If you are planning a party, create a dining table around the party's theme. Use a little imagination and inexpensive items bought from the craft store or dollar store. To inspire you, here are some eye-catching tables that local designers created for the Atlanta DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) 2009 event.
"Elegant Evening" designed by Habachy Designs for Moattar, Ltd.
"Picnic Anyone" designed by Kravet Inc.
"Wagon-ho!" designed by Corey McIntosh of McIntosh Interiors