Whether you’re hosting Christmas or Hanukkah or are simply celebrating the season with a group of friends, the holidays are a time when your tabletop should shine. We know you’re busy shopping for gifts, baking cookies, attending parties, and toting the kids around, so we’ve rounded up our favorite tablescapes to help you get set for entertaining in style. Read on for some major seasonal inspiration.
Classic holiday plates, timeless silver serveware, a stunning centerpiece of greenery and florals: This holiday look will always be in style.
Cloved oranges and a few ornament accents bring this table from everyday to holiday. Photo by Lesley Unruh.
Set a luxurious scene with silvery designs and etched glassware. A few colorful touches—such as a fresh flower and hunter-green drinkware—keep it interesting.
Classic and playful are the two guiding themes behind this tablescape, which is made fresh and festive with vintage silver, quirky details, and gorgeous greenery. Photo by Lesley Unruh.
A mix of gold, glassware, and blue-and-white is the perfect choice for a fabulous Hanukkah table. Photo by Manuel Rodriguez.
Make a lush garland runner feel even more seasonal by peppering in an abundance of fresh flowers and fruit. Forgo a tablecloth and use a sprig of greenery in the place setting to further spotlight nature’s beauty.
Antler motifs, greenery, serveware depicting all manner of forest critters… Is there anything more charming than this woodland-inspired table?
Put those ginger jars to work by turning them into centerpiece vases. We love the way they pair with gold-rimmed dinnerware and a simple striped tablecloth. Photo by Joe Schmelzer.
Farmhouse Pottery’s wares are a simple yet stunning way to set the table for any season. Use a garland of fresh greenery as the centerpiece to bring home the holiday look.