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01st Dec 2019

3 really festive ways to set your Christmas Day dinner table (all thanks to Penneys!)

Trine Jensen-Burke

Christmas Day table

The most anticipated dinner gatherings of the year.

Much as I love the idea of the food we are all going to be gathering over come Christmas, I must admit, I am always almost more excited about setting the table for the events.

Why? Because, really; is there anything nicer than sitting down to a beautifully decorated table, that just shows that love and thought have been put into it?

I think not.

And guys – you can have a truly stunning table this festive season without having to spend a fortune on the decor too. Right now, Penneys have a gorgeous selection of tableware and accessories that will bring some festive flair to your table this season – while also leaving you with money enough not to have to skimp on the editble treats!

Win-win, in other words.

Just take a look at these:


1. Traditional Tartan

A traditional red tartan table runner (€7) can be layered up with co-ordinating red accessories for a classic Christmas tablescape. Red dinner candles (€3) and charger plates (€2) work perfectly to complete the look, while leftover baubles from the tree can double up as scattered table décor too!

Also, note how pretty it looks with a bit of greenery – something you can literally find for free at your local green or park!

Christmas Day table

2. Glitzy Gold

If you can’t put on the glitz and glamour on for Christmas (or New Years) when the heck can you?!

If you are going for a bit of a glam Christmas this year, this gold sequin tablecloth (€12) is a must. I also love these ombre gold wine glasses (€7), the metallic cahrger plates (€7 for a 2-pack) and the metallic confetti stars (€1.50) for some extra sparkle!

3. Rustic Red

This look might be my most favourite one of all, and speak to my Scandi heart the most.

I love how the winter berries garland (€7) makes the perfect table runner, and then you can bring in some foliage, either faux or picked from your local park for those extra natrual touches to your table.

The festive napkins (€2) and so pretty, and the red felt glitter coasters (€6 for a 2-pack) will add the perfect amount of sparkle to your very ‘hygge’ table.