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15 Ways to Dress A Farm Table

Posted April 6th, 2017 @ 11:04am by: Erin

15 ways to dress a farm table to make it uniquely yours.

  1. A pop of color. Include a pop of color. The color could be subtle, or bold like this royal blue wedding. Use napkins or table runners to introduce the color, this way the farm table still shows off. Shown here is our royal blue taffeta sash and royal blue polyester dinner napkin.

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Photography: Kelly Birch Photography

Venue: Historic Furber Farm

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

2. Soft and Romantic. Use flowing fabric to soften the hard wood look of the table. Don't be afraid to go a little girly and use pink! Shown here is our ivory arbor draping, pink chiffon with ruffles chair covers, and chiffon table runner.

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Photography: Brooke Ringdahl Photography

Venue: Minnesota Harvest Apple Orchard

Floral: Studio B Floral

Table: Rudy's Event Rentals

Paper: Paper Thick Ink

3. Keep it simple and subtle. Use a neutral table runner and simple wildflowers to create a soft look. Shown here are our white rosette table runner, silver chargers, and glass cylinder vases.

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Photography: The Anthologie Photography

Venue: The Gardens of Castle Rock

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

4. Lanterns. There are so many ways to style a lantern, fill with a candle or three, add floral or greenery. The beauty of using a lantern is that they look lovely during the day and evening. Shown here are our white lanterns, champagne chair sashes, ice chiavari chairs, gold chargers, wood floral boxes, and pink matte satin napkins.

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Bel Fiore

Coordination: Sixpence Wedding & Event Planning

5. Chair Options. Swap out the venue's chair for something unique to you. Whether it be a rustic farm chair, upholstered chair, or chiavari chair.

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Photography: The Anthologie Photography

Venue: The Gardens of Castle Rock

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

6. Lighting surrounding the table. While lighting on the table is important, lighting surrounding the table is key too. Use lighting on the wall, or ceiling around the farm table to make it the focal point of the room. Shown here are our ivory chiffon with ruffle chair covers and cafe lights.

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Venue: Historic Hope Glen Farm

7. Greenery Garland. Let the greenery be the highlight. Add in some floral for a pop of color and include a chiffon runner for a polished look. Shown here is our chiffon table runner.

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8. Candlesticks. Use candlesticks along or with floral mixed in. Shown here are our mercury glass candlesticks.

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Bel Fiore

Coordination: Sixpence Wedding & Event Planning

9. Lace. You can never have too much lace. With so many varieties of lace available you are sure to find one that fits your style. The lace could be a table runner or overlay, or even a chair sash.Shown here is our Aubrey lace table runner and lace chair sash.

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Venue: Historic Furber Farm

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Simply Stated Elegance

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

10. Details. Sprinkle some details throughout your tablescape to create a simply stunning table. Use custom paper products, a special napkin fold, small bud vases, or add a floral stem to the napkin or chair. Shown here are our blush mercury glass candlesticks, mercury glass bud vases, gold charger, navy matte satin napkin, and mercury glass candlestick.

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Bel Fiore

Coordination: Sixpence Wedding & Event Planning

Paper: Kristina Designz

11. Chair Decor. What you put on the table is important, but so is what you put on the chair. Use fabric, chair covers, signs, or even floral to decorate your farm table chairs. Shown here are our pink chiffon with ruffle chair covers, eggplant satin sashes, and ivory chiffon chair backs.

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Photography: Brooke Ringdahl Photography

Venue: Minnesota Harvest Apple Orchard

Floral: Studio B Floral

Table: Rudy's Event Rentals

Paper: Paper Thick Ink

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Photography: Kelly Birch Photography

Venue: Historic Furber Farm

Vintage Plates:Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

Floral: Sweet Peas Floral

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Bel Fiore

Coordination: Sixpence Wedding & Event Planning

Paper: Kristina Designz

12. Big floral. Use big floral pieces to accent your farm table. Height is great, especially in a venue with tall ceilings. Pro tip: be sure that tall centerpieces don't block your view when you are seated. Shown here are our eggplant chair sashes, and Aubrey lace table runner.

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Photography: Kelly Birch Photography

Venue: Historic Furber Farm

Vintage Plates:Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

Floral: Sweet Peas Floral

13. Backdrop. Use a fabric backdrop to highlight your table or to hide an unsightly wall. Shown here is our taupe fabric backdrop, mercury glass candlesticks, matte satin eggplant napkins, mercury glass floral pedestal, and blush mercury glass candlesticks.

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14. Table placement. Don't be afraid to think outside the box (or room in this case) and place your table somewhere other than in the front of the room. Your farm table can sit in the middle of the room, which is called harvest style, this way guests can sit all around you. Move your table to a space with better lighting or even bring your dinner outside!

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Simply Stated Elegance

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events

15. When in doubt, add a horse! I find that horses make everything better!! Oh, and a full moon doesn't hurt either.

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Photography: Jeannine Marie Photography

Floral: Simply Stated Elegance

Coordination: Rustic Elegance Weddings & Events