How to style your dining table for a magical Christmas

The holiday season is just around the corner, and there's no better time to prepare your home for festive gatherings and memorable moments. Add an extra special addition to your home decor this season by incorporating a made-to-measure dining table from the Acumen Collection.

With various industrial leg designs, steel finishes, and rustic weathered table tops available in six different Fiddes wax finishes, you have the perfect canvas to create a stunning and unique Christmas dining experience.

In this blog, we'll explore creative ways to style your dining table for Christmas, showcasing its versatility, elegance, and sustainability.

Select the Perfect Table Design

The first step in styling your Christmas dining table is choosing the right design. Our dining table collection offers a range of industrial leg designs that can cater to various aesthetics, from sleek and modern to rustic and farmhouse-inspired. Some popular choices include x-frame, square and spider leg designs. All you need to do is select the one that best complements your overall decor theme.

Steel finishes to match your decor

At Acumen Collection, you can choose a steel finish that matches your interior decor. Whether you prefer a matte black finish for a contemporary look or a custom RAL colour that perfectly matches your interior decor, there's a steel finish to suit your style. Consider your existing decor when choosing the finish to create a cohesive and harmonious ambiance.

Rustic elegance with weathered table tops

Our rustic weathered table tops are the perfect foundation for your Christmas table styling. The weathered finish adds character and charm, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. You can select from six different Fiddes wax finishes, including grey wash, clear, lime wash, forest brown, rugger brown or Jacobean, to achieve the desired rustic look that complements your Christmas decor.

Sustainable sourcing

We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment and that is why we make sure all of our materials are sustainably sourced, including our dining tables, making it an eco-conscious choice for your home. By choosing a sustainable dining table, you not only enhance your holiday decor but also contribute to a greener planet.

Find our more about our sustainable practices including our one tree planted scheme. 

Christmas centrepiece

Now that you have the perfect foundation in place, it's time to adorn your dining table for Christmas. Consider a stunning centrepiece featuring festive elements like fresh evergreen branches, candles, ornaments, and fairy lights. A beautifully decorated centrepiece can become the focal point of your holiday table, creating a magical atmosphere.

Elegant tableware and linens

Complete the look with elegant tableware, including fine china, glassware, and silverware in your chosen colour theme. Layer the table with festive table linens such as red or green tablecloths, placemats, and napkins. Don't forget to add special touches like name cards or personalised place settings for each guest.

Ambient lighting

Enhance the ambiance by incorporating ambient lighting. Dim the overhead lights and use candles or string lights to create a warm and cosy atmosphere. The reflective surfaces of the steel finishes will beautifully capture and enhance the light.

View our lighting collection. 

Personal touches

Finally, add your personal touch to the table decor. Consider adding handwritten holiday greetings, small gifts at each place setting, or even incorporating family traditions into the table design to make the gathering even more special.

Styling your dining table for Christmas is a delightful way to infuse elegance and sustainability into your holiday celebrations. With the versatility of different leg designs, steel finishes, rustic table tops, and sustainable materials, you can create a Christmas dining experience that reflects your unique style and values. Make this holiday season unforgettable by gathering around a table that's as special as the memories you'll create.

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