You’ll almost certainly need these dining room decorating ideas when festive season nears! Why?
Christmas may mean Santa to your son, a tree to the extended family, or gift boxes to your other half, but is never complete without the many meals that unite us at the dining table.
It’s, therefore, natural to search for Christmas-themed dining room decorating ideas as festive season nears. After all, X-mass is always the opportune time for a cheerful makeover because you have all the time and help.
Still, you have to draft a clever design in mind before making any adjustments, if you are going to achieve that unique festive flair you’re after.
Feel free, however, to go as far as your imagination travels because this is a temporary project and a great time to test your DIY capabilities.
And as usual, you want to focus on the spaces that will attract the eye most and serve the holiday-season purpose.
Look Beyond the Centerpiece
Many homeowners link Christmas-themed decoration to the centerpiece but you can do more with your dining room space.
Don’t cram your food table with gifts, décor, trees and flower boxes, lest it lose its function as an eating and hosting place for your guests.
Add a centrally-placed statement piece and then engage the idle spaces in your refectory for a complete x-mass look.
You can achieve this by adding touches of Xmass to surrounding windows, units and cupboards, hanging décor, a free-standing tree and so on.
That said, let’s explore some dining room decorating ideas for the festive season.
Dining Room Decorating Ideas for Xmas
1. Keep it modern and fun!
Christmas is all red, white, glittery and gold, and the challenge for many homeowners is to decorate for the festive season without messing up their default theme.
You’re doing a temporary makeover and the goal is to incorporate Christmas into your theme— not to change everything because of x-mass.
If a Christmas tree will mess up everything then why not try a wooden Christmas tree or a minimalist metal type that matches your home theme?
And if golden and red will mess up your white and blue interior design then try transparent or glass Christmas-themed décor and pair with lighting.
2. Be clever with the hanging piece
The hanging piece is a perfect classic for Christmas dining room decoration.
And you can do this in many different ways by decorating your (1) chandelier, (2) pendant lights, or (3) creating your custom-made hanging candle-rack.
You can also hang an overturned xmas tree for an eye-catching centerpiece.
3. Try the Christmas tree craze
If a Christmas tree is a must do for you then there’s no limit to the ways you can incorporate it into your dining area.
You can either have the old-style free-standing tree and furnish with lighting and decoration, or give it a unique twist and let it be the centerpiece.
Take advantage of idle units and countertops as well as windows for an elegant appeal. And remember, do not be afraid to customize if the real Xmas tree is not the thing for your dining room.
4. Add More Lighting, décor and gift boxes
Adding lighting, decoration and gift boxes is almost a must-do when remodeling for Christmas. Blend artificial xmas lighting with candles to brighten your space further.
5. Bring in the Outdoors
The last tip on dining room decorating ideas involves connecting your dining area to the outdoors.
It works better if you have a large window near your refectory or an outdoor dining place that you’ve chosen to arrange for the festive season.