DIY Christmas Table Dressing: Some Ideas

Feeling panicky about Christmas yet? There’s still some weeks to go and plenty of time to get organised when it comes to all the smaller details.

With gift-buying to think about and the kids’ nativity outfits to make, we bet your festive table is the last thing on your mind right now. But the great news is it doesn’t take long at all to craft some gorgeous centrepieces that will get your friends and family talking on December 25.

We’ve turned to Pinterest to bring you some inspiration when you need a nudge in the right direction – take a look below.

 Santa Suit Cutlery Holders

How sweet are these quirky Santa suit cutlery holders? All you need to make these is some cardboard and a few festive embellishments. You can whip these up in mere minutes – ideal if your family are about to descend on you and you’re a little short of time – have a peek here. In fact, click on that link and you can enjoy all sorts of fun festive ideas over on the WooHome site.

1Candy Cane Place Names

Sometimes, the best ideas are the simple ones – and if you’ve neglected to buy actual place name holders, how about you try this little DIY? Grab a candy cane and a festive branch or two and attach a plain gift tag to them, tied around your guests’ napkins. It may be easy to do but it’s oh-so-creative – head here for more.

newCinnamon Stick Candles

Who knew you could have so much fun crafting with a few pillar candles and some cinnamon sticks?! Simply buy a few cream-coloured candles, arrange them nicely on some gorgeous vintage crockery and get creative with your beautifully-scented cinnamon sticks. You’ll need some rustic-looking twine to hold the cinnamon sticks in place and then what you’ll have is a beautifully festive decoration which can be used anywhere in the house to great effect. Will you be giving this a go?


Paper Snowflake Table Runner

This next idea will certainly take you back to your youth! Do you remember making snowflakes from paper? Now you can turn them into something truly special thanks to this festive table runner tutorial from the folks over at HobbyCraft. Again, make sure you pop over to the site as there’s some other ideas we bet you’ll love. The good thing about this little craft project is you can easily get the kids involved too.


Cake Stand Candle Centrepiece

Only got five minutes to create a showstopping Christmas table centrepiece? Dust off that old cake stand, arrange some candles and add a festive garland to it and you’re done – simple!


Will you be giving any of these Christmas table ideas a try? Let the team here know by commenting on this blog (below) – we’d love to hear how you get on.

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