11 Must-Haves for a Whimsical Christmas Tablescape

Bundle all of the coziest elements of the season together.

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If you're hosting loved ones from near and far, deck out your dining room table in its holiday best. Here are the Christmas table decorations that get your home ready for one epic seasonal celebration.

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Pehr x Terrain Cotton Fir Tablecloth

$128 BUY NOW

Sprigs of evergreen tips pattern this relaxed cotton tablecloth, providing the loveliest backdrop for winter-weather meals. 

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Thirstystone Old Hollywood Wine Charms


Because the vino will definitely be flowing, make sure there isn't a mid-meal glass mix-up! These dapper, art deco wine charms prevent your guests from having to guess which drink is theirs.

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Elegance Belle Coupe 8-Ounce Champagne Glass

$60 for set of two BUY NOW

Toast the evening with this set of fine-crystal wine coupes — their slim stems and distinctive V-shaped bowls make for an elegant addition to the table.

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Grandin Road Red Plaid Side Plates

$49 for set of four BUY NOW

The Christmastime table simply isn't set without a touch of tartan. These 7-inch-wide porcelain side plates from Grandin Road are just the right size for appetizers, salad, or dessert.

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West Elm Wood Slice Charger

$24 each BUY NOW

Pairing glam metallics with rustic accents creates a striking juxtaposition that visually defines the wintry season. This naturally hued acacia-wood charger can certainly be used at other mealtimes throughout the year, but it adds an extra special layer of coziness to the sparkling Christmas tabletop.

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H&M Tea Light Holder


Textured glasses have a way of elevating any tablescape, and you don't need to spend a lot to make a big impact with them! This tea light votive from H&M has a deep evergreen hue and a gilded accent band, and it's inexpensive enough to buy in multiples.

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Pottery Barn Reindeer Napkins Set

$64 for set of nine BUY NOW

The gang's all here! Set the table with this adorable array of cotton napkins from Pottery Barn, each embroidered with a reindeer in Santa's sleigh team.

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Chilewich Ombre Silver Placemat

$15 each BUY NOW

Though this woven Chilewich placemat has a moody, wintry color gradient, we think it nicely balances a vibrant holiday table. Plus, its neutral tones give it stylistic versatility to be used throughout the year. Crafted of a vinyl-polyester blend, have no fear of red-wine spillage when setting these out — this durable piece just needs to be wiped with a damp cloth to clean.

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Rossella Pugliese Long Stem Cordial Set

$36 for set of six BUY NOW

Once the dishes have been cleared, keep your guests impressed by pouring the digestifs in these diminutive, yet dramatically shaped cordial glasses. Each one has a different color tint and bowl shape, making them as quirky and unique as your dinner company.

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World Market Nutcracker Napkin Rings

$10 for set of four BUY NOW

Add a fun detail to your holiday tabletop this year by opting for this set of nutcracker napkin rings. These mustachioed men have dangling legs, fuzzy beards, and all-around charming style.

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Crate & Barrel Hot Drinks Glass


Whip up a hot toddy or mulled-wine batch (scenting your kitchen with the most incredible aromas) and ladle each serving into these top-rated heat-resistant glasses.

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