There are many ways to celebrate winter holidays but when we want to add a classic and elegant mature touch to our holiday table, for example, mercury glass and ironstone can be the very handy accessories we need, as they are perfect materials for Christmas table centerpieces.
If you plan to serve soup at diner time, you can have it in a large ironstone tureen. This will keep the soup hot, while the vessel will create the desired look at the table. Additional decorations like mercury glass trees and votives find their own way in the arrangement and get ready to surprise your guests.
Glitter and Glam
Other, typical for Christmas decorations ornaments are also welcomed on the classic table. Sparkling silver and white items are the perfect counterpoint to the greenery used as a fresh accent.
When you want to get the classic touch at Christmas Eve, you should not only think for the very table. For example, you can also decorate the chandelier hanging above it. If it is crystal, your work is half done! Put some glittered birds or plastic snowflakes in various heights so that the final result will be an interesting hanging decoration from the chandelier.
Music sheets can be very handy when it is up to make a classic and elegant dinner setting. Using them as a table decorations adds a little splash of vintage and antique nuances to the atmosphere.
High Style on a Shoestring
Arranging the table with style demands certain sequence of placing the plates. First of all, you should have a silver charger. Then you need to cover it with an ironstone plate for main courses. After that, place a silver bread plate inside. In addition to the refined arrangement you can roll a white linen napkin and wrap it with a silver ring.
Bring Out the Silver
If you are that kind of person that have inherited an old silver cutlery setting, now is the perfect time to get it up from the dust and place it on the classic Christmas table. Well, we advice you stay away from a straightforward classic look and use a moderate number of items. This way you will get a simple and elegant look, instead of an overloaded table.
Know Your Place
These kind of name signs are great! They guide the guests to their seats once you have welcomed them on the door. The good part is that they create a sense of personalization of the arrangement and people love that. They love to feel special.
Having a formal dinner at Christmas Eve doesn’t necessary means that it should be fussy. For example, the mismatched glass goblets and randomly arranged centerpieces break the strict formal look and add a casual mood. The classic accents remain the cutlery and the plates while all the other items contribute to the cozy and welcoming Christmas table atmosphere.