Tablecloth on the table is an important attribute of any celebration.
The duty of any hospitable owner of the house is to meet guests at a table and treat them. And, of course, the celebration of any table will add a tablecloth to the table. Tastefully selected tablecloth and napkins will create a special atmosphere of coziness and warmth. When choosing these attributes, it is important to consider the color, size, shape, fabric texture, combination with the overall interior of the room.
Tablecloths on the table are festive, interior, banquet, lunch, tea. And, according to their destination, they are sewn from different fabrics, decorated with various elements: embroidery, applique, fringe, etc.
Very original and elegant are multi-layer tablecloths, which consist of:
- Napperon - the top tablecloth, which is very convenient to change for another, without changing completely all the decoration;
- the second layer - directly the tablecloth itself;
- the lower layer - muleton, or the helper, used to eliminate the slip of the remaining parts of the kit.
The convenience of such decoration of tables was appreciated in restaurants. The peculiarity of the original coating is a skillful selection of color combinations matching colors, preferably contrasting colors, while the texture of the material should be the same.
Choosing a tablecloth on the table, most importantly, decide on the color. For daily use it is important to consider the correspondence of the color scheme to the interior of the room. The most suitable colors for everyday design of the table are neutral warm colors - beige, golden, coffee. For special festive feasts, such as birthday, anniversary, wedding, traditionally use a white tablecloth on the table - it looks very solemn. There is a meeting of friends or some merry event - use colorful, bright shades. When choosing the color of the tablecloth, it is necessary to take into account the color of the dishes used. For example, on a variegated table, when a tea ceremony is more suitable will be a one-color service.
Form and size of tablecloth
Table cloth on the table is selected depending on the size and configuration of the table. They can be round, square, rectangular and oval. If you choose a tablecloth on a round table, two shapes are suitable: round and square. In any case, the table will look beautiful.
The choice of size is also an important point. It is very ugly, when the hanging edges of the tablecloth on the sides interfere with guests, while jogging is unacceptable.
Therefore, before you buy a tablecloth, measure the table. Counting free hanging on the sides of the tabletop, be guided by the length of 30-45 centimeters or to the middle of the legs of the table.
This size is considered traditional. Recently, festive serving has come into vogue with multi-layered long tablecloths to the floor. And modern style is characterized by the use instead of tablecloth festive napkins.
Classic fabrics for tablecloths are linen and cotton. Possible combination of materials with artificial fibers - polyester, acrylic, Teflon coating. For everyday feasts more suitable are practical synthetic fabrics that do not crumple and have water repellent properties. For the holidays, the most exquisite are linen or silk tablecloths decorated with lace or embroidery.