Setting the Table: Christmas

I am officially in the mood for Christmas!  I set my table for our annual girls Christmas dinner where we exchange $5 and under presents (yes, it is possible to find really good presents for $5 if you look and take advantage of sales throughout the year!).  I have to ask the group, but I think it is now going on 14 years!  I was inspired by my vintage plaid tablecloth to have fresh evergreen and silver decorations. Here is a sneak peek:

Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar

To make my centerpiece, I used a low footed mercury bowl. I cut two Wet Foam Blocks to fit in the bowl and then soaked them in the sink for about 10 minutes.  I placed the wet blocks back in the bowl and started to arrange the evergreen branches I salvaged from the Fireman Christmas Tree Sale.  I cut the branches in easy to use pieces and stuck them into the foam to create a loose and simple arrangement. I placed glittery Silver Pine Cones randomly in the evergreens. Once I placed the bowl on my table I took a few more branches to place around the base and added several more pine cones.

Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar
Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar
Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar
Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar
Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar
Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar
Setting the Table: Christmas | Ridgely's Radar

Ladies, if you see this post, I am looking forward to a fun, festive and sparkly evening!

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Comments

  1. A beautiful table setting and your mercury glass bowl is fabulous.

  2. Beautiful!!!

  3. Beautiful: elegant in a very nice way. Love the bowl with the greens and then some sparkle. Enjoy the party… what a great idea! I may have to start something like that here!!!

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