30+ Absolutely stunning ideas for Christmas table decorations


Tis’ the Season to deck the halls, but don’t forget to add a touch of Christmas to your dining table, ready to entertain your guests during the holidays. Christmas is almost here and if you have not already begun to plan, then the time is here to decide how you are decorating your table. With everything around you aglow, the Christmas tree, the mantel, perhaps even your yard, it’s time to get down to the finishing touches. You should also be planning your menu, maybe you want to decorate your theme based on what you will be serving.

There are several things to consider when you are getting ready to decorate your table. You will want a tablecloth or a table runner as the foundation. Then you will need a centerpiece, candles, chargers, plates, cutlery, wine glasses, and place cards. It is important to create a beautiful table so that you and your guests can enjoy it. Below we have gathered together a fabulous collection to help you feel inspired. Happy Holidays!

Note: If you are looking for more inspiration, have a look at these featured articles: 20+ Gorgeous Christmas Table Setting Ideas For An Unforgettable Holiday and 20 Absolutely Gorgeous Christmas Table Decor And Setting Ideas.


1. This blogger’s decorating theme throughout here home was “trees”, which are displayed in all shapes and sizes. (via Stone Gable Blog)


2. A beautifully decorated farmhouse Christmas tablescape. (via Lauren McBride Blog)


3. A stunning red, white and gold holiday tablescape with a twist! (via Citrineliving)


4. This blogger prefers a more kid-friendly decorating scheme, inspired by the Pottery Barn Kids catalog. The dining table is decorated with rustic decor and infused with pops of bright, cheerful red. (via House by Hoff)


5. A centerpiece on the dining table is decorated with faux cedar wreaths and faux paperwhites. (via Dear Lillie)


6. A red and green plaid tablecloth offers a traditional and festive foundation for the dining table. For the centerpiece, layer with branches of cypress, sprigs of boxwood, pine cones, and other natural elements such as apples, oranges, pomegranates, artichokes, and nuts. Adorn with ornaments and votives and even hurricanes filled with cranberries. (via Home is Where the Boat Is)


7. This stunning table is decorated with fresh bay leaf branches sourced from a local floral wholesaler. They helped to set the base for the rest of the scheme. In the center, a faux tree from Home Goods. Mercury glass ornaments were also sourced from Home Goods. Rice lights run throughout the branches, adding some holiday sparkle. Don’t forget the candles! (via Shades of Blue Interiors)


8. A DIY table centerpiece that looks fabulous and is simple to create. This blogger used natural elements such as cranberries and fresh-cut juniper branches from her property. The mason jars are filled with Epsom Salt for the bottom layer, then cranberries, and at the top, juniper branches. Alternating in-between is Epsom Salt jars with votive candles in tan. (via Yellow Bliss Road)


9. This beautiful home showcases a winter white and silver holiday tablescape. (via Citrineliving)


10. For the table, a black and cream buffalo check table runner was used as the base. The centerpiece includes fresh greenery, large pinecones, and some mercury glass candles. The blogger’s favorite decor piece? The cream-colored napkins with hand-painted deer. (via The White Buffalo Styling Co.)


11. This table began with a vintage grain sack table runner, layered with mercury glass ornaments and candles for sparkle. White trees were added as an accent, as were some fresh sprigs of greenery. (via Ella Claire Inspired)


12. These adorable mini-tree stump Christmas place card holders will add some playful color to your table. Rustic, elegant and charming all rolled into one. These were formed from cut pieces of branches to form the base. Add some ornaments, remove the hooks and add strong black wire to the tops. Tacky glue was used to glue down the ornaments. Voila! (via Redhead Can Decorate)


13. This festive holiday centerpiece features an old box filled with vintage glass ornaments of blues and pinks, pine cones, and candles in glass holders. Fresh greenery fills small vases filled with water. (via Far Above Rubies)


14. This table features an easy centerpiece of a circular berry garland, formed by attaching both ends. Candles were placed in the center, wrapped with ribbons. Pine cones mixed with silver and green tree ornaments have been added as accents. (via Take Six)


15. A centerpiece display of fresh oranges, cranberries, and pomegranates mixed with metallic ornaments and candles. Fresh sprigs of juniper leaves fill in the display. (via Yellow Bliss Road)


