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25 Christmas Table Setting Ideas

You won't believe what a difference a fir branch and holiday ribbon can make.
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In preparation for the upcoming holiday season, here are 25 sophisticated table setting ideas for the holiday dinner table this year.

CANDY CANES

BUY NOW Chocolate Covered Candy Canes, $11 for a Set of 12 (P557.04)

Christmas treats are always acceptable (even before dinner).

More: Elegant Christmas Decorations for a Tasteful Holiday Look

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RED AND GOLD

BUY NOW Wallace Silversmiths 65-Piece Gold-Plated Flatware, $269 (P13,622.16)

Red and green isn't the only Christmas color pairing—don't underestimate the elegant couple that is red and gold.

WINTER WONDERLAND

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BUY NOW Christmas Ribbons Tablecloth in White, $19.99 (P1,012.29)
BUY NOW Winter White Holiday Fir Christmas Centerpiece, $44.95 (P2,276.27)

Embellishing the table with white makes the festivity truly feel like a winter wonderland.

TABLECLOTH

BUY NOW Red Hotel Tablecloth, $79.95 (P4,048.67)

A deep red tablecloth sets the tone for a romantic Christmas dinner.

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ORNAMENT BOWL

BUY NOW 16 Piece Red Christmas Ball Ornament Set, $10.08 (P510.45)
BUY NOW 24 Piece Gold Christmas Ball Ornament Set, $11.99 (P607.17)

Collecting some of your leftover ornaments in a bowl or even a silver tray can bring holiday spirit to any table.

PERSONAL GIFT

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BUY NOW Party Favor Boxes, $5.23 for a Set of 3 (P264.85)

Whether it's Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day dinner, no guest will turn down a present upon their welcome.

GARLAND

BUY NOW Gramercy Park Pine Snow Centerpiece Garland, $32.99 (P1,670.61)
BUY NOW Hydrangea Garland, $78.99 (P4,000.05)

The perfect holiday garland is an absolute must.

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GOOD SILVER

BUY NOW Silver-Plated Heirloom Serving Utensils, $40-$180 (P2,025.60-P9,115.20)

There's never been a better time to bring out any and all silver!

FRESH FRUIT

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Run wild with fruits on the table such as oranges, pomegranates, and pears.

PLACE CARD HOLDERS

BUY NOW Curl Tree Place Card Holders/Ornaments, $2.95 each (P149.39)

Gold, glittery place card holders are perfect for your first Christmas dinner.

Learn how to make them at Simple Little Details.

COOKIES

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BUY NOW Nordic Ware Cookie Stamps, $29 for a Set of 3 (P1,468.56)

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 cookies.

NATURAL TOUCHES

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BUY NOW 4 Cups of Mini Pine Cones, $4.95 (P250.67)

Adding natural elements like branches and pine cones alongside shiny white ornaments brings an elegant winter forest touch to Christmas dinner.

GOLD LEAVES

BUY NOW DecoArt Americana Premium Gold Paint, $2.99 (P151.41)

With these painted gold leaf napkin holders, your table will have a gilded wintery feel.

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Learn how to make them at Honest to Nod.

MINI WREATH

BUY NOW Royal Poinsettia Mini Wreath, $11.96 (P605.65)

Give your first course plates a lift with these adorable woodland wreaths.

PLAID TABLECLOTH

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BUY NOW Vernor Collection Plaid Tablecloth, $31.49 (P1,594.65)

For a traditional look, invest in a holiday plaid tablecloth and traditional Christmas china.

CANDELABRAS

BUY NOW Scroll Black Iron Candelabra, $25.99 (P1,316.13)

Adorn your holiday table with sophisticated candelabras.

MINI GINGERBREAD HOUSE

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Adding cute, mini gingerbread houses to the table never hurts anyone.

Learn how to make them at Good Housekeeping.

WINTER FRUIT

Next to guests' name tags, add an elegant winter fruit, like a miniature pear.

INDIVIDUAL ORNAMENT

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BUY NOW Swarovski Crystal Glass Christmas Ball Ornament, $55 (P2,785.20)

When in doubt, fanciful ornaments are classic for winter affairs.

RIBBON

BUY NOW Candy Cane Ribbon, $1.49 (P75.45)

Tie up each napkin with a fir branch and holiday ribbon.

CHAMPAGNE GLASSES

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BUY NOW Birch Lane Chauncey Champagne Flutes in Silver or Gold, $27.99 for set of 4 (P1,417.41)

The more champagne glasses, the more holiday cheer

RED

BUY NOW Red Holiday Candles, $16 (P810.24)

Berry topiaries and miniature red candles set the holiday mood.

WINE GLASSES

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BUY NOW Metallic Wine Glasses, $19.95 (P1,010.27)

Mismatched crystal and metallic wine glasses look sophisticated yet not too serious.

FILLED VASES

BUY NOW Glass Ornaments, $8.40 for a Set of 10 (P425.38)

Accessorize with vases filled with pinecones and glass ornaments.

POMEGRANATES

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Decorate the dessert table with pomegranates.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

Prices are based on the conversion rate of $1 = P50.64.

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