Sharing a tour of my French Christmas dining room in soft blues, whites, and silver. Natural Christmas decor of greenery and orange slices creates an easy, elegant centerpiece.
Today I’m continuing my holiday home tour with a look at my dining room. My living room and dining room are open to one another, so I generally like to keep the color scheme and feeling similar. What does that mean? Well, more blues, whites, and silvers for a soft vintage look. Affiliate links included for your shopping convenience. You can read my full Disclosure Policy here.
With the living room Christmas tree as the focal point, I wanted to keep the dining room decor very simple and natural. And easy. Did I mention easy?!
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Christmas Place Settings
For the place settings, I used my white plates with silver rim paired with my new-to-me blue and white transferware salad plates that I purchased from Elsie Green.
The vintage flatware is also from Elsie Green and I used a simple frayed edge velvet ribbon to tie the flatware together on the plate. This ribbon is the complementary ribbon to the one I used on my Christmas tree and I love the cohesiveness between the two rooms.
Easy Christmas Centerpiece
The table centerpiece is a simple 5-minute idea using scraps of real greenery layered with a few faux pieces. I clipped redwood branches from my backyard and put them on the table first. Then I added some fresh eucalyptus leaves. Tucked here and there are faux magnolia leaves and white berries. To finish it off, I added some dried orange slices (leftover from a wreath I made) and my favorite vintage-style bells.
I kept the center very simple and low so that conversation could easily be had across the table. All I used was a grouping of my new favorite candles. These are battery operated and the wicks glow as if they are really on fire. I love them because they have a timer and once turned on and the timer set, they come on at the same time every day!
Over in the corner, I placed my new tree and I’m in love with its simplicity and how well it pairs with my vintage bread paddles.
This is the 4.5 Balsam Hill Alpine Balsam Fir. This is a naturally sparse tree that is meant for a simplistic look with a focus on its shape.
To decorate the branches, I used LED clip-on Christmas candles with vintage metal bases that were a recent DIY project.
So that’s my French Christmas dining room for this year! It’s simple yet elegant. And while the color scheme isn’t considered traditional, it’s perfect for my home and my style.
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