Make the jingle runner by cutting holly leaves from dark and light green card stock. Use a bone folder or wooden skewer to indent veins in leave, then trace indents with a green colored pencil. Run down the center of the table and lay red jingle bells throughout. For the straws, attach small die-cut holly leaves and berries to a red-and-white paper straw with a dab of hot glue.
Who says holiday tables have to be decorated with holiday themes? Pinecones, fresh greens and found feathers play off the vintage china in a woodland motif. Set your scene off with natural rattan chargers and twig-inspired silverware.
Add understated holiday flair with simple arrangements of silver dollar eucalyptus and blue thistle in vintage vessels. To make the light bulb centerpiece, cut off the bottom of a small round Styrofoam ball and attach vintage Christmas lights to the top and sides with hot glue. For the napkin rings, attach a loop of red-and-white baker's twine to the base of a bulb with hot glue; wrap base completely with twine and around rolled napkins. Keep things simple with a classic red and white theme.
Strands of red beads mimic the festive look of cranberries, while a simple grosgrain ribbon dresses up a planter. Get the tutorial at The Lily Pad Cottage. Fresh greenery, large pine cones, and green-tinted glass make for a stunning, woods-inspired scene. A gingham runner and hand-painted napkins keep things whimsical and fun. Wow your guests with this stunning Christmas tree napkin! Believe it or not, it's super easy to pull off—you just need a few large linen napkins to get started.
Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm. Keep things lighthearted with this partly-edible Santa "topiary" centerpiece. Little ones will especially love it! Get the tutorial at DIY Candy. Who says you have to stick to red and white flowers Here, a collection of different-sized vases filled with evergreen branches look positively sophisticated.
Enlist your kids to help with this color-coordinated Christmas craft. Begin by placing a small pillar vessel inside a larger vase, and fill the gaps between the two with red and white marbles. Then, simply fill the inner container with a mix of anemones, garden roses, and evergreen sprigs. With this reclaimed centerpiece, a s Holly Beverage Co. The area is furnished with an antique table—which was actually bought at the Country Living Fair! You know what silver bells mean—it's Christmas time!
Dress up your table in holiday style with shiny candlestick holders that resemble baubles and bells. Get the tutorial at A Practical Wedding. A candy cane-inspired display makes for the sweetest setup. To make the place cards, bend 7-inch-long pieces of gauge gold wire into a candy cane shape. Attach lengths of rosemary with fishing wire.
Cut card stock to size and use a red brush-tip pen to stain edges, then write names with a gold pen. Punch a hole in one corner, thread thin red ribbon through hole, and tie around "candy cane. With fresh and fragrant greenery, red berries, and glowing candles, this elegant combination has all the ingredients for a merry gathering. Get the tutorial at Julie Blanner. Make your table shine bright with all sorts of mercury glass pieces that beautifully reflect the warmth and glow of burning candles.
Get the tutorial at Bless'er House. Pick up some rich red fruits and berries during your grocery store haul for Christmas dinner, pair it with fresh or faux eucalyptus, and consider your holiday table decorating done. Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Plate.
Save money and make a large table feel full by arranging a variety of pieces foraged from the outdoors like a cut tree branch, bunches of fresh pine, and vibrant winter berries. Get the tutorial at Liz Marie Blog. There's nothing more romantic than a little mistletoe and a string of sparkling lights around the holiday season—and both can be found in this pretty centerpiece. With its gingham base, array of bottlebrush trees, and rustic red truck, this tablescape proves there's nothing more fun than Christmas in the country.
Get the tutorial at Rosemary and Thyme. Create a beautiful base for your Christmas table setting by layering a burlap cloth and wood slice under your dinnerware, and finish the arrangement with a piece of greenery plucked from your centerpiece. Get the tutorial at Lauren McBride.
