Alison Nicole Holiday Guide: Perfecting the Tablescape

Ah the tablescape, one of those things that is usually thrown together last minute (we’re looking at you miss paper napkins) but also something that can really wow your guests. Here are some easy tips that when combined will make the most of your holiday table!

We dare you to think outside of the box with name cards! This is something the fam will be talking about for years to come. Also, make sure everyone is seated next to who they should (or shouldn’t) be.

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Save those expensive-flower-dollars for another day and use what you have around the house like apples and pomegranates. Throw some cheap (or picked) greenery on there and call it a day.   //source

Save those expensive-flower-dollars for another day and use what you have around the house like apples and pomegranates. Throw some cheap (or picked) greenery on there and call it a day.

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Skip the traditional plates and go with something a little more fun. Everywhere, and we mean everywhere, has some spruced up holiday plates this time of year. Seriously, even your local thrift store likely has a set that will spice up your table.

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Simply adding some candles can make a big impact.

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Adding a little pop to your napkin rollup is another cheap, easy way to make your tablescape one to remember. Think a sprig of thyme or stick of cinnamon, it can’t get easier than that people!

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Bring in elements of the outdoors like these wood chargers.

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Go bold with your silverware. Switch it up with gold or even black to add contrast to your other table elements.

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The holidays can be hard but making your table pretty doesn’t have to be! Follow these simple tricks and tips and you’ll be well on your way to wowing all those that join you for your holiday meal.