Natural Rustic Christmas Table

Ideas for creating a natural, rustic Christmas table

Christmas table setting with linen napkin tied with twine and small red mercury glass ornament

Hello, friends! I'm so excited to be joining this year's Home for the Holidays blog tour sponsored by Sondra Lyn at Home! This is the 3rd year for her HFTH tour, and you'll see some of the most awesome decor, craft and recipe ideas you'll find anywhere. Be sure to visit all the blogs listed at the bottom of the post to get great ideas for your entire house.

linen napkin with twine and small red glass ornament

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Be sure you visit all the links for that day's featured blogs! Here's a run-down of the topics and featured blogs:

Monday - Holiday Mantels

Tuesday - Holiday Recipes

Wednesday - Holiday Crafts

Thursday - Holiday Decor

Friday - Holiday Tablescapes

Today's theme is tablescapes, and I'm sharing a simple, rustic table I put together using branches I clipped from our yard, items from the grocery store, and some pieces I had on hand. Simple is my middle name these days as I've been purging and only using things that I love in our house. 

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Natural Rustic Christmas Table

Christmas table setting with natural and rustic decor

For this tablescape, I used some vintage silverware I picked up a few weeks ago. It's from 1946 and I've really fallen in love with it. I got most of it from an estate sale and picked up a few more pieces to finish the set here

To see my tips for shopping estate sales, read this post: How to Shop Estate Sales Like a Pro.

Love the simplicity of this naural, rustic Christmas tablescape.

My favorite white charger plates, some holiday dinner plates, and vintage bread plates make up the bulk of the place setting. It's a mix of formal and casual, farmhouse and cottage, old and new.

Christmas table with burlap runner and natural, rustic deccor

A basic burlap table runner anchors all of it and adds some texture to the table. 

wood charger plate and rustic, natural Christmas table decor

A simple rolled up linen napkin finishes off the plates. I wrapped some twine around it and then tucked in a sprig of boxwood that I clipped from the back yard. I tied on a small glass ornament to give it a little pizazz.

table set for Christmas with vintage dishes, natural and rustic decor

I've had the glasses for several years and the brown works well with the earthy theme and the brown holiday plates. 

Christmas table centerpiece with wooden dough bowl with pomegranites and holly clippings

Keeping it simple on the centerpiece are some pomegranates and holly tucked into a wooden dough bowl. 

Christmas table with burlap runner, wooden dough bowl with pomegranites, and holly

Some pine cones and nandina branches add a bit more color and texture to the table. And the mini ornaments bring a touch of bling to the setting. 

Christmas table centerpiece with pomegranites and holly in a wooden dough bowl

Christmas table setting with natural, rustic, and vintage items

Since we don't have a dining room, this is on our breakfast room table that we eat at every day. It usually doesn't have much on it besides a few crumbs and I'm really liking the simple decor. I'll keep it like this through the holidays.

linen napkin tied with twine and small red mercury glass ornament


dough bowl // white carved charger plates (similar)// linen napkins // holiday dinner plates // burlap table runner // vintage silver // mini ornaments // mini boxwood wreath // mini cypress trees // dining chairs (similar)

For more Christmas tablescape ideas visit these posts:


Need a few ideas for decorating your front porch? I joined forces with 7 other home bloggers earlier this week and we shared our decked out porches. Plenty of ideas that you can steal! Here's a peek at ours. You can see it all here ==> Christmas Front Porch Decor.

Lots of great ideas for a natural, rustic Christmas front porch

Get a few ideas for adding a cozy Christmas vibe to your house here ==> Cozy Christmas Ideas

Lots of great ways to add cozy Christmas touches to your home.

And here's a sneak peek at our antique breakfast room hutch. 

A few little holiday touches have even been added here. 

I'll be sharing all the details of it plus other areas of the house next week on another tour. Stay tuned!

And now here are all the stops on the tour. Visit each one for some wonderful Christmas decorating ideas.

Are you ready? Here we go!

Home for the Holidays 2016

Holiday Mantels

Holiday Recipes

Holiday Crafts

Holiday Decor

Holiday Tablescapes

Wow! So many amazing ideas. These ladies are very talented and I'm so glad I got to tour with them this year.

Which idea is your favorite?

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Happy holiday decorating!


  1. Your tablescape is beautiful! We love all of your vintage touches - the silverware is lovely! Your white chargers are gorgeous and are perfect for your table. So much fun hopping with you!

    Vicki and Jenn
    2 Bees in a Pod

    1. Thank you, Jennifer! It's always fun "hopping" with y'all!

  2. Angie, the table is lovely and "vintagly" rustic! I have almost everything to recreate on our table! Except those white chargers! Have a great holiday season.

    1. Thank you, Jeanette! I use the chargers year-round. They go with everything! Have a merry Christmas!

  3. That is a GORGEOUS tablescape. The chargers are so cool and I NEED those plates!

  4. I love the simple elegance of your beautiful!
    Mary Alice

    1. Thanks, Mary Alice! I love that description...simple elgance...that's what I try to acheive!

  5. Oh, Angie... this is exquisite! It's impossible to pick one thing I like the best - I love it all! The white chargers, the dough bowl, and pomegranates! It all comes together in a beautiful mix. Thanks so much for joining in for the HFTH 2016 tour!

    1. Thank you, Sondra Lyn! And thanks so much for organizing the tour. So many great ideas!

  6. Oh Angie - It's positively enchanting! I love every single detail, the colors, the textures, all of it! So inspiring! Thank you so much for being part of the tour - what a privilege to be part of this with you!!

    1. Thank you, Jennifer! This has been a great tour woth so many pretty ideas. Have a merry Christmas! ~ Angie

  7. Your table looks beautiful, Angie. I always enjoy seeing how you use your vintage items in your home. Those chargers are great and would look so good with my Christmas china. I just might need to invest in them.

    1. Thank you, Paula! You know my decor will always involve vintage things! And the chargers go with all of it!

  8. Vintage, pomegranates, and burlap....oh so pretty! And the charger plates are divine.

  9. Oh your hutch is so lovely! I love the natural simplicity, yet festiveness of your table as well. You really did achieve the perfect balance of casual and formal, natural and refined.

    Thanks for sharing your great ideas and that lovely dough bowl! I think I really do need one.

    Hugs, Lynn

    1. Thank you so much, Lynn. I'm into natural simplicity these days! Glad you like it. Have a merry Christmas. ~ Angie

  10. This is so beautiful! I love your napkins and the pomegranate arrangement is everything!

    1. Thank you, Lydia! This is the first year I've used the pomegranates and I'll definitely be using them again in the future! Have a merry Christmas! ~ Angie

  11. Angie, I LOVE this table so much! It's so me! The colors, the choice of dinnerware, the natural elements... pure perfection!!

    1. Thank you, Diane! So glad you like it! Have a merry Christmas. ~ Angie

  12. Angie, I just had to click over to see the name of your gorgeous vintage silverware! It is exquisite! Love your tablescape and I have some of those little red ornaments that I may have to use on a future table! Thanks for your inspiring ideas!

  13. Beautiful!!! Love the neutral palette with touches of reds and greens.... just gorgeous!

  14. Angie, your table is lovely! There's so much texture, and all of the natural elements are perfection! Love your vintage silverware and the pomegranates nestled inside the dough bowl :)

  15. Your table is beautiful, Angie. Love, love, love the rustic with the traditional red and green.

  16. Your table is beautiful - and I adore those white chargers! So pretty!

  17. Your table is beautiful. Thank you for giving me permission to use a pic of your dough bowl. You can read all about how I made a knock off dough bowl on my blog. :-)


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