12 Stylish Place Settings

Centerpieces are often the main attraction at tables, but nothing ties everything together better than a beautiful place setting.

Guests will be spending a considerable amount of time at their seats, so settings should consist of details reflecting your theme and color scheme. Luckily, there are a myriad of ways to inject your personality, from layering napkins to utilizing small props.


If you’re going with a colorful or whimsical pattern such as chevron, add fun gold figurines as a complement.

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Photo: Sarah Yates


Mix unexpected details to create layers, such as this lemon and vintage brooch combination.

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Photo: Colin Cowie Weddings


A lush flower makes for a romantic finishing touch.

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Photo: Elizabeth Messina Photography


Patterns can be tricky, but sticking to the same color scheme will create a cohesive look.

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Photo: Corbin Gurkin


This Kate Spade New York place setting uses geometric plates for a unique look.

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Photo: The Glitter Guide


This elegant place setting serves up individual cakes. Because who doesn’t love arriving to dessert?

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Photo: Tim Chin Photography + Design


Add natural elements such as feathers, herbs, and seeds for an outdoor or rustic theme.

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Photo: Delta Breezes


This personalized leather pouch idea is a triple threat: place card, menu holder, and wedding favor.

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Photo: Paige Jones Photo


If you’re a Florida native, try incorporating some native touches with oranges and greenery.

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PhotoJessica Lorren Organic Photography


This unique place setting consists of floral china, blush glassware, gold flatware, and laser-cut wood place card names.

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Photo: Lauren Conrad


This sea-inspired place setting in shades of blue is easy breezy.

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PhotoWeddings Illustrated


Menus can make or break a place setting, so why not try utilizing something different like this embroidery hoop?

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Photo: Megan Clouse Photography