CHRISTMAS DINING ROOM WITH A SIMPLE AND ELEGANT LOOK

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Welcome to my Christmas dining room! Today I’m joining another amazing group of bloggers, all sharing their Christmas homes, and I can tell you, you’re in for a treat! There is always so much inspiration to draw from, I know you’ll love touring everyone’s spaces, which are all linked below.

As always, I’d like to thank Marty of A Stroll Thru Life, who always does an incredible job organizing. If you’re coming over from of Jayne’s home of Chalking Up Success, welcome! Jayne’s rustic living and dining room are fabulous.

If you’re new to CitrineLiving, I’m so happy you’re here. I think you’ll love some of this year’s holiday posts, you can read them all here: Christmas Entryway | Christmas Tree + Mantel | Christmas Living Room | Christmas Kitchen. Please come in and join me in our Christmas dining room.

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CHRISTMAS DINING ROOM DECORATING

Christmas dining room with greenery accents and a view of the Christmas tree in the next room

If you’ve been reading along with me this holiday season, then you know that this year’s decorating theme is all about simplicity.

I can’t say it enough! I needed to make things easy for myself, with so many things going on lately. I’m sure many of you can relate!

View of a neutral dining room with Christmas decorations, greenery, blue and white chinoiserie and green ribbons.
Dining room decorated for Christmas with accents of greenery throughout.

So, I decided to dress our home with very simple Christmas decor this year.

As you look around our Christmas dining room and the rest of our home, you’ll find a very pared-back decorating approach throughout our holiday home…and we’re loving it!

HAVE YOU TOURED OUR CHRISTMAS LIVING ROOM?

CHRISTMAS LIVING ROOM

Elegant greenery, beautiful ribbons and bows, our Christmas living room is decked in blue, green and chinoiserie, of course!

DIning room decorated for Christmas, green wreaths, a greenery arrangement in a blue and white ginger jar

I chose to focus mostly on simply dressed greenery and a heavy dose of ribbons and bows in the most beautiful soft green and blue.

I continued my color palette throughout our home and used a few ornaments and decorative pieces scattered here and there.

Simple, easy and elegant.

View of a dining room and entryway decorated for Christmas with elegant greenery accents and ribbon

My favorite blue and white chinoiserie pieces – which is a staple in our home (ok…I’m a little obsessed if you’re new here) – are scattered throughout most of our home as well.

AN ELEGANT HOLIDAY TABLESCAPE

Dining room table set for Christmas with silver and gold dishes and holiday greenery

For my simple dining room tablescape, I used my favorite staples in silver, gold and white, to create this classic and elegant look.

View of a Christmas dining table with fresh pine branches as the centerpiece and a greenery arrangement in a a blue and white ginger jar
Click below to see our holiday kitchen

CHRISTMAS KITCHEN

Our Christmas kitchen is dressed up with beautiful, simple greenery, blue and green accents, and our favorite chinoiserie touches.

Christmas centerpiece with holiday greenery and blue and white ginger jar

For the centerpiece I created this full, lush arrangement with faux greenery picks (similar) I’ve had for many years, in one of my favorite large ginger jars, tied with gorgeous green ribbon.

Elegant Christmas table set with silver and gold dishes and flatware

I layered the table with a very simple table runner and fresh greenery, and set each place setting with my white and silver china and gold chargers, gold flatware and wine glasses.

A faux greenery sprig tucked into my silver napkins and gold napkin rings adds a layer of visual interest and a beautiful pop of color to each place setting.

Silver and gold table setting for Christmas with touches of simple greenery
Silver and gold table setting for Christmas, greenery accents adds an elegant touch
Christmas tablescape with greenery, silver, gold and blue and white chinoiserie

Keeping with my simple decor theme, I used fresh pine branches for the center of the table, with fairy lights, votive candleholders, mercury glass Christmas trees and just a few ornaments nestled into some of the gaps.

Holiday arrangement with greenery, a blue and white ginger jar and sage green ribbon tied in a bow

ENTERTAINING TIP

Make a bold statement with a large arrangement like mine to use every day and replace it with a lower one when you’re entertaining guests at your table. You can even keep on the table to wow your guests until you’re ready to serve dinner.

