Merry and Bright Christmas Table and Centerpiece Inspiration!

Do you like to deck the table as well as the halls, making all things merry and bright? Does a pretty table bring you joy and cheer?

 If so, have a seat at the table and join me for a round-up of Christmas centerpieces and table inspiration! Click on the links in red, to revisit for centerpieces, table sources and Merry & Bright Christmas table inspiration!

A Merry and Bright Plaid Table

Reindeer sleigh centerpiece and tartan plaid table by the lights of the tree

Cheery Checks, Merry Plaids and Whimsical Reindeer Christmas Table

Link includes recipe for Reindeer Corn Snack Mix, an easy no-bake treat!

Christmas Lodge by the Tree and Tartan Layers

Fitz and Floyd Christmas Lodge Santa pitcher centerpiece, filled with fresh-cut greenery and twigs to hang small pine cone ornaments to add a woodland ‘lodge’ note.

Merry Motoring Whimsical Christmas Table

 Santa Car Cookie Jar centerpiece paired with tartan and Santamobile ornaments collected over the years

A Visit From St. Nicholas Christmas Table

Tartan Christmas table set by the tree with Fitz and Floyd St. Nicholas dinnerware

Birds of a Feather Tartan Christmas Table

Winter Greetings by Lenox and centerpiece vase with an urn with birds


 Country Cupboard Christmas

Pfaltzgraff Country Cupboard, red and green checks, berry and pine cone topiaries and sprigs of greenery

Reindeer Sleigh Tartan Christmas Table and Centerpiece

Royal Stafford Christmas Village with tartan and centerpiece with greenery, pine cones, apples and ornaments


Putting Out The Wise Men

Wood slice chargers, a snowy owl dish stack, and an easy Owl Cookie that’s a hoot to make!

A Tartan Happy Owl-idays Table

A parliament of owls and tartan for the holidays


An Early Snowfall and Mikasa Belmont Red

Nesting Birds, twiggy placemats, burlap runner and a snowy table details


‘Tis the Season for Hot Cocoa

Cozy plaid layers table for a Hot Chocolate Party with recipes for Candy Cane Cocoa, Hot Chocolate Stirring Spoons and Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Chalking it Up for a Plaid Tidings Christmas 

Plaid Tidings in the Potting Shed with fresh greenery, vintage ornaments and a chalkboard runner


It’s a Wrap & Birds of a Feather

 In the Potting Shed with Lenox Winter Song and Recycled Pottery Barn Bag Gift Wrap

Christmas Nesting by the tree with Lenox Winter Greetings


Christmas Table for Two with Plaid and Bunnies

Christmas table with tartan, greenery and Fitz and Floyd bunnies and a recipe for Christmas Sangria with Rosemary Simple Syrup


A Gardener’s Christmas

 A  Gardener’s Christmas table with a quilt for a tablecloth, sprinkling of watering cans, bulbs, birdhouses and a pine cone topiary centerpiece

Dancing Snowflakes

An easy and festive centerpiece with a galvanized 3 tier stand, layered with rock salt, candy canes, ornaments and bottle brush trees in green Ball jars and Pfaltzgraff Dancing Snowflakes

Plaid Tidings: A Christmas Table with St. Nick and A Natural Evergreen Table Runner

Layers of plaids and tartans and an easy DIY evergreen runner for the table with votives, apples, ornaments and pinecones

Oh Deer: Tartan Christmas Table for Two by the Tree 

Reindeer, tartan and table for two by the twinkling lights of the tree

Sparkling Nesting Table by the Tree

A wintry mix of snowflakes, mercury glass and nesting birds by the tree

I’m happy to be part of a Christmas Tablescape Blog Hop, along with 21 other table stylists next week.

I’m be sharing my table on Tuesday December 3rd so I hope you’ll stop back by.

Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:

 Tablescape Thursday

  33 comments for “Merry and Bright Christmas Table and Centerpiece Inspiration!

  1. Gayle Dodson
    December 7, 2018 at 7:24 am

    Breath taking. Beautiful eye candy, thanks for all the ideas.

  2. December 7, 2018 at 7:32 am

    Mary, Your creativity and ideas are endless! I have to say your Happy Owl-idays is one my all time favorite tables! Thank for the inspiration and Christmas joy you share!

  3. December 7, 2018 at 7:34 am

    Oh what a most amazing Christmas treat today seeing all of your beautiful and festive centerpieces and place settings!!…you can pass me those beautiful pinecone napkin rings!…My wish that one day in the future I would find a book of your most beautiful tablescapes underneath the Christmas tree! :) What an amazing Inaugural tour of Monday Morning Blooms!..such a most special group!! Have a very Merry weekend Mary!!

  4. Kate
    December 7, 2018 at 8:18 am

    Thank you soo much for sharing your amazing ideas — I love them all! Ditto above from Shirley — a book of your most beautiful tablescapes is on my wish list as well! Happy Holidays!

  5. December 7, 2018 at 8:21 am

    Mary, what a treat to see all of these stunning tablesettings and centerpieces collected in one amazing post. I agree with Shirley, you most definitely need to do a coffee table book. Now that would be at the top of my wish list! Have a wonderful weekend, ours will be rainy and cold, it has already started!

  6. Sally Ticer Murphy
    December 7, 2018 at 8:29 am

    Your tables are exquisite! The most beautiful combinations. You definitely are the master of the tablescape, I agree with Shirley, would love to see a book of your tablescapes and all your décor. Would be a best seller!

