Happy New Year! That summer break totally flew past didn’t it?!
Here’s a look at my Christmas table styling, I tried to use all Australian native flowers like I mentioned in my Christmas Inspiration post (okay, there’s a few that aren’t) and mixed it with found objects. My Christmas table to do list was as follows:
1. VASES: Spray painted a few old jam jars white and gold (Rust-o-leum works best because you don’t have to prime and one coat is usually enough). In some vases I used cinnamon scented tea lights and others I filled with flowers.
2. WREATHS: I snipped some Rosemary from the veggie patch and tied some string around the ends to make a pretty wreath
3. PLACE SETTINGS: I used pinecones that I’ve been collecting over the years as the place card holders, cut some brown paper into little flags, wrote each name on the paper and the pinecone held the paper in place. Volia!
4. FLOWER ARRANGING: I popped into my local florist on Christmas Eve and bought Celosia, Christmas Bush and Flowering Gum, then on Christmas Day arranged them all in the jam jars I’d spray painted the day before.
It was all relatively easy to set up and put together and it looked great for about 15 minutes before the food was served and the feeding frenzy began!
What did you end up doing for your Christmas table?