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24 Christmas Dining Room Decor Ideas For Gorgeous Holiday Sparkle

Christmas dining room decorating ideas

‘Tis the season to be jolly and create a festive atmosphere all through your house, including your dining room where you can infuse some Christmas magic. From whimsy and nostalgic to rustic and elevated, we have a decor style to suit your taste and help you create the perfect setting for joyous gatherings with loved ones.

Continue below to see some Christmas dining room decor ideas that will inspire you to create a festive ambiance that will dazzle your dinner guests. Underneath each of the images are further resource information, tips, tricks, and links for the full how-to tutorials. TIP: When decorating your dining room, don’t forget to decorate your chandelier for some extra holiday sparkle.

Tell Us: Which one of these Christmas dining room decor ideas do you find most inspiring? Please share your thoughts in the Comments below!

1. Green & Red Theme.

christmas dining room with festive green and red decor

A centerpiece of garland accents this stunning dining table sourced from @antiquefarmhouse. Adding a pop of color to this beautiful dining table is a chunky red blanket on the chair from @becozi. The Christmas tree in the basket is from @walmart. The wall paint color is Gray Owl 2137-60 – Benjamin Moore. TIP: When decorating your dining room for Christmas, don’t forget your chandelier. You can simply add some tree trimmings from anywhere that sells Christmas trees such as Home Depot. (via @bridgewaydesigns)

2. Merry Rustic, Vintage Christmas.

Christmas dining table with a mix of rustic and vintage decorations

This beautiful and festive dining table features a centerpiece of cozy farmhouse details, from red mugs to rustic antlers and plaid napkins. TIP: Add a Christmas tree decoration atop each place setting for your dinner guests to take home with them. (via @rusty_antlers)

3. Elegant Dining Table.

elegant dining table with Christmas decor

This beautiful is simple and very welcoming with its centerpiece of pine tree and eucalyptus branch clippings. Table runners run horizontally for a different visual effect. Each of the place settings has napkins and pine tree trimmings, tied with burlap and finished with pinecones. Green candlesticks add to the natural theme of this table. A tree in the background is aglow with string lights, bringing some extra holiday magic. (via @jo_lemani)

4. Country Christmas Tablescape.

country christmas style dining table decor

country christmas style dining table place setting

This gorgeous dining table features terra cotta pots filled with moss and a white taper candle for ambiance. A burlap table runner along with some greenery and pinecones adds a natural woodland-inspired centerpiece. The beautiful white plates are from @sainsburyshome, while the napkins are from @rplinen. (via @figtree.farm)

5. Festive Christmas Table.

festive Christmas dining table

Decorate your dining table with a white tablecloth, layer with a runner, placemats, and a centerpiece of greenery and candlelight. A Christmas tree in the corner of the room adds to the holiday magic. Add a cozy and inviting element by draping blankets or throws over dining chairs, encouraging guests to snuggle up during festive gatherings. (via @thecottagebythebridge)

6. Neutral Christmas Tablescape.

neutral christmas tablescape with garland centerpiece and green ornaments

neutral christmas table place setting

The garland centerpiece on the dining table was made using different greenery from @hobbylobby. Use floral wire to attach various green ornaments to the greenery for a simple yet elegant DIY look. Large flameless pillar candles add a magical ambiance to the space. They are set atop glass cylinder ($1) vases that are placed upside down. The dining chairs are from IKEA. The trees on the fireplace mantel are from @walmart. The stain-resistant area rug is by @mytexashouse for @orianrugs. (via @nifty.nest)

7. Gingerbread Inspired Tablescape.

gingerbread inspired dining room table

Infuse your dining table with all things gingerbread by incorporating lighted gingerbread house centerpieces, place cards, mugs, and sweet-themed decor. A centerpiece of greenery illuminated with mini lights adds the finishing touch to this cozy tablescape. All of the gingerbread decorations are from the provided link. (via @potterybarn)

8. Classic Elegance with Red and Gold.

simple yet elegant Christmas decorated dining table

Embrace the timeless charm of red and gold holiday ornaments, table runners, and candle holders for a classic and sophisticated holiday look. The wall paint color is Iron Ore SW 7069 – Sherwin-Williams. (via @lifebyleanna)

9. Wooden Box Centerpiece.

Christmas tablescape with a DIY wooden box centerpiece

This Christmas tablescape features a DIY wooden box centerpiece that is super simple to make and so fun to style. Add wreaths to the backs of your dining chairs with festive ribbon for an extra special touch for your dinner guests. (via @ourdevinehome)

10. Whimsical Wonderland.

whimsical dining table with red and white Christmas decorations

whimsical dining table with red and white Christmas decorations

Infuse a sense of whimsy into your dining space with playful decor such as Santas, snowmen, Christmas cookie jars, and Merry Christmas art. A festive garland centerpiece is adorned with ornamental trees and taper candles. A tree in the corner is adorned with oversized snowflakes and topped with a snowman hat. (via @bloom_jennybrooks)

11. Christmas Village Display.

rustic dining table decor with christmas houses as the centerpiece

Handmade details are mixed with store-bought decor for a warm and inviting dining table. Transform your table into a gorgeous Christmas display with a charming Christmas village complete with miniature houses, trees, and greenery. For the finishing touch, add fresh tree clippings to your chandelier. (via @countrysamplermagazine)

