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9 Easy Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Table

Nov 25, 2014

by Aleksa Brown

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So much time and energy go into hosting a holiday dinner party: deciding what to serve, inviting guests, gathering groceries and preparing the food (multiply this by 100 if the meal in question involves a turkey). Creating a thoughtful centerpiece or personalized place settings might literally be the last thing on your list, but it doesn’t have to add to the stress – you can create a look to set the mood (and the table!) in less than an hour.

Don’t believe us? Scroll on for nine inspiring elements to add to your table. Happy crafting!

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Neutral linens, evergreen trimmings and stamped brown-paper bags make for a gorgeous nature-inspired arrangement.

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This bright and cheery paper table runner is great for those who favor a colorful spread.

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Twigs, twine, and a little time are all you need for these place card holders.

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“Hello, my name is” place cards are perfect for laid-back Friendsgiving celebrations.

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A crate adorned with children’s art celebrates the creativity of the kids at the table.

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Add seasonal charm to a rustic gathering with persimmons and berry branches.

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This updated cornucopia centerpiece is bold in both flavor and appearance.

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Fine china deserves the best, and these DIY gilded gourds fit the bill.

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Showcase your calligraphy skills with these beautiful leafy place cards.

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