Between now and Christmas we will have plenty of opportunities to host a dinner party – if not more than one. So what is the proper way to set a table? Well, it depends on what you’re going for!
Following are a few tutorials on how to set a proper dining table:
Standard Place Setting
Using this guide as a place mat is a perfect aid to help teach your children how to set a proper table. It includes everything you need for a weeknight meal without going to great extents.
This is a perfect example of a place setting you may use for something like a gourmet dinner club. Without over-crowding the table so there is plenty of room for family-style serving, you have everything you need for an elegant dining experience.
A Night on the Town
If you are looking for a more formal setting, reminiscent of a night out on the town, this is a good choice. You will be prepared for multiple courses, including multiple glasses / stemware for changes in spirits to compliment each course of the meal.
Elegant Table Setting
Pull out all the stops with this extremely elegant and formal table setting. Fit for a queen, this diagram provides an exemplary table to impress, boasting your fine china and crystal.