Impress Your Guests With These Holiday Table Styling Tips
The holidays are right around the corner! With Thanksgiving Day fast approaching and family members are merrily preparing for their feast, we thought we would swoop in and save the day by serving up some holiday table styling tips for that will wow your guests all season long! These styles and festive touches can be displayed from Thanksgiving, all the way through Christmas celebrations as well! These holiday dining decor tips will make your tablescape one to remember, and you may even have some of these products laying around your house ready to put to good use. If not, we’ve included links so that you can shop the looks you love. Whether you’ll be decorating right away or just want to get inspired for the upcoming Christmas festivities, scroll on down to look at the our 10 favorite dining table stylings of the holiday season so that you can wow your guests by turning your dining room into a festive wonderland!
1. The Tartan Touch
Tartan, the staple pattern of Christmas, can liven up any holiday party. It’s distinct lines and festive colorways can add character in large and small scales. Put plaid placemats or a runner under modern dinnerware to achieve a fun and updated preppy lineup.
2. A Bark Of Brilliance
Bring the outside in with these bark placemats. Guests will love the rustic charm it brings to your dining room. Make it a family activity and chop down a tree in your backyard or shop the look below. Style them with pine garland and metallic glassware to balance the roughness of the bark with warmth and enchantment.
3. Festive Fruits
Shake things up a bit with some unexpected color and citrus! The aromas of cinnamon and pomegranate will draw the senses, as well as the eye-catching complementary orange and teal hues, a twist from the typical red and green holiday scheme.
4. Bring Home The Gold
Are you not one for the elaborate Christmas colors and decorations? You can embellish your matte black dinnerware with gold cutlery that shines for days! It’s a bold statement piece that you can keep on the table even after the holidays have ended.
5. Fresh From The Market
Nothing says holiday spirit like a beautiful floral centerpiece. Instead of arranging the typically traditional red roses with holly and pine, take it up a notch by by pairing fresh carnations with ranunculus that exude a trendy and cozy feel. These beauties are in season, and the carnations’ warm red violet hue matches perfectly with a festive cranberry cocktail. Pop them in a brass vase for that extra texture and shine!
6. A Match Made In Candlestick Heaven
Light up your dining room with Christmas tree lights and candles lining the table. These mixed metal candlesticks and pillar holders add variety and height. Worried about passing the pumpkin pie and lighting a sleeve on fire? Styling your table with flicker flameless candles gives the same look with less safety hazards!
7. Color Me Wine
Colored glassware is a beautiful art form that comes in all shapes and textures. The reflections of the natural light shining through the glassware is sure to be a pre-dinner showstopper. Get different colored wine so guests can keep track of which drink is there’s!
8. Winter Wonderland
Let it snow! Or shall I say, let it fur. “Comfort” food has been taken to a whole new level. Drape your chairs with luxurious faux fur throws that will keep your guests cozy and warm all the way through dessert! If you already have plush upholstered seats, you can still achieve that soft textured look with a fur table runner.
9. Serve Up Some Pattern
Layering elements makes for a gorgeous holiday tablescape. Layer table runners and dinnerware galore. These glamorous mix and match patterned plates are serving up some major festive vibes!
10. Calligraphy Cards
Last but not least on our holiday table styling list is an innovative way to add a personal touch to your dinner party. It’s an easy and fun craft to write each of your guests’ names or a holiday message and place atop your dinnerware.
So, there you have it! We hope these holiday table styling tips have been helpful in introducing new and creative ways to decorate your dining room for the upcoming season!
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