In preparation for the upcoming holiday season, here are 25 sophisticated table setting ideas for the holiday dinner table this year.
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Christmas treats are always acceptable (even before dinner).
RED AND GOLD
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Red and green isn't the only Christmas color pairing—don't underestimate the elegant couple that is red and gold.
Embellishing the table with white makes the festivity truly feel like a winter wonderland.
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A deep red tablecloth sets the tone for a romantic Christmas dinner.
Collecting some of your leftover ornaments in a bowl or even a silver tray can bring holiday spirit to any table.
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Whether it's Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day dinner, no guest will turn down a present upon their welcome.
The perfect holiday garland is an absolute must.
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There's never been a better time to bring out any and all silver!
Run wild with fruits on the table such as oranges, pomegranates, and pears.
PLACE CARD HOLDERS
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Gold, glittery place card holders are perfect for your first Christmas dinner.
Learn how to make them at Simple Little Details.
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For a simple dessert, bring out these cookies wrapped in ribbon. If guests are too full, they can always take them home—though this is unlikely. For a T&C twist, make them Nantucket Cranberry Sea Salt
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Adding natural elements like branches and pine cones alongside shiny white ornaments brings an elegant winter forest touch to Christmas dinner.
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With these painted gold leaf napkin holders, your table will have a gilded wintery feel.
Learn how to make them at Honest to Nod.
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Give your first course plates a lift with these adorable woodland wreaths.
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For a traditional look, invest in a holiday plaid tablecloth and traditional Christmas china.
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Adorn your holiday table with sophisticated candelabras.
MINI GINGERBREAD HOUSE
Adding cute, mini gingerbread houses to the table never hurts anyone.
Learn how to make them at Good Housekeeping.
Next to guests' name tags, add an elegant winter fruit, like a miniature pear.
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When in doubt, fanciful ornaments are classic for winter affairs.
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Tie up each napkin with a fir branch and holiday ribbon.
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The more champagne glasses, the more holiday cheer
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Berry topiaries and miniature red candles set the holiday mood.
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Mismatched crystal and metallic wine glasses look sophisticated yet not too serious.
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Accessorize with vases filled with pinecones and glass ornaments.
Decorate the dessert table with pomegranates.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.
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