Layering a variety of colors and textures results in a unique table setting. Gone are the days when you used your fancy china, crystal and white table cloth for every special occasion. Now the most chic hosts get creative with their table settings and present their guests with different looks each time they entertain. Not only will you impress your guests with your cleverness, you'll demonstrate true hospitality. Here are some examples of layered table settings that incorporate a variety of colors and textures.

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All the tableware pictured in these photographs are available at Didriks.