These Christmas Table & Centerpiece Ideas Will Make Your Holiday Meal Even More SpecialCountry LivingNovember 13, 2018, 2:31 AM UTC'Tis the season to dress up your dining table.From Country LivingWe're willing to bet that some of your friends and family's favorite holiday memories happened at the dinner table. Set a memorable Christmas table this season with these holiday decorating ideas. From stunning Christmas centerpieces to place settings and more table decorations, our tablescapes are sure to sparkle-and spark some special moments.Silver Bells Candle CenterpieceYou know what silver bells mean-it's Christmas time! Dress up your table in holiday style with shiny candlestick holders that resemble baubles and bells.Get the tutorial at A Practical Wedding.SHOP SILVER SPRAY PAINT5-Minute Garland CenterpieceWith fresh and fragrant greenery, red berries, and glowing candles, this elegant combination has all the ingredients for a merry gathering.Get the tutorial at Julie Blanner.SHOP RED BERRIESScroll to continue with contentAdMercury Glass TablescapeMake your table shine bright with all sorts of mercury glass pieces that beautifully reflect the warmth and glow of burning candles.Get the tutorial at Bless'er House.SHOP MERCURY GLASSPomegranate and CranberriesPick up some rich red fruits and berries during your grocery store haul for Christmas dinner, pair it with fresh or faux eucalyptus, and consider your holiday table decorating done.Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Plate.SHOP EUCALYPTUS GARLANDInexpensive Festive FindsSave money and make a large table feel full by arranging a variety of pieces foraged from the outdoors like a cut tree branch, bunches of fresh pine, and vibrant winter berries.Get the tutorial at Liz Marie Blog.SHOP RED BERRY WREATHSFrench Country Christmas TableThere's nothing more romantic than a little mistletoe and a string of sparkling lights around the holiday season-and both can be found in this pretty centerpiece.Get the tutorial at The DIY Mommy.SHOP MISTLETOE GARLANDBirch Candle ArrangementThis simple setup requires just three types of pieces: birch candles, pinecones, and fresh greenery. It doesn't get much easier than that!Get the tutorial at Brandi Sawyer.SHOP BIRCH CANDLESRed Truck CenterpieceWith its gingham base, array of bottlebrush trees, and rustic red truck, this tablescape proves there's nothing more fun than Christmas in the country. Get the tutorial at Rosemary and Thyme.SHOP RED TRUCKSNeutral and Metallic Table SettingCreate a beautiful base for your Christmas table setting by layering a burlap cloth and wood slice under your dinnerware, and finish the arrangement with a piece of greenery plucked from your centerpiece. Get the tutorial at Lauren McBride.SHOP WOOD SLICESOutdoor Christmas Table IdeaIf it's warm enough, why not set a Christmas table outside? The wooden nesting houses from Joanna Gaines's Hearth & Hand with Magnolia collection serves as a cute centerpiece, while hot chocolate and throws at each place keeps things cozy.Get the tutorial at Zevy Joy.SHOP WOODEN HOUSESDIY Christmas CenterpiecePiece together copper pipes into the prettiest Christmas centerpiece ever. Just add candles, and you're done!Get the tutorial at Pretty Handy Girl.SHOP TAPER CANDLESChristmas Breakfast Table SettingA strip of black and white window pane fabric straight from the store serves as the foundation for this cute Christmas brunch setting. No sewing required!Get the tutorial at The Wood Grain Cottage.SHOP WOVEN PLACEMATSSimple Holiday TableThis designer keeps the dining room table in her historic Tudor house simple for the season with a blue runner, brass candle holders, and antlers.SHOP BRASS CANDLE HOLDERSChristmas Table Decorating IdeaMake over the tabletops in your home with inexpensive tartan blankets, scarves, tablecloths, and more. It's the easiest and fastest way for adding some festive flair to any room, according to blogger Nora Murphy, who uses thrifted wool blankets in her home.SHOP PLAID THROWSOld and NewAn eclectic mix of collectibles, vintage treasures, and plenty of bottle brush trees in various shades of green add color to the top of the dining table in this Midwest farmhouse. SHOP BOTTLE BRUSH TREESChristmas Dining Room DecorA weathered wood crate centerpiece brings good tidings to the room, while greenery hangs above the table and mirrors.SHOP GARLANDFestive SceneSerena Thompson's attitude about centerpieces: "Don't overdo it." In the dining room, she paired loose sprigs of greenery (in sap buckets, no less) with her collection of toy deer