10 Creative & Affordable Christmas Table Decorations
Published: May 20, 2020
Modified: July 26, 2021
Written by: Sara Malik
We share 10 SUPER CREATIVE & AFFORDABLE ideas to decorate Christmas tables like a pro. Make christmas more colorful & spirited with these enchanting ideas!
Affordable decorations for Christmas is what we all look for at the end of the year as between gifts, food and extra expenses, Christmas can be a complicated time for your pocket. But as we know you will not miss any detail on this important date, so here we want to share 10 super creative and affordable ideas that will help you decorate your Christmas table like an expert.
If you have guests coming to eat at Christmas, continue reading and be surprised with the good ideas we bring.
1. Eye-catching tablecloth
A touch of color and texture is always welcome at the table. Use table runners, paths or tablecloth to give it a shine and highlight it. Choose colors such as red, green or gold.
You can also play with different options, for example, a white tablecloth or with traditional colors and a natural centerpiece made with flowers and leaves.
2. Napkin holder
Get fancy yet affordable napkin holder for your Christmas table. There are two options given above.
You can also create your own napkin holder. One idea is to use a cinnamon stick and twig it. Then, tie them up with a cotton cord and you’re done.
The candles are a must on your Christmas table. You can choose round ones and group them in the center, or go one step further and put them inside funnels or glass jars; the options are unlimited.
4. Hanging details
Use the roof! Add as many hanging details as you want. There are many affordable options available.
You can use glittering ornaments or some wooden pieces as shown above.
You can also paste paper decorations with Christmas messages, or ask your guests to write theirs and share them. Another idea is to bake cookies and hang them; it will be a nice surprise to enjoy at coffee time.
5. Decoration with paper bags
Don’t miss out on the chance of adding your handmade decorations to your table. Make your own paper bags.
Brown paper bags are affordable and you can find them wholesale. Paint them or stamps with Christmas motifs and fill them with branches, candy or a small souvenir for each guest.
And if you don’t have time to make them, order them from Amazon and surprise your guests.
6. Put a nice centerpiece on the table
If your dining table is wide and you have no problems with space, then place a nice centerpiece on it.
You can also use candy, fishbowl or large glass fountains, fill them with a pen to simulate snow or moss for a more summery alternative, complement it with some ornament and even garlands of LED lights. Let your imagination fly.
7. Natural candle holder
Use natural candle holder. You can buy one or make it on your own.
Do you love collecting trunks or branches? If so, use them as candlesticks. Make several holes with a drill and put candles in the tones of your table. It is quite affordable and creative candle holder.
8. Chair covers
Give every corner of your dining table a touch of Christmas. Add Christmas themed chair covers on the support side or on the seats; wherever you feel them comfortable.
This is a very affordable idea to change the ambiance of the dining room with less effort.
9. Light up your table
Add garlands of lights to the center of the table to make it shine and stand out. You can use those leftover from a Christmas tree, or even those you have during the year hanging on the terrace.
10. Special tableware
The queen of the table, no doubt, is the dishes. Therefore, for Christmas dinner, go with some new, like pieces, dishes or sources that have a special detail, how are you with rose gold trim? Your table will look elegant and super classic.
You and your family will enjoy Christmas dinner with all the magic of the moment thanks to these beautiful festive decorations. Young and old will love it.
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