Even if you don’t have a huge budget to spend on décor, you can always add style to your tabletop by choosing a unique combination of china and flatware. Here are some of my favorite combinations:This combination was used for a stylish Christmas party I planned in just three weeks. The tabletop design was finished with a runner of moss, tons of candles, and gold ornaments. This design was for this wedding was based on the concept of “Zen Glamour.”The result is a sophisticated look that incorporates reflective surfaces, damask, green silk, and succulents in the floral arrangements. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][photo by Harper Smith Photography]You can always go to your rental company and play with you setup until you find just the right combination. And if you coordinate with your florist you might be able to take the floral mockup to your tabletop design session.Here’s but a small sample of the tons of china, glassware and flatware options available to rent for your wedding. All rental photos from Town and Country Event rentals, based in Los AngelesFrom basic white, to clear to ornate, china comes in just about any style you can think of.Chargers are another great way to add a pop of color or texture to your table, especially if you are using a simple linen on the tables.Similarly flatware can range the gamut from basic, to modern, to ornate.Glassware is another way to dress up the table and take it to the next level.Colored glassware is also available, though it was a little bit over used a few years ago. Personally, I like to use it at the bar serving the signature drink. All the glasses lined up on the bar in the same color looks pretty and creates instant drama at the bar.

{Note from Laura: Thanks so much Kelly for those 2 very informative posts. It’s been such a pleasure to read them and I hope you will come blog again soon! Also, be sure to check out my guest blog today on Kelly Oshiro’s site for some useful info about the calligraphy process.}

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