1. A traditional Aussie Christmas
Take the traditional colours of Christmas but give them a jolly Australian spin, using red waratahs as your floral centrepiece. Create a warm and rich tablescape with red linen napkins and red crackers.
You can't get much more traditional than with the addition of a berry red napkin.
A fun-filled Bon Bon is a sure way to get into the Christmas spirit. These psychedelic crackers will provide you and your family with the essentials for a good time at any upcoming festive occasion.
Create a snowy landscape on your Christmas table using snow flocked faux foliage combined with touches of silver and gold. Place a sprig of white berries on each place setting and dot the table with tea lights and white star decorations.
Foster a soft ambience with these tealight candles from Dusk. Whether you choose to distribute the candles across the table, or add to a festive tealight holder, these small embellishments will elevate any dining display.
Tie two loose ends at once. Elevate your table setting design, and offer your guests a small party favour with the simple addition of a Christmas star decoration.
Create a cosy woodland setting by layering natural woven placements on a tartan tablecloth. Use pine cones, evergreens and berries for the table runner, and scatter with glittering gold baubles for a hint of glamour.
Dress the table with this impressive tartan tablecloth - perfect for a one time use during THE christmas dinner, or as a decorative extension month long.
Add a pop of glamour with these glitzy baubles.
Merry and bright
Use pops or pink, yellow and blue for a vibrant Christmas dining table. Use a colourful floral table runner on top of a white tablecloth, and layer with round yellow placements. Wrap small presents for your guests in co-ordinating hues.
Looking for something a little bit different? Inspire your look with this summer floral runner.
Red and white
A red and white colour scheme sets a cheery scene at this table. But rather than decorate with candy canes, keep things sophisticated with a shiny red apple as the place setting. Just write each person's name on a leaf-shaped card and tie to the stalk.
This candy cane inspired tablecloth is the perfect addition, guaranteeing you a super sweet Christmas.
Bring the look together with these star embellished red placemats.
Create a relaxed coastal setting by using lots of different layers and textures in a palette inspired by nature. Start with white linen placemats and layer with a woven oval placement for contrast and texture. Give your guests something to take home with a tiny potted succulent at each place setting.
A coastal setting is incomplete without the addition of linen. This French linen placemat by the Linen House is perfect for both formal and casual dining occasions.
These faux succulents from Temple & Webster are stylish and hassle free, perfect for positioning at each place setting.
You can't go wrong with a gold rimmed crystal flute. Step up your dining experience with these ones from Hardtofind.
Whether you are dining in the evening or making a day of it, set the ambience for the occasion with these soft lit fairy lights.
Use a bright colour palette of pink, peach, teal and yellow and combine with gold and copper elements for a touch of gleam. Use single stem tropical leaves to create a striking table runner, and dot with pineapples down the middle. Scatter with shiny ornaments for a festive touch.
Who knew cutlery could be so elegant? Consider this collection by Vue to add a contemporary dimension to your tropical festive theme.
These ribbed tumblers at Country Road are the perfect size to keep refreshed.
Simple and sophisticated
Keep things pared back for Christmas day with plain white linen and use a single sprig of silver dollar eucalyptus for each place setting. Combine with a palette of green and navy blue for subtle sophistication.
A white tablecloth is arguably the most versatile textile, allowing you to mix and match your table décor as you like. Take a look at this white linen one available at Ladelle.
The addition of native flora is an easy way to fancify a simple setting. If this sounds appealing to you, why not opt for these faux branches available at Pillow Talk.
A Bush Christmas
Use the colours of Christmas to anchor this relaxed table setting, layering a white linen tablecloth with red napery. Drape a garland of gum leaves down the centre of the table, and scatter with walnuts and gum blossoms.
Perfect for a relaxed day of dining, these Ladelle napkins invite you to keep it casual or dress-it-up as you like.
Bring all the native elements in with the addition of this eucalyptus garland.
Incorporate beachy textures using shells, rope, driftwood and star fish combined with more traditional Christmas decorations in a palette of silver, blue and white. Add netted blue glass buoys for coastal charm.
Intertwine coastal and festive components into the one with these transparent baubles. Achieve the relaxed demeanour of beach side living with their simplistic design.
To successfully achieve the beach Christmas aesthetic there must be the inclusion of at least one starfish. And what's better than one, twenty-five of course! This LJY decorative set is the perfect solution for beach-themed décor.
Bring the outdoors in with this farm-fresh look. Use any greenery from your garden as the centrepiece, and dot with pine cones for a country look. Go for table linen in natural woven fabrics, and add a sprig of greenery to each place setting. Complete the look with shiny red baubles.
This yarn dyed table runner from Country Road is chic and sophisticated, with its unique texture welcoming the rustic tone.
Integrate a pop of traditional berry red across the table with these Heirloom baubles from Myer.
How to style dining table for Christmas?
There are various factors to consider when you are styling your table this Christmas; What theme you would like to achieve, how many guests will be in attendance, and whether it will be inside or outside. Once you have decided on these factors, you will be able to start styling your table. A good table setting typically involves serve ware, name settings, and decorative pieces. To provide you with inspiration for this years theme take a look the themes in this article.
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