16. Hurricane glass filled with candles sets an elegant and festive holiday table. (via Beech Tree Photography)


17. A white tablecloth serves as the base. Fresh cut branches off the bottom of a Christmas tree add some greenery to the table. Hurricanes, candlesticks, mercury glass balls, and ornaments add some sparkle.(via Inspired Living)


18. An elegant table display of gold-accented wine glasses and a centerpiece of fresh greenery is quite simply beautiful.(via Style Me Pretty)


19. A colorful holiday-decorated dining table. (via A Pretty Life in the Suburbs)


20. A centerpiece of mason jars filled with salt, with tea lights added. They are set on a runner consisting of cedar planks painted white… gives a nice rustic aesthetic. Looks stunning when the lights go down! (via Thrifty and Chic)


21. Elegant metallic, snowflake Christmas dinner tablescape. Mercury glass hurricanes with brass bands were the inspiration behind this table scheme. (via Kelley Nan)


22. Festive and natural holiday table decor. (via Beech Tree Photography)


23. A centerpiece of mason jars filled with coarse salt and votive candles set atop. Surrounding the jars is fresh sprigs of greenery, pinecones, and shiny ornaments. (via My Cup Runneth Over)


24. Glittering gold creates an elegant holiday decor scheme. (via Pinterest)


25. Elegantly designed holiday dining table filled with candles and twinkle lights. (via Stone Gable Blog)


26. A holiday tablescape featuring floating tea light jars paired with the touch of gold, bright greenery and pops of red from the berries. (via 17 Apart)


27. An elegant table display with silver placemats, mercury vases, tea lights, candles and fresh greenery from outdoors. Add a touch of sparkle with snowflake and star decorations. For the showstopper, suspend a wreath above the table. (via The White Company)


28. A holiday table full of shimmer and glow. (via Crate and Barrel)


29. Instead of your traditional name tags scattered around the table do something unique this year. Get some chalkboard tags to jot down all of your guests’ names. (via The Lilypad Cottage)


30. This holiday table runner is best described as quick, easy, fresh and stunning. Whether faux or real — add some pomegranates and fresh sprigs of seeded eucalyptus for contrast. (via Julie Blanner)


31. This adorable place setting features printed place cards. Boxwood wreaths were sourced from Antique Farmhouse and wrapped with ribbon to attach to the cards. You could also use grapevine wreaths or even faux wreaths from places such as Michaels or Hobby Lobby. (via On Sutton Place)


32. Create a merry and bright holiday party with a simple gold charger and clear plates with DIY labels. Visit the source for the tutorial. (via Classy Clutter)


33. Elegant table display with glass candle holders as the centerpiece. Fresh greenery and white hydrangeas are used to add some festivity. (via Style Me Pretty)


34. A woodland holiday decor scheme. (via Jacque Lynn Photography)


35. A simple yet elegant table setting with a hint of rustic in the use of burlap. (via Salvia & Rosmarino)


36. A Scandinavian-inspired Christmas table. (via Pinterest)


37. A few sprigs of fresh greenery (or faux) and some cinnamon sticks wrapped with twine around a napkin, set on elegant white plates. (via The Golden Sycamore)


38. Christmas in South Africa… not too shabby if you are not wishing for a white Christmas! (via The Pretty Blog)


39. This stunning centerpiece includes 3 bundles of eucalyptus greens, pomegranates and a few ornaments for festive color. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Did you know that we have a Pinterest board with tons of inspiring Christmas ideas? You can see it and follow One Kindesign on Pinterest HERE.

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4 years ago

All are delightfully lovely. Inspires conversations of peace and kindness and love.

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3 years ago
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5 years ago

Please #35 the name of the dinnerware?????? I want to find it for a gift. Thank you!

7 years ago

Simply breathtaking! These table settings are so creative and beautiful, I can’t wait to set our own Christmas table with these as inspiration. Thank you for including me! Merry Christmas!

– Julie

7 years ago
Reply to  Julie Blanner

Julie, it was a pleasure to feature your beautiful table. Love how simple it is to put together yet looks so elegant. Merry Christmas to you as well!