Surprise your guests with unique touches using these 12 DIY holiday table decorations! Place cards, centerpieces, runners, and more.
I find setting a holiday table to be a really fun task. Is anyone else out there with me? You can surprise your guests with all sorts of fabulous touches that they wouldn’t expect: personalized place cards, painted napkins, flower arrangements in a log.
There are so many great DIY projects you can incorporate into your holiday table decorations, and I’ve put together 12 of them. These are unique and fun. Scroll down to see them.
DIY Holiday Table Decorations
Photo Place Cards
Guests will feel welcomed with a personalized place card you make yourself. This one is skiing!
You can make this beautiful table runner with doilies. You could even dye them beforehand to get any color you like.
Dry Erase Food Signs
With a special laminate fabric that creates a dry erase surface, you can quickly make darling food signs for your holiday buffet.
You can draw anything you like, including names of dishes or guests, on this unique and fun table runner.
Cigar Box Flowers
I love the masculine touch that these cigar boxes give to more feminine floral arrangements.
Before you dig into the food, let guests have a little fun with a themed word search.
Log and Flowers
It’s big, it’s heavy, it’s wood! It also makes for a great centerpiece when you put flowers in the openings.
This centerpiece doesn’t take long to throw together – just put random bling-y items such as Christmas balls in a glass vase.
Holiday table decorations with wrapping paper?? This idea is genius – use paper in the theme of your choice to decorate.
Real Pumpkin Vases
Carve out little mini pumpkins and add flowers to a foam block inside. Perfect for Thanksgiving.
Roses and Branch
Use a branch and some spiral paper roses to make a unique and beautiful centerpiece.
I love this idea of making gorgeous fabric labels with a special method of sending the fabric through the printer.
Turn dollar store Santa hats into a unique topiary to adorn your holiday table. Isn’t it cute??