Christmas Table with Santa Centerpiece

This year, I set my Christmas table with a white Santa centerpiece…

Since I always find good deals after the holidays, I picked him on sale at Michael’s last year.  Why pay full price if you don’t have to?

First I had him up on top of the china cabinet, but I brought him down when I set the table.

For my table this year, I stayed with mostly neutrals and added a little color with the napkins.

I borrowed the little evergreens from my recently decorated baker’s rack.

 Candlelight adds such a warm glow and makes the room feel extra cozy.

I think this is the only time of year I still enjoy having a red dining room.  I keep saying I am going to paint the room but I haven’t committed to a color.

Ho Ho Ho.

All set for Christmas!

Cheers!

Is your table set for the holidays yet?

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16 Comments

  1. Heather
    December 11, 2012 / 3:42 am

    What a cute Santa! I only have a centerpiece on my dining room table because certain children in my house use that table for homework. If only I could live in a decorating magazine where everything was perfect! lol!

  2. Coastal Cottage Dreams
    December 11, 2012 / 3:52 am

    Love the table setting and especially Santa!

  3. Sherry Calamia
    December 11, 2012 / 5:21 am

    Right now my table is a folding table in the diningroom I am living at temporarily. But I plan to spruce it up for the holidays, I can't wait! Your Santa is adorable and the setting is so elegant.

  4. Crystal Grandeur
    December 11, 2012 / 5:57 am

    Pretty table setting.Santa is very cute.white and brown combination goes very well.love your napkins….:):):)

  5. Ron
    December 11, 2012 / 11:37 am

    Shelley, your table looks elegant. I like the red walls in your dining area too. My table is not set as I have two Open House soirees here in the next week, and I use the table as a buffet. xo

  6. marty (A Stroll Thru Life)
    December 11, 2012 / 2:10 pm

    Your dining room is beautiful and I love your Santa. Gorgeous. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  7. Sweet Posy Dreams
    December 11, 2012 / 4:51 pm

    Looks lovely! Our table is definitely NOT set. We use our dining room every day, so it has to do regular duty for two weeks yet!

  8. Robyn
    December 11, 2012 / 11:18 pm

    Love your white santa. The dining room looks simply beautiful!Robyn

  9. December 12, 2012 / 2:24 pm

    Santa looks great there on the table! I love your dining room. Mine is red, too. Now days we don't see too many rooms with color. Love it!

  10. Kelly
    December 12, 2012 / 3:25 pm

    I love the simplicity of the table with the white dressed Santa and the green trees. Now the food can take center stage!

  11. Carol
    December 13, 2012 / 12:29 pm

    Your table looks beautiful in your lovely red dining room, Shelley! I love all the soft colors of your place settings, and that Santa is the perfect centerpiece!

  12. Debbie @ MeandMyDIY
    December 13, 2012 / 4:56 pm

    Your table looks lovely! I love the neutral palette of the table with the red on the walls. And the Santa is pretty darn cute. He makes a great centerpiece. Our dining room table is sort of set, but I keep changing it around. Does that count? Have a great weekend!Debbie

  13. Terri
    December 14, 2012 / 4:08 am

    I just painted over my red dining room walls with a soft green. Your post makes me miss my red and your tablescape remind me of mine! Great minds think alike, huh?

  14. jackie jade
    December 14, 2012 / 6:05 pm

    what a pretty table setting! i especially love those cute little mini trees!!

  15. Judy K
    December 17, 2012 / 11:22 pm

    I'm with you – I only like that my dining room is red this time of year. I so want to lighten it up. Your table is gorgeous. I am going to be featuring it tomorrow night at my Winter Blues Wednesday party (Fall into Fall). The party will be opening Wednesday at 12:01am instead of Tuesday night at 8pm EST because I am participating in the blogger day of silence tomorrow. Please stop by and pick up an I've Been Featured button. Thanks.

  16. Lisa Montsion
    March 21, 2013 / 8:09 pm

    I love the Santa. lisa

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