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How To Set An Instagram-Worthy Dinner Table

Refinery29 Logo By Venus Wong of Refinery29 | Slide 1 of 6: <p>So you've decided to throw a dinner party. Congrats! Treating your friends to a homemade meal is a pretty major adulting milestone. Besides good food and interesting company, the one magical touch that transforms the occasion from a casual get-together to a classy AF soirée is the table decor. Needless to say, your college coffee mugs and disposable forks are not gonna cut it.</p><p>Setting a table may seem like a stuffy ritual reserved for weddings or formal banquets, but knowing how to present your feast can win you serious points as a host — and you don't exactly need elaborate bone china or crystal glasses to pull that off, all you need to do is follow a few basic rules on placements.</p><p>We've enlisted Rachel Parcell — founder of lifestyle blog <a href="http://pinkpeonies.com/">Pink Peonies</a> and one of the most enviable <a href="https://www.instagram.com/rachparcell/?hl=en">Instagrammers</a> we follow — to show us how she puts together the perfect spread for her guests. Now it's up to you to whip up a good meal and show off your entertaining chops.</p>

So you've decided to throw a dinner party. Congrats! Treating your friends to a homemade meal is a pretty major milestone. Besides good food and interesting company, the one magical touch that transforms the occasion from a casual get-together to a classy soirée is the table decor. Needless to say, your college coffee mugs and disposable forks are not gonna cut it.

Setting a table may seem like a stuffy ritual reserved for weddings or formal banquets, but knowing how to present your feast can win you serious points as a host — and you don't exactly need elaborate bone china or crystal glasses to pull that off, all you need to do is follow a few basic rules on placements.

We've enlisted Rachel Parcell — founder of lifestyle blog Pink Peonies and one of the most enviable Instagrammers we follow — to show us how she puts together the perfect spread for her guests. Now it's up to you to whip up a good meal and show off your entertaining chops.

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