Posted on Leave a comment

10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

Decorative Christmas Table

** This post also contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you purchase a product after clicking on a link at no extra cost to you. Thank you!

How to create an elegant Christmas table setting using my “10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas.” Simple tips to a beautiful festive table.

The holidays are a wonderful time for family gatherings, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by creating a beautiful holiday table setting.

Here are some simple tips on how to set a festive table that will impress everyone at the party.

1. Create a Festive Centerpiece with Greenery and Candles

White Christmas Candles part of 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

A centerpiece is one of the first things people see when they enter a room, so it should make a statement. Choose a large vase filled with fresh greens or artificial ones and place it near the door. Add a few small white candles to add warmth and light.

Or for example, if you’re serving a buffet style dinner, place the main dishes around the edge of the table, while placing the appetizers in the middle.

If you’re having a seated dinner, put the main course in the center of the table and surround it with smaller plates of appetizers.

2. Add a Seasonal Touch by Adding Pinecones or Berries

Center Piece with Pinecones part of 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

To keep the centerpieces simple, use only two or three items. If you choose more than three, arrange them in a circle or pyramid shape.

Create a truly elegant table setting by adding a few touches of nature. For example, place pinecones around the edge of the table, or artificial pinecones. Scatter dried berries throughout the centerpieces.

You could also use greenery such as holly or mistletoe. If you’re feeling extra creative, try using a wreath as a centerpiece.

3. Include a Small Tree as Part of the Decor

Small Christmas Tree for 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

A centerpiece is one of the most important parts of the table setting. You want something that stands out from the rest of the decorations but doesn’t overpower them.

If you’re looking for inspiration, consider adding a small tree to the center of the table. “A small tree adds height and texture to the table,” says Martha Stewart. “It makes the room feel cozy and welcoming.”

4. Hang Stockings from the Ceiling

Hang Stockings from Ceiling part of 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

When decorating your home for the holidays, consider hanging stockings from the ceiling instead of placing them on the floor. Stockings are a fun and unique way to add a little whimsy to your holiday decorations. This simple trick makes the room feel more Christmassy.

You can hang them from the ceiling using clothespins or tape or use a hook and string to attach them to the wall. If you’re looking for something a bit more elegant, try hanging stockings from the chandelier.

5. Set up a Wreath on the Door

Beautiful Christmas Wreath part of 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

Hang a wreath on the front door to make it feel festive. You can use any type of wreath, but we recommend getting one with a ribbon bow so you can easily remove it when the holiday season ends.

If you’re hosting a holiday dinner party, consider decorating your dining room table with a wreath. A wreath adds a touch of elegance to the table and makes it look extra special.

You can find wreaths at most craft stores, and if you want to get creative, you can use ribbon, twine, or other materials to create a unique design.

7. Simple and Elegant Place Settings

Simple and Elegant Place Settings part of 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

Mix in solid-colored placemats in these fun colors such as red, blue, and green, and build your Christmas theme from there.

You can then add a silver-colored charger to your solid-colored placemats. Next, place a dinner plate on each charger. You get the idea, right?

For instructions on how to make a moss-covered charger, click here “Time to Set the Table.” This will provide you with everything you need to create an elegant centerpiece plus instructions on how to do it.

8. Elegant Dinnerware

Elegant Dinnerware part of my 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

Ditch the paper plates for the Royal Norfolk Christmas Dinnerware and bring elegance and beauty to your table. With these classic white colors, you can create your most elegant Christmas table.

This unique Royal Norfolk Christmas Dinnerware will make your family feel like they are dining at an up-class restaurant right in your very own home.

9. Silverware and Glassware

Silverware and Glassware part of my 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

 You can get Silver Plastic Flatware and Napkin Sets, 4-ct. Packs or in the case. I have used these several times and they look realistic and very elegant. These glasses are so pretty and make any table look beautiful. You can buy the glasses individually or buy the case.

10. Christmas-Themed Tiered Tray

Christmas Themed tier Tray part of my 10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

How about a beautiful Christmas-themed Tiered Tray? You could use it on your dessert table for a centerpiece and place all your other desserts around it. Dress it up with Christmas items and arrange them until you get your desired look.

Conclusion of “10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas.”

Now it’s time for you to get yo Christmas juices flowing and follow my “10 Christmas Table Decorating Ideas.” I hope you enjoyed reading this article as much as I enjoyed writing it for you.

I would love to see what you produce for your beautiful Christmas themed table. Share your photos and show off your talent.

From my family to yours, “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!”

Thank you for supporting my small business!

Nana 🤶🎅

Nana’s Bakery (To Place Your Orders)

Related Posts:

Elegant Thanksgiving Table Tips

10 of the Best Christmas Cake Recipes

10 Tips for a Productive Kitchen