Deck the Halls! 16 Creative Christmas Decor Table Centerpieces to Wow Your Guests

One of my most favorite occasions in the year is Christmas and yes, you guessed it right, one of the most important elements on the preparation list is the ‘Table Centerpiece’.

The period that comes with house full of lights, the atmosphere fertilized by the smell of Christmas trees, and happiness felt at every stage.

While there are so many sources of joy during the holiday period, we should mention the focus on the table.

This is the hub where families and close friends spend time to recount the events happening around, share jokes and, perhaps most importantly, enjoy good meals.

And, most importantly, the Christmas table’s centerpiece – a captivating and magnificent addition that reflects the very spirit of December festivities.

Regardless of whether you are planning a quiet dinner for two or a grandiose supper for a lot of people, a beautiful centerpiece will help to create a special atmosphere and complement your holiday themed ornaments.

Christmas Decor Table Centerpieces Ideas

1. Nontraditional Pink Centerpiece

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2. Farmhouse style

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3. Gingerbread Houses

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4. Simple Eucalyptus Green Candles

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5. Stunning Red Amaryllis

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6. Rose Gold and Cranberry Theme

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7. Cake Stand Christmas Village

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8. Roman Inspired Christmas

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9. Shiny metallics with a hint of rustics

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10. DIY Floating Candles

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11. Mandarin Christmas Tree

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12. Cookie Stand

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13. Simple and Elegant

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14. Gingerbread Village

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15. Classic Flower Vase Candle

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16. Rosemary Candle Centerpiece

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What ideas are now considered charming and interesting?

Contemporary trends see Christmas table decorations depict innovative themes that portray a festive mood that is quite and charming. Some interesting ideas include:

Classic Elegance

When it comes to selecting centerpieces, preserving the conventional design of Christmas is absolutely ideal for those people who love to mesmerize on the nostalgic atmosphere.

Among flowers, bushes and trees it would be great to visualize an exotic beautiful garland composed of fresh branches of far-famed evergreens with scarlet berries and noble pinecones in the middle of the table.

Standing high in what appears to be the gardens, tall candle holders with white taper candles flickering bring the light.

For the reason of making colorful decorations more refined, it is possible to add golden ornaments or fairy lights.

The colors of plaid tablecloth and red table runners have been an all time favorite and gives out a warm family look for the occasions.

Rustic Charm

If you are a fan of natural themes, then using natural items like the ones described above can go a long way in creating focus in the decorating area.

Begin with the top layer by using some wooden plates or a thin section of a tree bole.

Stack complementary, visually-stimulating elements like cinnamon sticks, dried oranges, rosemary or eucalyptus leaves, etc.

Place mini pine trees around the area with wooden reindeer to make it look cute and charming.

To finish off the look, add some pillar candles at different heights on the table to incorporate a source of warmth and light to the rustic setup.

Not only is this centerpiece visually exquisite, but it also envelopes the place with nice smelling natural scents.

Modern Minimalism

Elegant and Modern minimalism for the Holidays gives a tidier appearance with a touch of elegance for the festive season.

Choose a minimalist, pale-based color scheme mixed with white accents and a hint of silver and black.

Some basic recommendations include placing neoclassical sleek geometric candle holders or vases as the initial points of focus.

Linked them with less complex yet eye-catching icons such as white flowers, silver tinsels, or black and white striped ribbons.

A simple and plain colored table runner in a color close to the flowers can blend the table runner with the centerpiece, so that the main focus lies on the center piece.

This kind of design is ideal if you like to keep your style minimalist and do not need an extra splash of color or complications.

Whimsical Wonderland

While it is such a daunting task to try and give your conceptual fantasy a concrete form, using a whimsical centerpiece can be ideal if you are desiring to add a fun and festive touch to your formal dinner table.

A primary consideration is to find a table runner or placemats that are very colorful and adorned with beautiful designs. Select an attractive holiday theme for your main structure.

For example, a gingerbread house village, or landscaping with conifers and small animals like reindeers for example.

Use all sorts of accouterments and tints – feel free to use caramels, pompoms, and glitters in the form of Christmas ornaments.

Portable fairy lights that run on batteries can beautifully lit up any environment. This type of centerpiece could make a lot of people happy, especially children, and make the atmosphere joyous and uplifting.

DIY Delights

Creating your own Christmas centerpieces of all the techniques for decorating a Christmas centerpiece, making your own ornament, probably ranks as one of the most fulfilling.

Use threading and beads to make your holiday centerpieces. Such centerpieces make your table special in addition to being homemade. Here are a few DIY ideas to spark your creativity:

  • Mason Jar Magic: Layer Epsom salts at the bottom of the mason jars (to resemble snow), add small ornaments and greenery sprigs on the top. Make a loop of a decorative ribbon and thread it around the neck of the jar then place a tea light candle in it. Place several jars of different heights on the table in the middle of the dining area for a country club-like look.
  • Snowy Lanterns: Lint the bottom part of glass lanterns and paint the outside edges with a thin layer of white glue and dip them into Epsom salts for a frosted effect. Put one or multiple pillar candles inside or hang fairy lights inside the lanterns. Place the lanterns on or near a tabletop and fill in around them with greenery and pine cones to give the room a warm feeling.
  • Natural Wreath Centerpiece: Construct a circular wreath from grapevine wire or any type of wire that is strong enough to hold a form. Add small twigs with a fresh or artificial foliage, berries, and pinecones. Set up a large candle holder in front of the wreath, on the middle part of the door, to provide a more organic appearance.

Sustainable Splendor

Eco-Friendly Centerpieces So as people become more aware about the environment and its maximum alteration, they want their festivals and other occasions to be greener.

Christmas centerpiece does not have to be a concrete structure or dead structure it can be as creative and artistic as possible provided it is environmentally friendly.

Here are some ideas:

  • Foraged Finds: Go for walk and do not forget to pick pinecones, some branches, and acorns. Pair them with dried flowers or herbs that you’ve found growing in your backyard. Place them in a chic basket or a wooden box.
  • Reusable Elements: Select centerpieces which can be accommodated the following year and thus they should be unique.
  • Living Centerpieces: You can use flowers in an attractive vase or small palm or any other small tree that you can find. Then you can either transfer them to the garden or let them grow in a pot which makes them ideal for indoor settings after the festive season.

Accessorizing the Centerpiece

If you have selected and placed your centerpiece, here are some additions to complete your table decorations:

Place Settings

Make sure that the place settings that you choose also complement your centerpiece. When setting the table ensure you use matching napkin ring, the individual linens, etc.

Table Linens

A lovely tablescape worthy of the centerpiece can be as simple as an appropriate colored tablecloth or runner.

These should be chosen depending on your overall theme of the room and whether or not they blend well with the existing design.

Personal Touches

Try to include some personal touches in the setting, use people’s nametags or small, wrapped gifts at the setting to make them feel welcome.


Setting a spectacular, impressive Christmas table centerpiece is one more fabulous opportunity to spread the best Christmas feeling among the members of the family.

This means that regardless of the theme you are considering from simple classiness, countryside country, contemporary sleek, fairy tale enchanting, DIY approach or going green, you will find a centerpiece style of your choice for your festive table.

Therefore, bring out your supplies, set your creative hats on and make your gorgeous holiday centerpiece reflect your enthusiasm for Christmas. Happy decorating!

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Julie Higgins
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