I wasn´t sure if I would share a table scape this year cause all of our planned festivities have been cancelled due to the second lockdown but we are allowed to celebrate Christmas with our family so here we are. The minute I heard about the loosening of the rules for the Christmas days I was going all out creating a last minute table scape with things I already had.
I wanted to have a rustic table scape with lots of wood and greenery but ended up having no wood but lots of fir. I personally love how it turned out. The table cloth is old but I have never used it. I went with red plates and red gingham napkins for the country flair. For some glamour I added all golden accessories like the candle holders, napkin rings and the bootle brush trees.
As a little extra I love to add string lights. These are the fairy lights and make the faintest little light spots which are awesome for table lighting besides the candles.
I am pretty proud of myself for pulling this off in the short time I had. Normally I think about my Christmas dinner table scape for weeks.
I hope you had a great weekend. The only purpose of our weekend was eating. I guess there are days were it is the only thing that sounds great. And oh boy we had a bunch of awesome meals.
Speaking of meals, as you might know I am hosting a family Christmas dinner on the first Christmas holiday each year and I love myself a pretty table scape. I have done plenty throughout the year but one of my favorite is always Christmas. There are just more possibilities for Christmas than any other holiday of the year.
For this years Christmas table scape I went with red as our tree is red as well and I have to admit I wasn´t so happy with my idea at first but found some pretty great pieces on amazon that changed my mind.
The poinsettia table runner is a real beaut and I totally love how it looks with the metallic red plates. From here I decided to go with golden cutlery cause the gold also is in the runner. I had the white napkin rings for ages and never used them cause they never really fit but there is a time for everything and the time is now. To add a playful touch to the table I added candy canes to the napkins. Not only do they fit in theme and color they also add a nice little guest present to the setting.
Also have you noticed our new dining room table. Got it in last weekend just in time for Christmas. It is supposed to fit a lot more people than our white table.
Thanksgiving is exactly one week away from today so I thought why not post your current table decor as inspiration. If you are anything like me you always do the table decor first but I know that for many people the menu aka the food is much more important than to find wine glasses that match your table runner and your candles at the same time.
So for all of my food loving inspiration seeking gals – it is not to late. You can still have the table of your dreams plus the menu you adore.
I have already decorated for Christmas but in my opinion Thanksgiving is still a Fall related holiday so my Thanksgiving table scapes are always matching the Fall theme. Of course you can manage it as you like but that´s the way it is done over here.
The theme this year have been Fall flowers which can be seen on this adorable table runner I got off of amazon. The brand is called Appelt and I always get seasonal runners from them. The price and the quality is great and I am always very satisfied with their products.
After deciding on the table runner I looked for matching place mats. I have found these straw ones online and liked them a lot so I went with them. They would also work nicely for a festive BBQ table in the Summer months.
If I am working with warmer colors I always use my golden cutlery, napkin rings and the water glasses with the golden rim. They are from H&M Home and I love them and wouldn´t want any other.
Another highlight on my table this year are the dark orange wine glasses. I did not inted to buy new ones but they were just to pretty to pass on.
This table scape works great for Fall not matter the ocassion for your meal. I hope you are having a stressless time preparing for turkey day. Here is last years Thanksgiving table scape and this years Fall table scape.
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