27 gorgeous & easy Christmas table decorations, settings & best DIY centerpiece ideas using runners, candles, pine cones, mason jars, & more!
The Christmas table is such an essential part of the holiday season. A beautiful Christmas table setting would make your gatherings so much more special and festive!
It’s actually very easy to create stunning Christmas table decorations and DIY centerpieces on a budget, in less than 20 minutes, from nature greenery and things you already have in the house!
This is part 3 of our Favorite Christmas Decorating Ideas For Every Room series!
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This 4-part series is all about the best Christmas decorating ideas you can apply to your own home easily and quickly! You can check out the rest of the series below :
Let’s start with the easiest Christmas table decorations made with something free!
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How to make Christmas table decorations with natural greenery
This simple and elegant Christmas table runner garland is made with free conifer clippings, red berries, and pine cones. It would look beautiful directly on a table, or layered on top of a burlap table runner or a Christmas table runner like this! ( Source: The Farm Chicks )
Make a Christmas table centerpiece with candles and a log
Simple and modern Christmas table decor
If you love modern style, try a mix of black and white dishes and linens with a natural green simple centerpiece. ( Source )
How to decorate a Christmas table on a budget
Woodland Christmas centerpiece with easy DIY bleached pine cones
Moss and drift wood looks magical with mixed pine cones. The best part is: you can make “bleached” pine cones without using bleach in just a few minutes! Learn the secret here!
Mason jar Christmas table setting ideas
A row of mason jars filled with snow ( Epsom salt, or plain salt! ), cranberries, greenery, or candles are perfect for Christmas or Thanksgiving table decorations. ( via Yellow Bliss Road )
Snowy mason jar DIY Christmas centerpiece ideas
Create your mini winter wonderland Christmas table settings in just 10 minutes! These DIY mason jar centerpieces are so easy and gorgeous!
Here’s a variation of the Christmas mason jar crafts using string lights inside: DIY frosted winter and Christmas mason jar decorations, tutorial here!
Another snowy mason jar and pine cones table decor via Crafts by Amanda.
Snowy Christmas table centerpiece ideas
Weather wood crate and snow covered pine cones make beautiful farmhouse Christmas table decorations. ( Original photo source lost, please let me know if you find it!)
If you love a peaceful white winter wonderland, try this elegant Christmas table decor at Thrifty & Chic .
Easy DIY Christmas centerpiece in a crate
You don’t have to spend $100 on Thanksgiving and Christmas table centerpieces! This tutorial shows you how easy it is to make a long lasting Christmas table centerpiece in 10 minutes, for almost free!
Here is a variation using a long box and multiple candles.
Dress up your candles or make your own festive mason jar candles to add to your Christmas table decor. ( Via A Pumpkin and a Princess )
Decorate a Christmas table with candles
Terra cotta pots become lovely candle holders. Just remember to be careful when you use real candles! LED flickering candlesticks like these ones can look almost as beautiful, and they are much safer! ( via Comepiaceate )
Christmas stars and twinkle lights farmhouse table decor in a jar, via Confessions of a Plate Addict .
Take a vase or a jar, a candle, a touch of greenery and some burlap, you will have a charming farmhouse Christmas centerpiece! (Image source lost, please let me know if you find it! )
Here’s another inspiration photo.
Red and green Christmas table decor ideas
Red napkins look great in classic Christmas table settings. (Image source lost, please let me know if you find it! )
Make farmhouse Christmas table decorations on a pedestal tray
It is easy and fun to make Christmas table decorations from natural elements such as pine cones and evergreen clippings on a farmhouse pedestal tray, or a tiered cake stand! (Image source lost, please let me know if you find it! )
Decorate a table with beautiful urns and vases
Lighted Christmas table decoration ideas
Make your Christmas table centerpiece even more beautiful by adding layers of lights, candles, and stars. ( via Her Tool Belt )
Another beautiful DIY decor you can use even after Christmas: Giant 3D paper snowflake pendants from paper bags!
Happy creating! =)