Holiday Tablescape: Holly & Candlelight

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Thanksgiving it officially in the rear view mirror and it is time to think about Christmas! Alex hates when Christmas encroaches on Thanksgiving, so I make a point to wait as patiently as I can to start the decorating, and with Thanksgiving being so late this year it was a challenge.  So, I have not done my decorating yet, but I had a tablescape for holiday entertaining from last year that I never got around sharing so I figured better late than never! After making this holly wreath for our door last year and having it fall off the door 15 times, I started thinking about what we could do with it indoors instead.  That is when I realized it was the perfect size to fit around our large candle to dress up the table.

Holly Wreath Table Centerpiece

It almost looks like I planned it right?  Amazing when it all comes together and works out. With the few extra sprigs, I continued the holly theme along the length of the table as well.  I also used my beautiful new gold and silver place mats from Cost Plus World Market and did a quick project of making chalkboard holiday wine glasses.

DIY Christmas Chalkboard Glass Tutorial

Simple, easy and festive!

Holiday tablescape with a holly wreath

And it looked great with the overhead light turned off so we could dine by candle light only.

Holly Wreath as a Table Centerpiece

Now to decide on this year’s decorations and get started sprucing up our new home for the holidays!  I can’t wait to start sharing a few fun and simple holiday decorations over he next few weeks.  Plus a few more posts of the rooms changing colors as we finish up painting our house too!

Holiday Tablescape

Looking for some affordable holiday decor items?  I tend to have good luck at Work Market. And if you are shopping around on Cyber Monday, you could get a great deal…20% OFF EVERYTHING!  Use the link below :)

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