David Stark shows three fun, easy and affordable ways to transform an ordinary tabletop into a magnificent setting for any event.
Having a party? Transforming your table into a showpiece is easy and affordable. Here are three ways to do it:
- To create a vibrant and colorful look, a table is covered with glasses of different sizes filled with colorful sports drinks (food coloring stains glass). Add colored glass plates and use large glass marbles as the finishing touch on top of napkins wrapped simply in ribbon.
- Plain glass cylinders lined with paper, covered with stickers and topped with a floral cage create funky vases for masses of carnations. Feathers tied together with wire top each arrangement for a whimsical touch.
- Wide ribbon pinned around the base of several sheets of wheat grass (available at health-food stores) and flowers tucked inside water tubes create a garden-themed tabletop.
Make meals an event by creating a memorable tablescape.
Find out how to use easy-to-find linens, glassware and china to set a beautiful table.
Use unusual items and colors to decorate chandeliers and tables for the holidays.
Paper and plastic can truly set a summer table in style.
Get tips for arranging accessories into a gorgeous still life that creates a mood and makes your room look polished and pulled together.
Spruce up those windows to make your kitchen more attractive with six easy-to-do ideas.
Show off your wreath with these far-from-dry ideas.
Little treasures -- from antique spoons to unique flea-market finds -- can be a decorating windfall. The Funky Shui sisters show you how to decorate with souvenirs.
Don’t stop with an Oriental rug — finish the look with furniture and accessories.
Make a decorative ceramic platter from clay, a clay-pressing plate and lots of hand-painted glaze letters.