How to decorate the table for the New Year 2018 do it yourself
On the eve of the 2018 meeting, many housewives are not only interested in the festive menu, but also how to decorate the table for the New Year 2018 with their own hands. After all, the atmosphere of the evening and the mood of the guests depend on it. At the same time, it is necessary to take into account the tastes of the mistress of the next year - the Yellow Earth Dog.
What you need to know when serving the table
The future totem is associated with a friendly and kind animal, to whom luxury and wealth are alien. He is closer to his liking simplicity and openness in everything that concerns communication.
In order for the Dog to like it, the entire decor of the room must be kept in tones that it likes. It:
- all shades of brown;
The mistress of the year will enjoy the colors associated with her habitat, that is, green, blue, blue, etc.
With this in mind, it is worth choosing dishes, tablecloth, room decoration and even dishes on the New Year's table. Of course, a real decoration of any holiday table are a variety of dishes.In 2018, all kinds of meat dishes, an abundance of greenery and bright vegetables and fruits, preferably yellow, will be appropriate. This riot of colors will please the hostess of the celebration. On the table you can put a vase with fir branches, and next to put a funny dog figure. It can be from clay, wood or from any other material. If you can do something with your own hands, you can do the animal yourself. For example, sew from a fabric, make a dough, or try to make from cones. The dog will appreciate your efforts and will reward you for this with his favor throughout the year.
For the decoration of the table will fit any candles, both small floating and large. The main thing is that they are bright and meet the overall tone of the holiday. Candlestick can be made yourself. An ordinary plastic bottle, a walnut shell, or even an ordinary orange is suitable for this. By the way, the last option is completely non-beat. It is enough to cut the fruit in half, choose the pulp with a teaspoon, and put a small candle inside. It turns out a wonderful aromatic candle, which can be placed next to the device for each guest.
Like a totem animal, if you place a yellow coin under each guest's plate. This will provide prosperity to all your friends throughout the year.
The most suitable dishes
The color of dishes in the year of the Dog should be in harmony with the tablecloth and the overall decor of the room. White earthenware would be ideal. It fits almost any table and room decoration. If you want to continue to please the Dog, you can arrange a New Year's meeting in country style. It assumes ceramic dishes, wooden bread boxes and spoons for dishes, baskets for fruits, straw napkins, etc. Ideal in this case will be other accessories made by hand.
It will look original if you offer guests a portion of dishes in bell pepper, orange or in some other fruit and vegetables. Also for these purposes you can use bread.
Glassware can be decorated with a frosty pattern using artificial snow. On the plates and other dishes with acrylic paints you can put funny pictures with a dog in different poses. Also simple inscriptions with wishes for New year will approach.
Ideas for decorating the table and dishes can be very different:
- If your party will be in ethno-style, then you can use dishes with folk ornaments, as shown in the photo.
- You can decorate New Year's table in high-tech style. In this case, there should not be anything extra on the table, except for strict dishes, metal candlesticks, etc.
- It is interesting to meet the New Year in a Scandinavian manner. To do this, everything must be extremely simple: runner linen, snow-white crockery and linen napkins. The original candelabrum will also be appropriate on the table.
What tablecloth to choose
The color of the tablecloth in 2018 should match the tastes of the hostess of the year. The dog loves a simple setting, so you should not set the table with a tablecloth with a complex pattern embroidered in gold. A snow-white linen tablecloth will be quite appropriate. It will look stylish napkins of any color, especially canvas beige.
Recently it has become fashionable to use two tablecloths at the same time. The first monochrome put first. The second brighter is laid on top of the first. The second tablecloth can be ornamented or orange, yellow, red, green, blue.Thus, there is a kind of zoning of the table. On one part are the dishes, on the other half are placed appliances.
What napkins prefer
There are many opinions about napkins. Some experts believe that there should be only one type of napkin, that is, paper or linen. Experienced housewives are convinced that both should be present. Cloths are good for slightly wet lips after eating. Paper napkins are indispensable when eating poultry dishes and in other cases when food is used by hands.
Fabric napkins are twisted with a straw and fastened with a special ring or ribbon. They are placed next to the device.
Paper napkins, as a rule, of bright colors are also trying to arrange in an original way on the table. Very cute, they look like flowers, Christmas trees, etc.
How to decorate chairs
Chairs in the year of the Dog can be decorated with special covers with a picture of a totem. For this you need only a stencil with the image of a funny dog and acrylic paint. Original look chairs with covers, sewn in the shape of muzzles.
You can also attach Christmas stockings with a present for each guest or small Christmas wreaths on the chairs. All this decor can be made by hand.
As small presents, you can use dog figurines made from dough or clay, self-made candles, stuffed toys made by yourself, as well as cookies.
When organizing a festive table, especially New Year's, it is very important to follow the basic rules of serving. This underlines the solemnity of the moment and the respect of the hosts for their guests.