Christmas decor options are so broad, there are so many ways you can bring out your own personality while spreading around the holiday cheer. Your table, in particular, is the centerpiece of your celebration, so what you choose to decorate your table can help set the mood for your holiday. Not sure where to start? Look through our Christmas table decor ideas to get inspired.
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DIY Evergreen Centerpiece
Bring the outdoors in by assembling your own evergreen centerpiece to run down the center of your dining room table this Christmas. By layering a variety of evergreen branches, berries and pine cones you DIY a large centerpiece without spending much money.
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DIY Clear Ornament Place Cards
No elegant holiday tablescape is complete without place cards! These do double duty: Fill clear ornaments to act as place cards at your party, and your guests can take them home at the end of the night as party favors to hang on their trees.
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DIY Marble Christmas Crackers
Christmas crackers are a popular addition to the Christmas dinner table, but often they are filled with horrible prizes such as sheets of jokes and a paper hat. Solve this problem by making your own classy looking marble Christmas cracker that you fill with an amazing small prize.
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DIY Christmas Tree Stir Sticks
No matter if you are serving cocktails or juice any beverage will look extra festive with a handmade Christmas tree drink stir stick left in the glass. These amazing stir sticks can be made in just a few minutes by gluing miniature bottle brush trees to wooden skewers.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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DIY Marble And Copper Floral Arrangment
Set the table this Christmas with a chic handmade marble and copper vase that is made using contact paper and gold leaf to give a luxurious finish to your artificial magnolia blossoms and greenery. By using artificial flowers you will be able to keep this arrangement on your table all winter long or prepare a second one in advance to give to a friend as a gift.
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DIY Jingle Bell Wine Glass Charm
Add the merry sound of ringing bells to your holiday table by making small bell charms to tie around the base of wine glasses. While toasting the holiday season, everyone at the table is sure to smile as the family causes their bells to ring in unison.
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DIY Orange And Clove Christmas Topiary Centerpiece
The combination of fresh citrus, woods pine, and spicy cloves from a handmade topiary that makes a pretty centerpiece for your table will fill your home with their delicious scents well after the meal has finished.
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DIY Glass Mini Wreaths
Enhance the base of your stemmed glasses on your holiday table by making adorable mini Christmas wreaths out of fresh pieces of greenery to sit at the base of the glasses. When combined with an evergreen centerpiece, the mini wreath on the glasses will give a cohesive Christmas table that will look straight out of a magazine.Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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DIY Cranberry And Candles Centerpiece
Alternate mason jars filled with fresh cranberries and evergreen branches and jars with a lit candle for the perfect last-minute centerpiece for your Christmas table that will fill your dining room with lovely soft lighting.
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DIY Winter Placeholder
Often after the table has been set the empty plates on the table might look too bland, so one was to enhance them is to leave a napkin in the center topped with a beautiful placeholder that will enhance your dinner plates until the meal is ready to begin. You can make your own winter placeholders with a surprising item, chili peppers which are painted gold and tied with a small piece of evergreen branch.
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DIY Mini Cranberry Wreath Place Cards
Traditionally, stringing together cranberries—and sometimes popcorn—was a popular way to create a decorative garland for the Christmas tree. In a similar fashion, using a bag of fresh cranberries, you can make mini cranberry wreaths that make outstanding place card holders for your Christmas brunch.
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DIY Winter Chandelier
Are you looking for a way to make your dining room seem more festive this Christmas? One dramatic way to enhance your table is to DIY your own winter-themed chandelier to hang above the table. To add some extra drama to the chandelier hang small pieces of yarn from the wreath to hang down from the wreath.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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DIY Gold Dipped Bottle Brush Trees
Add some extra sparkle to your holiday table this year by updating your collection of decorative bottle brush trees by adding gold to them for a fresh new look. Your new gold dipped bottle brush trees can then be arranged down the middle of your table as an inexpensive centerpiece that can last all winter.
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DIY Marble Cutting Board
For a spectacular cheese course at your holiday meal, you will need a tray to assemble your selected cheeses on. You can easily make your own beautiful serving tray that combines a piece of wood and marble for a simple elegant tray that is perfect for cutting cheese on.
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DIY Gold Pine Cone Place Card Holder
This is a great DIY for the kids to help out with, prior to Christmas head outdoors with the kids to collect fallen pine cones and paint them gold to make some quick and easy place card holders for your Christmas table.
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DIY Floating Candle Holders
Set the table with a grouping of low floating candle holders for some soft lighting at your Christmas meal by making some DIY candle holders out of old wine bottles. This DIY project is a great way to reuse empty wine bottles you have around the house to become a decorative item for your home. When making the floating candle holders you can use either all green wine bottles, only clear bottles or half-clear and half-green, depending on what would match best with the rest of your decor.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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DIY Honeycomb Ornament Chandelier
For a cheerful and fun table decor for your holiday party string together paper honeycombs with round Christmas ornaments and hang them from the ceiling above your table for an amazing centerpiece. This clever decorating idea is super affordable to do, as you can repurpose your extra Christmas ornaments and paper honeycombs that you use to decorate for birthday parties into a large temporary chandelier.
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DIY Boxwood Wreath Place Cards
After you have set the table with a tablecloth, dishes, and cutlery, it is time to consider the small additional details to make your table look extra special for the holiday meal you will hosting in your home. One easy way to do this is to place mini boxwood wreath in the center of each plate to add some color and texture to your table. These wreaths can then easily be turned into place cards by attaching a small piece of paper with each person's name onto each wreath.
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DIY Moose Place Card
Turn your table into a winter wonderland by adding rustic elements to your table such as handmade woodland animal place cards. You can make your own moose place card to stand in front of each place setting by slipping a small piece of paper with a name written on it in the antlers of a plastic toy moose for a simple table DIY.