The dining room table is a better place than any for your Christmas theme decorations, since it is typically the focal point of the room. You will want to begin by deciding on a theme for your coordinating Christmas table runner and centerpiece. Then use this theme to create your own eye-catching decor to place on the focal point of the room. You just might find that making your own table centerpieces in anticipation of this joyous holiday can be a lot of fun.
Theme Ideas for Table Runner and Centerpiece
What is your favorite part of the Christmas season? From snowflakes and snowmen to Christmas trees and presents, you should be able to come up with a cute or clever theme for your table this winter. For example, you might choose to use a simple, red and green table runner with a nativity scene centerpiece. Or you might decide on a white, textured piece of fabric for your runner and decorate your centerpiece with fake snowmen.
Ideas for a Christmas Table Runner
Next, you will need to find a Christmas theme table runner. Otherwise, you could make one; click here for a quick and easy table runner pattern (don’t worry, it’s free). If choose this option, you will need to find an appropriate fabric pattern to begin with. Since you have already decided on a theme, finding the fabric should be pretty easy around this time of year. You should be able to find something with snowflakes, snowmen, Santa Claus, trees, gifts, and more.
Ideas for a Christmas Centerpiece
The hard part is deciding on a centerpiece to coordinate with your table runner; you will either have to buy or make one. Here’s an idea: Make snowmen by sticking three different-sized foam balls together with toothpicks. Decorate them with glitter and construction paper (for the hat, boots, etc.) Click here for more Christmas centerpiece ideas.
Since the dining table is the focal point of a kitchen or dining room, it is a good place for your Christmas decorations. It can be fun to come up with your own eye-catching table runner and centerpiece ideas, although it does take some thought. After deciding on your theme, you will want to decide on a pattern for your table runner and find or make a fun centerpiece to go with it. Finally, have fun as you set up and look at your coordinating Christmas table decorations this winter.