and bottlebrush trees.SHOP TOY DEERCozy CenterpieceFill a glass compote dish with fresh clementines, pine boughs, and candles for a display that smells as good as it looks.SHOP COMPOTE DISHESGarland GreeneryA long table features an unexpected centerpiece of live miniature trees and dried rose hips in a galvanized tub. Bright gifts serve as place cards, and lush garlands line exposed shelves.SHOP GARLANDAromatic CenterpieceDisplay pine boughs, pinecones and oranges dotted with cloves on a silver tray for an easy but eye-catching centerpiece.Mason Jars in a RowTo craft the centerpieces for her dining room table, blogger Kristin Bergthold used cranberries, juniper, and a layer of Epsom salt.SHOP MASON JARSWoodland CenterpieceA small white deer stands out beside rosemary, pinecones, and birch bark candles. Get the tutorial at JST Design.SHOP DEER FIGURINERed and Green HuesLeyland cypress, mercury glass votives, and pinecones lend a rustic yet festive air to this Christmas table. Get the tutorial at Home Is Where the Boat Is.SHOP ORNAMENTSWood BoxA handmade wood box not only creates a focal point in a dining room, but can also be easily used throughout the rest of the year as table decor. Get the tutorial at Fynes Designs.SHOP PLANTER BOXESMini Cranberry Wreath Place CardsHow adorable are these? They're easy to make-just string cranberries onto a piece of wire, twist the wire around, add pieces of tree trimmings, and attach flag-shaped kraft paper tags onto each one. Get the tutorial at Say Yes.SHOP NAPKINSRed and Gold Easy Christmas CenterpieceThis is a quick and simple way to make a stunning centerpiece for your Christmas dinner table. Get the tutorial at Take Time For Style. SHOP JINGLE BELLSTable ScattersSubtle touches are something to celebrate-they add festive charm to your table, and these are no exception. Use a craft punch to cut out stars and scatter them around your plate settings.Get the tutorial at A Spoonful of Sugar. SHOP STAR PUNCHCinnamon Stick CandlesGroup a few of these with some small pinecones for a more neutral table setting.SHOP PILLAR CANDLESFramed OrnamentsChristmas bulbs don't just belong on the tree: highlight some of your favorites on the dinner table with this elegant frame. Get the tutorial at Shanty 2 Chic.SHOP ORNAMENTSPop of PlaidA classic tartan tablecloth dresses up a space in a polished (but not at all pretentious) way. For a whimsical place setting, slide good old handwritten namecards into the slots of vintage sleigh bells (we found these on eBay) and give new meaning to "be there with bells on."SHOP SLEIGH BELLSFive-Minute Christmas LuminariesIn just five minutes, you can create these stunning luminaries using jars (Mason jars are our pick, but pickle jars work just as well), cranberries, cedar clippings or something green, and floating candles. Get the tutorial at Today's Creative Life.SHOP MASON JARSStandout PieceA miniature evergreen from Michaels, surrounded by faux acorns, cinnamon sticks, and pinecones, stand out on blogger Allison's holiday table. Get the tutorial at The Golden Sycamore.Party PoppersBlogger Melanie Blodgett traded place settings for DIY party poppers and substitutes a traditional table runner for tissue balls, ornaments, and felt garland. Get the tutorial at You Are My Fave.SHOP TISSUE ORNAMENTSWhite on WhiteA neutral tablecloth and slipcovers lighten up the heavy oak dining-room set. A wreath is turned into a framed work of art by hanging it atop a mirror.SHOP BURLAP RUNNERSHeavenly Holiday TableA row of birch-bark trees makes for a simple yet stunning centerpiece. Dining chairs get into the holiday spirit with angel wings.Light Up A RoomBrighten a table with colorful bulbs. Even unplugged lights shine when gathered in a glass apothecary jar. For a container that truly glistens, top it off with a dusting of artificial snow.SHOP VINTAGE BULBSFestive CenterpieceBranch out from conventional tablescapes by using an extra-long tree limb as a platform for displaying ornaments. Simply knot lengths of twine around the branch and hang it from a row of five or six ceiling hooks.SHOP ORNAMENTSChristmas Dining Room DecoratingEvocative and soothing, candlelight creates the right ambience for the holidays. Lit candles are more than decorative objects, highlighting seasonal festivities and fostering a celebratory mood. Garlands around the door frame beckon guests into the room, and on the mantel sits a pineapple, an early-American symbol of hospitality.SHOP GARLANDPinecone CenterpiecesApothecary jars filled with pinecones make a naturally striking centerpiece.