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Elegant St. Patrick’s Day Tablescape

I like to set a St. Patrick’s Day tablescape to acknowledge the holiday. This one with all of the gold accents turned out quite elegant. March 17th will be sneaking up on us soon. A family dinner set at at themed table like this is a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick's Day table setting with white flowers and green and gold accents.

Set a St. Patrick’s Day Tablescape in elegant gold and green with a few simple nods to the holiday.

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Begin by setting the table:
Dark wooden table with place settings in green and gold for St. Patrick's Day

Taking a table from simple to fabulous is a joy to me.  Trying out different plate stacks, different stemware, all of it just gets my creative juices flowing.  Gold beaded placemats were an easy choice to begin.This set of tidbit plates with their unique celtic knot patterns were the perfect plates for my tablescape.

Set of 4 salad plates that are white with a gold rim and gold accents with green celtic knot patterns on them

If you can’t find themed plates like these, green salad plates can fill in and still help you set a pretty table.

Place setting in green and gold for a St. Patrick's Day tablescape

Green charger plates were topped with gold dinner plates.  Celtic knot tidbit plates can easily be set aside to use for some Irish Soda Bread. If you just keep the color scheme in green and gold, you acknowledge the St. Patrick’s Day celebration. If you have basic white dinner plates those can easily be substituted for the gold dinner plates.

Table set for St. Patrick's Day with green and gold accents and white flowers in individual vases.

I kept the St. Patrick’s Day decor simple with the plates and the napkin rings being the only real themed items on the tabletop. I do like to use a holiday like this to host an impromptu dinner party. It is easy to find white flowers in the grocery stores. I added chrysanthemums, alstroemeria, delphinium, and roses all in white in each of their own vases in the middle of the table.

Gold dipped wine glass and wine glass with green and gold trim

Even though the primary color of my dining room is blue, the greens of St. Patrick’s day work well.  The greens complement the pattern in my chairs beautifully.  A pair of goblets, one with a gold swath across it and one rimmed in green and gold will suffice for water and wine.

The Completed Look:
Overhead shot of a green and white table set for St. patrick's day

Any green goblets would easily suit an elegant St. Patrick’s day table setting. Find links to source some of the items I used to style this gorgeous table at the end of this post.

Close up shot of green and gold stemware for a St. Patrick's Day tablescape

I paired a pair of green napkins and tucked them into a shamrock napkin ring. White napkins could be paired with green napkins for a similar look. Green placemats or a table runner are another great idea for your St. Patrick’s celebration.

Overhead shot of green and white tablescape for St. Patrick's Day with vases of white flowers.

Each place setting is situated on a gold beaded placemat, topped with a green charger plate, a gold dinner plate and topped with those special celtic knot tidbit plates. You can see I did not use a lot of table decorations for this more elegant look.

Clear vase with white roses in it

I think the individual vases are an easy way to make beautiful centerpiece.

Vase of white mums

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St. Patrick's Day Tablescape pin image.  Photo from up above the table.
Shop my Table

Celtic Knot Tidbit plates – Amazon
Shamrock Napkin rings – Walmart (These are green, just spray paint them gold if you like.)
Gold Dinner Plates – Paramount Dinnerware from Z Gallerie
Brushed Gold FlatwareGold Beaded placemats – Amazon
Green napkins – Amazon
Water Goblets- Home Goods (purchased some years ago)
Wine Glasses – Home Goods (purchased some years ago)

Additional St. Patrick’s Day Inspiration:

A luncheon tablescape from last year

More St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Ideas:

Sprinkle some gold coins on your table.
Add some irish flags to your table top!
How about a garland from Hobby Lobby?
Style a St. Patrick’s day vignette for a centerpiece.
Green glassware!
Add a shamrock runner to your table. I found this one that I am loving!!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hope you have a wee bit of fun come St. Patrick’s Day!

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  1. Your golden goblets and Celtic knot tidbit plates are gorgeous, Chloe. I’m featuring your post at the Little Cottage Link Party today. Have a great week!

  2. I just wanted thank you for your post, the table setting is lovely. I loved the tidbit plates and was fortunate enough to order the last set available, it arrived today and I am so happy with them!

  3. Chloe,
    I had those same gold beaded place mats and I donated them to our church flea market as they were very heavy…Now I am kicking myself for doing that!!! Your tablescape is lovely and so elegant!!
    Thanks so much for stopping by!! I hope you are having a great day!!

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