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9 Easy Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Table

Nov 25, 2014

by Aleksa Brown handmade and vintage goods

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!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Showcase your calligraphy skills with these beautiful leafy place cards.

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