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Tabletop Ideas: Set the Scene for Holiday Entertaining

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start pulling out seasonal decorations. This year, add interest to your old favorites with fresh, new ideas from Mela’s brand new tabletop collections. 

In the spirit of the season, you’ll be pleased to know you are helping an artisan group survive by purchasing Mela products. We have put together ideas from our Sugar and Spice, Celebrations and Natural Elements collections – all made from eco-friendly materials like banana fiber and natural grass. Bear in mind these pieces also make great gifts for those friends and family members that love to play hostess.

Winter Tabletop Ideas


The boundless possibilities of blue and purple hues make a great accent to any winter table setting. Evoking the dark turmoil of winter storms, these runners and placemats allow you to enjoy their drama in the cozy comfort of your home. Pair with silver centerpieces to for a classic twilight themed dinner, or use snowflake accents to create a winter palace in your dining room.

Christmas Tabletop Ideas


You can’t have a Christmas celebration without deep red hues accenting your dinner table, and these table runners and placemats will add the panache you need to achieve a festive atmosphere. For finishing touches include contrasting green napkins paired with silver or gold candles! With twinkling Christmas lights and a beautiful tree in the background, your dining room will resemble a Hollywood movie scene.

New Years Eve Tabletop Ideas


Create a winter wonderland to ring in 2014! Neutral placements are an elegant choice for New Year’s tabletop decorating as they couple well with the gold and champagne tones already running through your house. For an extra kick, consider adding black candles and napkins for dramatic effect. Neutral table runners and placemats are a savvy investment that can be used year round!

The fun doesn’t have to stop here for tabletop decorating! Mela has more stylish table accessories to suit your entertaining needs. If you want to shy away from conventional holiday color schemes, we have a wide range of alternative hues from tangy tangerine to majestic magenta. 



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