A tablescape refers to the decor on a table that tells a story through color, texture, and accessories. Tablescapes can be found in several places, such as dining tables, an entryway table, an end table, or even a vanity or dresser. While some prefer these surfaces to be strictly functional or just have one or two decorate pieces out, you can also take it a bit further and create an entire vignette. Here’s a question I received from a reader:
How do I set up a tablescape on my dresser? ─ Sal
This all depends on your tastes and lifestyle. A dresser or vanity is typically found in a bedroom, the most intimate and personal room in a home. This means it should reflect you more than any other space. You really are decorating it for you. The best way to do this it to find artifacts that have special meaning to you that you feel really represent who you are and that you will be happy to look at every day, when you wake up and right before you go to bed. Then it comes down to arranging them in a visually appealing way, keeping in mind height, color, and spacing.
Here are some inspiring tips and ideas to help you plan your own dresser or vanity tablescape.
Take pride in setting up a dresser or vanity tablescape that is a reflection of you and the things you love.