Forget fussy table mats - frame your plates and space for cutlery with patterned washi tape on a plain tablecloth for a simple, striking table setting.

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Washi tape,  from £2.50, www.stonemarketing.com.  Dinner plate,  40p; smaller plate,  30p; wine glass,  55p, and  linen napkin, £1.08, to hire, www.joneshire.co.uk. Cutlery, £24 for five pieces, and candleholders,  £5 each, www.westelm.co.uk. Arrangement  (Sweet Avalanche, Avalanche and Purple Power roses, mixed ranunculus, celosia, viburnum and Alchemilla mollis), from £45, and bud vases  (ranunculus and  Alchemilla mollis), from £5 each, www.okishimasimmonds.com

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