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Cozy Christmas Table with Plaid and Natural Accents

Christmas Table with Plaid and Natural Accents

wood caddy with pomegranates and greenery for Christmas centerpiece
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Have you started thinking about your Christmas table yet? We don't have a formal dining room in this house, but I always have fun dressing up our breakfast room table for the holidays. 

I'm sharing how I have it decorated as part of the Celebrating Christmas Home Tour hosted by my friend Leen at Sand Dollar Lane. 


There are ideas for trees, wreaths, tables, and more, so make sure you visit everyone. The links are at the bottom of this post. 

small preseved boxwood wreath, brown transferware, white wood charger, Christmas table setting

Our Christmas decor has a major plaid theme happening this year, and the table continues with that look. I wanted to make things feel cozy and comfy and I love the way that plaid accents do that. 

For this year's table setting, I started with a folded plaid throw blanket and used it as the table runner. The brown dishes were a gift from a friend a few years ago, and the white dishes came from the thrift store. 

plaid table runner with wooden caddy, pomegranates, holly, and a wood bead garland

The centerpiece is simply a wooden caddy filled with pomegranates from the grocery store and branch clippings from the yard. I added a few dried orange slices and pine cones to fill it in. 


TIP: if you have a container you want to use but it's too deep, place some crumpled up paper in the bottom first. It will fill it up so your items are more visible. 

table set with plaid runner, wood caddy centerpiece with pomegranates, crystal glasses, preserved boxwood place setting

My mom gave me the pretty glasses a few months ago when she was cleaning out her cabinets. Aren't they pretty?

Antique Oak Hutch Decorated for Christmas


Our antique oak hutch is always a favorite place to add Christmas decor. I always have white ironstone pitchers and platters in here, but added a few simple pieces to give it a holiday look.  

To see how I decorated it last year, go here → Vintage Christmas Decorating Ideas

antique oak hutch with white ironstone pitchers, platters, and Christmas decor

These little birch and paper house LED ornaments are a favorite addition to my shop this year. The look perfect with the Johnson Brothers Friendly Village plates I added to the hutch. 

little birch and paper house and vintag white ironstone

Nuts and dried fruits also give it a holiday look. And I added the miniature vintage mercury glass ornaments for a pop of red to coordinate with the table. 

white ironstone gravy pitcher with dried oranges on stack of brown transferware

I never saw a white ironstone pitcher that I didn't love. This curvy-handled pitcher was the first piece of my collection. Most of my pieces have come from estate sales, yard sales, and thrift stores. 

For my best tips for estate sale shopping, go here → How to Shop Estate Sales Like a Pro

white ironstone pitcher and little birch LED house

Christmas-themed tiered tray


three tiered wooden tray with santa mugs, preserved boxwood topiaries, fresh cut greenery

Decorating my three tier wood tray is one of my favorite quick and easy ways to get ready for the holidays. I added some smaller ironstone pieces, my santa mugs, and some little preserved boxwood topiaries

To see more ideas for decorating tiered trays, read this post → Tiered Tray Decorating Ideas

small green ceramic christmas tree, fresh cut greenery, three tier tray

The little green stoneware tree is another fun addition to my shop this season. I only buy things for the shop that I love, and sometimes I can't bear to part with them, lol. 

vintage silver forks and red stripe napkins in a enamel caddy

Some red striped napkins and vintage silver make the buffet ready for dining. They look so festive!

red striped napkins and vintage silver forks

I wasn't satisfied with the centerpiece so I draped a little wood bead garland across the top handle. It looks like it's wearing a necklace and is ready for a celebration now.

Christmas centerpiece with wood caddy and pomegranates

Simple, rustic, cozy, and maybe even a little elegant. That's how I would describe our little Christmas table. 

To see Christmas table ideas from past years, visit these posts:


pomegranates and fresh greenery in a wood caddy

Thanks so much for visiting today. Be sure to scroll down and visit all the other posts for some beautiful and creative ideas for your holiday decorating. 


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17 comments

  1. Angie, of course I love your cozy Christmas decor with all the great naturals and fun pieces from your shop. I'm using pomegranate too this year. Such a great color and when they start to turn I'll make sure to eat them or squeeze out the juice. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas with your husband and girls.

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  2. I just luv all your beautiful decor and those pink touches. pinned. Ann

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  3. Your dining room says the holidays are here. Love all the plaid and the caddy turned centerpiece is so pretty filled with pomegranates and fresh greenery. I think I'm experiencing a little ironstone envy too! Love it Angie!

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  4. I love the warm, natural feel of this tablescape. It feels simple and special at the same time. I am pinning for next year!

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  5. There is so much vintage goodness in this post - I can't stop pouring over each photo! I love love love the pomegranate centerpiece, especially the view against the hutch! What a gorgeous room!

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  6. I love the wooden bead touches and the pomegranates! So festive!

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  7. I'm mad for plaid, too!! I love everything about this cozy and welcoming space. Thank you for sharing your inspiring ideas with us. Merry Christmas!

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  8. I love the plaid against the natural elements, and I agree love all the white ironstone pitchers. You have done some really beautiful styling of your table and hutch. So glad to be part of the hop with you and Happy Holidays.

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  9. Angie,
    I love the plaid runner and striped napkins. Everything is so festive!

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  10. I love your touches of plaid! Such a beautiful table and centerpiece! And that hutch....styled to perfection. I love everything and pinned for inspiration. Thanks you for sharing your beautiful style! Merry Christmas!

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  11. I saved your post from Friday's tour as the last link that I would visit because I knew that your decorations would be spectacular and they are! I so much enjoyed admiring every single picture that you shared. I hope that you will get to have both girls at home for Christmas this year.

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  12. Such a pretty table and dining room! I love the plaids and that centerpiece caddy. I love how you styled the hutch too!

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  13. Such an inviting and cozy space with so many little treasures to take in and enjoy. Love how you displayed them all! Merry Christmas to you!

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  14. I love your Christmas breakfast room! The vintage iron stone, plaid accents, and fresh greenery are all so pretty. The little birch and paper ornaments are absolutely adorable! Merry Christmas, Angie!

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  15. Angie, the entire room is so pretty. I love the centerpiece and your tablesetting. Those chargers! But your china cabinet decor definitely caught my eye, too. So classic!

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  16. Angie, I love everything in your breakfast room! I was instantly drawn to your hutch with all of the vintage goodness. I recently styled a tablescape using my MIL's Friendly Village Plates...they are perfect for the holidays! Your table looks so festive with the plaid runner and the toolbox full of pomegranates, orange slices and pinecones. The wood garland was the perfect finishing touch!

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  17. Angie, I always look forward to your posts. You are so talented and your Christmas decor this year is amazing as usual. I am loving those little birch houses! Super clever using a blanket as a runner too!

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