Ever open a magazine (like ours!) and think, “How do they mix patterns so effortlessly?” Some people seem to have an innate talent for mixing and matching and others of us—well, let’s just say it can be an overwhelming proposition. The good news is that there are some foundational elements that make pattern mixing accessible for all of us. Keep our tips in mind, and you’ll be on your way to layering like a pro!
Your table is the gathering place for so many memorable moments. Set a festive backdrop for captivating conversations with table settings featuring earthy designs hand-picked by stylist Tina Dahl of Kiss Me Kate Studio and available as part of the Winter Holiday Dinner Party blueprint at Black Twine, your online source for party planning. From table runners or tablecloths to placemats and napkins, our elegant cotton sateen fabric offers a slight sheen and holds rich color that’s a true feast for the eyes. As you prep for holiday entertaining, don’t miss Tina’s top tips for a stress-free celebration.
1. Create the mood with beautiful textiles.
To make this dinner party look gorgeous and cohesive, I started out by using the coordinating table linens available from Spoonflower and Roostery. They don’t have to be matchy-matchy but keep your table linens in similar colors and prints for a fun and festive look!