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25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Ideas for your own holiday table

Think beyond your fine china when setting the table this holiday season. Here are 25 of our favorite images of holiday tablescapes to inspire you this season.

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25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Handmade Wooden Box

A 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.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Musical Notes

Antique sheet music makes a chic, unconventional base for this white-and-silver place setting. Top the music with a silver charger, an ironstone dinner plate and a silver bread plate. Then, roll up a monogrammed linen napkin in a simple silver ring.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Cranberries and Juniper

Clear Mason jars filled with cranberries, Epsom salt and greenery are a casual country touch to this tablescape.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Fuchsia and Silver

Rich fuchsia linens contrast dramatically with silver embellishments and bright white tableware to create a magical winter table setting.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Rustic Style

Earthy oranges and reds warm up this winter table. A low centerpiece spans the length of the table and allows for easy conversation.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Winter Wonderland

Deck the halls with blue, white, and silver to create a winter wonderland in your dining room. Details like frosted pine cones, glittered ornaments, and white stockings complete the look. 

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Silver Candlelight

This is a magnificent idea for a festive holiday with an abundance of silver and candlelight.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Winter Whites

Use mini gingerbread houses, marshmallows, and white florals including roses, chrysanthemums, hydrangeas and gladiolus to make this winter wonderland.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Pretty in Pink

Replace red with pink for a fun twist on the traditional Christmas color scheme.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Simple Gardenia Setting

A simple setting with a gardenia at each place setting is perfectly gorgeous.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Winter White Style

A beautiful winter white tablescape is appropriate for the holiday season.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Pinecones and Roses

Use real pine cones and fresh flowers to give off a subtle aroma that'll have guests reminiscing about holidays past.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Mercury and Votives

Elegant lighting — mercury hurricanes and votives complete the look.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Rustic Branches

Create a cozy winter look with branches or other organic materials. Branches are a great way to bring the outdoors inside and create a wow factor for your guests. 

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Kid Friendly

You won’t be afraid to welcome the kids to the table, or create a separate kids table altogether, with a tabletop setup that they can spill on all they like: Use wrapping paper as a low cost, festive runner that you can crumple up and recycle after the meal.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Unique Palette

For winter, stereotypical red and green decor abounds. Get a look that’s more unique with a palette that marks a departure from those norms, like monochromatic white.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Tartan Santa

Magnolia and tartan holiday plates decorate this tablescape.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Christmas Dessert Table

This Christmas-themed dessert table will leave kids of all ages ready to indulge.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Simple Luncheon Placesetting

Simple green dishes, oranges and a bit of rosemary make for a rustic placesetting for a holiday luncheon.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Red and White

Cheerful red and white dishes are the anchor of this festive holiday table.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Berries and Cinnamon

Winter berries and cinnamon sticks add color and delicious holiday scents to any tablescape.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Simply Magical

The glow of Christmas lights makes this simple table magical.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Colorful Simplicity

These tall glass vases are filled with limes and red ornaments for bold color. The red chairs are what really makes this look. If your chairs aren't red, you can always add red seat cushions or chair covers during the holidays.

25 Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Vintage with Brown Pears

This French trestle dining table is accented with brown pears, white roses, and olive branches. The vintage linens and antique dinnerware make this tablescape lovely.

White Linens

You don't have to go over the top. Try simple linens from IKEA and one branch of berries for this clean look.

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