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Tables, Seating & Furniture

"I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me." - Henri Matisse

Table Talk: Henri Matisse


 A quick reminder from Henri Matisse that tables can be more than just hunks of wood, plastic, or metal; they can be art.

Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. -- Paul Lynde

Table Talk: Paul Lynde


Paul Lynde, famous comedian and actor, offered advice about home entertaining: "My table seats eight, so that's my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn't get wrecked that way." What do you think? Do you prefer small, intimate gatherings or big parties?... More

"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit & a violin..." - Albert Einstein

I think Einstein had the right idea. Just make sure my bowl of fruit has strawberries and blueberries. :)

Get a Price Quote For Your Table Linen or Furniture Order Online

Because you can place any order online, you can get a price quote at anytime on our website, even after hours or on weekends when we're usually not answering our phones. Here's how you can figure out the total cost of your order online: Select a product Under the "Pricing" section of the product's page,... More

Conrad Hall on writing scripts at the dining table

Table Talk: Conrad Hall


The 85th Academy Awards ceremony is coming up on February 24, and in honor, this week, we're sharing a quote from famous cinematographer Conrad Hall. Hall received three Academy Awards for Best Cinemetography for his films  Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, American Beauty, and Road to Perdition, as well as having several of his other films nominated... More

Ina Garten on Tables

When Food & Wine interviewed Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, they asked her what one of her entertaining pet peeves was. She responded: It's important to give yourself, and your guests, enough space to eat, but too much space might, like Ina suggests, kill the party. It's hard to have a conversation when the closest... More

Bright Settings FAQ What is your return policy?

You can view each department's individual return policy here: Linen Purchase Return Policy Linen Rental Return Policy Printing Return Policy Furniture Return Policy Here's how the process works: Contact us by calling 1-800-327-6025 within 7 days of receiving your order to get an Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. You need an RMA number to return your... More

How do I check the status of my order?

To check the status of your order, click the "ORDER TRACKING" button at the BOTTOM of any page. You'll need two things to track your order: Your order number Your order number can be found in the confirmation e-mail you received. Your billing postal code (zip code) If you entered a shipping address different from your... More

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

  TABLE LINEN PURCHASES Most of our table linen orders ship within 48-72 hours via UPS from PA or NJ. After shipping, your order should arrive in 2-5 days, unless you've requested other shipping arrangements. 10 and 13 gauge vinyl table coverings are currently shipping in 4-6 weeks. If you need to have your table linens by... More

Bright Settings Folding Tables

Table Talk


Most people, at least in the US, have some sort of table in their house. Maybe it’s not a dining table, maybe it’s a folding table they’ve set up as a desk, maybe it’s a table for crafting or wood work, or maybe it’s a coffee table. It’s where we throw the mail when we’re... More

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