If it's warm enough, why not set a Christmas table outside? These wooden houses serve as a cute centerpiece, while hot chocolate and throws at each place keeps things cozy. Get the tutorial at Zevy Joy. This designer keeps the dining room table in her historic Tudor house simple for the season with a blue runner, brass candle holders, and antlers. This Cape Cod homeowner used complementing tartan patterns to dress up her dining table for the holidays.
In addition to plaid blankets, layered here as tablecloths, you can also mix in more pattern with dishware and napkins. An eclectic mix of collectibles, vintage treasures, and plenty of bottle brush trees in various shades of green add color to the top of the dining table in this Midwest farmhouse.
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There's never been a better time to bring out any and all silver. Make sure you polish your pieces ahead of time, and then put them to good use at Christmas dinner. Indulge in your cottagecore fantasy with classic red and white plates that recall the snowy holidays of yesteryear. Adding natural elements like branches and pine cones alongside shiny white ornaments brings an elegant winter forest touch to Christmas dinner.
The Mexican embroidery technique of Otomi is a vibrant way to celebrate Christmas. Etsy is a great resource for Otomi tree skirts, stockings, and other decor, but we like the idea of adding a few colorful stars to a whimsical winter table. Next to guests' name tags, add an elegant winter fruit, like a miniature pear, for a touch that balances rustic and formal. Don't forget the basis of all great tables: a classic white linen tablecloth.
We like Cultiver's version which looks amazing crisp or rumpled and is made from percent European flax. A beautiful Scandinavian accessory, these table trees reference Danish paper flowers, which are used to decorate in the winter. The Scene. Luxury Style Travel Leisure Society. Type keyword s to search.
Instagram casadeperrin. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. View this post on Instagram. Bring a little bit of nature to the bare winter months with a colorful moss table runner. Estelle Colored Glass. Henry Handwork. Delicately embroidered napkins are true modern heirlooms.
Liliboas Getty Images. Dear Annabelle. Tory Burch. Mix unexpected textures, like Tory Burch's spongeware into Christmas decor to keep things fresh. Don't forget loads of candles to add the perfect glow to your winter soiree. A simple, elegant solution: Tie up each napkin with a sprig of fir and a holiday ribbon.
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Repurpose pieces from broken terracotta pots as name cards. Bring more holiday cheer to your guests' drinks with some fun skewers fit for the occasion. Cut your drink skewers to about 3" long, then attach mini bottle brush trees in fun colors to the top of each one. Simple hot glue works well for this project.
Use chalkboard paper for your tablecloth, and write the names of guests above the plates. Make napkin rings by stringing cranberries on a thin wire, tying it into a circle with a sprig of eucalyptus. You can't deny that holiday bells have magic.
Bring that same spirit to your table by dressing each corner of your dinner napkin with mini bells. Try an icy blue and silver color palette. For the name card, tie a store-bought tag to a metallic glass ornament. Go for a snowy New England vibe and consider using a few plaid throws as table cloths — preferably old ones that can withstand inevitable spills. Use real pine cones and fresh flowers to give off a subtle aroma that'll have guests reminiscing about holidays past.
Learn how to make the snowflake napkin ring with our step-by-step tutorial. Using a hook and ribbon, suspend greens from the ceiling above your table. Love the look, but have a permanent light fixture? Drape pine around the frame and secure with ribbon. To express your creativity, make your own leaf garland out of green craft paper. Add red jingle bells to finish the festive look. Add more visual interest to your table runner by using wooden beads to make star-shaped decorative accents.
Transform your table into an enchanted pine forest. Just cut out fir shapes from felt and hot-glue them onto candle holders filled with faux snow. Get the tutorial ». This elegant mix of gold cutlery with black accents creates a simple color palette that feels polished and sophisticated. Mercury glass, candles, a burlap table runner, and fresh cranberries come together to make this elegant red and green tablescape.
Get the tutorial at Bless'er House ». Gone are the days when you only have to rely on traditional cloth table runners. For Christmas, make your table feel a bit more special by draping garland right down the center. Treat a nearby windowsill like the mantel and layer greenery , candles, and pinecones.
