27 Gorgeous Christmas Table Decorations & Settings
27 gorgeous & easy Christmas table decorations, settings & best DIY centerpiece ideas using runners, candles, pine cones, mason jars, & more!
We just shared with you 35 glorious Thanksgiving table decorating ideas here, now let’s talk about the Christmas table! A beautiful Christmas table setting is such an essential part of the holiday season when we gather with family and friends!
It’s actually very easy to create festive 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!
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 :
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Part 1: 30+ Beautiful Christmas decorating ideas for the entryway, living room, and stairs.
Part 2: 30+ Best Christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen, dinning room, bedroom, and bathroom.
Part 4: 32 Stunning DIY outdoor Christmas decorations.
Let’s start with the easiest Christmas table decorations made with something free!
How to make easy Christmas table decorations with natural greenery
This simple, elegant and modern Christmas table runner garland is made with free conifer clippings 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 )
DIY Christmas table centerpiece with candles and log
Transform a log into a tea candle holder with a special drill bit called Spade bit, like these. Add some evergreen branches and berries, how gorgeous it is on a Christmas dinning table! ( Source: Jenna Burger )
Napkin folding ideas for Christmas table settings
See how to fold a napkin into a Christmas tree in 2 minutes, and add delightful details in your Christmas table settings!
Simple and modern Christmas table decor ideas
If you love modern style, try a mix of black and white dishes and linens with a natural green simple centerpiece for your Christmas table. ( Source )
How to decorate a Christmas table on a budget
More natural and modern Christmas table setting ideas using evergreen branches, pine cones, and LED candles arranged on a table runner or a wood plank. (Source: Little Dekonings | Paint Me Pink )
Woodland Modern Christmas centerpiece with easy DIY bleached pine cones
Moss and drift wood with mixed pine cones are full of charm in this natural winter and Christmas tablescape. The best part is: you can make “bleached” pine cones without using bleach in just a few minutes! Learn the secret here!
Mason jar candles Christmas table setting ideas
A row of mason jars filled with snow ( Epsom salt, or plain salt! ), cranberries, greenery, or candles are perfect for cheap, simple yet beautiful Christmas or Thanksgiving table decorations. ( via Yellow Bliss Road )
DIY oil candle easy Christmas table decor
No candles? Try this super easy DIY mason jar oil candle which uses a thin layer of vegetable oil and a magic wick instead of candles! Tutorial here at A Piece of Rainbow.
Cheap and simple Christmas tabletop decor ideas
Place a floating tea candle in a jar filled with cranberries, conifers, and water. This would make a great Thanksgiving centerpiece too! ( Source: Today’s Creative Life )
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!)
DIY easy & beautiful Christmas coffee table decor
In addition to decorating a dinning table, you can also use these snow covered pine cones and branches in a tray for inexpensive, simple and beautiful Christmas coffee table decor!
It’s so easy to make DIY snow covered pine cones, branches, and berries from fresh cuttings, detailed tutorial here!
White winter & Christmas table settings
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!
Easy DIY Christmas table setting with long crate
Here is a variation using a long box and multiple candles. This is a great idea for a long Christmas dinning table.
Christmas candle table decor
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 .
Elegant Christmas candle centerpiece
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! )
Easy DIY Christmas centerpiece for round table
Both of these Christmas candle centerpieces are great for decorating round tables. Here’s the inspiration photo.
Red Christmas table decorations
Classic red candles, ribbons, jingle bells, and conifers are incorporated into these Christmas candle centerpieces for extra festive style table settings! ( image )
Red and green Christmas table garland
Red napkins place settings look great in classic holiday table decor with an evergreen and pine cone garland. (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! )
Vintage cake stand Christmas centerpiece for round table
Another gorgeous example of DIY lighted Christmas table centerpiece on a tiered cake stands! This is also a great centerpiece idea for a round table. You can get these cute cake stands for less than $10, or these for a bit more. ( via Stone Gable )
Decorate a table with beautiful urns and vases
Create stylish Thanksgiving and Christmas table centerpieces using small urns. ( via From My Front Porch to Yours )
Festive glass hurricane vases with conifer branches, LED candles, pine cones, or LED fairy lights. (Via Brookstone )
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!
Giant 3D paper snowflake pendants from paper bags!
Happy creating! See you soon!
WOW, Great way to start my day. These are brilliant! Thank you.
So many great centerpiece ideas! We made a few of these during the holidays.I would like to thank you for the inspirations!
What a great post!
Have a great tim, Ananda
hi uwe! great to hear from you! just saw some very nice projects you have done recently, could not find where to comment! thank you for visiting and happy holidays!!
Some great ideas! We are going to decorate our Thanksgiving table this year using some of these inspirations! Thank you!
Hello, your ideas are great! I saw your Christmas wrapping on Pinterest but it won’t load, can I find it in your archives ? Thanks
hi sue, i have updated this post to the front of the page for the holidays! enjoy! =)
Good ideas going to decorate some glass jars
Great ideas! I love Christmas and I can’t wait to set up my table, and tree! <3
These are all so beautiful, I love it! They would make awesome gifts!
Gorgeous ideas!! Candles are always my go to for center pieces! They set such a cozy mood!
I seriously can’t wait for the holidays and seeing all of these pictures just made me so much more excited! These are all so beautiful and I will definitely be making some of these 🙂 pinning for later!