Your dining room may have been pretty quiet during the year, but come the holidays, it will be the most popular place in the house. Because food. Whether you’re hosting cocktail parties, a cookie exchange or full-on Christmas dinner, you want your dining room to look good. With a few eye-catching statement pieces and an extra dose of sparkle, you can quickly jazz up your dining room to look extra festive. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to style your dining room for the holidays, whether you’re decorating a boho-chic space, a minimalist abode or a preppy home.
HOW TO DECORATE A BOHO-CHIC HOLIDAY DINING ROOM
Warm browns, orange and red are a dreamy color combo for any boho-lover’s dining room. Start with a tasseled rug, rustic wood table and colorful dining chairs — complete with a faux fur cushion, in case those dinner convos go a little long. Set up a snazzy table centerpiece with copper candlesticks, white bottle brush trees and mini copper “cabins” full of flowers or LED lights.
Threshold Copper/Glass House Sculpture ($20), Pottery Barn Wood Bead Chandelier ($799), Villeroy & Boch Color Concepts Tumbler ($40), Hawkins New York Emblem Candlestick ($150), Allstate Pinecone Wreath ($80), H&M Washed Linen Table Runner ($13), Threshold Medium Bottle Brush Tree ($10), H&M Faux Fur Cushion Cover ($18), Rove Classics DSW Molded Plastic Side Chair Wooden Dowel Base ($99), Justina Blakeney Fable Rug ($459+), CB2 Shiny Copper Flatware Set ($108, 12-piect set), CB2 Finmark Dining Table ($799)
HOW TO DECORATE A MINIMALIST HOLIDAY DINING ROOM
Evoke the spirit of the season with the modern version of mini Christmas trees, acrylic reindeer and a shimmery metallic garland. Incorporate a neutral color palette, such as dark green, white and black, punctuated with chic copper and silver elements to create a unified holiday vibe that’s totally on point for a minimalist aesthetic. Prepare your guests to toast the night away with copper ombre wine glasses full of brandy or warm mulled wine.
Oliver Bonas Spruzzo Salad Servers ($44), CB2 Acrylic Reindeer ($13), Threshold Metal Snowflake Garland ($13), Arteriors Breck Chandelier ($1656), H&M Linen Napkin ($7), CB2 Metallic Paz Trees ($51, set of four), Threshold Wood and Copper Star Tray ($35), Lulu & Georgia Hedley Rug ($30+), Fitz and Floyd 20 oz. Stemless Wine Glass ($40, set of four), Anthropologie Elowen Armchair ($448), CB2 Anzei Dining Table ($799)
HOW TO DECORATE A PREPPY HOLIDAY DINING ROOM
Go all out this season with pink accents and tons of rosy sparkle for a dining room that’s totally gorg. Bring a burst of color into your dining room with a hot pink area rug, light pink wine glasses and quirky copper bar accessories. Set up a glam table centerpiece with pink and green bottle brush trees, chic taper candles and a handful of disco balls. Time to pop the bubbly!
Zazzle Gold and White Large Polka Dots Pattern Throw Pillow ($47), Lulu & Georgia Xanti Chandelier ($499), Threshold Tall Bottle Brush Tree ($10), 100 Candles Pink Taper Candle ($1), H&M Pyramid-Shaped Candlestick ($10), CB2 Gold Disco Ball Ornament ($2), Oh Joy! Pink Ombre and Rose Gold Barware Set ($20), Certified International All-Purpose Goblet Set ($44, set of four), Aelfie Suzanne Flat Weave Rug ($89+), Zuo Metal Dining Chair ($516, set of two), Houzz Sophia Round Dining Table ($1837)
How are you decorating your dining room for the holidays? If you’re looking for more festive decor ideas, follow us on Pinterest for even more seasonal inspo.
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