Welcome to the Holiday Tablescape Blog Hop, hosted by Chloe Crabtree of Celebrate & Decorate. I’m thrilled to have you join me today and I’m so happy to be a part of this tour! This is my second tablescape/entertaining tour that I’m a part of this week. If you’re new to CitrineLiving, welcome, I’m so happy you’re here. If you’re a regular reader, then you know how much I love to create tablescapes that are interesting, somewhat ‘out of the box’ and personal. I shared a fabulous red, white gold and table this past Tuesday, which I know you’ll love – you can read all about it here. Today I’ll be showing you a winter white and silver holiday tablescape – a more subdued and elegant approach to Christmas. What I love about this table is that you can use this theme for New Year’s as well, since it’s neutral and more ‘Winter focused’.dining-room-black-walls-white-tabescape-holidayI recently updated this room, which was previously layered with pattern, color and texture. I wanted a neutral space to be able to create tables that wouldn’t compete with the surroundings and to brighten up the room as much as possible. Have a look at our updated dining room herechandelier-lantern-crystal-christmas-tablescape-holidayThe idea behind this table was a glistening winter wonderland, using reindeer, snowy trees, snowflakes and metallics to create a cool and crisp scene in our dining room.holiday-christmas-tablescape-white-silverUsing a cake stand as the focus of the table, I layered it with a crystal beaded candle holder surrounded by silver and pearl ornaments. Flanked with some of my crystal and mercury glass candlesticks, which then lead over to a forest-inspired grouping with my beloved white reindeer, snowy trees as well as more candles and ornaments.
white-cakestand-silver-christmas-ornaments-centerpiece-tablescapeI often layer table runners crosswise for a tailored look. Here, I actually used napkins to create the bottom layer. They’re a nice large size, which covers the table well and I made sure to lay them as close together as possible to hide the table from showing through the center.holiday-tablescape-silver-whitewhite-cakestand-silver-ornaments-christmas-tablescapewhite-christmas-tablescapeI love to loosely place decorations on the center runner, however notice when you look at the full table, that there is still symmetry happening, which keeps it contained and gives everything a sense of place.christmas-ornament-white-silver3white-silver-christmas-ornamentchristmas-ornament-white-silverI really love this ornament, can you tell? I couldn’t choose a favorite shot to share so I’ve used them all.. haha ;)christmas-ornament-white-silver2More trees and ornaments are displayed atop the side cabinets to reinforce my wonderland theme even further.
dining-room-black-walls-white-tabescape-holiday2Candlelight is truly magical, especially for the holidays. I love how it reflects off of everything on this table and gives it all life.white-christmas-tree-reindeer-tablescapeThe reindeer and trees are perfect for catching the candelight.white-christmas-reindeerwhite-silver-christmas-holiday-decorwhite-christmas-reindeer2 white-christmas-tree-reindeer-tablescape2Layering many different textures always adds interest to a table, as well as to any space for that matter. Don’t be afraid of mixing different types together, you may be very pleasantly surprised with the results.white-silver-christmas-holiday-decor3mercury-glass-ornament white-silver-christmas-holiday-decor2 white-silver-christmas-holiday-decor4The crystals on the chandelier catch the late rays of sunlight here so beautifully as well, don’t you think?
white-silver-christmas-tablescape-cyrstal-chandelier white-silver-tablescape-cakestand-holiday white-silver-tablescape-christmasEach place setting is topped with layered white and silver napkins (these are some of my favorite go-to textiles) and finished off with a snowflake for a keepsake for guests to take home.white-silver-tablescape-christmas3 My silver beaded chargers and fluted white dishes (more of my favorites!) keep the look clean and let the centerpiece stand out. I love the juxtapostion of all that texture against the more streamlined place settings.A WINTER WHITE AND SILVER HOLIDAY TABLESCAPE Thank you so much for joining me today, I hope you enjoyed your stay and found some inspiration for this holiday season!



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Once again, a big thank you to Chloe for inviting me to join this blog hop! Please make sure to visit everyone on the tour, all links are listed below. Happiest Holidays!



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  1. Sara Syrett
    December 6, 2016 at 4:33 PM (5 years ago)

    Im dreaming of a white Christmas! I love this so much!

    • tamaraanka
      December 6, 2016 at 9:53 PM (5 years ago)

      Thank you Sarah! I’m so happy you like it!

  2. Isabel
    December 12, 2016 at 9:10 AM (5 years ago)

    wow! you did it again! it is stunning! love xoxo Isabel

  3. Isabel
    December 12, 2016 at 9:11 AM (5 years ago)

    wow! so gorgeous!! you did it again! it is stunning! love xoxo Isabel

    • tamaraanka
      December 12, 2016 at 2:42 PM (5 years ago)

      You are seriously the BEST! Love you! Thank you! xoxo

  4. Cathy Green
    December 16, 2016 at 9:08 AM (5 years ago)

    Tamara you blew me away with your gorgeous table! I love all the glossy and touches of silver …but my favorite are those gorgeous white balls! Wow. So pretty. As always, thanks so much for being the wonderful, gracious hostess that you are!

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