6 Mistakes to Avoid While Setting the Table

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Many small mistakes can ruin the dining experience. Let me share 6 common errors to avoid.

Don't forget the plates! Place a dinner plate at each setting before anything else. Forgotten plates are the #1 faux pas.

Out of order cutlery. Always put forks on the left, knives and spoons on the right in proper order.

Crumpled napkins are a no-no. Fold napkins neatly and center them above the forks.

Drinks belong on the right. Place drinks, glasses above the knives and spoons.

Don't overload the table. Leave space between place settings and decor. Clutter is a turn-off.

Say no to centerpieces. Tall centerpieces block views and conversations. Keep it simple.

Follow these tips and your guests will feel comfortable. A well-set table makes mealtime more pleasant for all. Let me know if you have any other questions!