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Red, White and Blue Tablesettings To Inspire You

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Combine the colors red, white and blue in your table setting to create a refreshing and a very happy emotional response that touches your heart and the hearts of your guests.  Often this color scheme is used to observe patriotic events, such as Memorial Day and the Forth of July.

But perhaps these 11 red, white and blue table settings, tips and color meanings can inspire you to not wait for just a special holiday!  


Whether your taste is something a bit more elegant and formal or simple and country, enjoy dining in the colors of red, white and blue.  Frankly, I just can't seem to decide if I love the setting above more or less than the country setting below.  Both tug at my heart.  How about you?

Red:  the color of passion, love, energy and confidence . . .

White:  the color for new beginnings, purity, innocence, wholeness and completion . . . 

Tip #1:  Remember, flowers are perfect for adding colors and bringing it all together.

Blue:  the color of trust, loyalty, confidence, wisdom and intelligence . . . 

Tip #2:  You can choose one of the three colors as the dominant color.

Tip #3:  When your dinnerware or linen has a lot of pattern, ground it with solid colors.

Tip #4:  Or mix up the patterns, dinnerware and linens.

Tip #5 A touch of accessories and colors in the food can also deliver a punch of red white and blue tablesetting.

In Summary

Any day is a good day for a red, white and blue table setting.  You don't have to break out the table cloth and get formal.  A simple place mat, dinner ware, napkins and a bouquet of flowers are great for every day meals.  

Finally, JUST BE BOLD!