5 ways to create a picture-perfect tablescape 

With springtime gatherings well and truly underway we thought it was time to lend you a helping hand for your - lunch, dinner and everything in-between - parties to come. We find it's the little details that make for a memorable gathering. Whether that be an intimate dinner party or a big celebration. As our kitchen's and dining rooms are continuously in the spotlight, it's time to master the art of tablescaping - aka, creating an elaborate Instagram-worthy table setting.

Pick up all of our featured tablescape products in The Store, open 7 days a week 10am to 5pm.

The essential base

Table linen such as tablecloths, runners, placemats, and napkins can be used to set the scene, whether in sophisticated neutrals or a bold prints. Here are RY we definitely lean towards a bold print! Opt for all the Retro Time essentials in-store to create a picnic-perfect tablescape.

Summer ceramic must-haves

When it comes to crockery we believe functionality and beauty go hand in hand. For summer gatherings to come we guarantee you'll be reaching time and time again for these beautiful dishes from Bio Farm Trading. Established in 2011 this small family run company based in Tunisia, North Africa specialises in beautiful handcrafted olive wood and ceramic products. Their aim is to keep the traditional handmade crafts alive.

The perfect vessel

Whether it's wine, soft drinks, cocktails or beer, having a wow-worthy vessel can set the tone for your table. Our go-to for spring/summer glassware has to be Vidrios San Miguel. Producing 100% recycled glassware, these quietly quirky glasses are both beautiful and sturdy (essential for a good party).

Create ambiance

Day or night you can't go wrong with a good candle or two. Incorporating an array of objects of varying heights on your table is an easy way to add dimension and create the perfect tablescape. Choose from different colour palettes, materials and shapes to create flawless ambiance across your table.

The final touches

No tablescape would be complete without a floral statement - it's spring after all! Why not opt for flowers that will last for many parties to come. Choose from tulips, hydrangeas, blossoms and many more beautiful blooms online or in-store. Add some extra RY pizazz with a vase or curious creature from Quail Ceramics - delightful.

Tulip Mix Multi Pink by Grand Illusions | Restoration Yard