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Still Entertaining For The Holidays? It’s OK To Take It Easy



My Dad and sister usually visit on the 26th of December each year, so we celebrate by having a Boxing Day brunch. After a busy Christmas Eve and Day, I like to keep the mood simple, but festive. Here are a few ideas that may help you pull together an easy and elegant table setting of your own in no time at all.

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Two yards of burlap cover the table giving me that casual, textured look I like. Burlap is sold in most fabric stores for about $4.00 a yard.

I prefer to serve orange juice in stemware. It dresses up the look of the table.

Keep it easy – simple glass stemware paired with white dishes and napkins look wonderful against the rough, natural look of the burlap cloth.

Using a dye cut, I punched out tags to use as place cards.

Using a die cut, I punched out tags to use as place cards.

Simple and calm, the table is ready for an enjoyable meal with family.

Simple and calm, the table is ready for an enjoyable meal with family and it was all done in under 10 minutes.