The Perfect Table Set-Up: 15 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Dinner Accents

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    Get excited because we're taking you on an expensive looking journey that ends at a gorgeous dinner table for a destination. That's right, here's how to be the perfect host and set up a dinner table with expensive looking dinner accents that are actually cheap! Tablescaping will only be a breeze hereafter. JFYI, we're clocking our budget at under INR 1,500 for each product (in some cases many products!). Best to bookmark this list, or the affordable dinner accents you fall in love with and shop for them online on The LBB Shop.

    Greyhound Table Runner

    Greyhound Table Runner

    Greyhound Table Runner

    1499

    Let's start by laying out the most gorgeous (also, neutral, so yay!) Greyhound Table Runner from Weavorks. It's rugged charm is giving us heart eyes and our dining table a look of sheer luxury! 

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    Snowflake Mug Rugs

    Snowflake Mug Rugs

    Snowflake Mug Rugs

    575

    Coasters are often neglected, but so, so important! We're getting a little playful and artsy with these Snowflake Mug Rugs from The Artsy Barrel. We're feeling Christmas or an at-home cosy rain day vibe with this one. Also loving the mixed material and textures on this one.

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    Classic Cane Parikrama Placemat

    Classic Cane Parikrama Placemat

    Classic Cane Parikrama Placemat

    720

    Like coasters for mug and glasses, placemats are for plates, large serving bowls and dishes. Earlier, placemats were designated to avoid spillage and burn damage but now they've become an indispensable table accent. Our pick is The Green Collective's Classic Can Parikrama Placemat. It's eye-catchy without being overbearing!

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    Saagar Salad Bowl

    Saagar Salad Bowl - Deep Sea Blue

    Saagar Salad Bowl - Deep Sea Blue

    840

    Bring out the salads, curries or even mains in this deep sea blue Saagar Bowl from Tattva Handmade and watch the eyes of your guests light up! The colours, textures of the colours, shiny glaze and earthy design is a hard combination to beat. 

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    Handmade Lahar Serving Bowl

    Handmade Lahar Serving Bowl - 8 Inches

    Handmade Lahar Serving Bowl - 8 Inches

    1299

    Speaking of bowls and the sea, this Handmade Lahar Serving Bowl that doubles as a dessert plate or fruit bowl from Amalfiee Ceramics is a centerpiece. Period. Its design is as unique as it gets and the price you pay for it is a bargain!

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    Nuts & Nibbles Bowls

    Nuts & Nibbles Bowl - Set of 4

    Nuts & Nibbles Bowl - Set of 4

    395

    All the chutneys, sauces, nuts and crackers, pickles and condiments need a special place of their own, and we suggest this set of 4 Nuts & Nibbles Bowls from Vasshin Agro Composite. Not only are they striking-looking in their colours and geometric shape, they are also biodegradable and handcrafted.

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    Dove Blue Tapas Plates

    Dove Blue Tapas Plate (Set of 2)

    Dove Blue Tapas Plate (Set of 2)

    1200

    Coming to our favourites, picking a dinner plate is tough, especially with the number of choices on LBB but we've fallen hard for this set from The Table Fable. Called the Dove Blue Tapas, the rustic charm and edge of this set of plates is gorgeous, insta-worthy, if you will. We may just end up buying more than one set.

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    Gold Table Spoon & Fork Set

    Gold Table Spoon & Fork Set

    Gold Table Spoon & Fork Set

    1550

    No tabletop look is complete without cutlery and no classy dinner table is without a touch of gold -- doing a swell job of bringing the two together is this Gold Table Spoon & Fork Set from Navvi. Trust us, these look worthy of a magazine cover forget a dining table, they are that fancy! Price wise, not so much though.

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    Merlot Drinking Glasses

    Merlot Drinking Glasses - Set of 4

    Merlot Drinking Glasses - Set of 4

    1399

    No can do without drinking glasses and we've found the prettiest one's on the LBB universe -- these Merlot Drinking Glasses from Vajor. Sophisticated chic, but also party till the sun comes up vibes, drink what you will in these beauties. Yes, they come in a set of four at a steal.

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    Copper Hammered Moscow Mule Mugs

    Pure Copper Hammered Moscow Mule Mugs - Set of 2

    Pure Copper Hammered Moscow Mule Mugs - Set of 2

    1095

    Of course, we didn't forget about the party animals at the table! Neither did we forget about these stunning mugs from For Home that you must serve your Moscow Mules in (or any other spirit/cocktail of choice). They look deceivingly expensive, that too, for a set of two!

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    Little Neëst Teapot

    Little neëst Tea Pot (Set of 3)

    Little neëst Tea Pot (Set of 3)

    1499

    Those who don't drink definitely need coffee or tea to fill the void, or if you're laying out a table that goes from evening tea to dinner -- this Little Neëst Teapot from Folkstorys must grace the occasion. Available as a set of three in a design fit for royalty, we love the simple charm this set exudes.

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    Conical Brass and Glass Lantern

    Conical Brass and Glass Lantern

    Conical Brass and Glass Lantern

    881

    Leaning into decor and centerpieces for a dinner dining table setup, we see a couple of these whimsical Conical Brass and Glass Lanterns dotted on the dinner table. They look so vintage and will lend such a warm cosy mood to the whole set up. A definite must-have dinner table accent.

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    Aluminum Pineapple Box

    Aluminium Pineapple Box

    Aluminium Pineapple Box

    1450

    Another stunner centerpiece, this Aluminium Pineapple Box secret storage spot and decor item from Top Brass is killer. It will add a certain drama and OTT-ness to your tabletop set, especially if maximalism is your aesthetic. Another luxurious looking dinner accent that is actually super affordable and a worth-it purchase.

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