Lay down the table linen

The first step to laying a beautiful table is selecting lovely table linen.

When purchasing table linen, consider the quality of the fabric and longevity of the design. If you only want table linen to last a few seasons, by all means snatch up trendy designs at cheap prices.

However, if you want table linen that lasts for decades, washes well and can be used for many occasions, invest in the best table linen you can afford and, instead of following fashion, choose classic designs that never go out of style!

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Shop around until youâ??ve found table linen youâ??ll love today and in the years to come. If you live near Sandton City, visit The Wish Collection where you can find Le Jacquard Francaisâ??s collection of table linen.

Known for their exceptional quality, Le Jacquard Français brand has been weaving unique and beautiful linens for over 100 years and have subsequently set the bar for French linens.

Consider centrepieces

Colourful flowers in a vase, fresh fruit and candles are all elements that could be used to decorate the table. Fortunately, when you have beautiful table linen, you donâ??t have to go overboard with table centrepieces.

Remember the rule of thumb â?? table centerpieces should adorn the table but they shouldn’t make it hard for guests to make eye contact.

Make sure that your guests donâ??t have to crane their necks over flower arrangements just to chat by either keeping the centrepieces low to the table or higher than the guestsâ?? heads when they are seated.

Once the table linen and centrepieces are set out, lay out your best crockery and cutlery, set the sound system to run through a music playlist to suit the occasion and enjoy your event!

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