The Dreamiest Winter Tablescapes to Inspire You
Christmas is fast approaching! If you're thinking of stepping up your tabletop game this year, now's the time to get those linens, candlesticks, and serving pieces sorted so you don't wind up repeating last year's look. We've rounded up the most elegant wintry tabletops we could find to help you dream up a sophisticated setting. Get inspired below.
Inspired by Renaissance still-lifes, Justina Blakeney festooned this tabletop with seasonal fruit like citrus, pomegranates, persimmons, and grapes. We love the contrast of her rich blue tablecloth with the bright fruits. It's a beautiful spread for a delicious winter brunch.
Glamorous metallics, playful patterns, and a midcentury influence combine in this elegant blue and gold tabletop by Anne Sage. We love the unusual color palette and how festive and wintry it feels.
A palette of warm colors, neutrals, and gold goes gorgeously with ginger cookie place cards in this tablescape by Justina Blakeney. We love how the sugared fruits and pomanders add an extra layer of decadence to the centerpiece.
Charlotte-based tastemaker and shop owner Laura Vinroot Poole create a truly elegant tablescape, drawing colors from her stunning De Gournay wallpaper in the form of rich red ranunculus and green Herend plates. We love how she’s mixed traditional pieces like fine silver, monogrammed napkins, and feminine china with her modern furnishings.
Playful with classic holiday colors, this tablescape from Camille Styles feels fresh and transitional. We love the touch of worldly flair the otomi fabric runner brings, and the rosemary wreath place cards are as cute as can be.
Cold grays and glittery metallics pair up beautifully in this tabletop by Caitlin Flemming. Whimsical and white, the scene is one you could use all winter long. We love the calligraphy menu—an extra-special touch.
Rich, cloud gray linens and succulents are the base of this tabletop by Apartment 34, which comes to life thanks to a vivid champagne cocktail, decadent desserts, and gorgeous seasonal greenery. It’s a winter wonderland for sure.
This beautiful tablescape from Tinsel & Twine brings to mind a sudden winter chill in the air. It’s festive yet understated, with a restrained palette of blue and white and layers of metallics and mercury glass.
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Classic stripes, brass candlesticks, and mini wood slices give this Christmas tabletop a modern Scandinavian look. It’s simple to execute yet show-stopping—and totally Instagram-worthy.
Which look is your favorite? Tell us below.