Christmas Dinner Party Tablescape

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Happy Holidays

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A couple of years ago we hosted our Gourmet Group during the holidays.  Our theme for the dinner was “A Yuletide Dinner”.  Here is how I put together this tablescape in a step by step fashion.

christmas tablescape

holiday tablescape

As I often do when starting my tablescapes, I placed mirrors in the center of  the table to reflect the light.  I added a vase with some outdoor branches that were sprayed silver, and hung some silver ornaments on the branches.

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Next came ivory candles of various sizes… there’s nothing wrong with colored candles but personally I just prefer the simple look of white or ivory candles.  Plus I don’t like to purchase colored candles that you usually only use once or twice a year.

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Next I added two red & gold trees and a red & gold decorative garland to the table.

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Place settings came next – chargers, dinner plates and salad plates of 4 different colors purchased from one of my favorite “go-to” stores, Pottery Barn.

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I used little rhinestone picture frames for name place cards.  These I also purchased at Pottery Barn for the purpose of name place cards or tiny messages at a dinner table.

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Silverware, red wine glasses to be used as water glasses and a small stocking filled with a little gift (wine pull) from Santa…

Here’s a look at the Finished Tablescape…

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I continued my red and gold color theme to my side chest…

The Menu That Evening

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I hope you have the opportunity to share a special meal this holiday season with family or friends ~

Merry Christmas

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Passionate about: Entertaining Tablescapes Decorating, and a love of Books!! I find inspiration in the details of life...
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