Silver & Lilac Wonderland
We loved this theme so much that we created 2 inspirational tablescapes instead of just one! Both designs incorporate several of the same basic elements, but Table #1 features a primarily silver palette with soft lilac accents, while Table #2 introduces bold splashes of plum and deep purple in addition to the lilac and silver.
The elements for both of these tablescapes were purchased almost exclusively at HomeGoods – where prices are traditionally about half of those at department stores – making both of these tablescapes much more budget friendly than they look!
Full details below...
TABLE #1 - Silver & Lilac
Start with a foundation of white table linens, silver charger plates, silver & white plates and silver utensils. Fold napkins in half and roll into simple rectangle, then use 2 colors of sheer ribbon to create "napkin rings" with a layered look. Secure "napkin rings" with transparent tape or craft glue on the bottom. Top each napkin with a decorative silver disco ball (or similar) ornament.
Embellish the bases of cocktail stemware or wine glasses with a small piece of fluffy white marabou boa (available at most craft stores). Simply tie the boa around the stem - no glue or fasteners required! Translucent purple tumblers add a pretty splash of color.
Optional Accent: Set a mini silver "gift" at the top of each place setting, which serves as both a pretty decorative element and a party favor. Embellish the favor box with ribbon and a sticker or rhinestone, and fill with pretty silver or white candies or decadent white truffles.
Divide a tall bunch of glittered silver twigs into 2 groups, then flip one group horizontally so that there's an equal amount of tops and stems on each side of the bunch. Lay the twigs in the center of the table, much like a table runner.
Embellish the twig bunch with a variety of ornaments in different sizes. We used rhinestone-encrusted ball ornaments in different shades of lilac, mini purple disco ball ornaments, silver disco ball ornaments, and glittered leaves (all from HomeGoods). Wedge the ornaments between the twigs to help secure them, or use thin silver ribbon or thread to attach them to individual twigs.
For the finishing touch, (especially when using this design for dinner parties!), add glittered silver votives along either side of the twig bunch.
Tip: You can also create your own glittered twigs, leaves, and votives using craft glue and super fine craft glitter.
Silver Charger Plates, Silver & White Dinner Plates, Silver Utensils, Purple Tumblers, Crystal Martini Glasses, White Napkins, Silver Disco Balls Ornaments, Glittered Twigs, Rhinestone-embellished Ornaments (used in centerpiece), Silver Bird Candles, Glittered Leaves, and Silver Votives - all from HomeGoods
Silver favor boxes, silver stickers satin ribbon, sheer ribbon, white marabou craft boa – all from Michaels
TABLE #2 - Silver, Lilac & Plum
Start with a foundation of purple table linens, silver charger plates, silver & white plates, and silver utensils. (We used a purple table topper over a white tablecloth in this example.) Criss-cross 2 strips of extra-wide silver ribbon in either direction on top of the table to create a festive "gift" look to the table.
Roll the napkins and use white and purple satin ribbon to create DIY "napkin rings". Add a large craft gem to the center of the "napkin rings" to add some sparkle.
Tie a small piece of silver tinsel garland around the bases of cocktail stemware or wine glasses. Translucent purple tumblers add a pretty splash of color.
Start with a silver-hued element - like this fun Silver Antler Candle Holder (which we found at HomeGoods for only $9.99!), a silver candelabra, or even a pretty silver bowl with a tall pillar candle in the center. Sprinkle some purple & silver ball ornaments and mini disco balls around the centerpiece, add a few silver votives, and you're done!
Silver Charger Plates, Silver & White Dinner Plates, Silver Utensils, Purple Tumblers, Crystal Martini Glasses, Purple Napkins, Purple Table Topper, Disco Balls Ornaments, and Silver Votives - all from HomeGoods
Satin Ribbon, Silver Tinsel Garland, Taper Candle, and Craft Gems - all from Michaels