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Holiday Heritage: Lowcountry Tablescape Inspiration

Holiday Heritage: Lowcountry Tablescape Inspiration

Christmas is finally here. Christmas trees are filled with sparkling ornaments, houses are trimmed with colorful lights, and sweet desserts are being baked by the dozen. Not only is the house filled with Christmas spirits, it is also decorated to holiday perfection. Imagine walking into any home during Christmas and seeing a table filled with Holiday decor items. From decorative runners to centerpieces fit for the holiday season, this home has become a model for Christmas tablescape. Today, I am going to provide a few tablescape fundamental decor tips to assist you with adding some Christmas Southern flare. 

Pattern Contrast

When thinking of contrasting patterns some may think of two patterns fighting against one another. However, contrasting between a dark color and light color helps differentiate the two patterns and also increase the uniqueness of each individual pattern. Red plaid underneath indigo and white will stand out in any Southern Belle home.

CenterPiece = Miniature Christmas Tree


What better way to top of your table than with a white Christmas tree. Even though we may already have a few Christmas trees around the home, adding a centerpiece like this Christmas tree ties in all the colors we were going for in this color scheme. It also serves as a neutral item to help create the base colors for the tablescape design.

Photography by Haystack Media and Stationery Cards from Jonathan Green

Small Details Matter

Need a way to hold the napkins together until guests arrive? These small, gold, intricate reindeers are perfect for just that. Shaped in one of the most known items of the Christmas holiday, these napkin holders are one of a kind. Find your small detail item and place them where you see use. In this case, Prancer, Dancer, and Blitzen are not only Santa helpers, but also ours. 

Layer Upon Layer

As Christmas approaches quickly, the weather may call for layering items to stay warm this winter. But, our dining room table needs some warmth as well. When creating the perfect tablescape, layering should be your priority. First lay your charger, then border plate, then lay your statement plate, and finish with a simple decor item on top. Also, try to tie in your top item with your centerpiece and watch how much it stands out from your  design last year.  

Photography by Haystack Media and Stationery Cards from Jonathan Green

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