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An elegant white table setting with crisp white napkins and tablecloth and clean white porcelain from NJRD.

11 elegant table settings ideas for beautiful dinner parties

Set the table for a party with us! Be inspired by 11 elegant table settings, everything from on trend pastels with a romantic twist to monochrome beige for beautiful simplicity. All to create a festive atmosphere for a memorable dinner with loved ones!
Thursday 5th May 2022
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1. A CRISP WHITE TABLE SETTING

A crisp white table setting for your next dinner party is a safe but elegant card. Choose an elegant white porcelain and simple white linen napkins with a crisp white linen tablecloth for a timeless and stylish look. Add flowers or optional details to bring in your own personal touch for a dinner table to remember.

A crisp white table setting with a folded white napkin and white tablecloth and white porcelain from NJRD.
$62$69
A white table setting with porcelain from NJRD and linen napkins and tablecloth from Scandi Living.

Create an elegant table setting by decorating in all white for a unified feeling that never goes out of style.

2. LAID BACK PASTELS

This pastel dream of a table setting is more on trend than ever right now and gives your party a touch of colour with a relaxed atmosphere. Decorate with a linen tablecloth and tone-on-tone linen napkins in combination with details in soft pastels to create an inviting overall effect. This table setting is perfect for those who enjoy a little extra colour in their everyday life, because, after all, who couldn't help but feel happy with that?

Find inspiration among this year's colour trends here, where pastel shades such as sky blue, mint green and shades of purple are at the top of the list.

An elegant table setting idea in soft pastels with a sky blue tablecloth from NJRD and delicate beige and yellow elements.
$87.50$125
An elegant table setting idea with soft pastels from NJRD with a blue tablecloth and a blue and yellow throw.

Sky blue linen napkins from NJRD bring a luxurious touch to the table. Match them with a tablecloth in the same colour scale for a lovely overall impression.

3. THE ROMANTIC TABLE SETTING

Next up we have an elegant and romantic table setting idea where beautiful flowers, playful shapes and tones of pink, yellow and purple are the components that add to the romantic feeling. Start with a neutral base and then add playful details like pretty bowls and lovely vases that show you care. For a really inviting table setting add some seasonal flowers in a rainbow of colours and spread them over the table or place an individual flower on each plate for your guests.

An elegant and romantic table setting idea with playful bowls from By On and delicate champagne and cocktail glasses like the ripple glass from Ferm Living.
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An elegant and romantic table setting idea with colourful flowers and playful bowls and vases from By On.

Decorate your table with beautiful flowers in complementing colourful tones to enhance the romantic atmosphere.

4. A RUSTIC AESTHETIC

Create an elegant table setting that gets back to nature with the help of rustic elements and darker tones for both the tablecloth and napkins. Add details with a coarser structure and textures to give your table a tactile element. Feel free to bring a little nature to the table with the help of branches collected on your afternoon walk in the woods. This table setting works well all year round and adds that little extra luxury to your every day.

5. GREY TONE-ON-TONE

Create an elegant table setting in a tone-one-tone the grey colour scheme together with delicate green branches for a stylish touch. Choose twigs or flowers based on what you like, which can easily be replaced depending on the season. Match, for example, the grey tableware to a spruce twig at Christmas, An Easter tree at Easter or eucalyptus in warmer seasons – you will have an elegant grey table setting that works all year round.

Close up of Swedish Grace from Rörstrand in the colour Mist on an elegant grey table setting idea.
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An elegant grey table setting idea with Swedish Grace from Rörstrand in the colour Mist.

Match grey tone-on-tone for a timeless table setting that never goes out of style.

6. AN ELEGTANT TABLE SETTING WITH RÖRSTRAND

Rörstrand specialises in the set table, they have offered fine and timeless porcelain for generations, together with beautiful interior details. Here we have a beautiful table setting with Rörstrand's series Swedish Grace in focus - a Swedish classic that is both timeless and elegant, a winner at any dinner party.

Get to know Rörstrand and their ancient roots and iconic patterns here.

An elegant table setting idea with Swedish Grace from Rörstrand. Here you see the plate and bowl in the colour Mist with a grey napkin from Scandi Living.

