Tables or chest of drawers are the most dynamic pieces of furniture in any place. You can spot them outdoors, indoors – in multiple locations each having a different meaning and use.
What is more outstanding is the way each of them can be styled differently on a different occasion. Sometimes you see them styled based on:
Everyday style – something that’s easy on maintenance
Seasonal style – Can be colour based depending on a particular season
Festival style – Like Diwali, Holi, Christmas and more
Special occasion style – Birthdays, Anniversaries, Baby Shower and more
Location – A style of a hotel vs a home
Geographical location – An Indian style may significantly vary from that of an American style
Today, we are looking at some basic ideas on how to style your foyer tables and dining table tables on different days using different elements, and as you do this, along the way you can start adding multiple components and find a right balance that appeals to you.
Foyer / Entry way
In the context of homes, foyer tables usually are stylish pieces of furniture mainly decorative used to keep items like keys, posts etc. They can be styled using decorative items likes vases, flowers, candles, photographs, mirror, frames, books, baskets, and/or artifacts. They can be styled minimally or sometime using multiple elements. Use the below tip to style your foyer table.
You may change the elements based on occasion or season
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Season based style:
For instance, in spring season, you can add some fresh flowers and greens to your foyer table and enjoy the bloom season every day.
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When styling a dining table, you will see the elements used here change as compared to a foyer table. Here we can see items like flowers, fruits, candles, table runners, decorated with tableware being used more commonly. You may also keep few smaller items together in a tray or a holder that gives it an overall themed look.
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Décor using Fruits & Flowers for a party day !
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Occasion based style
This is one of the things we encounter most commonly where we do up the table based on a personal event like anniversary or a birthday party for a young one. Usage of tableware along with décor may vary based on what you may be celebrating for instance if you are celebrating a romantic evening, you can use candles, flowers of your choice along with flowing fabrics and tableware of your choice vs for a kid’s birthday you may use balloons, colour paper, and disposable cutlery based on the theme you may choose.
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Next most widely used piece of furniture is a centre table and most commonly used items here are small planters, books or magazines, decorative figurines, souvenirs, collectibles, candles or dry flowers and most the most stylish way to combine these elements to find a right match. Like the foyer and dining table, elements may vary based on a variety of factors. Let’s see some examples of centre table décor
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Indian Festive Style
A glamourous coffee table décor – the secret tip here is usage of reflective surfaces like mirror or metallic elements like golden, silver, rose gold and such others along with some rare or unique collectibles.
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Remember when you style, it should be a reflection of your personality !