It’s that time of year—when family and friends come together in celebration of all things festive. No matter the holiday you observe, special meals are bound to accompany the occasion. So polish the silverware, ring the napkins, and slide glossy chargers under the plates for a dash of elegance, but to truly tie the spirit of the festivities together, dazzle guests with a show-stopping centerpiece.
Embellish with style
Hosting guests for the holidays? Once they have oohed and aahed your beautiful home, dazzle them at the dinner table with an eye-catching centerpiece. Here are some inspiring ideas to get you started:
Simply natural table centerpieces
Sometimes it’s the simplicity in a decoration that imparts its greatest elegance. For an understated yet captivating design, keep it simple. Here’s an idea: Collect some hoops of varying sizes from the local craft store, along with some lengths of greenery (pine and eucalyptus pair well for this). Weave the greenery around one-quarter of the hoop and add a dash of color with some ribbon. Once assembled, display the hoops upright along the center of your table. Need some help? Check out this tutorial from Harlow & Thistle.
Drenched in the season’s greenery
Have a few glass vases stashed away? Put them to good use on your holiday dinner table! Fill an assortment of clear, tall vases with your choice of greenery: evergreen holly sprigs, red holly berries, or pine sprigs work beautifully here. Add water, place a floating candle at the top, and voilà! This is an easy-to-assemble yet wildly elegant centerpiece that’s bound to capture attention. Check out this tutorial for guidance.
Why not wheat?
A bouquet of colorful flowers is a standard go-to for a centerpiece, but why not mix it up? A bundle of wheat stalks offers a natural look that’s equally easy and festive. Standing on end, the wheat is whimsical and elegant. Pair a bundle or two with some colorful fall leaves, mini pumpkins, a plaid underlay, or some candles for a beautiful, inviting centerpiece.
Charge it up
Add a pop of color to the table with a charger piled with seasonal favorites. For an autumn vibe, take a shiny, gold charger, add a white candle to the center, and surround the candle with the understated greens of eucalyptus and natural browns of pine cones. Come December, swap this display with a shiny red charger, topped again with a white candle, but surround this candle with pine or balsam sprigs, red holly berries, and Christmas ball ornaments in a color of your choosing.
The holiday season is a time of joy and togetherness. This year, wow your company with a dazzling centerpiece atop your dinner table. Happy holidays!
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