Dining Decoration Ideas For the Holidays

Decorating a dining room table for Christmas is an essential task for the holidays. The table is not only a place to enjoy delicious meals but also a place for family and friends to gather, chat and bridge the generation gap. A setting expresses the hospitality as well as the taste of the host. Here are some ideas to add charm and individuality to a festive table.

Pure blue

Inspired by white snow and frozen blue lakes, this look is suitable for those who want to refresh the house. Choose a set of chairs and table that are light beige or white, and mix with light blue dishes to simulate the pure feeling of water. A set of shiny, high-quality, silver cutlery enhances the elegance of the setting. Add ornaments and garlands in white and blue tones to make it more eye-catching. However, make sure that your table is not jumbled or overwhelmed.

Recommended products:

  • Dinosaur Designs Small Ball Bowl, $87. Available at shopbop.com.
  • Gibson Bloomsbury 16 Piece Dinnerware Set. Available at amazon.ca.
  • Oneida Simmer 65 Piece Flatware Set, $120. Available at bedbathandbeyond.ca.

Natural green

This dining table decorating style is suitable for small and cozy spaces. Choose a Christmas garland to enhance the festive look and set the table with subtly refined dinnerware and crystal wine glasses. To enhance the feeling of coziness, add scented candles. Accentuate the display by adding dried, brown pine cones.

Recommended products:

  • Set with All Purpose Bowl, $250. Available at bedbathandbeyond.ca.
  • Crystalline bas-relief wine glass, $8. Available at simons.ca
  • Nest Fragrance Festive Votive Trio, $58. Available at shopbop.com.

Traditional red

If you love classic style, choose this traditional Christmas colour to decorate the dining table. Keep it elegant by using a minimalist, textured tablecloth and place on it a set of deep red dishes and red candles. This will make the table come to life and sparkle.

Recommended products:

  • Gibson Elite Soho Lounge 16 Piece Square Reactive Glaze Dinnerware Set. Available at amazon.ca
  • Enchanted forest damask tablecloth, from $18. Available at simons.ca
  • Mini Mercury Candle Mulled Wine and Clove, $11. Available at chapters.indigo.ca.

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