4 Tips for Setting the Perfect Christmas Table

4 Tips for Setting the Perfect Christmas Table
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Tis’ the season, my dear friends. A magical time of corny movies, seeing friends and fam, and food comas. The key to a great Christmas lies not in a great Chrissy tree, or a solid feast, or even finding the perfect gifts. No, my dears, the key to a perfect Christmas is setting the perfect table. Lucky for you, you’ve come to the right place.

Get the basics down pat

First of all, you’re going to want to cloth up that table. And not just any tablecloth — you want something nice. Once you’ve found the perfect tablecloth, invest in some decent placemats, decent plates, decent cutlery, and decent cups. We’re going full decent here, my friends, no skimping.

Decorate baby!

Now you’ve got the basics down, it’s time to add some parmesan to that table pasta. Not literally, of course, although perhaps you could pass off a parmesan covered table as fake snow. Something to ponder for next Christmas, perhaps. 

For now, let’s keep things simple, yet elegant. Think napkins, candles, fake Christmas-themed berries — whatever your heart desires. Let your creativity shine, my friends. Anything can be a decoration if you believe it to be — the only limits are in your own mind.

4 Tips for Setting the Perfect Christmas Table

Make your guests feel special

You wanna know how to make someone feel special? How to make someone feel like they truly belong in this sad, cold world? Remember their name! Easier said than done, of course, so here’s a fun hack that will mean you never forget your cousin’s boyfriend’s name again, and you’ll make your Christmas table look fancy as hell in the process.

You can make fancy name tags for your guests by cutting strips of dark green coloured cardboard, and then writing out each guest’s name in fancy gold marker. Trust, something about dark green background and regal golden marking makes your Christmas theme feel super classy, yet still Christmassy.

Set a nice lil gift or two for each person

Think candy canes, Christmas-themed chocolates, Christmas crackers — things like that. And hey, if you really want to add some spice to the evening, why not turn yourself into an instant Santa and slip everyone a nice Instant Scratch-Its ticket?

It’s a super easy way to add a dose of extra excitement to an already spectacular day. How do I know it’s so spectacular? Because you’ve gone and set up the perfect Christmas table, of course. 

4 Tips for Setting the Perfect Christmas Table

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