Christmas Table Ideas: Make sure your Christmas table decor is styled to perfection with our top tips and beautiful inspiration.
The coronavirus pandemic means that Xmas is more than a little different this year. There won’t be big family celebrations and crowded Christmas concerts, but despite the changes, one thing that can be guaranteed is a delicious Christmas dinner. Make sure your festive dishes are enjoyed in the most elegant of settings with our amazing Christmas table decorating ideas and top tips. Whether you have a modern Christmas table or a more traditional atmosphere, there is something for everyone …
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Styling tips for the Christmas table
Decide on a color theme
Similar to deciding on decorations for the home or wedding, once you have a color scheme in mind, the process will be so much easier. Maybe you go with a theme to match your existing Christmas decorations to tie it all together.
This striking red display is ideal for Christmas
Have a centerpiece
The key to a stunning table scenery is having a great focal point to catch the eye. It can be something as simple as a vase of flowers in the center of the table or a wreath of foliage in the middle.
Vases, £ 12 for three, Sass & Belle
Use twigs and leaves to bring in the outdoors
You don’t have to go out and buy some lavish decorations if you don’t want to, you can just use the beauty of nature to add some interest to your party table. Take out for a few twigs and arrange them in a cool vase or use real flower petals to sprinkle on your tablecloth.
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Upgrade your glassware
A very easy way to brighten up your Christmas table is to spruce up your usual glassware. Opt for crystal flutes or interesting cups for your bubbly.
Glass of Inku champagne, £ 20, Selfridges
Ask the experts
If you are really stuck, you can always call in the pros. LAY London is a tableware rental service in the City of London and their team provides everything you need to create an exceptional table.
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Christmas table decoration ideas
Miniature Christmas trees
Mini Christmas trees are a modern favorite when it comes to festive styling. Go into town by adding lots of them to the center of your table for maximum impact.
Six mini trees, £ 11, QVC
A simple and very effective way to liven up any table. Whatever color, shape or size you choose, a generous sprinkle of pretty confetti will brighten up your table setting endlessly.
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Besides hanging a wreath on your front door at Christmas time, they can look quite charming when used as a centerpiece. Use the hole in the middle for a candle or even a bottle of champagne!
Make your Christmas table memorable this year
Christmas table gift ideas
While you don’t have to give your guests a gift at Christmas dinner, a small token on the table can add to the conversation during your meal. It could be delicious chocolates, a miniature liquor bottle, or even something fun like a silly pair of antlers. A sweet touch would be to give each of your guests a trinket on their place setting – festive and yet inexpensive.
Family fun balls, £ 19.50, Marks & Spencer
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