Christmas table decoration ideas

Alissa Ugolini—homify UK Alissa Ugolini—homify UK
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Choosing the perfect Christmas table setting can be hard. It often involves settling on a theme, or working within the budgets constraints you have left for decorating. Whether you are a DIY hero or have a stockpile of traditional Christmas decorations for use, you can so easily transform your regular dining room or kitchen table into a magical and festive delight! Today on homify, we are going to look at a selection of Christmas table decoration ideas, ranging from ultra modern to classic and elegant. Whatever theme you have in mind is totally possible! The only boundary is the limit of your imagination! So, let your creative spirit run wild, and put together the perfect Christmas table you've always dreamed of with the help of our UK experts. Take a look…

Deck the halls

Art de la table Christmas:   by studioReskos
studioReskos

Art de la table Christmas

studioReskos

studioReskos has masterfully captured this festive table setting. This photograph is part of a series that captures rustic and contemporary takes on Christmas table ideas. With an earthy and natural aura, thanks to the sunset colour scheme and raw materials, this setting is reminiscent of a Tuscan or Mediterranean summer. Just because the weather is dreary and grey outside in the UK, doesn't mean you can't pick a theme that transports you to another place for the day. Don't forget, Christmas on a global scale doesn't involved snow and mulled wine. For some, it means beach cricket and cold beers!

Doe, a deer!

Art de la table Christmas:   by studioReskos
studioReskos

Art de la table Christmas

studioReskos

The amount of songs and stories that are written about Reindeers, or Rudolph in particular are endless, and so, these Nordic creatures are now forever present in our Christmas decorations. Whether hanging on a tree, or put together in a beautiful centre piece for the table like the one pictured, Reindeers always hold a special place in our hearts. This rustic arrangement has a touch of greenery, wooden textures and burnt, tarnished tones, creating a modern take on a traditional theme. This image is also photographed by studioReskos.

Classic & elegant

Nicole Phillips England launches fabulously festive fine textile products for her Christmas collection: country Kitchen by Nicole Phillips England
Nicole Phillips England

Nicole Phillips England launches fabulously festive fine textile products for her Christmas collection

Nicole Phillips England

These hand painted table settings are from Nicole Phillips England, and feature timeless and elegant festive designs. The text on the napkins adds a personal touch to your Christmas table setting, indeed reminding guests of the season that is upon us. Also available as a table runner, you can create a charming and classic theme, like pictured, employing pink roses and stems of holly. With a more whimsical and feminine touch, your guests will be sure to remember this dainty and quirky take on Christmas style decorations for the table. 

Loud & proud

Representing the twelve days of Christmas, this bold red candelabra will bring an energy and excitement to your Christmas table. Scandinavian Shop have a huge range of Christmas style ornaments in their Pluto collection to decorate your table, all with a modern and Nordic feel. There are no rules governing Christmas decorations, so why not go for something a little different? Also available in black, this piece will wow you guests just as much, if not more, than a traditional wreath or table setting.

Expect the unexpected

Glebe Board- Chopping and Serving Board: rustic Kitchen by Harch Wood Couture
Harch Wood Couture

Glebe Board- Chopping and Serving Board

Harch Wood Couture

The festive season is the one time of year we need to be prepared to have unexpected guests or family members drop in, so it is important to make sure we have a suitable amount of boards and platters to serve up nibbles and cakes. These wooden board by Harch Wood Couture come with a little love heart in every corner, with no two boards being made the same. Now, a boring cheese or fruit platter will have a certain country or rustic charm! Like pictured, you can easily match these boards with other Christmas oriented decorations, such as the candle holders with bows and Christmas coloured napkins. Tres chic! 

Candlelight

Light:  Household by Skandihome

Candles are such an important part of the Christmas table. Since the middle ages, we have used a large candle in our homes to represent the star of Bethlehem that lead the wise men to Jesus. Aside from being a wonderful centre piece to a Christmas dinner table, candles were once used to decorate Christmas trees as well— thankfully far safer options have been invented! Depending on your love for candles, you can light a series if one is not enough, creating a sparkle and twinkle to your Yuletide dinner! Skandi Home brings us the elegant gold lipped candle that is pictured. It is available in three different sizes, so there is definitely one to suit you!

If you are searching for more Christmas related inspiration, we can suggest the following ideabooks to you:

UK Christmas traditions

Christmas decorating ideas

What is your favourite style for Christmas table decorations? Comment below and let us know your thoughts!
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