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How to style your dining table for Christmas
Tips, Tricks & Products from Westpoint on how to style your dining table for Christmas
Published 07 December

When you’ve put up your tree, decked the halls with Christmas cheer and jingled all the way to Westpoint to buy lots of treats for your festive feast, it’s time to style your dining table.

Since we’re all holidaying at home this year, we’re going for a relaxed, Aussie themed Christmas table… think outdoor setting, chic but casual styling and, of course, plenty of prawns on the menu.

Here’s how we styled our Christmas table in 5 easy steps, all with products from Westpoint:

 

1) Pick your colour scheme and theme

Or go one step further and create a vision board! It’s how we start all of our reno projects and how we started our Christmas styling too.

This Christmas, our vision board features rustic colours, natural materials and lots of lush eucalyptus greenery to bring the outdoors in.

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2) Choose your tableware

We shunned matchy-matchy and went for mis-matched tableware to create the relaxed, Aussie vibe for this dining table.

Our Acacia wood outdoor setting is brand new, so the timber tones add to the theme, but if your table isn’t so shiny anymore, a linen look cloth will be perfect for covering any sins of Christmases past.

The textured glassware goblets and tumblers from Bed Bath N’ Table and the coupe glasses from Myer (the perfect all-rounder glass for cocktails and Champagne) are all different coloured and textures to create this relaxed vibe.

Paired with table linen from Myer, dinner plates and bowls from Target and cutlery from Kmart… we’re all set to get styling!

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3) Layer it up

Now that you’ve got all your bits and bob ready to roll, it’s time to create some layers. The trick to adding interest to your table is all in the placement. Throw down your table cloth, or use it as a runner like we have here, and then get to work creating each place setting.

Stack your bowls on different coloured plates, add cutlery, glassware and a pop a ring on each linen napkin, then top it all off with an individual sprig of foliage on each setting.

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4) Dress the surroundings

To continue the theme throughout the area, we hung two gorgeous rattan pendants above the table and strung bunches of eucalyptus, to bring the outdoors in to the entertaining deck. Potted olive trees complete the look.

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5) Sit back, and enjoy!

Pour yourself a refreshing beverage, sit back and enjoy your Christmas with family and friends.

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Watch the Three Birds Christmas Episode

 


Products from Westpoint that you can purchase to style your dining table for Christmas!

Outdoor Dining

Salt & Pepper Pincho Bowl in Rust - Myer  (In Store Only)

Heritage Rattan Napkin Ring - Myer (In Store Only)

Heritage Rattan Placement - Myer (In Store Only)

Sandycape Linen Napkin in Moonbeam - Myer

Maxwell & Williams Caviar Round Platter - Myer (In Store Only)

Salt & Pepper Romance Coupe Glass - Myer (In Store Only)

Linea Goblets in Smoke - Bed Bath N Table

Linea Tumbler in Smoke - Bed Bath N Table

Bamboo Coaster Set of 6 in Tan - Bed Bath N Table

Bamboo Bread Tray in Tan - Bed Bath N Table

Topaz Tumbler in Amber - Bed Bath N Table

Indira Trinket Bowl - Habitania

16 piece Heritage Cutlery Set - Kmart

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Kitchen


Carla White Enamel Jug 30cm - Habitania (In Store Only)

Carla White Enamel Jug 21cm - Habitania (In Store Only)

Arbour Salt & Pepper Grinders - Habitania (In Store Only)

Salt & Pepper Glass Cannisters - Habitania (In Store Only)

Magnolia Leaf Green - Habitania (In Store Only)

Artifact Footed Platter in Rust 30 x 6.5cm - Myer (In Store Only)

Handmade Natural Mango Wood Tray - Myer

Adare Vase Small - Myer 

Adare Vase Large - Myer

Tullah Open Weave Basket Small - Myer

Tullah Open Weave Basket Large - Myer

Wanderlust Candle - Myer

Indira Trinket Bowl - Habitania

Glass Hurricane Clear Small - Habitania (In Store Only)

Glass Hurricane Clear Large - Habitania (In Store Only)

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Living Room


Vue Sapo Fruit Bowl - Myer

Australian Home & Garden Sandycape Linen Placemat - Myer

Amalfi Classic White Pillar Candles - Myer

Salt & Pepper Romance Coupe Glass - Myer (In Store Only)

Gold Dipped Bauble - Target

Tree Star Topper - Target

Gem Glass Bauble - Target

Gigi Washed Linen Cushion in Russet - Target

Fraser Photo Frame - Target

Christmas Tree - Target (In Store Only)

Household Dinner Candles - Bed Bath N Table

Rattan Lamp - Kmart

Embossed Glass Decanter - Kmart

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