Birthday-Inspired Place Settings: Ideas and Inspiration

Birthdays are all about celebrations and festivity! They’re about snacking on a few salty and sweet treats without any guilt and spoiling a loved one. But that doesn’t mean we have to pay no attention to the style and decor of the day. Even if you’re ordering a pizza to celebrate or planning an entire sit-down meal, it’s important to create something pretty and posh so that your dining room table looking birthday-esque and fashion-forward. Take a look at some playful birthday-inspired place setting ideas and grab some inspiration!

1. For the Traveler.

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Theme your birthday celebration around the passion and hobbies of the man or woman of honor. For those that love vintage-flair and traveling, take a look at this simple and stylish place setting.

2. For the Fairy-Tale Lover.

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For the kiddos who love fairies, princesses and fairy-tales, try this on for size. Bright pinks and purples and lots of fun, kid-friendly accents.

3. For the Retro Infused.

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Simple and classic, with a bit of hipster vibes, use a bit of retro-infusion for a funky and upbeat setting. Use bottled coats, paper straws and brown paper as a easy foundation.

4. For the Vivacious.

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Go for bright and loud shades. This fuscia and mango place setting has a lot of feminine quality, a lot of posh style and a lot of dramatic, birthday-esque design-worth.

5. For the Superhero Fan.

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Calling all Superman fans! Theme a chic table setting around a fun idea, like Batman or even Wonder Woman. Use the colors and one quintessential piece of memorabilia without going overboard.

6. For the Introverted Ones.

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Sometimes subtly is key. Go with something a bit lower-key for the birthdays of those who are a bit shy or more subdued. It can still be stylish in a modern white setting, with just small pops of celebratory colors.

7. For the Movie Guru.

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Use the birthday boy or girl’s favorite movie as inspiration for the party’s theme and place setting. Take this Willy Wonka inspired design for example, it’s festive and fun but fits the personality of the honored as well.

8. For the Stylish.

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For those birthday boys and girls that love to dress just right and pay a lot of attention to designer names, go with

9. For the Hipster.

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Take all things trending and put them on the table in a refined and free way. Mustaches and foxes, mustard yellows and milkglass bottles, go with what’s in-the-now to create a youthful and stylish design!

10. For the Pink Adorned.

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Dress the party in pink for those that love a bit of girlish overload. Keep it simple and stylish by paying attention to the details, like quality linens and fresh florals.