I love planning and putting together tablescapes for all occasions but especially for Christmas. The more creative and unique the better.
Here are five ideas for Creative Christmas Table Decor. See unique ideas, DIY, and thrifted items come together for a unique table setting.
I’m privileged to be joined by my talented friends sharing their creative tablescapes with you today. If you are coming over from Ann at Dabbling & Decorating, I’m so glad you stopped by. Please see all the other participants at the end of this post.
The Screened Porch Creative Christmas Table Decor Ideas
Each season the DIY light fixture becomes part of the tablescape because I can’t resist hanging some festive decor in the glass jars. Here, I used flocked twigs & pinecones along with some red birds.
See this easy method to flock anything.
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Step 1 – For A Creative Table
First, determine if you want a bare table, table cloth, table runner, etc. Then start to build your table.
Here, I’ve used red craft paper as a table runner. In addition, I’ve added faux greenery stems along the center of the table. You can use natural greenery for this step if you prefer.
Then add this DIY Coffee Filter Garland over the greenery. This garland costs pennies, and it’s so easy to make. This would be perfect for so many different occasions.
Using one of a kind, unique piece is the first step toward a creative table setting.
Step 2 – Add Place Settings
For this next step, I used wooden chargers that are not chargers but wooden trays that I found a few years ago at Hobby Lobby.
The Santa Christmas plates are a recent find from HomeGoods.
Step 3 – Be Creative With Your Cutlery
Today, the cutlery is antique pewter set from Barenthal, and I’ve used a simple greenery wire tie to wrap the napkin and cutlery together for a casual table.
Step 4 – Use Creative DIY Touches
Because this is a Christmas Tablescape, I used some mini Christmas Trees and recycled wine corks as placeholders.
How to make DIY Placeholders
- Mini Bottle Brush Christmas Trees – 8 for $1.00 at Dollar Tree
- Recycle Wine Corks – Free
- Red & White Baker’s String
You can see a quick video tutorial here.
Step 5 – Use Thrift Items For a Unique Table
Finally, don’t feel you have to spend a fortune to create a beautiful table for the any occasion. Here, I’ve used thrift store candle sticks and wine glasses. Most of the items inside the cabinet are thrift store or flea market finds, including the cabinet itself.
Night Time View using – 5 Ideas for a Creative Table
Evening is my favorite time to be on the porch, especially at the holidays.
The grapevine garland is filled with twinkle lights year round.
The twig topiaries are a diy project from a couple of years ago but I have a saved tutorial here that you can watch.
I just love decorating for the holidays and I hope you enjoyed these ideas. Now it’s time for you to hop over to the next creative table, Kim at Shiplap and Shells. Kim lives in a 100 year old beach cottage overlooking the Puget Sound in PNW. She loves a thrifted style like myself. You will love her creative ideas.
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The Ponds Farmhouse / Shiplap & Shells / White Arrows Home / Stacy Ling Bricks n Blooms / Dabbling & Decorating
I hope you enjoy the Creative Christmas Tablescape Tour!