Hang a rustic wreath up top for the finishing touch. Break out the fine china, or put one gilded salad plate atop an everyday set to make each place setting feel special. A runner of greenery and blooms is a low-profile floral option that's easy for guests to chat over.
This five-minute centerpiece is as easy as filling a glass container with unshelled nuts, faux cranberries, pine cones, cinnamon sticks, and dried citrus. Centered on a polished wood slice, the table's good to go. Mini wreaths tied to chair frames with raw-edge ribbon will make every person at the table feel like the guest of honor. A bit of greenery is all your neutral linens need. After making name cards with cut cardboard, secure the tags to a circle of leaves welcoming each guest.
Not all the presents need to be under the tree. Show off your prettiest wrapping paper on the dinner table, swapping pink for red for an extra twist. Fill out the display with homemade confetti-filled ornaments in coordinating colors. Thanks to a pearl-topped pin, ripe pears serve as edible name-card holders.
Pears also appear, with greenery and tiny ornaments, in a DIY-on-a-dime centerpiece. Celebrate a white Christmas, no matter the climate. Use tiny gingerbread houses , monochrome florals, and even miniature marshmallows to set the snow-dusted scene. Faux grapes, limes, and pears dusted with glitter look plucked from Jack Frost's icy orchard — and will last for years.
To craft, coat fruit with spray adhesive and roll in a mixture of three parts white glitter to one part silver glitter. Black, white, and neon yellow aren't the traditional palette, but they look fresh on baubles and paper Christmas trees. For each not-so evergreen, use printed card stock or paint on your own mod patterns. Product Reviews. Home Ideas. United States.
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Anita Yokota. Interior designer Anita Yokota used a dramatic green and white garland hung in a nonchalant swag on the wall behind the dinner table that looks like a deconstructed vertical garden. Choosing one statement decoration allows you to keep the rest of the decor simple, freeing up the table for food and drinks. The garland feels festive but not overly Christmasy, creating a conversation piece to anchor the holiday dining area that you won't feel pressed to take down too soon.
Interior designer Mel Bean of Mel Bean Interiors chose to play on the blue color scheme of this spacious dining room, with its blue velvet upholstered chairs and blue patterned rug, by adding tree sculptures and a centerpiece in icy blue and white tones. The white Christmas tree nearby is decorated and lit with golden tones to add warmth. Cedar Hill Farmhouse. Blogger Anita Joyce from Cedar Hill Farmhouse created a light and airy Christmas table with a white and silver palette.
Simple white tableware mixed with Bavarian antique and vintage Christmas mix-and-match china and cut crystal glassware create an elegant base. She added some blingy Christmas spirit with sparkly silver studded deer figurines, and oversized silver tree ball ornaments set on mini boxwood wreaths that add height to the place settings. A vase full of bushy greens and berries adds texture and a fresh note. Sugar and Charm. Details like forest green candles and napkins, a striped linen table runner, vases full of white flowers and seasonal greenery, and olive wood napkin-holders and chargers add homey charm.
My Year Old Home. Blogger Leslie Saeta from My Year Old Home made painted pinecone tree centerpieces for her rustic Christmas table, and hung leftover pinecones from fishing wire from the ceiling to amp up the holiday vibes. Bright red holiday berries and polkadot water glasses and napkins add a playful note. The table's chicly rumpled linen tablecloth and a soft, washed out palette of pinks, peaches, creams, and browns make the room adaptable to any season. But the combination of candlelight and fairy lights strung up in the window behind a linen curtain that matches the tablecloth, creating soft diffused ambient light makes it feel special enough for an intimate Christmas dinner amongst friends and family.
Say Yes. Decorating a Christmas table doesn't have to be an elaborate affair to make a big impact. These cute DIY placecards from Liz Stanley at lifestyle blog Say Yes are made from fresh cranberries, tree trimmings, and stamped brown kraft paper nametags to create a festive Christmas brunch place setting that will make your guests feel welcome and special. Blogger Abi Dare from These Four Walls used a chic and understated color palette of taupe, black, and white that complements her existing decor while creating an elevated holiday atmosphere.
