What You Need to Make a Holiday Table Instantly Festive
Holiday tablescapes don't need to be complicated or challenging to be memorable. Sure, if you want to spend a few hours knitting snowman-shaped napkin rings, go for it — but for everyone else, all you need to set a festive mood are a few stellar tabletop items. Whether it's a holly-adorned garland or a pair of metallic candleholders, these are the simple additions that instantly make any table feel like the place to be for the holidays. Which one will fit your home and personal style? Keep reading to find out.
Mercana Gold Metal Table Candle Holders
Subtle metallics are gorgeous at the holidays, and with these two Mercana Gold Metal Table Candle Holders ($90), you don't have to choose between the most beautiful metals — the brushed finish is gold with hints of silver peeking through.
Vietri Melamine Lastra Holiday Oval Platter
Hand-painted evergreens make this Vietri Melamine Lastra Holiday Oval Platter ($61) a seasonally appropriate choice for displaying charcuterie and cookies, and if there will be kids at your holiday meal, you'll *love* the fact that it's made of shatterproof melamine.
For a decoration you can appreciate all year round, choose a centerpiece bowl that can be filled with seasonal accents. This metal Moises Bowl ($100) has an antiqued finish and an organic form. Fill it with shiny ornaments during the holiday season, then swap them out when 2023 rolls around.
National Tree Company 60" Red Berry Garland
An artfully arranged garland, like this long National Tree Company 60" Red Berry Garland ($64), is the fastest way to make a table feel festive. Place it down the center of the table, then position ivory pillar candles around it for an instantly merry moment.
Juliska Stewart Tartan Cocktail Plates
It doesn't get more Christmas-y than red and green plaid. This set of four Juliska Stewart Tartan Cocktail Plates ($75) is classic and timeless, and the plates are the perfect size for leaving cookies out for you-know-who.