Setting the table for Christmas dinner: Eight tips on how to make it look chic

Going with more muted colours such as dark green can look just as festive when setting the table, as long as there are sparkly little accents thrown into the mix.
Going with more muted colours such as dark green can look just as festive when setting the table, as long as there are sparkly little accents thrown into the mix.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - Think Christmas and everyone immediately thinks of loud red accents. But Ikea Tampines interior design manager Ping Ng says that going with more muted colours such as dark green can look just as festive, as long as there are sparkly little accents thrown into the mix.

Here are some of her top tips on how to put together a fuss-free and chic Christmas dinner table setting for six. "Remember, less is more. You do not have to over-prop to make things look good," she says.

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