She arranged preserved nicoly leaves and dried grasses from her garden in a trio of bud vases that add a festive note and a subtle scent, and finished it off with a mix of votive candles and candlesticks for a candlelit glow. This dessert table from Emily Henderson Design is decorated with a linen tablecloth strewn with bushy branches and ornaments, paper Christmas trees of varying sizes and heights, votive candles, and plenty of treats.
Most Lovely Things. Design and Photo by Ajai Guyot. Emily Henderson Design contributor Ajai Guyot created a chic holiday patio table with black dishware and gold cutlery, vases, and candlesticks of varying heights. The weathered wood dining table is left mostly bare, save for a crisp white runner and napkins. Blogger Anita Joyce from Cedar Hill Farmhouse added fluffy white fur pillows to her Christmas table seating for extra comfort, and decorated the chair seat backs with large bows made from silver ribbon and rhinestone belt buckles to match the glittery silver, white, and green color palette.
Liz Stanley at lifestyle blog Say Yes set a special place for the kids at this classic red, white and green Christmas table with a green kid-sized plate, and extras like a tiny wrapped gift and candy cane to make it fun.
Atmospheric lighting is always a great idea to set the mood for a special meal. But a Christmas table is a chance for you to go all out in the lighting department. In this spacious dining room from Emily Henderson Design , bushy branch garlands are hung around the large windows to create a casual and festive atmosphere. To balance the maximalist window decorations, the table is kept light and airy with tall candlesticks, a small vase of branches, a simple table runner, and a few house-shaped votives.
Blogger Eden Passante from Sugar and Charm played off the pale golden wood tones of this modern dining room by creating a gold and white Christmas brunch table with gold flatware, white and gold dishes, white napkins, and a snowy, fuzzy white table runner lined with gold and white vases filled with flocked greens.
For her festive Christmas brunch table, blogger Eden Passante of Sugar and Charm set each place with an origami-inspired napkin folded into the shape of a Christmas tree. Blogger Leslie Saeta from my Year Old Home trotted out her collection of vintage ceramic crocks to create an inexpensive, rustic Christmas farmhouse table centerpiece, filling them with generous bunches of seasonal berries.
Blogger Leslie Saeta of My Year Old Home created a glittery centerpiece of delicate sparkly crystal tree ornaments in varying heights that catch the light and complement the vintage dishware and glassware in her rustic earth-toned farmhouse dining room. Maison de Cinq. Blogger Sheila Irwin from Maison de Cinq decorated this cozy, feel-good Christmas centerpiece with simple, natural ingredients—oranges, cedar, and whole walnuts—strewn down the middle of her bare wood table.
Brass candlesticks and gold-toned chargers add a touch of informal elegance. A Beautiful Mess. If you live in a small space and your dining room is a bistro table for two, keep the surface free and clear with a small vase of flowers and a pint-size Christmas tree ornament. Then utilize the wall or floor space around the table to tie in larger decorations, like this cute little kitchen Christmas table set up from A Beautiful Mess.
These DIY mandarin and curly kale table centerpieces set on cake plates for extra height from A Beautiful Mess will delight both kids and adults at your holiday table, and are easy and fun to make. Blogger Abi Dare from These Four Walls used one of her favorite simple napkin styling tricks —holding them by gripping a corner, then tying a loose knot in the middle—then draping them across plates to create a relaxed yet elegant look.
No ironing, folding, or fussing required. Blogger Sheila Irwin from Maison de Cinq decorated the romantic dining room Christmas tree in white and blush tones, and added simple miniature wreaths to the backs of chairs to tie it all together. Ursula Carmona of Home Made by Carmona. Ursula Carmona of Home Made by Carmona created a simple holiday vignette on her large kitchen island that reminds everyone that Christmas is coming while leaving plenty of room for prepping and cooking throughout the season.
