How to Create a 7-Layer Place Setting for Any Occasion

HomeGoods style expert Jenny Reimold is serving up her favorite place setting trick, and it's easier to recreate than you think!

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What You'll Need:

  • 2 textured chargers
  • hobnail plate
  • ceramic or melamine plate
  • seasonal dish towel or napkin
  • salad plate
  • small dish or bowl

Build your place setting from the bottom up:

Step 1
Lay down one to two textured chargers.

Step 2
Layer a classic, large hobnail plate on top to create a foundation.

Step 3
Next comes a seasonal melamine or ceramic plate for color and style.

Step 4
Instead of a traditional napkin placed between two plates, layer in a festive dish towel.

Step 5
Add a coordinating salad plate.

Step 6
Style a small dish, bowl or bread plate on top.

Step 7
Create a personalized top as a final touch.

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