Christmas is stressful enough without the additional strain of decorating the dining room table for this holiday. You want to a have lovely table that is easy to decorate as well as a table that your guest will enjoy. Keeping your dining room table Christmas decorations simple is a great gift to yourself. Your guests will appreciate it as well; no worrying about knocking something over or difficulty talking with your other guests through giant centerpieces.
Use your meal to decorate your dining room table for Christmas. Showcase that beautiful turkey or ham as your centerpiece. Choose decorative plates and bowls for the side dishes, as well as for the plates you and your guests will be using.
Use candles to decorate your dining room table for Christmas. Arrange silver, blue, red or green candles on the dining room table. Add ribbon to the base of the candles to make them more festive. Make sure the candles are not tall enough to impede conversation.
Use a Nativity scene to decorate your dining room table for Christmas. Add a stable, barnyard animals and the like to the dining room table. Be sure to keep the Nativity scene low enough to allow for conversation.
Use Christmas tree ornaments to decorate your dining room table for Christmas. Make a Christmas tree from multicolored balls to be used as a centerpiece. Use individual ornaments as place cards for your guests.
Use Christmas figurines to decorate your dining room table for Christmas. Rudolph, Santa, presents and snowmen can all be used around the dining room table. Make sure they do not get in the way of your guests eating, especially if you serve Christmas dinner from the table.