How do you set up a gorgeous Christmas table on a budget


Make your Christmas table sparkle with these easy ideas for festive centerpieces. Whether your table decorations are rustic, traditional, minimal or decorated to the nines, these Christmas ideas will provide the inspiration you need to create a gorgeous table top for all your Christmas gatherings.

Create a stunning Christmas table decoration with bundles of holiday greenery. Tie together long branches of seasonal flowers, such as eucalyptus, pittosporum, dusty miller or pine. Place them in a long verdant runner and tie the branches together loosely with twine. When it comes to this Christmas centerpiece, there’s no end to the combinations of flowers you can use. For added Christmas cheer, add sprigs of fresh berries throughout the display and delicately arrange lights along the DIY greenery garland.

If you are serving your Christmas party on a round kitchen table, it is important to use the small space. For a Christmas table that gives plenty of space, use a small glass jar and turn it into a gingerbread centerpiece of a Christmas village. Use our tutorial to create the cake houses and dust lightly with caster sugar. The best part? After the Christmas dinner, you can walk around the tin of freshly baked Christmas cookies.

Collect seasonal greenery and pomegranates for a simple but classic Christmas coin. Arrange the greenery in a whimsical way in the center of the table – we used cut pine, eucalyptus and magnolia leaves. Add fresh pomegranates for a natural dimension and to draw guests’ eyes throughout the centerpiece of the Christmas table.

Pull out the cream jug and sugar set and demitasse cups from the recesses of your cupboards and display them as a simple Christmas table centerpiece. Group the pieces on top of a cake stand, place bottle brush trees inside the cups and add some sprigs of evergreen, . To complete the rustic look, place your Christmas decorations on a vintage linen holder or kitchen towel.

Combine elegant styles for a signature look on your Christmas table. This Christmas table centerpiece combines a few basics to great effect: start with shimmering candlesticks (these are metal and glass) set in a weathered wooden tray. Add metallic Christmas ornaments  and add some greenery, plus a rustic antler. Light the candlesticks and your candle centerpiece is complete.