Interior designer Mel Bean of Mel Bean Interiors created a dramatic Christmas installation on this kitchen peninsula that can stay up all season, making even small meals or coffee breaks feel festive and the kitchen come alive with holiday spirit.
Thistlewood Farm. Blogger KariAnne Wood from Thistlewood Farm chose to add Christmas vibes to her blue-and-white dining room with a red-dominated Christmas tree and tabletop ornaments like a miniature wooden sleigh filled with shiny balls. She tied it all together by choosing red-and-white striped linens that play off the blue-and-white striped upholstery on her dining room chairs. Ursula Carmona of Home Made by Carmona created an easy holiday season display on her dining table with an assortment of mini trees and ornaments lit with LED string lights.
Lifestyle blogger Linda Grasso of SheSez mixed a pale green and red natural centerpiece with unexpected royal purple napkins for an unexpected twist on holiday table decorating. Blogger KariAnne Wood from Thistlewood Farm used tall wood tree decorations to create a forest-like centerpiece in her neutral farmhouse dining room, and hung mini wreaths on the backs of chairs to amp up the holiday theme.
Ursula Carmona of Home Made by Carmona decorated the table for a Christmas Eve dinner with pillar candles, white tableware and linens, greenery, gold ornaments, and some small wrapped gifts for guests to open as is the custom in many parts of the world. Blogger KariAnne Wood from Thistlewood Farm added battery operated tea lights inside of a line of house-shaped votives on her dining room to keep them lit throughout the season, and suspended some lightweight three-dimensional paper stars from the crystal chandelier over the dining table just because.
This outdoor table at the California home of lifestyle blogger Linda Grasso of SheSez mixes vintage candlesticks, wood plates, and a natural centerpiece of leaves and flowers to create a non-traditional laid back festive vibe. Blogger KariAnne Wood at Thistlewood Farm used decorative serving pieces filled with ornaments and an oversized snowflake ornament to create a cheerful and lighthearted holiday table that doesn't take itself too seriously.
For many people, the kitchen island is their dining room and de facto Christmas table. Interior designer Mel Bean of Mel Bean Interiors played up the symmetry of this open kitchen by hanging greenery from the twin pendant lights, adding a pair of gold Christmas tree statuettes on either side of the kitchen sink, and decorating the kitchen island with an oversized Christmas tower centerpiece in shades of silver, cream, and pale pink.
Lifestyle blogger Linda Grasso of SheSez hung gift tags from the stems of seasonal fruit to make easy breezy holiday place settings for the outdoor table at her California home. Marlaina Teich Designs. Interior designer Marlaina Teich of Marlaina Teich Designs created a festive table that plays off the dining room's wintry powder blue and white flowered wallpaper with pale blue napkins.
A trio of vases holding bright pinkish red flowers adds a more traditional Christmas note. Blogger Sheila Irwin from Maison de Cinq created this simple, traditional Christmas table setting using simple dishware and linens, white roses, scattered pinecones, and greenery.
The Residency Bureau. For this simple, classic Christmas table, interior designer Amy Vroom of The Residency Bureau in Seattle, Washington used her grandmother's china, vintage salad plates, vintage coupe glasses, eucalyptus leaves, tea candles, and an edible centerpiece of pomegranates and satsumas piled into a silver tureen that doubles as dessert. Minimalist Chic. Continue to 2 of 44 below. Wintry Scandi. Continue to 3 of 44 below. Vertical Garland. Continue to 4 of 44 below. Elegantly Blue.
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44 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas for Holiday Cheer · Minimalist Chic · Wintry Scandi · Vertical Garland · Elegantly Blue · Silvery · Woodsy. Beautiful table decorations for Christmas, including, Christmas table ideas, holiday centerpiece ideas, Christmas table setting ideas, simple Christmas. Spruce up your Christmas table decorations this year with these holiday decor ideas. From stunning Christmas centerpieces to place settings.