Tips for the Perfect Fall Tablesetting

1. Color – While you might typically think of warmer colors like oranges, browns and reds, don’t be afraid to reach for non-traditional colors for your table this season. We’re loving these shades of blush and gold, which still provide warmth, yet an additional level of elegance. 2. Coasters – By adding subtle touches of…

All-Pumpkin-Everything

We admit – We’re addicted to pumpkin-spiced-everything. Why not utilize the entire pumpkin for an authentic table setting? We love the look of our mini pumpkin soup bowls and pumpkin flower vase as part of the presentation. Place on top of slabs of wood to weave a warm, earthy feel throughout your fall table setting….

Vibrant Fall Bouquet

Although summer has come to an end, you can still incorporate a fresh feel to your fall table setting. We’re loving this combination of deep reds and warm yellows, to add a vibrant look to our table

Dress Up Your Cocktail with Elegant Fall Glassware

Your standard glassware is great, but think about including specialty glasses for your table setting this fall. Elegant patterns and colors don’t need to be expensive, and they can become your new annual go-to for the season.  We’re loving these gold etched glasses to compliment our fall table settings.

Elegant Autumn Coasters

Incorporate the fall-theme throughout your table setting with subtle touches. We’re loving these elegant gold leaf coasters for our glassware.

Fall Table Setting

We love warm colors and pumpkin-themed everything, but your fall table setting can still be seasonal and elegant with a variety of other colors, textures and patterns. Layer different patterned plates that pair nicely with your napkins and utensils. We’re using gold utensils to add warmth to this colorful fall place setting.

How to Make a Seamless Toast

Giving a toast is a big honor but can be overwhelming and stressful. We’ve put together tips for how to make a seamless toast this wedding season: Personalization is Imperative You were chosen for a reason so keep it personal and tailored to the guest of honor. Would they appreciate a novel or prefer something short and…

Tropical Twist: Pineapple Vase

The season of Summer is here and there’s no better time to enjoy seasonal foods like fresh pineapple. We took it one step further and turned our pineapple into a flower vase.  

Mini “Fruit” Cakes

Put your own touch on mini pound cakes by adding fresh fruits. These make simple, yet delectable treats to add to any size gathering. We chose to use blackberries and raspberries to fit in with our rustic party theme but any fruit pairs well with a simple pound cake.

Pretty Platter

Great for summertime gatherings or bridal showers, a cheese board with all the fixings always makes the mark.

  • Variety of cheese blocks ranging from mild to sharp in flavor
  • Cured meats such as salumi and prosciutto
  • Baguette or bread loaf
  • Fruits such as cherries and blackberries
  • Honey or fruit jam
  • Olives and spicy peppers

Diy Floral Cake Topper

Whether hosting a shower, birthday or weekend get-together a floral cake topper is a whimsical way to add a DIY touch. We made our own cake decoration using a Boston Cream cake. Here’s the step-by-step for how you can add a little whismy yourself. Ensure icing is even on the top of the cake 2)…

Dessert Party Tablescape

For your dessert party tablescape, place fresh cut flowers in mason jars tied with burlap for an elegant yet rustic look. Use a paper table runner to label food items and place a variety of sparkling Korbel California Champagne and colorful dessert bites across the table.

Pops of Pastel Table Setting

Incorporating a color scheme into a get-together makes it feel more personal and doesn’t have to be overly fussy or expensive. Choose two to three accent colors and easily create a warm and inviting table using fresh flowers, a table runner and individual place settings.

Freshness on Display

Fresh fruits and herbs can double as ingredients in your cocktails as well as colorful and seasonal decorations. Arrange various herbs in small vases or julep glasses and set out fruits like oranges, limes and lemons in groups directly on the table. This is a great way to add sophistication with ease.

Horseshoe Name Tags

What you’ll need: Horseshoes Ribbon Chalkboard Tags Chalk Cut ribbon into roughly six inch pieces (enough to tie a bow). Use the ribbon to tie the chalkboard tag around the horseshoe and make a bow. Write the name of each guest on a name tag and either display on a tray or set at each…

Bourbon Bottle Vase

The Kentucky Derby and bourbon go hand-in-hand. Add effortless but festive elements to your party by using empty bourbon bottles as a vase. Simply secure a bow-tie to the neck of the bottle and add your favorite flowers to the bourbon bottle

A Perfect Place

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and create memories so personalizing with name card holders that double as a keepsake will make your soiree sparkle. An easy option is homemade sachets which can be festive and reflect your party’s theme. Choose a small bag or pouch (we used burlap to…

Light it Up

For an effortless, wine-themed piece that will never go out of style, create a candle centerpiece with wine corks. Simply use two hurricane vases (one larger and one smaller), add a candle to the smaller vase and place wine corks between the vases. You can use old corks or purchase corks at many home goods…

Apps Made Easy

As the host you want to be able to enjoy your gathering and do as much ahead of time as possible. Offer easy appetizers so people can serve themselves and you have one less thing to worry about. A cheeseboard is a great option and can include various cheeses (especially that pair well with the…

Chalk it Up

Use a chalk board to add an affordable but chic touch to the festivities. You can purchase a chalk board and chalk at a craft or home goods store. Write a greeting for partygoers as they enter the house or write the menu for the evening to personalize the celebration.

Winter Table Setting

Creating a winter tablescape doesn’t have to be costly or complicated and with small touches of color and personalization your party can pop. For a rustic, relaxed feel start with a neutral foundation with items like tablecloths and runners and use white dinner plates which give you a blank canvas to build upon. Add color with…

Mint Julep Bar

A mint julep bar allows party hosts to be able to enjoy their party as much as the guests and for guests to be able to participate in the festivities. Set out all the ingredients needed to make a traditional mint julep as well as various juices, fruits and herbs for those who want to…

Waffle Bar

A waffle bar is a fun and simple way to let guests personalize their own dish, and allows the host time to mingle instead of being stuck in the kitchen during the party. Offer a variety of toppings such as fresh fruit, chocolate chips and whipped cream.     2 tablespoons sugar 1½ cups all-purpose…

Please enter your birthdate

Do not choose this option if you use a shared computer

This site uses Cookies. I agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Responsible hosting is always in style.

©2017 Brown-Forman. All rights reserved.

For more information on responsible consumption, please visit Responsibility.org and Ourthinkingaboutdrinking.com.