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Video: Nature Christmas Table Decoration: What Key Elements To Put On Stage?
This year, the elegant and original table decoration gold model demands the total absence of plastic and other man-made materials responsible for pollution of the planet. Instead, the trend encourages us to showcase nature's gifts by creating unique, zero-waste festive compositions. In addition, DIY ornaments for the end of the year celebrations provide a valuable experience for the whole family and make us appreciate the moments spent between loved ones much more. So, succumb to the "green" style and adopt the natural Christmas table decoration in noble materials!
What are the must-haves for a successful nature Christmas table decoration?
It is undeniable that a large part of Christmas celebrations revolve around the festive table. From pre-party gatherings to the all-important Christmas dinner, there will be many hours spent here with your friends and family, so make sure your decoration extends beyond your tree. Table storage is a great opportunity to introduce yourself to your guests as a true style and design guru.
On New Years Eve there is a lot of food to cook, the house should be cleaned before the guests arrive, the gifts should all be wrapped, and as if that is not enough, the table should be set and look gorgeous. To help you reduce stress, we've created a list of inspiring winter-themed decorating ideas designed from raw organic materials.
Rustic decorative accents are distinguished by their unprimed beauty. If possible, leave the surface of the wooden table exposed, without laying a tablecloth. Combine this visual effect with vintage style glassware and tableware to create a fantastic contrast. Natural and chic, key elements in green, brown, taupe, red, white and metallic will give everyone a sense of warmth, comfort and festive bustle.
Eliminate pre-dinner confusion when people are trying to find their seats by making name cards and laying them out at the table. These simple boxes slip nicely into a folded napkin and have a sprig of rosemary at the top to look like aromatic mini Christmas trees.
Small wreaths made from cranberries with a little greenery attached and a small piece of paper with the guest name on it are also a nice addition to the table. The thinly sliced wood stumps add a simplistic natural touch and are perfect for clearly displaying business cards.
Once you've got your name cards and all your rolled up napkins arranged, it's time to do the layout of the plates, cutlery, and glasses. Here are some ideas for making the most of your table space and getting everything in the right place.
For example, if your Christmas menu includes a lot of dishes, a small branch of berries might be the perfect DIY place card to effectively demarcate the area and give it a 5 star diner look. In this context, folding your napkins in the shape of Christmas trees and including a candy cane will certainly appeal to adults and children. This simple setup shows that venue settings don't have to be extravagant to be festive and pretty.
Place card in the form of rosemary wreath
Place card with wooden washer
A Christmas table can look fantastic if you arrange small decorations in glasses. The best thing about this type of ornament is that it takes up very little space. On the contrary, the visual effect is more than pretty thanks to several pine twigs, a candle, a few slices of dried fruits and an ornamental ribbon.
Indeed, the napkins are a must element of the natural Christmas table decoration and it is not only because of the cranberry sauce. We give you some examples of elegant napkin rings to reassure you.
A simple sprig of greenery attached around the napkin makes a simple but original attachment ring. Cinnamon sticks and a small branch of berries hanging from each piece of paper or textile with raffia give the table an organic look and in addition, a good smell.
The final touch to your natural Christmas table decoration is a centerpiece made from organic materials. Depending on your personal preferences and the surface area you have available, your centerpiece can have a simple or lavish design. Tall wooden candlesticks mixed with other ornaments represent a lovely decor inspired by the Nordic style. Or, collect some greenery, berries and pine cones and arrange them in the center stage, adding a few candles here and there, for an inexpensive, seasonal decorative item.
Another great centerpiece idea involves the use of a wooden log. Place a candle in the middle (for safety, place in a bowl or pot beforehand) and decorate the log slice with dried material such as nuts, seeds, cinnamon sticks, dried fruits or flowers, sprigs of holly or mistletoe. For the final touches, dry orange or lemon slices in the oven. In addition, the flowers dry in ten days in an airtight container full of silica gel.
Adding green foliage to your Christmas table is an undisputed favorite of hosts concerned with style and presentation in front of guests. Eucalyptus branches are especially good because they can be arranged in tiny glass bottles that are easy to move around when stacking piles of food on the table. Also try arrangements in vases or create a wreath or table runner. In addition, try adding fruits like oranges pierced with cloves. This will give a beautifully spicy Christmas scent.
Centerpiece with candles designed in the spirit of Christmas
The red color of cranberries is a symbol of the holiday
Cake display stand with fruits
Cake displays are all the rage during the holidays and why shouldn't they? They create a cheerful mood, provide pleasant smells and incorporate color into the arranged winter landscape. If you do not have such a support, just find a wooden or shiny metal tray, and then, complete it with beautiful things: nuts, berries, oranges with pleasant patterns scratched into the skin, cinnamon sticks, a sprig or two of rosemary or pine, a few pine cones and maybe carefully placed candles.
Nature-inspired candle holders
Winter and fir branches go hand in hand, so you won't be making a mistake if you make the most of this pattern. Another thing that is associated with cold days are the little red berries. For a nice presentation, place pine needles on the bottom of a mason jar, top with a few handfuls of winter fruits, then balance a scented candle on it. It's simple, it's attractive and festive.
An easy way to make a set of candle holders is to use a tree trunk. Birches are ideal because of their contrast in color. Use a hand drill to make holes and insert candles. Also insert some branches and moss to give a final touch.
Handmade candle holder from a pine cone
DIY decorations with pine cones
Pine cones are a perfect natural material for handmade Christmas table decorations. Their warm brown colors and beautiful unique textures create interest and balance the staging of porcelain dishes, wax candles and paper, linen or cotton items. Unusual ornaments made of green branches, flowers, nuts, candies, shiny balls, mini lights and these natural cones will help you welcome your guests around a table tidy in the eco style.
Pine cones can be purchased at a craft store or collected in the park. Using them for the New Year's Eve table decoration gives you the opportunity to enjoy their natural beauty and also save money. In fact, you can adorn almost any object with it and make it look great in delicious dishes. For example, a DIY Christmas potpourri and a basket with a light garland would benefit from such a splendid addition. Finally, for extra pizzazz, spray the cones with white, silver or gold paint.
Pine cones glued together make a miniature Christmas tree that can be part of your festive table setting. Such a centerpiece covered with fake snow radically changes the appearance of the dining room.
Combined with winter flowers, green branches, candles, nuts or decorated fir balls, the small cones represent aesthetic and ecological accents.
If you plan to use pine cones for your table decorations, be aware that they should be clean, free from dirt and bugs. Sterilize them for a few minutes in a medium oven. In reality, the hot air melts the sap and gives a pleasant icing, opening them and preparing them to be handled.
Pine fruits are fabulous for making Christmas wreaths for the table or for chairs. In addition, you can vary the sizes, creating a beautiful collection, the cherry of which can be a small colorful ball or a stylish ribbon.
Table runner in natural materials
The best thing about plain Christmas table decorations is that in the end, it can simply be returned to the earth - composted or used for mulching the garden. This is indeed an eco-responsible gesture to which we can get children used.