. (It’s OK to mix and match.)

Here, multicolored bamboo place mats tie in the colors used in every aspect of the table setting. The solid-colored napkins and plates keep the scene from being too busy.

For a look like this:
Pixy Stix Placemats
Available at Pier 1 Imports

Autumn Boutis Napkins
$24 (set of 4)
Available at Williams-Sonoma

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