Holiday arrangement with greenery, a blue and white ginger jar and sage green ribbon tied in a bow. Mercury glass christmas trees and fresh pine branches create an elegant cetnerpiece

SIMPLE DINING ROOM DETAILS

Dining room decorated for Christmas with greenery accents, blue and white chinoiserie, silver and gold table settings and a view of a Christmas tree in the next room.

This is the view into our dining room from our entryway.

This year we put our Christmas tree on the opposite side of our living room, so guests can see it as they enter and passersby can see it from the street…I love the twinkle from this angle.

View of a dining room decorated for Christmas with simple greenery accents

I really love the look of our greenery throughout each space in our home.

It’s incredible how truly beautiful it is on its own with just some simple ribbon.

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OUR CHRISTMAS ENTRYWAY

Our entryway this year is styled with simple + elegant details with a modern approach and a little bit of nostalgia thrown in!

Christmas dining room, chairs decorated with green wreaths and ribbon on the back

I tied small wreaths to the back of these two chairs for a simple and elegant look.

Christmas dining room, chairs decorated with green wreaths and ribbon on the back

The mostly natural greenery, and blue and green color palette throughout our home this year brings a very calming and relaxing feeling that we’re loving right now.

Christmas dining room with simple decor - a beautiful greenery arrangement in a large ginger jar, fresh greenery for the centerpiece with gold mercury glass Christmas trees

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Thank you for touring with me today, I hope you’re inspired to keep things simple, elegant and beautiful this holiday season! Next on our tour is Pasha of Pasha is Home – you’ll love her New Year’s Eve party ideas! Please be sure to visit everyone on our blog tour this week, I promise you’ll be inspired in so many different ways. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season! xo

Monday December 5th

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Tuesday December 6th

Our Southern HomeThis is our BlissThe Stonybrook HouseA Pretty Life In The SuburbsUp To Date Interiors Shiplap and Shells

Wednesday December 7th

Whispering Pines HomesteadCalypso in the CountryWhite Arrows Home Designing VibesDecor to AdoreClean and Scentsible

Thursday December 8th

CitrineLivingPasha is Home County Road 407 Simply2MomsSouthern State of MindChalking Up Success

Friday December 9th

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11 Comments

  1. Your dining room is such a beautiful space and your table setting and centerpiece are pure perfection. I love how you decorate the back of the chairs too. Attention to every little detail always make your home look so special. Thanks so much for joining the tour again this season, such a delight to visit your home.

  2. What a beautiful tour! I love the color pallet in your home and how your Christmas decor complements it so well. The Christmas tree looks great there, and of course, it’s gorgeous too!

  3. Your dining room is perfect and so elegant. I love the tablescape, especially the centerpiece with the fairy lights. And of course, your tree is gorgeous. The colors are soothing and calming and that’s a good thing during this often-hectic season. Thank you for sharing your inspiration and I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas.

  4. Calypso in the Country says:

    Your dining room is stunning…as expected! I always look forward to seeing how you decorate for the holidays. That centerpiece is amazing and I love the way you hung the wreaths on the chairs – beautiful! Wishing you a wonderful holiday season!
    Shelley

  5. Love everything about your “paired back” Christmas decorating. I can imagine sitting at your table in the evening and seeing the glow of that fabulous tree in the next room. And I love your attention to detail. Makes me want to be great friends with you but as I imagine it, I’d come visit your home with heels and a glass of champagne and you’ve visit me with sweat pants and tea. Do you even own sweat pants? ;) Enjoyed hopping with you today! Merry Christmas.

  6. This post fills my heart with delight! I adore the wreaths on the chairs. It is such a joy to be on tour with you.

  7. Gorgeous as always Tamara! Those soft colors just make me sigh. I love the mini wreaths on the chair backs and the new location of the tree so that it serves both rooms. Have a very Merry Christmas!

  8. You have the most gorgeous dining room, especially when it’s decorated for the holidays. The mini wreaths behind the chairs and your tablescape with all the greenery are so pretty. Love you stunning CHristmas tree. Happy Holidays!

  9. You have the most gorgeous dining room, especially when it’s decorated for the holidays. The mini wreaths behind the chairs and your tablescape with all the greenery are so pretty. Love your stunning Christmas tree. Happy Holidays!

  10. You have a beautiful home. The colors for Christmas match perfectly. Merry Christmas!

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