Top tips for decorating your Christmas dinner table

Christmas is a time to put food, friends and family at the heart of festivities. Meal times surrounded by loved ones are certainly the center of celebrations in the home and the decorations and settings are key to set the festive mood and excitement. Going back to the same table set up each year, or simply adding some pine cones will quickly become boring, so try something new this Christmas with inspiration from our top 5 Christmas dinner table decorations:

1. Alessi Porcelain Placeholder - Selfridges:

Designed for Alessi by Michael Wanders these dazzling placeholders are crafted from white porcelain and detailed with silver-toned trims. The set of four each have a concealed slots within the dainty bows to hold place cards for your guests, making them the perfect finishing touchin your table decorating endevours.

2. Nordic Table Wreath - The Real Flower Company

Christmas wreaths shouldn’t just be confined to hanging on your door - they can also make for an elegant and breathtaking arrangement on your Christmas dining table. This beautiful Nordic wreath from The Real Flower Company has been hand-crafted and is filled with scented goodies such as Cream Piaget, Vitality and white O’hara roses. A definite talking point!

3. Posh Trading Coastbox Mini Set

A perfect stocking filler as well as an elegant addition to any christmas table layout, The Posh Trading Mini Coastbox Set offers an ideal set of coasters with a range of 9 finishes, including gold, brushed bronze and silver. Depending on your choice of colour decoration for your christmas tree, mantelpiece or interior dining room decorations, you can use the mini coastbox set made with an acrylic stand and wood with a beautiful hand finish alongside one of our Matbox sets to complete the Christmas look and feel.

4. Decorative Table Trees - Amara

Perfect for contemporary layouts, these pink champagne miniature tree decorations by Amara are a fresh update to the more classic table setting. Finished with a base and natural wood marking they add that bit of sparkle and elegance to the scheme.

5. Table runner - Harrods

Guaranteed to impress your guests, this lace table runner from Harrods adds sophisticated elegance to the overall setting. At first glance this runner appears to be made of dazzling gold metal however it is a refined textile giving it the metallic looking surface. This piece works beautifully with all Christmas decorations and tableware.

This festive time of the year is our favourite here at Posh Trading Company, with the joy of putting together the Christmas decorations being the first thing on our mind as we enter into December. This season is centered around enjoying meals and quality time with friends and family, so why not make sure to use this opportunity to show off your styling skills and create a magical tabletop. Merry Christmas from all of us at Posh Trading Company!