20 Magical Christmas Centerpieces That Will Make You Feel The Joy Of The Holidays

We all have seen the magazine spreads of flamboyant Christmas-themed parties, right? But in reality, who has the time and the money to put together these posh dining table settings?

Best Christmas Centerpieces Ideas. Need Christmas centerpiece ideas? Here's where you'll find all the inspiration you need for your prettiest, most festive holiday table yet. #decorhomeideas

If you love being the host of every Christmas part that looks like a million dollars, but you still want to keep the budget for Christmas decor tight, then take a look at these 20 magical Christmas table centerpieces.  😉

1. Bring Festive Elegance with a Natural Reindeer Centerpiece

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The natural Christmas centerpieces with candle are usually helping us to add bucolic elegance to any room.

This composition featuring a silver reindeer rising from evergreen branches, pinecones, and winter berries in a gawky wood tray bring some strong holiday tones to the natural scene.

2. Light Up Christmas with String Light Jar Centerpieces

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These cylinder glass vases, filled with Christmas ornaments, Christmas lights, and pinecones, display festive flavors.

Just a hint – while you are looking for some Christmas centerpieces ideas on the internet, think of choosing something eclectic that would be a real show-stopper and will reflect your personal style and taste.  😉

3. Turn Your Jars into Rustic Wintery Candleholders

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Here is something for those of you who prefer the simple, unsophisticated DIY Christmas centerpieces.

Heaped with mini frosted pinecones and white pebbles, this unpretentious cylinder vase displays cheery spirit.

All you have to do is to place a tall (8- to 10-inch) pillar candle and holder inside the vase and surround it with rustic elements.

4. Enjoy Dinner with a Rustic Log Candleholder Centerpiece

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The reclaimed wood, transformed into a rustic tea candles holder, provides a hint of tradition and could be the base for all understated homemade Christmas centerpieces of candles, pine cones, and evergreen branches.

5. Upgrade Home Decor with Natural Evergreen Arrangements 

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Skip the glitter and dress the table with natural evergreen and dried twig arrangements in a simple tall glass vase.

It is one of my favorite Christmas centerpieces as it adds volume to the festive table and it looks elegant in a simple way.

6. Turn a Glass Cylinder into an Organic Candle Centerpiece

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Here is a fast and efficient way to create elegant Christmas centerpieces.  😉

Melt the heart of your Christmas party guests with a tall glass cylinder candle holder full of natural pine sprigs and cones, faux red berries and Christmas balls around a vanilla pillar candle.

7. Elevate Christmas with a Galvanized Steel Stackable Design

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This galvanized steel stacking pan filled with various fragrant evergreens, a couple of large pinecones and a vanilla pillar candle creates one of the timeless Christmas centerpieces with the charm of yesteryear.

The best part is that thanks to its simplicity, this centerpiece would easily match the rest of your festive decoration.

8. Elevate Your Dinner Table with a Glimmering Centerpiece

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Here is how to create stunning DIY Christmas table centerpieces in 3 easy steps:

  1. Cover a polystyrene half-ball with moss and wintergreen. 2.
  2. Then decorate the ball and hang ribbons with Christmas balls.
  3. In the end, place the ball on a tall glass vase that has been also decorated with Christmas ornaments. 

9. Illuminate Your Home with a Battery-Operated Candle Lantern

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If you are afraid to leave a bunch of burning candles in the room where your cat or your little kid are playing, the battery operated tea candles could be a smart solution!

Just display some of them in a simple white lantern and arrange the lantern with some evergreens and faux red berries. It’s so simple and, yet, so visionary! 😎

10. Upgrade Your Home with Rustic Christmas Lanterns

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Looking for some Christmas lantern centerpieces ideas? Done.

This five-minute centerpiece is as easy as filling a simple rustic lantern with pinecones, unshelled nuts, and cinnamon sticks.

Centered on a white wooden bed tray, the table is good to go.

