Your Christmas roast is looking crispy and tender in the oven while your family is snuggling on the couch watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas. You’re slowly placing the Christmas side dishes on the dining table one by one, taking in the marvelous smells of the food you’ve cooked up. You're looking at the beautifully decorated table topped off with incredible food when you call everyone in for dinner. Setting your table ahead of time definitely made the day that much simpler and full of Christmas cheer.
Setting the table may seem like the last thing on your to-do list, but it’s one of the most critical parts of successfully executing a Christmas dinner. Adding a bit of holiday cheer to your dining room makes all the difference when it comes to Christmas feasts. Ramping up the energy with plenty of red and green can get everyone feeling warm and relaxed by the end of the meal. On the other hand, setting the table with elegant silver décor can make an entire meal feel more sophisticated.
Use these easy tips to make your decorations for your table ahead of time, so your guests can marvel at your décor while they’re chowing down your homemade holiday desserts.