The holidays in my home growing up were always a special time. With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a great time to start planning a memorable season. One special way to impress your family and friends this year is by creating a stunning table setting that captures the spirit of the season. One classic way is with the Spode Christmas Tree England China. This is something I grew up around, and my mother made sure to include each piece and add the accessories to make the dining room table a magazine perfect timeless classic that can be passed down for generations.
I am going to share some holiday table setting tips that will make your Holiday meal even more special than the it is. From setting the basics to adding matching accessories and centerpiece ideas, we’ve got you covered, and many of these ideas can be found in our etsy shop, My40YearCollection. So, here it goes:
Setting the Table
To create the perfect festive table setting, it’s important to start with setting the table in a way that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Primarily start with a clean tablecloth or runner that complements your china pattern. Next, add a charger plate, dinner plate, and salad plate in that order. Remember to leave enough space between each setting to prevent overcrowding.
Once your basic settings are in place, it’s time to add the Spode Christmas Tree England China. Whether you have a complete set or just a few key pieces, this china is the perfect addition to any holiday table. Place the dinner plate in the center of the charger plate and add a salad plate on top. Finish it off with a festive napkin and a complementary napkin ring.
When the basics are in place, it’s time to move on to mixing and matching your tableware, which will add personalized interest to your table setting,
Mixing and Matching Your Tableware
We have a great selection of Christmas Tree Spode China in our My40YearCollection.etsy.com shop , but if there are pieces missing, mixing and matching different pieces can add a touch of creativity and personality to your table setting. Incorporatepieces that complement each other in color or pattern. For example, if you have Spode Christmas Tree England China, try adding a solid-colored or patterned salad plate that coordinates with the green and red tones in the Spode design.
Another way to mix and match your tableware is by adding pieces with different textures and finishes. Consider incorporating a matte-finished plate alongside a glossy Spode dinner plate, or a metallic charger plate to add a subtle shine. Experimenting with different shapes, sizes, and materials work too! The mixing and matching works with a variety of table styles, bothmodern and or rustic themes.
Adding Matching Accessories
When your tableware mix and match is complete, it's time to add some complementary accessories that will enhance the overall look, such as napkin rings, holiday-themed salt and pepper shakers, and festive centerpiece decorations. Thesesmall touches are sure to create an inviting and joyful atmosphere that your family and guests will love.
Napkin rings are a simple yet effective way to add a touch of elegance to your table. Holiday-themed rings that complement your china or choose metallic rings that add a touch of glamor.
Holiday-themed salt and pepper shakers are another way to add some fun and personal fun to your table. Look for salt and pepper shakers that match your china or compliment the color and pattern of the season..
Finally, a festive centerpiece decoration is a must. This can truly make your table setting come alive and the centerpiece should be one that stands out above all the rest.
A floral centerpiece with red and green blooms is a timeless choice. Alternatively, you can use seasonal items like holly and pinecones to add a festive touch.
Alternative option is a miniature Christmas tree as your centerpiece. You can decorate it with ornaments, lights, and ribbons to make it look even more festive.
Lastly a festive candle centerpiece is also a great way to add a cozy and warm ambience to your table.
No matter what centerpiece you choose, it's important to make sure it complements your Spode Christmas Tree England China
By incorporating these matching accessories, you'll take your table setting to the next level and create a memorable holiday experience for your guests.
Creating a festive table setting with Spode Christmas Tree England China is a simple way to add a touch of elegance and style to your holiday meal. By starting with the basics of setting the table, mixing and matching tableware, adding matching accessories, and incorporating creative centerpiece ideas, you can create a warm and inviting atmosphere for your guests.
Have fun and enjoy the festivities while impressing your guests with your exquisite table setting skills. Rember, My40YearCollection.Etsy.Com has many of these and other Holiday Table setting idea. Having an exquisite table setting will make all the food taste better. so, take the time to set the table with care and attention to detail. We are here if you need any help or are looking for that special Christmas Tree Spode China piece, and any of the accessories to make the Holidays a happy and joyous holiday season!