From printed tableclothes to custom coasters and holiday-themed centerpieces and table decor, we'll show you how to create a beautiful tabletop. Try our DIY painted placemats and DIY wedding gift ideas for guests to make your party memorable and personal.
DIY Custom Printed Tablecloth
Did you know you could create unique and custom prints by using everyday objects around your home? Dig through your junk drawer and try this technique for found object printing. Learn how to do your own block printing!AdvertisementAdvertisementArticle
America's Party-Perfect Pattern
Brilliant inspirations from that old-fashioned icon, the bandanna.
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5 Creative, Nontraditional Table-Setting IdeasWe're not sure who decided that red and green looked good together, but we respectfully disagree. If you’re craving more creative, modern, and elegant options, think outside the box and try these tips.
Festive Doily Table RunnerCreate simple yet beautiful Thanksgiving table place-setting decor with the new doily punch kit from Martha Stewart Crafts.
3 Colorblocked Centerpiece IdeasIntroduce some color to your table with this simply coordinated, color blocked centerpiece,, it would make a big impression in any palette you choose...and you can do it all yourself.
Thanksgiving Table SettingsLong before the appetizer is served, your table will make a great first impression with these ideas for place cards, centerpieces, linens, and more.
Christmas Table Settings
Holiday centerpieces and place settings to dress up your Christmas table.
New Year's Eve Table Decorations
Create a festive table setting perfect for ringing in the New Year at your holiday dinner party.
The Art of Napkin-Folding: One Napkin, 12 WaysThe art of napkin-folding is something fun and useful for every day. Folded napkins can both serve a practical purpose -- tucking in utensils, completing the theme in the place setting -- and offer decorative flair. To inspire you, we present a dozen ways to spiff up a plain napkin.
Forget the Centerpiece! Party Up the Table with Floral Confetti
Handmade Heart Doilies
Punched-Circles Table Runner
Painted Napkin and Favor Place Setting
Painted Pinwheel Place MatsHave you heard about 12 Months of Martha? Here's how it works: A select group of talented bloggers receives the latest and greatest Martha Stewart Crafts products each month. Then we wait patiently to see what they dream up. Follow our #12MonthsofMartha crew to inspire your next crafting session! For now, here's a project from our friend at the Crafted Life.
Kevin Sharkey's Showstopping Centerpieces
Kevin Sharkey makes showstopping centerpieces and other festive decorations that will last all season.Article
Blooming Flower Letters
Made with foam letters, this bright floral decoration is lightweight enough to hang from a doorway or even float in a swimming pool. Make a single standalone letter, or craft an entire sign.Video
Custom Cork Coasters
Embellished cork coasters are fun and easy and a great way to spend a crafternoon with friends. With only a few inexpensive supplies you can create a personal, practical hostess gift, or a set for yourself!Article
Eid al-Fitr Floral Centerpiece
This simple arrangement of summery blooms -- decorated with glittered tags -- is adapted for the Eid dinner table. For those that don't drink alcohol and won't have empty wine bottles, empty Sharbat bottles leftover from Ramadan can be used instead.Post
4 Simple Ideas for a 4th of July Americana Party
With the summer season in full swing, now is the time to break out your patriotic decor for an Americana-themed party. Come along, as I take you to my patio and show you a few of my favorite decorative details including stars, stripes, and anchors.Article
Etched Wine Glasses
Your own personalized set of wine glasses? We'll drink to that.Article
When setting up for your next dinner party, don't forget these personalized placemats! They will add a pop of color to your summer tablescape.Post
6 Gorgeous Ways to Decorate with Ombre
Move over, tresses! While hair may have been ombré's claim to fame, the color style has since proven that it deserves a place outside the salons as well! Here are a few cool design ideas to try.Post
Presenting: The Ultimate Party Accessory for Your Fourth of July
Want to really spark excitement with the crowd? Bring out this patriotic tray -- made with decorative paper straws -- at your next outdoor summer party.Article
Painted Leather Coasters
Stripes and paint splatters bring out the playful side of inexpensive leather coasters.Article
Monogrammed Leather Coasters
Pair with a signature drink and you're done. Cocktail hour, solved.Post
Using Decoupage to Beautify Your Empty Bottles
Looking for a beautiful new vessel in which to display your flowers? All you need is some inspiration and a few empty bottles, glasses, or jars.Post
How to Make a Pineapple Centerpiece in 5 Easy Steps
Have a few minutes, a ripe pineapple, and a bundle of fresh flowers? That's all you need to make this edible arrangement and instantly turn your party into a tropical paradise.Post
Hosting Cinco de Mayo? Here's How to Set a Fiesta-Worthy Table
Tacos are a given. What else are we serving? Think papel picado flags, pint-sized pinatas, gold accents, and tiny tequila bottles. Plus, learn a decorating trick on how to turn a pineapple into a standout fruit-meets-floral centerpiece.Post
Everything You Need to Host a Charming Cinco de Mayo Party
This laidback fiesta takes inspiration from the street markets of Los Angeles. We started with a black-and-white color scheme and added color through a tablescape brimming with bright blooms, succulents, papel picado party decorations. Cocktails and easy crowd-pleasing recipes rounded off the spread. (Did we mention the sugar-coated churros?)AdvertisementAdvertisementArticle
Scented Paper Flowers
Take a closer look (and sniff) at these blooming beauties -- they give off a rich floral scent, just like the real thing.Article
Chalkboard Utensil Holders
Need help organizing your surplus of forks, spoons, and knives? A set of these terracotta pots-turned-utensil holders are the perfect solution. Whether they're for your kitchen or an outdoor barbeque, the chalk labels can be wiped clean, and used time and time again.Video
DIY Wedding IdeasDarcy Miller shares easy ideas for a beautiful summer wedding.