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4 Ways to Prep Your Dining Room For Christmas

Achieve an inviting space where friends and relatives can gather and have a merry time


Amidst all of the activities happening in the kitchen and living area during the holidays, there will be tons of laughter, stories, and memories to be shared in the dining room too! We've always loved serving food and drinks during the Yuletide season and we're sure that most of your friends and family will be gathering around the dining table!

You can transform your dining area into a special space that's perfect for the celebration with a few easy tips. Let these four ideas get you started: 

Main photos from: Clean and Scentsible and Major Hoff Takes a Wife.

Create a focal point

A stunning holiday-themed centerpiece can make your dining area look more interesting. Add unique details like a golden candelabra or a vintage vase filled with Christmas balls and poinsettias. You may also place a bowl of fruits at the center of the table.

READ: 5 Sweet Centerpiece Ideas for Your Christmas Celebration

Bring out prized collections

Now’s  the time to display your collection of plates, ceramics, and other knickknacks on a buffet  or console table. Since it's a special occasion, you can bring out your favorite dinnerware or the pieces that you usually reserve for big parties and events.

Use holiday-themed table runners

When setting your table, make sure that your accessories are in line with your overall theme. If your centerpiece is already vibrant and eye-catching, opt for a cream or light-colored table runner. Spruce up the table by adding gold ribbons as decor.

Make use of your walls

Liven up a plain wall by hanging a Christmas wreath. You may also install DIY decorations like snowflakes, colorful cutouts of trees, stars, and angels, or a lettering of your favorite phrase from a Christmas song.

Photo from Sycamore and Vine.

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