Soft, soothing table styling inspired by the Australian Landscapepresented by CL&L Senior Stylist Dani Lyons
You’ve decked the halls and styled your tree, swapped gifts and are ready to sit down to a beautiful brunch, lunch or dinner. Spread joy this Christmas with a bountiful Christmas feast that demands a beautifully dressed table to match. With soft, soothing tones inspired by the Australian landscape, these simple table styling tips presented by Senior Stylist Dani Lyons will make hosting this Christmas one to remember.
Be Inspired By Nature
When styling an interior, expert designers always collect inspiration from the natural elements that surround a space.
The same can be said for styling a dining table. Using natural elements like eucalyptus and gum stems smell absolutely divine, their vibrancy creates an earthy effect tying in with the natural beauty of the Christmas tree.
“Greenery runners are a favourite table decoration of mine,
beautiful, and their smell is absolutely divine.” says Dani.
A simple way to include various textures and tones is by layering crockery and cutlery.
Dani's Christmas Dining Table this year is styled with five layers. The first; an organic Sinamay placemat, followed by a gold charger plate, lovely stone dinner plate and pale blue appetizer plate.
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Gold accents always add a touch of glamour, not to mention is always on trend.
This festive season gold crockery has definately made it's mark.
For that special touch of Christmas luxury, dress your table setting with some extra sparkle.
Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize
Decorating your dining table, buffet, side tables or kitchen with candles in the day or night, adds warmth and ambiance to your space. Softening the overall tone of your event.
Dani recommends the classic Milano Glass Vase; filled with luscious Australian greenery, fresh florals or on trend
preserved bouquets from your local florist. The perfect centrepiece.
Wow Them On Arrival
Pair Wines Like A Sommelier
Our friends at Saddler's Creek Wines recommend beginning with appetizers and sparkling wine, then matching a white wine with entree. Teaming red wine with the main and closing the meal with a decadently
sweet dessert wine.
To view a cheat sheet from Saddler's Creek Wines on hosting
the perfect dinner party click here
We hope these tips help you spread the Christmas joy this year with a Modern tribute to the Australian landscape.
One to remember for years to come.
Organic Sinamay Placemat - Linen House
Gold Charger Plate - Kmart
Stone Dinner Plate - Freedom
Pale Blue Appetizer Plate - Freedom
Stone Napkin - Linen House
Coco Matte Original Gold Cutlery Set - Attica Life In Style
Milano Glass Vase - CAFE LIGHTING & LIVING
Charleston Glass Fruit Bowl - CAFE LIGHTING & LIVING
Bar Accessories - CAFE LIGHTING & LIVING
Crystal Glassware - Salt & Pepper
Gold Serving Plate - Kmart
White Pillar Candles - Target
Coloured Baubles - Big W
Christmas Wreath - Adairs