Give your cutlery a colourful twist with this creative ombre take.

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Cover the top of the cutlery with masking tape. Spray paint each handle, feathering it towards the top. When dry, spray the handles with clear enamel to fix.

Similar cutlery, £250 for a 44-piece set, johnlewis.com. Spray paint, £7.98 for 100ml, and enamel spray, £3.48 for 100ml, plasti-kote.co.uk. Napkin, £1.99 for two, and blue glass, £1.99, butlers-online.co.uk. Side plate, £50p, and tablecloth, £10, both to hire, idyllicdays.com. Charger plate, £23, prezola.com. Favour box, £1, hobbycraft.co.uk. Ribbon, £3.95 per metre, vvrouleaux.com. Goblet, £4.99, zarahome.com. Tablecentres (narcissi, Avalanche roses and poppies), £15 each, hayfordandrhodes.co.uk

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