12. Candlelit Ambiance.

dining table decorated with fresh greens and candles with a christmas tree in the background

Enhance the warm and cozy atmosphere with an abundance of candles – from candles on the table to hanging chandeliers above. Fresh greens on the table and mantel provide a simple, natural, and inexpensive way to decorate your dining area. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

13. Cedar Garland Centerpiece.

Christmas decorated dining table with a cedar garland centerpiece and candles

This gorgeous dining table is decorated with simple elegance to celebrate the holidays. The centerpiece includes cedar garland intermingled with gilded glasses and the warm glow of candles. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

14. Plaid Place Setting.

plaid dining table place setting for christmas

Celebrate the season with a touch of tradition by incorporating classic plaid patterns in tablecloths, napkins, and chair covers. Decorations were sourced from @pier1 and @potterybarn. Add a personal touch to each place setting with DIY name tags, personalized ornaments, or small gift boxes for your guests. (via @caramassiedesign)

15. Enchanting Tablescape.

dining table with christmas decorations

dining table with christmas decorations

dining table with christmas decorations

Embrace the magic of the season and create an enchanting tablescape with a centerpiece of garland, bottle brush trees, wooden reindeer, taper candles, and Christmas crackers. The beautiful decorations can be found at World Market in their Natural Wonders holiday collection. (via @worldmarket)

16. Twinkle Light Centerpiece.

Christmas decorated dining table with a cedar garland centerpiece star string lights and candles

Sprinkle some Christmas magic onto your dining room table with a garland centerpiece adorned with lighted stars. The Lit Capiz Star Garland was sourced from @balsamhill. The stars will bring a magical glow. Be sure to layer in some taper candles for added ambiance. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

17. Merry and Bright.

dining table with red christmas dishes and classic tartan table runner

dining table with red christmas dishes and classic tartan table runner

Make the holidays bright with classic tartan – a festive favorite since the Victorian times. Use tartan throws as table runners to add a festive touch to your Christmas-decorated dining table. The red plates were sourced from Silvertime. Fresh sprigs of greenery and tea lights add a simple touch to the centerpiece of the table. (via Pinterest)

18. Warm Cozy Vibes.

christmas decorated dining table with a green and black theme

christmas decorated dining table with a green and black theme

This Christmas table setting features layered textures of greenery and a warm crackling fire in the background. A wooden bowl is used as the centerpiece, filled with pine cones, tree clippings, and an LED pillar candle in the center for ambiance. The cedar leaves placemats can be found at Kirkland’s and World Market. (via @hipandhumblestyle)

19. Rustic Elegant Table Setting.

rustic elegant dining table decor for christmas

rustic elegant dining table decor for christmas

rustic elegant place setting for christmas

For this rustic elegant tablescape, layer in beautiful greens and earthy neutrals with pops of red. The cedar branch placemats are topped with rustic rattan chargers sourced from Kirklands. A rustic wooden centerpiece (a repurposed old toolbox) is filled with artificial Christmas picks, Christmas gift ornaments, and string lights for ambiance. Flank both sides of the centerpiece with some vintage candlesticks with dripless candles for a warm glow. (via Stacy Ling)

20. Classic Red & Green.

classic red and green dining table decorations

Embrace the timeless charm of red and green in your decorations, table runners, and napkins. Add in some rustic decor elements like a wooden centerpiece with pinecones, berries, and candle holders for a classic and sophisticated holiday look. (via @potterybarn)

21. Christmas Tree Centerpiece.

Christmas decorated dining table with a small tree as the centerpiece

Make a statement with a mini Christmas tree serving as the centerpiece of your dining table. Add mini ornaments and lights for an extra festive touch. The dining table and blanket are from @antiquefarmhouse. The wreaths were sourced from @nearlynaturalfloral. The tartan pillow is from @landofpillows. The end chairs are from @target. FYI: The wall paint color is Grey Owl by Benjamin Moore. (via @bridgewaydesigns)

22. Festive Place Settings.

festive red and green dining table decor for Christmas

Add a personal touch to each place setting, whether it be DIY name tags, personalized ornaments, small gift boxes, or Santa stockings for your guests. Add pine tree branch clippings for a touch of natural elegance. Layer in some twinkling string lights for a magical ambiance. (via Pinterest)

23. Elegant Silver & Gold.

elegant silver and gold Christmas decorations on the dining table

elegant silver and gold Christmas decorations on the dining table

elegant silver and gold Christmas decorations on the dining table

Style your dining table with silver ornaments in place of garland for your centerpiece, adding some holiday sparkle. Layer in gold deer figurines from @antiquefarmhouse as golden accents to bring a hint of woodland wonder to your tablescape this festive season. Tie ribbon around gold flatware at each setting for the finishing touch. (via @returninggrace)

24. Bottle Brush Trees Centerpiece.

Christmas dining table with bottle brush trees as the centerpiece

Christmas dining table with bottle brush trees as the centerpiece

Christmas dining table with bottle brush trees as the centerpiece

Decorate your dining table with various hues of bottle brush trees as the centerpiece, sourced from @walmart. Layer in some candlesticks for ambiance. The green cake stand is from @nordicwareusa. The dishes are by The Pioneer Woman from @walmart. (via @returninggrace)

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