  7. Donna
    December 7, 2018 at 9:06 am

    I agree on a book with all these tablescapes, love the richness of each table. Can imagine your storage of china and other goodies. I have to constantly purge to find enough room for my china and goodies, wish I had more space. You are an inspiration many mornings. Thank you.

  8. December 7, 2018 at 9:09 am

    Your Christmas tables take my breath away, so much beauty! Thank you for the inspiration, I always enjoy starting my day with you. I love your sweet pups too!🐾🐾🎄

  9. Alexandra
    December 7, 2018 at 9:22 am

    Thank you for the beautiful decoration ideas and making our holidays “Mary and Bright”.

  10. Sheran
    December 7, 2018 at 9:26 am

    Stunning! Thank you for sharing🌲!

  11. Sheran
    December 7, 2018 at 9:27 am

    Oh yes, a book! Awesome idea…

  12. December 7, 2018 at 9:34 am

    Thank you for all the beautiful eye candy Mary! I love your wise men 😂 We’re in for a cold, rainy weekend, perfect decorating weather!! That Lola has won my heart, she and Gracie when they pose in their sweaters is the cutest thing EVER! 🎄

  13. Gail S
    December 7, 2018 at 10:31 am

    Mary, Wow, Wow, Wow!!! That is all I can say that hasn’t been said already. You are so very creative and talented. I just love getting a notice that you have a new post, it’s like opening a present. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family.

  14. Brenda
    December 7, 2018 at 10:37 am

    Beautiful! I wish I had your gift for color-coordinating items!

  15. Dorinda Selke
    December 7, 2018 at 10:52 am

    Your post makes my Christmas spirit soar!! Not feeling well from my Fibromyalgia but you’ve given me a little push toward my lost creativity. Hugs, Dorinda

  16. Katherine-Godoy
    December 7, 2018 at 11:10 am

    Gorgeous post – Thank you!

  17. S Williams
    December 7, 2018 at 11:16 am

    Mary-What a beautiful compilation! Definitely book worthy! The Owl-idays, the cute cardinal nesting in the Mikasa red bowl, and the pinecone napkin rings are my favorites. Will be pinning those for sure. Clara 🦌🎄🎅

  18. Virginia
    December 7, 2018 at 11:52 am

    Another fabulous post with so much inspiration for this Christmas Season. I will definitely be hanging on to this one for future reference and this year’s decorations around the house. Since I was a winner of your last giveaway I will pass on entering and give your other many fans more opportunities for this wonderful gift. Mary thank you so much for sharing, you are just the best.

  19. December 7, 2018 at 12:15 pm

    Each and every table is so beautiful, Mary! You are so talented and your guests must always feel so special as they ooh and ahh their way at your home.

  20. Tricia
    December 7, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    All of your displays today are just so Gorgeous. Words cannot convey! I am overwhelmed with the beauty of it all. Bless You Mary!!!

  21. Rita C.
    December 7, 2018 at 2:32 pm

    Wow, to get into your holiday dish closet alone – dear Santa……
    Your ideas are all magazine worthy and so inspiring! Imitation is the best form of flattery and you’ve done several things I’ve loved and tried in my own variations over the years, both table styling [elements] and floral designs. I love your style! Another great compilation recap.

  22. Marion
    December 7, 2018 at 3:07 pm

    Mary every Christmas table and centerpiece are so beautiful. It is hard to pick a favorite.

  23. Joan
    December 7, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    Love all of the table and centerpiece inspirations but being partial to plaid I would say the plaid one is my favorite.

  24. Joan
    December 7, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    The St.Nicholas visit is a lovely one and my favorite. The others are very nice too.

  25. December 7, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    Lots of seasonal eye candy Mary! Love the little black and gold plaid plates, spectacular for New Year’s Eve:@)

  26. Cyndi Raines
    December 7, 2018 at 7:53 pm

    I’m on sensory overload! Each and every one is awesome! Especially love the Lenox “Winter Greetings”, with the sweet birds and the Fitz and Floyd accent pieces add even more beauty to your tables. Really enjoy those pieces as well. This entire post will need to be pinned so I can go back and review like you would a good magazine. Just incredible! 🎄

  27. Cyndi Raines
    December 7, 2018 at 7:59 pm

    P.s. I made the Reindeer Corn Snack mix and bagged it up in small snowflake printed baggies to give as favors at our ladies Christmas party and it was a huge hit! It is addictive! I’ll be making more for us. So much for trying to be good calorie wise during the holidays! Ha 😃

  28. Jeannie
    December 7, 2018 at 8:21 pm

    I love your tablescapes! I hope it’s not indelicate, but WHERE do you store all the dishes? I love dishes & have gotten rid of so many but I still have a lot. And keep falling in love with MORE!!! :)

  29. Granny Gay:)
    December 7, 2018 at 8:37 pm

    Lovely settings…I totally agree that these are worthy of handling oneself. So beautiful, Mary…Spring is just around the corner….thanks again for sharing your ideas…

    Hugs and love…;0;0;0

  30. Granny Gay:)
    December 7, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    ooops…” handling a book publishing event”…:):):)

  31. Darlene
    December 8, 2018 at 3:10 am

    Unbelievably gorgeous. I Love everything about Christmas.. well, maybe not the clean up so much!

  32. December 8, 2018 at 10:37 am

    The tartan is my favorites….I have gotten a lot of great ideas from your table scapes…thank you for sharing…MERRY CHRISTMAS!! 🎄🎄🎄🎄

  33. Sally E Biondo
    December 8, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    WONDERFUL! Thank you so much for all your beautiful pictures & ideas. Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones!

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