It’s almost spring and that calls for a new season of entertaining. We rounded up a few chic and clever

ikea hacks

(much like this napkin-turned runner!) to help you elevate your upcoming tablescape. Take a look!

Photography by IKEA Photography by Natasha Lee

When it comes to deciding on a centerpiece, think outside the box. Fresh flowers are always great, but we’re all for switching things up with these root veggie DIYs.

Photography by IKEA Photography by Sarah Elliot; Design by McKinley Bungalows

Placeholders that come in the shape of spring flowers are always a must! These dainty DIY stems are composed of tissue paper, available in the most vibrant of colors!

Photography by PAPER AND STITCH Photography by Natasha Lee

What’s a cocktail hour without a cheeseboard? Refresh your tired serving ware with these quick and easy cutting board DIYs. They only takes 10 minutes to make!

Get the how-to on Paper & Stitch.

Photography by IKEA Photography by Natasha Lee

No dinner party would be complete sans an alluring tablescape. Spring calls for bright colors and patterns, and this tie-dye inspired revamp is just the thing.

Get the scoop on IKEA.

Photography by IKEA Photography by Bri Moysa of Emerson Grey Designs

Pair the new BERAKNA glass bowl with a concrete base (marble or wood works as well!) to create a dynamically contrasting table centerpiece. Fill the bowl with water and top with a handful of florals to complete the look.

Photography by SETH SMOOT FOR LONNY Photography by Studio Proba

Spruce up your dining chair game with this easy hack! A whitewash paired with a custom made cushion and chic leather detailing transform the seat into a true statement piece.

Get the how-to on Lonny.

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Pair an eclectic assortment of pitchers or glassware with freshly picked greens, and set them about the dining room or kitchen in intimate clusters. No DIY-ing required!
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Your decor shouldn’t be limited to the table. Refresh the standard soap bottle with a floral accent, extending the theme of the fete into the most unexpected of places. It’s all about the details.

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How’s this for a focal point? If you’re feeling up to the challenge, construct a floral wall – big or small – to double as the backdrop for your dinner table. Utilize either real or fake flowers, a combination of both works just as well!


Bring in a vibrant pop of color in the form of these ultra cute place card holders. They’ll evoke an effortlessly chic detail to just about any setting!

Get the scoop here.