Looking for ways to decorate a screened porch for the holidays? The porch is an extension of the front porch and is a fun space to decorate with a DIY Shiplap Christmas tree. Here is a simple Christmas tablescape using red and white tableware to add a festive holiday feel to the porch table.
I’ve included a video showing how to set the table using a DIY table runner and fun DIY cutlery pocket napkins.
We covered our screened porch for the winter, and now we can use the porch dining table more often. It’s so fun to have guests spill out onto the porch.
Although I used little red and white inside this year, I included those festive colors on the porches.
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Decorating Screened Porch for Christmas
We can use the screened porch for approximately 10 months out of the year. Therefore, it’s a perfect spot for gathering friends and family during the holiday season.
Each year, we reassemble the DIY Shiplap Christmas tree to decorate the porch.
The screened porch is an extension of the front porch and, when decorated for Christmas, provides a welcoming view.
Simple Christmas Tablescape
In addition, we have a dining area on the porch, and it’s a favorite spot to create fun tablescapes. Because the table setting is on the screened porch, I wanted to keep it simple and casual.
To create a simple tablescape, gather similar items in a certain color scheme.
Y’all know I love vintage dishes and have been looking for a Christmas pattern. However, the prices have not been favorable. Therefore, these vintage-inspired dishes will be perfect for this table setting.
A Simple Christmas Place Setting
To keep everything simple, I opted to use a larger white plate as a charger instead of a placemat.
Next, I added the Toile de Jouy dinner plate and salad plate.
A Simple Christmas Tablescape Centerpiece
When planning for the centerpiece, I always consider my light fixture first.
The hanging vases were added to the funnel light fixture a few years ago, and since then, I like to fill them with seasonal goodies.
Here, you can see the sun was shining brightly across the table setting.
This year, I added simple twigs and pine cones with the faux snow added. Next, a few faux cranberries were added for a touch of red.
Finally, the actual centerpiece is a mirrored wooden tray I found at Vintage Cottage. It is filled with 3 vintage brass candles sticks, two copper bowls and two greenery spears. All but the greenery was found while Thrifting with the Gals.
Be sure to check out Thrifting Blog Posts each month for tips and ideas. We share how to use your vintage and thrifted bargains in your decor.
Ready for Dinner
The screened porch is a fun spot to entertain friends and family. This space is an extension of our farmhouse and is fun to decorate seasonally.
Although many items on the tablescape are thrifted, the unique martini glasses and gold cutlery are not. The wreath is from Floral Treasure, and the mini glass candle is from Antique Candle Co. Just click on the lighted name for sources.
In addition, the metal vintage icebox serves as a storage area for dishes and glassware.
The wooden sign is a hand-painted DIY project from a few years ago. You can see prints that I have available here in my store.
I hope you enjoyed today’s Simple Christmas Tablescape, and I look forward to sharing my next adventures with you.
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