Dining Room Tables: 10 Festive Christmas Table Decorating Ideas
A dining room is a place where people eat. In modern times, it is usually adjacent to the kitchen for ease of service, whereas in mediaeval times, it was frequently on a completely different floor level. Decorating your Christmas table with thought and care is a simple way to get into the holiday spirit and show your loved ones and guests some extra love.
There are countless ways to decorate a holiday table, whether you prefer to keep it simple or go all out. Check out this collection of Christmas table decorating ideas in a variety of styles to add a little magic and cheer to your end-of-year celebrations, whether you are hosting a holiday brunch, tea, or family dinner, or simply want to dress up the table with a festive installation that can stay up throughout the season.
Add Some Wintery Vibes To the Dining Room Tables
With simple table linens, a vase of pine leaves, tiny tree figurines, and house-shaped porcelain votive candles, Emily Henderson Design creates a heartwarming holiday scene that appeals to kids of all ages.
Combine Gold and Blue On the Dining Room Tables
Mel Bean Interiors chose to incorporate tree sculptures and a centrepiece in icy blue and white tones into the blue colour scheme of this spacious dining room, which features blue velvet upholstered chairs and a blue patterned rug.
To add warmth, the white Christmas tree nearby is decorated and lit with golden tones.
Maintain a Fruity Tone On the Dining Room Tables
This Christmas table setting from Lindye Galloway Studio + Shop feels fresh, effortless, and modern, thanks to a centrepiece made of vivid greens, pomegranates, dried orange slices, and simple candles, as well as neutral-toned modern tableware and plenty of warm wood accents.
Use Silver as an Accent
Anita Joyce of Cedar Hill Farmhouse designed a light and airy Christmas table in white and silver. An elegant foundation is created by mixing simple white tableware with Bavarian antique and vintage Christmas mix-and-match china and cut crystal glassware.
She added some blingy Christmas spirit to the place settings with sparkly silver studded deer figurines and oversized silver tree ball ornaments set on mini boxwood wreaths. A vase brimming with bushy greens and berries adds texture and a fresh note.
Pine Cone Trees Can Be Used to Decorate
My 100-Year-Old Home blogger Leslie Saeta created painted pine cone tree centrepieces for her rustic Christmas table and hung leftover pine cones from the ceiling to amp up the holiday vibes.
Holiday berries in bright red and polka-dot water glasses and napkins add a playful touch.
Backlight the Drapes
This holiday table from Jeska Hearne of Lobster & Swan, a UK-based photographer, stylist, and shopkeeper, has a dreamy, inviting atmosphere fit for lingering late into the night.
The room’s chicly rumpled linen tablecloth and soft, washed-out palette of pinks, peaches, creams, and browns make it suitable for any season.
However, the combination of candlelight and fairy lights strung up in the window behind a linen curtain matching the tablecloth, creating soft diffused ambient light, making it feel special enough for an intimate Christmas dinner with friends and family.
Blogger Abi Dare of These Four Walls used a chic and understated taupe, black, and white colour palette that complements her existing decor while creating an elevated holiday atmosphere.
She arranged preserved nicely leaves and dried grasses from her garden in a trio of bud vases for a festive touch and a subtle scent, and finished it with a mix of votive candles and candlesticks for a candlelit glow.
Insert Miniature Birch Branch Trees
Most Lovely Things blogger Annie Diamond made these sweet little birch branch mini tree holders add a touch of DIY charm to her family’s Christmas table.
Make a Bow Out of It
To match the glittery silver, white, and green colour palette, 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.
Include Some Starlight
Setting the mood for a special meal with atmospheric lighting is always a good idea. However, a Christmas table allows you to go all out in terms of lighting.
Lobster & Swan stylist Jeska Hearne added warmth and good cheer to this Christmas tea table with a mesmerising spray of LED lights on copper wire hung around a wire star on the wall.
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