11. Transform Your Home into a Joyful Winter Landscape

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I know that the Christmas centerpieces with candle are a long-time tradition when speaking of festive decoration.

However, this year, instead of displaying a candle inside the Christmas lanterns, why don’t you design your own charming snowy scene by placing a Santa, skates or other themed figures inside of the lantern. Decorate with faux snow.  😆

12. Embellish a Rustic Candleholder with Pinecones and Fir

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This beautiful rustic reclaimed wood box used as a double candle holder makes every Christmas table unique.

The original features in the wood, such as nail holes, scuffs, and markings, emphasize this unlikeness. It’s a fresh farmhouse Christmas idea.

13. Make a Bucolic Centerpiece for Your Christmas Table

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Following my list of Christmas dinner centerpieces with a candle, here is another rustically themed arrangement for Christmas that would make your party guests envy you!  😉

You won’t need more than 10 minutes to make it. Use everything that reminds you of Christmas – pinecones, hazelnuts, evergreens, red berries,

14. Add a Touch of Nostalgia with Vintage Christmas Centerpiece

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Here is one of the most rustic Christmas centerpieces with more than 35,000 Pinterest likes.

Recreate your old useless lamp and create this beautiful Christmas table centerpiece. Embellished with faux berries and dried pinecones, it adds such a charm to your festive dinner table decoration!

15. Enjoy Christmas with a Birch Branch Woodland Tablescape

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Birch branches are a real trendsetter and ideal for Christmas-y woodland decor!

Their white color sings winter. And the bits of gray and brown that arise give the branchlets exciting character. In fact, creating a tablescape of the birch branches would set the stage and theme of your Christmas decoration.

16. Make Christmas Special with Classic Candleholders

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Adding some extra glitz to your Christmas table centerpieces can’t be a bad idea!

All you have to do is to pour mini ornaments and clinquant in a couple of wine glasses. The tinsel contents will bounce candlelight all around the room.

17. Turn Your Wine Glasses into Sparkly Candleholders

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This sparkling DIY candle holder built of Christmas balls and wine glasses will be a real show-stopper at your festive dinner table!

The best thing of making DIY Christmas centerpieces is that you can freely use your imagination and let your creativity flow.  😆

18. Craft a Stunning Wood Star Centerpiece with a Candle

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Combine elegant styles for a signature look on your festive dinner table.

This Christmas table centerpiece combines a few basics for a stunning effect: start with a bunch of vanilla pillar candles placed in a weathered start-shaped wooden tray.

Pile on shimmery Christmas ornaments and add a little greenery in the end.

Light the candlesticks to complete your amazing centerpiece.

19. Create a Winter Wonderland with Your Terrarium

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Create a tiny winter wonderland inside a simple glass bulb.

Create a base of faux snow and tuck in a miniature Christmas tree, truck, and a human figure (available at crafts stores). Arrange by your own choice… cuteness overload!  😛

20. Make Christmas Sparkle with a Silvery Christmas Centerpiece

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I’ll finish my list of magical Christmas centerpieces, with my favorite one!  😉

This dazzling winter fantasy of fairy silver branches, Christmas balls, and pinpoints of light in a glass cylinder with gleaming bands of ribbon provides warmth and brilliance to a winter evening’s gathering. It’s one of a kind homemade Christmas tree.

Make your Christmas table shimmer with these 20 stunning ideas for Christmas centerpieces.

Whether your table decor is rustic, traditional, minimalistic, or decorated to the nines, they will provide the inspiration you need to create a delightful tabletop for all your Christmas gatherings.  😉 

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Ivo Iv

Ivo is the owner of Decorhomeideas.com – he started the site back in 2013, when he was still working in a Home Decor company, but the passion for interior design and decorations lead to creating the site and following his own dream of creating a great Home Decor, DIY and Gardening online-magazine. EXPERTISE: Landscaping, Interior Design, Gardening, DIYer, Home Decor, Engineering, LOCATION: New York, USA TITLE: Chief Editor FOLLOW IVO IV on LinkedIn