Table Settings for a Fabulous Christmas
- Top Picks for Christmas and Holiday China
See our choices for classic or contemporary Christmas tableware you can use all through the winter.
- Centerpiece Ideas and Photos
Follow step-by-step instructions to create a simple evergreen centerpiece. With variations, you can achieve different looks for your Christmas centerpiece.
- Holiday Table Settings That Sparkle
See photos of beautiful table settings and use our ideas to create your own spectacular holiday table.
- Napkin Folding 101
Our easy photo tutorials will guide you through creating a dozen pretty napkin folds. Choose one, practice, and use it for your holiday entertaining.
Floral Arrangements and Table Centerpieces
- Evergreen Centerpiece
Create a long lasting centerpiece using fresh cedar boughs, flowers, ornaments, holiday ribbons or decorations. Our list of materials and suggestions for variations. You'll be able to use this basic design year 'round.
- Candle Forest
Using pillar candles, greens, and artificial snow, put together a dramatic, yet simple, decoration for your table.
- Ornaments in a Pedestal Bowl
A simple footed bowl is the basis for an arrangement of colorful Christmas ornaments.
- Candlestick Ornaments
Balance Christmas tree ornaments atop beautiful silver or brass candlesticks.
- Christmas Collectibles
Choose a classic Christmas treasure and use it as the focal point for this centerpiece.
- Platter of Greenery
Arrange holly, cedar, or fir branches with a pillar candle on a tray or plate.
- Glistening Beaded Fruit
Place beautiful beaded fruit on footed dishes, candlesticks, or in martini glasses. The various heights give depth and dimension to this simple arrangement.
- Assortment of Gifts
Gather small wrapped gifts and place them in the center of the table. Make sure there's one for everyone at the table, and let them dismantle the centerpiece when the meal is over.
- Silver Platter of Ornaments
Arrange one-color ornaments on a shiny silver tray.
- Cranberry Tray
Spread fresh red cranberries on a tray, surround it with greens, and place votive candles at intervals around the tray. Simple and sparkling!
Place a basic pine wreath on a piece of plastic in the center of your table. Add candles, ornaments, and bows for a classic arrangement.
- Planted Poinsettias
Real or artificial pointsettia plants are easy to "plant" in a footed bowl, jardinière, or soup tureen.
- Candlestick Forest Collect all your silver, brass, or crystal candlesticks. Use one color of candle and holiday ribbons and light them for a beautiful glow.
- How to Help Your Flower Arrangements Last Longer
This "how-to" gives easy tips on preserving a fresh flower arrangement. You'll want your decorations to last throughout the season.
- How to Decorate for a Holiday Party
Find quick tips and suggestions for decorating your home and table to create a memorable holiday celebration.
- Add Christmas Spirit to Every Room in Your Home
Add candles, glitter, bows, and greenery all around your home for a festive look.
- Christmas Party Ideas
Think outside the box and find ideas for a party that everyone will remember. Go caroling, put together boxes for charities, decorate a tree, and have fun! Get more ideas on ways to celebrate the holiday.
- Holiday Themes for Trees and Parties
See our ideas of themes for decorating a tree, party table, or the whole home. Get ideas of how to use a theme to create a spectacular party!