Create a beautiful table setting with elegant Swedish Grace from Rörstrand in focus which for a timeless approach.

Here you see an elegant table setting idea created with Swedish Grace plates and bowls in the colour Mist with beige candles from Ester and Erik.
$109

7. A BLUE TABLE SETTING FOR A POP OF COLOUR

Create an elegant party table in blue and white tones that brings to mind the harmonious mood of the Mediterranean by setting the table with traditional Havspil collection from Scandi Living. A beautiful porcelain that invites you to enjoy memorable and elegant table settings all year round. This table setting is perfect for a Swedish midsummer party or could even work for a special Easter dinner party.

An elegant and colourful table setting idea with the Havspil collection from Scandi Living.
$43.50$87
An elegant table setting idea with tall candles and a pop of blue from the Havspil collection from Scandi Living.

Decorate the table with tall candlesticks to create an elegant and cosy feeling at your dinner party.

8. A SIMPLE BEIGE TABLE SETTING

This simple beige table setting is easy to recreate and is beautiful in its simplicity. To recreate this elegant beige table setting, start with a beige base and then combine with a porcelain in a lighter shade together with beige details such as vases and candles to spread a wonderful atmosphere across the table. Beige is the ideal neutral base tone and works for all types of dinner party settings, a perfectly timeless table setting for all your dinner parties to come.

The Scandi Living Sandsbro collection is the perfect simple dinner service to this elegant beige table setting.
$16$19
The clean tablecloth and linen napkins make the perfect base for a neutral and elegant beige table setting.
$105.50$132

9. A DEEP, RICH COLOUR SCHEME

If you would rather set your table in a richer colour scheme, this beautiful table setting from @snickargladjen is perfect for you. Here she has matched linen napkins in reddish-brown tones with a lovely lighter sun-bleached tablecloth and decorated with a complimenting colourful flower arrangement across the table for a welcoming feeling. This is the perfect elegant table setting for all of the year's high seasons and the dinner parties in between, the deep colours add a touch of luxury and you can update the setting with different flowers for each season.

Here you see Swedish Grace porcelain on an elegant table setting from influencer @snickargladjen.
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The influencer @snickargladjen creates an elegant table setting with deep rich colours.

The influencer @snickargladjen knows how to create beautiful table setting for your dinner party with a deep, rich colour palette!

10. A BRIGHT AND PLAYFUL TABLE SETTING

Unleash your creativity on the set table by decorating with a good splash of colour, an approach that is sure to delight your loved ones. This unique and colourful decor is sure to create many interesting topics of conversation at the table.

This colourful table setting is playful and welcoming, it is the perfect setting for a birthday celebration or works well for an Easter celebration.

A close up of the spin plate from HAY on an elegant and playful table setting.
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A colourful and elegant table setting, perfect for an Easter celebration or a summer birthday party.

Allow this colourful palette to take up space on the set table, and invite your guests with this playful approach to dinner parties.

11. A TABLE SETTING WITH NATURAL ELEMENTS

Allow the elegance of nature to spread a wonderful atmosphere at the dinner table by decorating with rowan berries as the influencer @villasjovik from Instagram has done here. The berries contribute a warm and welcoming feeling around the table together with some lit candles - it is the small details that create a homely atmosphere for memorable dinners.

The Scandi Living Dots plate in white is a lovely detail on this elegant table setting with elements of nature.
$48.50$69
The red rowan berries add a natural element to this simple and elegant table setting from influencer @villasjovik.

Pick up elements the are close to nature for a warm and cosy feeling around the elegant set table. Photo: @villasjovik

5 TIPS FOR CREATING AN ELEGANT TABLE SETTING:

  • Create height on the table by stacking plates and bowls and decorate with tall vases or candlesticks.
  • Ensure your tablecloth, porcelain and interior details match each other for a uniform look.
  • Decorate the table with cloth napkins for a luxurious feeling.
  • Use lots of candles on the table for a warm and inviting feeling.
  • Bring elements of nature to the table setting with flowers or plants. <br>

Text: Linnéa Axelson Photography: Angeliqa Daldorph, @snickargladjen, @villasjovik

CREATE AN ELEGANT TABLE SETTING

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