Christmas is creeping and instead of prepping, planning and decorating at the very last minute, why not go ahead and straight thinking about all the festivities. And that includes how your dining table will look when all of those holiday meals come to call. Check out these 20 gorgeous, DIY Christmas tablescapes that will not only knock your socks off but have your guests all in awe as well.
1. Pine Cones
Use pine cones as you main accent when creating a centerpiece and overall scape that feels like winter but isn’t overtly Christmas or kitchy. Check out this natural wood beauty at Mom Despot.
View Along The Way made a tablescape full of verve and texture. We’re swooning over the fur addition as it adds an unexpected pop of coziness to the table!
Not Just A Housewife utilized some mini tress in her chocolatey design. This too isn’t overtly Christmas, instead it evoke the spirit of the season with a warmth and cozy embrace.
This tablescape from The Bride Link is luxurious and voluminous. And although it may not be fit for the family table, DIYing your own version of this fairy-tale design would be quite fun!
Check out this tablescape featured by AO Life. With all it’s varying textures it creates an interesting and homey look, and we’re in love with the homemade cookies at each place setting!
6. Red & Gold
AO Life also featured this beauty on their list of “how-to’s.” Red and gold is a perfect combination for the holidays, especially when you’re looking for a modern and chic style.
For those that are into a more country feel then check out this design from Wild Ruffle! Burlap layers and country Christmas decor pieces all come together to create a table that was made for sharing holiday meals.
Brit + Co showed us how to put together a kids table with both style and functionality. And in this adorable and clever idea the kids get interactive while they snack!
This tablescape is gorgeous but it’s also quite easy to recreate at home. Light whimsy and romanticism, Jaclyn Journey photographed this table and it was so inspiring we had to share it!
Sweet Something Designs cultivated this cozy and family-friendly design with lots of plaid! We love adding the scarf and the jingle bells are such a fun and festive addition too!
Creamy neutrals can work great for Christmastime too. This romantic setup from French Larkspur is full of soft whites but with the subtle touch of red there’s a chic festivity sewn in too.
Yellow Bliss Road utilizes one of the best Christmas fruits and put them at center stage in this gorgeous and homey tablescape design. We love the sparkling mason jars filled with the gorgeous holiday shade!
Take your lanterns inside and use them at your table! For a wintery, warm and inviting spirit line the table with these romantic lights like this design featured by Style Estate.
14. Gingerbread Houses
FM also had quite the inspire line up of Christmas tablescapes. And this was by far my personal favorite on the list because every family can replicate it at home with their own personal creations!
Of course you could be super thematic and go with this idea from The Hostess With The Mostess. With a bit of Whoville and the Grinch in mind, create a table full of funky spirit!
Inspired by the whimsical swirls of red and white peppermint patties? Over at The Wedding Chicks you’ll find this dreamy set up that you can create at home in your own breakfast nook – on a budget!
A Pretty Life created a table a bit outside-the-box full of color and panache. Don’t be afraid to go a bit around the norm for the holidays and use funkier shades!
18. Black & White
You can even go with the classic color duo – black and white – to create your modern, contemporary tablescape. Digs Digs shared this super chic idea and we had to feature it here to provide just the right amount of inspiration.
Covered in frosted silvers, Real Simple showcased this beauty in their roundup of Christmas ideas. And this design is easy, simple and inexpensive to recreate.
Not Just A Housewife created this cozy dining table for a family of four. The natural wood pieces add bouts of hominess, the trees add a bit of traditional Christmas and the beautiful cake, well, that adds temptation of course.