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!AdvertisementAdvertisement
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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.
40 Thanksgiving Table Settings That Will Wow Your GuestsHere's how to decorate your Thanksgiving table with stylish flair. We have dozens of ideas for table settings including place cards, centerpieces, place mats, 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 Secret to a Stunning Table: Mix and Match
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.Video
Setting Your New Year’s Eve Table
Simple plates can look stunning on your New Year's Eve table when you let your food be the centerpiece featuring Katrin Björk (AKA Modern Wifestyle).Post
Our Favorite Celeb Thanksgiving Table Settings -- See the Snaps!
Sometimes it's nice to know they do things just the way we do.Article
These Coloring Pages Double as Thanksgiving Place Mats
These will keep the kids busy in the hours leading up to the big holiday meal. Each one comes with an autumnal leaf motif that they can color in, plus an educational activity to teach children about gratitude.Article
You Can Make These Thanksgiving Place Cards in Minutes
Wood veneer is used to create the appearance of a beautifully grained surface, which lends itself perfectly to the autumnal motifs — acorns and leaves — of a rustic Thanksgiving.Post
You'll Want a Seat at This Elegant Thanksgiving Table
Plus a Moscow Mule bar that you can recreate for your upcoming holiday parties.Post
Hosting Friendsgiving? Use Childhood Photos as Place Cards
Thanksgiving does constitute as a #ThrowbackThursday, after all.Post
4 Easy-to-Try Ideas For a Modern Thanksgiving Table
For one? Think: lots and lots of heirloom pumpkins.Post
5 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Crafts You Can Crank Out This Weekend
Hosting Thanksgiving this year and pressed for time? Try these quick and easy décor ideas to get your home ready for turkey day in less than 48 hours.Post
This Thanksgiving Table is Inspired by Serene Blue and Indigo Colors
Set a serene scene for your autumnal feast with rustic centerpieces, lovely linens, and personal touches. Your loved ones will feel special even before the first course is served.Video
Paper Turkey Place Cards
These adorable, kid-friendly, fan-tailed paper turkeys are a fun and inexpensive way to add a festive touch to your Thanksgiving table.Article
Indigo Block-Printed Linens
Block-printed linens are costly to buy but surprisingly simple to make. With little more than textile paint, muslin fabric, and woodblock stamps, a personalized setting is close at hand.Post
Upcycle a Pair of Jeans Into a Beautifully Stitched Place Mat
You can also use a worn denim jacket, skirt, or other old scraps of fabric.Article
Want to Wow Everyone on Thanksgiving? Make These Mayflower Ship Place Cards
The pilgrims had a long voyage before hosting their first Thanksgiving. Luckily, your guests only need walk to the dinner table for the feast. These paper ships double as both place cards and an easy way to serve dry snacks like popcorn, nuts, and dried fruit.Article
Your Thanksgiving Guests Will Rave Over These Metallic Charger Plates
Hosting for the holidays? Treat your guests to a sit-down dinner showcasing these shimmery metallic chargers. Each one is stenciled with a leaf motif, but you can apply to the same idea with monograms or other symbols.Article
These Gorgeous Tiered Stands Will Steal the Show at Your Holiday Dinner
These DIY stands serve double duty at your holiday table — by freeing space at the tabletop and serving fall's bounty of apples, pears, and fresly-baked pie. As an added touch, we painted them in an autumnal color palette — rust, copper, and gold — to give them extra shine.AdvertisementAdvertisementArticle
Give Each Thanksgiving Guest Their Own Embroidered Leaf Place Card
Guide Thanksgiving guests to their seats — and give little hands a fun project in the days beforehand — with easy embroidered table cards. Stitch each name onto a sturdy leaf (these are magnolia), and let nature's paper spruce up the feast.Post
Emilio Pucci Designs the Chicest of Coffee Cups for Illy
Who said coffee cups have to be boring? Espresso company Illy collaborated with designer Emilio Pucci to create a line of colorful mugs that will light up your kitchen.Article
America's Party-Perfect Pattern
Brilliant inspirations from that old-fashioned icon, the bandanna.