You’ve probably give some time and thought to planning your Christmas decorations, but have you considered how to dress your table for the big feast itself? Here are some simple yet stunning Christmas table decoration ideas:
1. Mini Christmas trees
There are two ways to make these into place settings – either use the branch of a real or artificial fir tree, or buy fake or real mini conifers. You can also add tiny Christmas baubles if you like.
2. A floral centrepiece
A bowl of bold and beautiful blooms, whether real or artificial, should charm your guests this yuletide. Match the flowers to your festive decor colour scheme for maximum impact.
3. Go for glitz
Nothing says “special occasion” quite like opulent glamour, so go all out to wow your guests by contrasting dark, dramatic shades with shiny metallics. Deep garnet, indigo, emerald or purple work very well, while copper or rose gold metallics are right on trend.
4. A foliage table runner
Why not use some real or faux evergreen foliage to set the Christmas scene this year? A line of entwined leaves, with berries, baubles, flowers or fairy lights dotted here and there, looks particularly enticing against a bright white background.
5. Winter wonderland
Go all out with cool tones of white and silver for a sophisticated look that gives more than a nod to the north. Think icy glassware such as hurricane lanterns or bell jars, which you can fill with fake miniature fir trees and snow. Use sprays of silver or white white sprayed faux foliage for added effect, while cool-toned candlesticks will add atmosphere and ambience.