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The Prettiest Christmas Table Centerpiece and Decor Ideas

Looking for Christmas table centerpiece and decorating ideas? Wait until you see how pretty my poinsettia centerpiece looks with textured neutrals and Christmas greenery.

This is my first time decorating the dining room for Christmas in our new home!

And I can’t wait to show you how my Christmas table looks for this month’s supper club theme, holiday breakfast/brunch.

Whether you are hosting friends or family for the holidays, these dining table centerpiece and decor ideas for Christmas are sure to inspire.

Wait until you see how incredible the dining room table looks all decked out for Christmas!

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Supper Club

We’ve been having a great time with our supper club and this month we are celebrating the holidays with a festive brunch.

Whether you are hosting family or friends during the holiday season, we are sharing lots of pretty Christmas table centerpieces and decorating ideas.

And I’m hosting this month’s gathering in my dining room that you’ve got to see all decked out for the holidays.

If you are coming from my good friend Pasha’s from Pasha is Home, welcome to my home. And I’m thrilled you dropped by!

In case you are new here, I’m Stacy, a self-taught master gardener who lives and gardens in northern New Jersey, zone 6a.

We recently moved to a beautiful 1850 Farmhouse with 10 acres of gardens, sculptures and statues.

I’ve been gardening for over 20 years and enjoy helping beginner gardeners find their inner green thumb, as well as discover a love for all things plants and flowers. I love to bring the outdoors inside my home too.

I hope you enjoy visiting my home today and hope you come back so we can grow stuff and create beautiful spaces together.

christmas dining room with white poinsettia centerpiece in a brass ice bucket with crystal chandelier, lenox, cedar branch placemats, and thrift store mantel with christmas greenery and vintage bells in farmhouse dining room

The Prettiest Christmas Table Centerpiece and Decor Ideas for the Dining Room

To decorate the dining table for Christmas brunch, I focused on neutral colors, rustic metals, and earthy colors.

The overall look started with a cozy warm white tablecloth that I layered with a jute table runner and an airy warm white table runner on top.

DIY Christmas Table Centerpiece: A Set-and-Forget Approach

But that centerpiece is the thrill of the table.

I found these GORGEOUS faux poinsettias at my local nursery last week.

Let me tell you, I searched high and low online and found nothing as realistic as these pretty beauties.

Of course, you can use live poinsettias too, but I wanted to decorate with a set-and-forget centerpiece for the season in this space.

While beautiful, live poinsettias are a little more work. I wanted something easier to use as a centerpiece on my table that would last through the holidays without any effort from me!

Christmas dining table centerpiece with poinsettias and christmas greenery

And one of the easiest ways to decorate the dining room is with a beautiful centerpiece. If you do nothing else, that centerpiece will make the dining space feel festive and cozy.

And this poinsettia centerpiece does the trick!

It was really easy to pull together too.

I started with some green floral foam to anchor the faux Christmas greenery in the base of the gold ice bucket.

Christmas table centerpiece idea with poinsettias, christmas greenery and some bling in a gold ice bucket

That’s right, I’m using an ice bucket for the vessel!

To support the large poinsettia flowers, I went around the base of the bucket with small branches of winter greens.

Since the stems of my poinsettias were long, I bent them and nested them inside the bucket.

To add some texture and dimension, I tucked in some gold branches and glittery swirls. That’s the best way to describe them.

christmas table setting ideas with cedar branch placemat, gold chargers, lenox dinner and salad plates, gold linen napkins and mini christmas wreath with taper candles, tea lights and lanterns

Christmas Table Setting Ideas

Since my personal style infuses a cottagecore approach with a farmhouse feel, the table settings needed to reflect that style and create a cohesive look.

Each place setting is layered with this gorgeous cedar branch placemat, a gold charger, a neutral Lenox dinner and salad plate, these beautiful gold linen napkins, and a miniature wreath.

To hold the cutlery, I love these adorable pouches, don’t you?

They are a unique way to pull the look together while adding more decorative elements to the table.

close up of christmas table - cozy farmhouse dining room decor ideas for christmas
cozy farmhouse dining room decor ideas with a festive christmas table set for holiday brunch with cozy candles, place settings, flowers and christmas greenery

And for extra bling, I used my grandmother’s lead crystal wine and water goblets.

Of course, we’ve got to set a mood with lighting.

And while I’ve got that stunning chandelier to start with, I love to add taper candles in these vintage candlestick holders, simple votives, and these mini lanterns to make the dining space feel cozier.

votive candles and mini lanterns on the Christmas table
crystal chandelier with dining room table set for christmas - cozy farmhouse decor ideas for the holidays

So what do you think? Aren’t those poinsettias amazing?

I wish I could find them online but great-looking faux poinsettias are hard to come by.

Next up in our November supper club rotation is Michele from Vintage Home Designs and wow does her spread look incredible!

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Christmas dining table decor ideas with neutrals, golds and christmas greenery with a crystal chandelier

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Want to See More Christmas Table Centerpieces and Decor Ideas?

My supper club knocked this one out of the park with their tables.

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Wait until you see how gorgeous their Christmas tables look!

Looking for More Supper Club Ideas?

Our supper club has been so much fun and we’ve covered so much over the last year.

Whether you are in a supper club or just want some dinner party theme inspiration, check out the themes we’ve hosted before.

And click here if you want to learn how to organize and host your own supper club. They are so fun to do and provide a great reason to gather regularly with family and friends.

christmas table centerpiece ideas and decor for the dining room for the holidays with a crystal chandelier, poinsettias, taper candles, votives and christmas greenery

The 10 Days of Christmas

Did you catch the 10 days of Christmas where my friends and I shared daily inspiration to get you psyched up and ready for the holidays?

From Christmas decorating ideas to gift-wrapping ideas, these posts have you covered with lots of creative and budget-friendly ideas.

In case you missed it, you can catch the 10 Days of Christmas lineup here:

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Looking For More Christmas Decorating Ideas?

I love looking through festive holiday inspiration to get ideas for this year’s decorating aesthetic, don’t you?

Wait until you see these holiday decorating, entertaining, and food ideas to create a cozy home for Christmas.

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Enjoy a beautiful day! xo

Stacy Ling

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18 Comments

  1. So pretty! I wish I could see it in the whole room. Close-ups are nice but they leave me wanting more! Thanks!

  2. Another gorgeous tablescape design Stacy! The gold mixed with all the greenery and white poinsettias is perfect under that stunning chandelier. Pinned

  3. That gorgeous gold container and the white poinsettias are so gorgeous Stacy. You have really outdone yourself on this beautiful Christmas tablescape.

  4. Stacy your table is beautiful!! Love the poinsettias, I wish you a beautiful and happy Thanksgiving!! From your south Jersey friend