Set your table with Style this Christmas

When it comes to entertaining, especially around the holidays, we tend to spend a lot of time sitting around the table -  eating. We have an enjoyable time chatting with close friends and loved ones oblivious to the chill outside the window. We are never in a hurry to leave our chairs, after all, we know dessert will be on its way! The Christmas season may mean you could be entertaining more than once or more then one group at a time. Let's take a few moments for some ‘table talk’ and see what's trending this season to dress and adorn your table for the holidays. Whether it’s dinner for 2 or a feast for 20 guests around your table they will be admiring your decor and efforts and not just the food in their bellies.

The newly reinvented ‘Napkin rings’ or individual place settings are in trend. Minimal or as the saying goes “less is more” is very on fleek. A simple stem of greens or a cinnamon stick placed with your napkin or plate adds an expensive touch with really only a few dollars spent. Foraging through your backyard can even turn up some great greenery for a perfect customized look to any table.  


Tablescapes are something that we are beginning to see more and more of. Instead of the traditional single table arrangement, we are seeing people designing and transforming their entire table into a magical display. Using ornaments, pinecones, candles and other seasonal ‘hardgoods’ will allow you to keep your table dressed for the entire season and just add some last minute greenery touches to ‘spruce it up’. Berries allow for a stunning pop of colour and contrast. Candles add ambiance to make an evening of distinction and fresh greens bring a fragrance that speaks volumes of nature.


There really is no way to go wrong when decorating for the holiday season. Have fun exploring  what’s already around you or visit a garden centre or flower shop to get that extra inspiration!