Christmas Table Ideas: Decorating with Red and White

Christmas Table Ideas. Now that Thanksgiving has passed, it’s time to rev up for Christmas! Each Tuesday until Christmas, Tabletop Tuesday will be featuring lots of ideas for your Christmas table. Today it’s all about red and white!

Christmas Table Ideas: Decorating with Red and White

1. Set the color scheme by topping a white linen table cloth with runners made out of red ticking fabric. Continue it with red chargers, ribbons and winter berries.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: Set the color scheme by topping a white linen table cloth with runners made out of red ticking fabric. Continue it with red chargers, ribbons and winter berries.

Good Housekeeping

2. What’s Christmas without candles? Plain pillar candles are given a sweet treatment by adding striped candy canes tied with ribbon. Glue the unwrapped candy canes in place; then tie a decorative ribbon around them.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: What's Christmas without candles? Plain pillar candles are given a sweet treatment by adding striped candy canes tied with ribbon. Glue the unwrapped candy canes in place; then tie a decorative ribbon around it.

Houzz

3. Red and white carnations placed on a striped runner take center stage on this candy cane themed table. Red and white pipe cleaners are used to create candy cane shaped napkin rings. Fill small glasses with more candy canes, then tie with red ribbon for an extra punch of color.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: Red and white carnations placed on a striped runner take center stage on this candy cane themed table. Red and white pipe cleaners are used to create candy cane shaped napkin rings. Fill small glasses with more candy canes, then tie with red ribbon for an extra punch of color.

Better Homes and Gardens

4. Give your dining room chairs a festive touch by wrapping them with wide red satin ribbon and adding some greenery.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: Give your dining room chairs a festive touch by wrapping them with wide red satin ribbon and adding some greenery.

Martha Stewart

5. Ruby red glasses are a fabulous way to bring color to your holiday table.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: Ruby red glasses are a fabulous way to bring color to your holiday table.

The Guardian

6. Mix and match red and white dishes, then layer them for an interesting and lovely holiday table.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: Mix and match red and white dishes, then layer them for an interesting and lovely holiday table.

Kay Ellen Design

7. A beautiful holiday table doesn’t have to be expensive. These adorable striped place mats were made from cake circles and ribbon. Check out this easy tutorial.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: A beautiful holiday table doesn't have to be expensive. These adorable striped place mats were made from cake circles and ribbon. Check out this easy tutorial.

Commonplace Beauty

8. To bring even more holiday cheer to the table, drape a white chandelier in red beads and ornaments.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: To bring even more holiday cheer to the table, drape a white chandelier in red beads and ornaments.

Martha Stewart

9. Over-sized white snowflakes and red stars hung from the ceiling are both fun and dramatic.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: Over-sized white snowflakes and red stars hung from the ceiling are both fun and dramatic.

House to Home

10. For a different twist on a centerpiece, fill jars with red and white candy. Buy inexpensive glass jars or make your own using glass jars you’ve saved from jelly, olives, etc. After dinner, you can give the filled jars out as gifts.

Christmas Table Ideas Using Red and White: For a different twist on a centerpiece, fill jars with red and white candy. Buy inexpensive glass jars or make your own using glass jars you've saved from jelly, olives, etc. After dinner, you can give the filled jars out as gifts.

Martha Stewart

Do you have a favorite color you like to decorate with at Christmas?

Peggy

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      Peggy Pardo says

      Thanks, Melanie! Almost bought a fugly brass chandelier at the thrift store today. It was screaming for paint, but my to-do list is a mile long! :)

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