My goal for this year's holiday table was to create something lush and fresh, with a simple and understated festive mood. When I'm pulling a look together - be it a space, an entire event, or a simple table, I always ask myself "How can I make it look special, without using the typical elements?" First things first - I let go of the poinsettias, pinecones, and the red and green color scheme.
As always, I kept things neutral and re-worked lots of pieces from our thanksgiving table - the faceted vases filled with eucalyptus pods (added some white talo berries), gold flatware, glassware, plates and brass candlesticks. I switched out the woven chargers for these marbleized platters, eliminated the table runners and in place added a fresh cedar garland down the table. Then I added some selenite crystal candleholders (topped them off with air plants), and a little unexpected element - the wire ornaments. This one little detail adds a sculptural and modern touch.
I like keeping our Thanksgiving and Christmas tables cohesive - as always, practical and easy is my priority. With just a few additional pieces and a little bit more greenery, I can transition from one holiday to the next effortlessly. Our table is all set and ready for our next gathering - now I'm free to spend more time enjoying the season with the ones that matter most.
Styling and photography: Therese Jacinto
Wire Ornaments: CB2 // Marble platters: West Elm // Dinnerware: Thrifted // Brass candlesticks: Thrifted // Napkins: Threshold at Target // Glassware: Marshall's // Selenite crystal tealight holders: Marshall's // Flatware: West Elm // Faceted Vases: Dwell Studio
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