Festive Table Setting Ideas: How to Set the Table for Christmas Dinner
9 Dec 2020
Between finding the perfect gifts to hunting down the best tree, there is plenty to think about at Christmas time. And as you tick off your list it is easy to forget one of the most important elements of Christmas day: the table. Christmas dinner isn’t your average meal. It deserves a setting to be proud of.
Once you’ve wrapped the presents, prepared the food & decked the halls, it’s time to focus on your table setting. To make your Christmas preparation as easy and stress-free as possible, we’ve created four Christmas table setting looks using our festive trends. Explore our Christmas table setting ideas to wow your guests this year…
Blush Christmas Table Setting
Leaps and bounds away from the traditional, The Blush Christmas Trend will have you dreaming of a pink Christmas. The dreamiest of the Christmas 2020 trends, this delicate look guarantees a glamourous table setting, that your guests can’t help but envy.
Frosted pinks and cool ivories sit alongside shimmering silvers and glistening golds that are brought to life with feathers, pearls, and velvet surfaces, adding texture and depth to the look.
A softer alternative to a classic gold, we’ve opted for rose gold cutlery, paired with crisp white table linen. An easy look to create at home, we have layered white and gold dinnerware with a matching placemat and blush pink napkins. For extra touch of glam, finish off the look with beaded pearl napkin rings.
Fir Lodge Christmas Table Setting
Dare to be different this festive season with our Disco Christmas table setting. Our most adventurous trend, Disco does what it says on the tin and will fill your home with colourful retro glam. For a Disco table setting colour is key and we’ve gone for a turquoise and pastel pink scheme for the tableware and cutlery. We’ve kept it fun and relaxed by simply folding the napkin instead of using a napkin ring or arranging it in a fussy design.
Crisp greys sit alongside pale greens, natural woods, and simple stoneware, suitable for all seasons. Pair rustic dinnerware with soft linens and natural foliage for an earthy look. Why not create your own centrepiece or garland with foraged greens, pinecones, and snow spray? We’ve finished this look with pompom napkin rings, for an extra cosy, subtle finishing touch.
Luxe Christmas Table Setting
Indulge in all the glitter and glam with the Luxe Christmas table setting. Inspired by art deco influences with a modern twist, the Luxe Christmas trend is a must-have look for those who want go all out this year with a glamorous festive home makeover.
Classic gold takes centre stage alongside matt black details and pops of white forming a balanced, sophisticated colour palette. Create depth using placemats, table linen, dinnerware, and table accents, layered with metallic details and luxurious textures such as smooth, satin napkins.
Don’t be afraid to opt for contrasting patterns alongside embellished decorations for a more intriguing look. Use metallic gold centrepieces alongside bejewelled napkin rings and dazzling placemats, complimented with a black backdrop for a real eye-catching setting.
Regal Christmas Table Setting
A look steeped in heritage and grandeur, the Regal Christmas trend celebrates family culture, reminiscent of royal custom. Rich with traditional seasonal colours, vibrant reds and forest greens sit alongside polished silver and classic gold accents, oozing grandeur and extravagance.
Whether you’re hosting a large gathering or intimate dinner, the more really is the merrier when it comes to the Regal trend.
We’ve layered nostalgic dinnerware with classic red table linen, embellished placements and classic gold finishing touches for a well-rounded look. Don’t be afraid to adorn your dinner table with lavish embellishments and floral centrepieces, paired with towering candelabras and intricate details for a royal banquet of your own.