Summer calls for easy-care place mats that show off an entire season of delicious foods. Woven styles are one popular option, and they come in shades from neutral to bright. Shape-wise, you’ll find rectangular and square mats as well as some round ones that will frame your plates in true style. So what’s for dinner?
Sunny forecast: The Colordrift Arcadia place mat in polyester-cotton blend will brighten any table. Regularly priced $8 at select Macy’s, www.macys.com.
Roll with it: Striped place mats pick up the warm hues of summer. Sold in a four pack at Target for $8.99 a set.
Check it out: Red gingham polyester place mat puts you in a picnic frame of mind. Priced $3.95 at Pier 1, www.pier1.com.
Mix and match: These round woven polypropylene place mats come in these and several other colors. Priced $5.95 each at Williams-Sonoma, Walden Galleria.
Shift into neutral: Food Network place mats come in a variety of easy-does-it colors. Regularly priced $7.99 each at select Kohls, www.kohls.com.