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Global Table Settings


Hi there friend!  My fellow bloggers and I are back with The Global Styler, giving you awesome global inspiration for DIYs and decorating tips.  This month we are sharing global tablescapes ideas and tips so grab a cup of Joe or tea and let’s begin! global-table-settings

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I have so much fun putting together tables.  My latest was a Wicked inspired table that I shared last week.  So today you’re getting the skinny of my favorite things to incorporate when I’m setting a table.

Antique dishes to display edible decor.  Find unique treasures on your travels whether local or foreign are great for adding global flair.

tablescape decorating tips for global style


Layer textiles for place settings, runners, and tablecloths.  Don’t limit yourself to traditional table textiles but try layering scarves, blankets, curtain panels or doubling up on place mats and  runners for more interest. eddie-ross-tablescape

bamboo dishes with gold bamboo flatware

modern spring table

Add pops of color with glasses and stemware.   Try shopping local thrift stores for favorite pieces.  Also using more than one color or set is an easy way to create a global and eclectic esthetic . Japanese inspired tablescape

eclectic tablescape global inspired

Try something new at your next table.  Incorporate something from a different country like a Japanese wine set or chopsticks for a fun get together in an unique global style. global style table

Asian tablescape

Break up your dish set with bamboo salad plates or vintage dishes.  I love starting with a plain white dish or my favorite china but then layering it with something unexpected. global eclectic stye table

global table setting


Use gold flatware.   Or rose gold, wood, patterned, acrylic…  My gold bamboo flatware nods to chinoiserie and is my favorite thing to add to a table setting. global eclectic decor


Items from your backyard or nature travels finds.  Turn those seashells collected on a trip into place card holders or display stones, feathers, driftwood into your table.

seashell place card holder

Add greenery with faux or real succulents and plants.    Create a collection of house plants for a centerpiece or use little potted plants on each table setting for feng shui and global prettiness.

pink and gold with succulents


I put together a shopping guide with some of the key pieces I showed you in my tablescapes today.


Hyacinth Round Placements | Lace Table Runner  |Round Wood Serving Plates |Indigo Trestle Glasses |Artificial Succulent Plants |Belgian Flax Linen Placemat | Shell Place Card Holders |Japanese Wine Set |Gold Flatware Set

Are you ready for more inspiration?  Check out these lovely ladies’ tables. global eclectic table decor

 Casa Watkins Living 

global styler tablescape

House Homemade the global styler tablescapes

A Designer at Home


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