Christmas centrepiece ideas for your festive table

One of the best parts about Christmas is the decoration and in today’s blog, we will be exploring Christmas centrepiece ideas. Turn your home into a Winter Wonderland with beautiful fir trees laden with sparkling baubles and lights strung everywhere. It can turn even the dullest of spaces into a festive delight. There are so many ways you can make your home shine during the holiday season, whether you favour a traditional, rustic look through to a more modern feel. Red and greens are ever-popular around Christmas time, creating the classic atmosphere we all know and love.

Your Christmas dinner is one of the quintessential moments of the day, looked forward to throughout the year. Whether you choose a chicken, lamb or get rid of the meat altogether, sitting down with loved ones at the dinner table is really special. If you’re a seasoned pro or never usually decorate the table, we have a wealth of inspiration to add that extra sparkle to your dinner.

Homemade Christmas table centrepieces

Creating your own Christmas decorations is a really enjoyable activity and it’s great to see your creations hanging around the house. You don’t need to be a creative whizz, just grab a few materials and you can make some unique Christmas decor. If you have little ones, get them involved! Turn it into a fun family bonding activity. With the kids off school, now is the perfect time to spend time creating some cute keepsakes which you can reminisce over.

Floral arrangements

You honestly can’t go wrong with a floral arrangement. You can tailor this to any sort of occasions you’re having and the holiday season is no exception. Making your own flower display can be really enjoyable and a great skill to work on. We love this simple step by step guide by Instructables. The brilliant thing about floral arrangements is you can tailor them however you like, choosing everything from the colours through to the flowers.

Get baking

Christmas is all about the food and some baking is sure to get you in the festive mood. These bakes can be used as Christmas table decorations and then eaten afterwards. This recipe for Christmas gingerbread men is simple yet delicious and once iced can be added to any table decoration to give it that extra detail.


Glass vases are really handy for any form of Christmas decorating because they’re so versatile. A mismatched variety looks rustic and if you don’t have any on hand, there’s always a great selection on offer in thrift and charity shops. Fill the glasses up with different things and set up on the table for the perfect Christmas centrepiece. Flowers are the obvious choice, and fake ones can be reused every year. They don’t need to be shop bought, head on a festive walk and take clippings of wildflowers to make a unique display. Fill the glass with water beforehand to make it appear they’re floating. Pine cones are always a favourite around the festive season and these look great in a vase with red and green ribbon wrapped around.

Christmas table centrepiece ideas

Consider the size of your holiday table when creating Christmas centrepiece ideas. Are you having an intimate dinner or a large family gathering? Are you dining on a circular table or long desk? Ask members of your household to get involved and together you can create some epic decorations. A table runner is a good idea, particularly if you are using candles which may create a mess. They also add a splash of colour to the table.

Candy canes

What’s more festive than red and white candy canes? They’re so cute and versatile, you can use them in a variety of ways to spice up your table. Fill clear vases with them or line the middle of the table with foliage. Add these sweet treats for a pop of colour. Once the meal is over, everyone can enjoy a candy cane or take them home. You can also use candy canes to decorate your Christmas tree, just ensure you place near the top if you have pets around.


If you’re having guests come over for dinner, why not personalise the centrepiece? This looks great and gives your loved ones a cute keepsake which they can take home and remember your event by. We love these adorable Reindeer place settings on Etsy. You don’t have to break the bank, there are loads of cute charms online which look great. Or you can make your own at home. Visit craft stores to find a range of items to get you started including stamps, moulds and calligraphy pens.

Christmas centrepiece ideas

That concludes our blog on Christmas centrepiece ideas. Which one is your favourite? We love a bit of DIY at Christmas and the time off from work and school gives the perfect opportunity to get creative. Make sure to check out Pinterest for a range of ideas and techniques. You can also share your creations and inspire others if you’re particularly proud of your work. If you’d like to make it a group activity, why not ask your friends to bring round any spare craft equipment they have. Together you can make some epic Christmas crafts

Our team at Sedgebrook Hall hope you have a fantastic Christmas! If you’re looking for a place to celebrate this year, we are offering Private Party and Joiner Nights where you can enjoy some drinks and dance the night away!

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