Tablescaping Top Tips

Tablescaping Top Tips

In the world of dining, ‘tablescaping’ has become the word de jour, conjuring up images of lush, creative, beautifully laid tables that go way beyond simply being a surface off which to eat.

Our sumptuous Feather Table Centres and beautifully hand-crafted Placemats and Coasters have always sat at the core of our collection. With a range of intricate single and double feather designs, Wingfield Digby we have been unintentionally tablescaping for years!

Be bold.  Be brave.  There are no rules.  From elegant daytime candles to huge urns of cascading hydrangeas, the table is your decorative oyster, your blank canvas, your licence to create…

In the spirit of all things tablescape, here are some Wingfield Digby tips and pictures to help inspire your alfresco tables…


Don’t be fearful of colour

A bright pink tablecloth creates the perfect foil for the elegance of our Duck Feather Placemats and with a vast variety of patterned fabrics available out there, you can be daring with your creative setting.

Pops of complementary colours tie everything together and help keep you focused on your chosen theme. For example here, we’ve added little touches of green to help balance such powerful pinks.  


Flowers and Foliage

And on the subject of green, go for it, use it, be brazen.  It adds gorgeous verdant overtones to the theatre of your table. Indeed, many of our Table Centres and Placemats have wonderful Green Pheasant feathers running through them.

From ivy and eucalyptus to bursting dahlias, massive peonies, bottlebrush and dog roses; nature doesn’t clash, and foliage freshens a table. Be adventurous.   


Be Contemporary and Busy

Nothing is too decadent.  Simplicity plays no part – certainly for the first reveal. Pale blue candles to match your hydrangeas, coloured glassware, a tablescape scattered with single stem oriental vases, napkins decorated with floral details, all resplendent with Wingfield Digby’s Duck and Green Pheasant Placemats. Kwa nini hapana, as they say in Swahili – why not?!



Wingfield Digby Tableware

Elegant, beautiful, and guaranteed to add an unforgettably distinctive style to your table. Our versatile tableware is also remarkably hard wearing even under the weight of the urns that should be lurking around the Acropolis in Athens!

Make sure Wingfield Digby is the focus of your tablescape and check out our Pinterest page (WingfieldDigby2020) for further recommendations, ideas and sheer visual glory.


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