I don’t know about you, but I like to decorate seasonally with things I have around the house. This Easy Wonderland Holiday Table is so easy to put together.
I do love browsing stores like Home Goods, but I always ask myself where I’m going to store all the goodies until the next month-long season rolls around.
So, with that in mind, I decided to create an easy Wonderland Holiday Table. It’s an almost no-cost tablescape.
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Easy Wonderland Holiday Table Centerpiece
It all starts with this plaid table runner I’ve had for several years.
I place a cake stand a little off-center of the chandelier and add a prelit wreath.
This wreath has been around a few years, so I fluff it a bit and it’s back in shape. It’s battery-operated, so I can turn it on during meals and turn it off afterward.
The antlers are the real deal and they have special meaning because I got them from my mom.
Favorite Instant “Snow”
The winter wonderland is easy to make. Add some Epsom Salt (instant snow) to a trifle dish (yep, it’s a trifle dish) and add a pretty snow scene.
The pretty white house is from the $1.00 section at Target. There’s a place to insert a tea light in the back. The bottle brush trees were in my Christmas stash as well. You can usually find them at the dollar store!
I’m a small-time collector of hobnail milk glass and the candle holders are from a thrift store. I found these in Georgia while visiting my dad.
Ignore the fact that I can’t find my Christmas tapers. I’ll find them before Christmas day. I promise!
I added a little greenery and pine cones from my yard and the woods behind my house and the Easy Wonderland Holiday Table is complete.
Helpful Hint: Instead of the trifle dish, you can use any type of glass container – a large fishbowl, glass vase, etc.
Easy Wonderland Holiday Table Place Setting
DIY Rosemary Wreath Napkin Rings
I like to make Christmas dinner a special occasion so I print out dinner menus and added Rosemary Wreath Napkin Rings.
I have a huge Rosemary bush and since it’s a perennial and I live in the south, it thrives all year round.
You’ll need sprigs of fresh Rosemary and cord for each place setting.
Shape the Rosemary sprig into a circle and tie the ends together with the cord, leaving a long end. I wanted to use a red cord but all I had was green, so green it is.
Wrap the long end around the back of the napkin and secure it with a knot on the other side of the wreath.
Isn’t it cute? These are so easy to make and smell so good!
I like to mix and match dishes whenever I’m entertaining. I started with a red bowl but it was way too big. I just keep switching things around until I find what I like.
For photo purposes, I wanted more texture, so the placemats are Christmas gift bags. I love the faux fur so I removed the handle cords and they work just fine. I may just use them Christmas Day!
This has to be the easiest holiday table ever and I love how it all came together. Are you hosting the family on Christmas Day?
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