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15 DIY Christmas Table Setting Ideas
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15 DIY Christmas Table Setting Ideas

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1/2 day +

Christmas tables are one part of the festive season that can sometimes be forgotten about until it’s too late… If you want to make yours extra special this year, have a go at adding some personalised touches that will really make it stand out!

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15 DIY Christmas Table Ideas

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How to Make a Succulent Centrepiece by Courney Khail

Wooden planter with succulents and greenery as centrepiece.

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How to Display a Wood Slice Holiday Table by Jenny Collier

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How to Make a Snowflake Table Runner by Bar Rucci 

There are two things we are obsessed with making at our house: pom-poms and snowflakes. I love snowflake making!! It’s the best because you never know what you’re going to get, and everyone oohs and aahs when you open up your snowflake. It’s completely addicting!

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How to Make a Pinecone Tree Centrepiece

I had so much FUN making this simple DIY Pinecone Tree Centerpiece for our Christmas Table. It was very inexpensive to make too – costing under  £10 to make – including fairy lights!!

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How to Make Paper Trees by Better Homes and Gardens  

Tree-shape centerpieces cut from festive patterned paper set a seasonal tone that's perfect for formal and casual Christmas table centerpieces. To get the look, wrap cone-shape molds with wrapping paper. Or for more texture, cut small pieces of paper and glue to the moulds in a leaf pattern.

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How to Make Stencilled Jars by Vicki Chrisman

Okay... so here's the deal.  I'm pretty much in love with Hazel & Ruby Stencil Masks. lol Seriously.. oh my!  Like I said Fancy Pants is doing a swap with them this month so they were kind enough to send me some product.  Since I worked on my project for the Fancy Pants blog post and tried out the stencils.. my mind has been reeling on the things they could be used for.  ( again... their blog is full of inspiration).       I decided to make use of some old jars I had sitting around. This is a simple project that would make fun Christmas gifts.

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How to Make a DIY Reindeer Centrepiece by Cheryl Says

This holiday season, minimalism meets rustic with our Manzanita branch reindeer centerpiece composed of a vase, artificial snow and LED lights. Use our reindeer vase as a unique centerpiece for the table, or hang ornaments and small tags with the names of your guests and put it on display for a holiday party or gift exchange.

During the yuletide season, we tend to see a lot of pinecones, candles and ornamental bulbs used for decorating. The reindeer vase is fresh approach to your holiday setting. It’s inexpensive to create, extraordinarily simple to make and can be done in less 25 minutes.

Perfectionists need not apply—the brilliant thing about this DIY reindeer vase is that you don’t need patience or an expert craft record to make it picture perfect. When stringing the lights on your Manzanita branches, don’t worry about wrapping them impeccably. Because the LED lights are embedded in such a fine chord, casually strung lights will look ethereal in a low-light setting. The effect is magical!

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Pretty Tableware

How to decorate Christmas Stemware by Hallelujahs By Holly 

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How to Make Stamped Clay Napkin Tags by Pink Frilly

Here we are with the first appointment of our "at home for XMAS". Imagine our Christmas table, while we prepare humming Jingle bells, a special table, as are special people with whom to spend unique moments like Christmas. We have chosen white, gray, powder blue, delicate and winter tones and the theme will be the stars!

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How to Make Personalised Christmas Napkin Decorations by Sizzix

Here is a simple way of making Christmas table decorations in the shape of napkin holders. The idea came because we are going to be six people during Christmas in my parents house, and since my parents insist on using traditional fabric napkins, I thought to personalize holders would be a good idea.

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How to DIY Personalised Wood-Burned Coasters by Lisa Loves John

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Namecards

How to Make DIY Twig and Twine Placecards by Almost Makes Perfect

So here’s another super easy, quick and hopefully FREE thanksgiving DIY – twig and twine name cards. If you own twine and you can gather some sticks, you’re solid. Each name card should take about 5 minutes so you’ll have plenty of time while the food is in the oven to set these guys up.

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How to Make Tree Place Cards by Martha Stewart

Plant a forest of place cards on the holiday table. Kids can help fold paper trees and add stars with guests' names. 

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How to Make Wreath Place Cards by On Sutton Place

For my tablescape I kept things simple and tried to work in some natural elements. I used wicker chargers, burlap runners and preserved boxwood.

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How to Make Christmas Tree Place cards by Martha Stewart

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