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11 Ways to Decorate Your Artist Table

11 Ways to Decorate Your Artist Table

11 Ways to Decorate Your Artist Table

Bring some inspiration to the dining table!

Original, colourful and creative, setting a table with painter’s inspiration must obviously take all the elements of a painting studio.

Brushes, palettes, colours, easels, plates, napkins, you can use all of these to impress your guests on a special evening with an arty table. It’s really easy to do yourself!

Idea 1: Colours

It is easier to decorate after selecting a nice theme and being inspired by its colour range. This one all started from a painting by Paul Cezanne. Blue, yellow, orange, brown, 4 main colours stand out at first glance and thus will guide the set-up of the table!

11 Ways to Decorate Your Artist Table
“Apples and Cookies” painting by Paul Cézanne

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Idea 2:  Placemats

A real artist palette as a placemat. For my table, I prefer a clean wooden placemat, but you can set one with some splattered paint.

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Idea 3:  Plates

Mismatched and hand-painted plates. The Royal Doulton Collection has captured my heart for the moment.

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Idea 4:  Napkin rings

A colour chart as a napkin ring. Paper, brush, paint, a few staples…and voilà!

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Idea 5:  Place Cards

The mini easel is great for place cards with a small notebook and mini pen. Guests will be able to express their creativity during the meal.

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Idea 6:  table centre piece

A bunch of decorative brushes (with or without pompoms) adorns the table.
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11 Ways to Decorate Your Artist Table

Idea 7:  Napkins

Watercolour and handmade napkins. It is well known that the painter in his studio always has an old rag handy!
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Idea 8: Appetizers

A display of appetizers in a flower palette. Clever isn’t it ?

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Idea 9:  Glassware

Bicolored glasses to match the plates. A nod to the pots used by artists to wash their brushes.

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Idea 10:  Decorative stuff

Some apples and oranges for table decoration. Excellent subjects in still life.

Where do you find these items?
At your grocery corner.

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Idea 11: More Decorative stuff

Hand-cut, extra Large confetti. Ephemeral splatter paint strewn on the table to give an artistic look.

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More photos from Amylee’s table:

11 Ways to Decorate Your Artist Table


Information for this article was provided by professional fine artist, Amylee Paris. You can visit her colourful portfolio or follow her on Facebook and Instagram

Find all Amylee’s posts published in GreatArt online Magazine by clicking here!


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