Spice Up Serving Platters: Simple serving dishes become dazzling displays when you outline them with holiday greenery and fruit. Bind the greenery in place with twine or wire concealed by holiday ribbon.
Winter Snow: RMS user AprilD26 used winter snow and ice as the inspiration for her holiday tablescape. Crystal glasses, a blue table runner and silver accents create a graceful and elegant dining experience
Simple Settings: Designer Katrina Giles used robin's egg blue ornament balls as name card holders for each place setting. The name cards are made of black glitter yardstick and silver letter stickers and can be used from season to season.
Candy Canes and Carnations Holiday Centerpiece: Add high-contrast punch to white table linens with a few touches of red. Red-and-white carnations and a striped runner (easily made from a fabric remnant) draw the eye to the center of this table and establish the candy cane theme. Fill a pretty glass bowl with
Forget the Florist: Trim evergreen branches from your yard or an obliging neighbor's tree to serve as a centerpiece. Place fresh boughs in a galvanized bucket and swag a wooden bead garland around the greens. Use leftover Christmas tree clippings to fill in the base of the tablescape.
Silver and White: With a bold, eye-catching centerpiece, RMS user JenniH kept the table settings simple with stacked white plates on round silver platters. Small sterling silver vases hold individual Lily of the Valley flowers for each guest.
Special Napkin Displays by Cristina Ferrare: I like to find fun ways to fold napkins. This creation looks like a poinsettia! Experiment with what you have on hand and discover the unique designs you can create.
It’s All in the Details: Embellish a simple galvanized sap bucket with humble hemp twine and an inexpensive snowflake ornament. Wrap twine several times around the top of bucket, then tie together and create a loop to thread snowflake on. Tie one more knot to secure the snowflake.
Minimal Decor: RMS user happyeastcoasttransplant added red ribbon to each white chair and red-berry garland above the four mirrors. Until guests arrive, glass jars full of holiday candy serve as table toppers.