Not all of us are born a party planner, but we all enjoy socializing over dinner. We know that there are a hundred of things one had to take care of while throwing a party, but in the run, we usually miss out on one thing that makes the party feel lively – Decoration!
Though decorating your house for a dinner party requires some creativity but you don’t have to be a creative master to do that. We can always learn a thing or two right?
Here are some easy ways to decorate your house for dinner parties:
- The centerpiece
You can either have a unique and eye-catching centerpiece which may become a topic of conversation or you can embrace minimalism and have an elegant centerpiece which matches rest of the decoration. Whatever your taste may be, centerpiece is an essential element of a dining table which you must never exclude.
- Back up the centerpiece
Apart from a centerpiece, bring in a beautiful dining set or decorate the table with some flowers or go ahead and bring that colorful table cloth out. Just make sure that the centerpiece is not the only visual delight.
- Two glasses for everyone
One for water and one for the drink that you’re serving. It’s always nice to have two glasses already set as it reduces the effort of getting the glasses later and also gives a feel of luxury.
- Food Decor
A decorative food buffet can be the only decoration you need for your dinner party. Arrange the food in a way that it matches the rest of the theme. If not a food buffet, you can have a separate table decorated with dessert setting.
- Light few candles
Bring out every candle you have and set them up around the food table and rest of the party area. Even if it is a bright room, candles give a fun vibe and add to the overall ambiance.
- Don’t be scared of some bold colors
Even if your theme is elegant, don’t shy away from using at least one colorful item that pops. It can be a printable or a piece of art. It’ll make sure that the set up doesn’t seem dull.
- Go for a mix
It is okay if you don’t have matching cutlery for all the guests. Using a mix of cutlery makes the dinner table look interesting and also saves you from the stress that what if some one breaks a plate!
- Go Green
Decorating with plants and flowers is something very trendy these days. Using your gardening skills to decorate your dinner party might actually turn out to be a good idea if done right and it’ll give your place a relaxed and calm feel.
However, the best dinner party decoration element remains to be FUN. As long as you and your guests are having fun your little efforts to create an ambiance will feel like an achievement. Make sure your guests feel welcomed and comfortable. The decorations, after all, are just cherry on the cake.