Simple Holiday Tablescape Ideas

Are you hosting a holiday event this year?! Or in charge of the tablescapes at your next party? (👋 me too!)

I’ve got you covered – with all the tips & inspiration you’ll need for simple holiday tablescapes, whether its Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years! All elements apply no matter what holiday you get to be a part of this holiday season!


Chargers; let them become one of your best friends. They are so easy to re use & make a beautiful layer on the table. If you don’t love that idea – any neutral larger plate will do! Don’t forget to use small napkins to layer under your plates either.

Beautiful holiday tablescapes with beautiful blank and gold place settings.


Allllways. Always. The best way to add a fresh organic, cozy environment to your holiday party! This is the tablescape I did for Christmas last year and that fresh pine stuck around into the new year!

Incorporating a little bit of greenery to decorate your holiday table is an easy way to add a beautiful touch to any centerpiece.


This relates to the layering element in a beautiful way. A fabric place mat or table cloth under a round or textured place mat is a simple way to add some style to your table.

Neutral, classic colors create a timeless table setting you can use year after year.


Don’t be afraid of it! I love in the photo below how they stepped out of the box and mixed copper with gold. Such a beautiful way to give your table that special holiday touch.

Adding a few small, simple touches can add an extra special element.

I hope you found inspiration for your next event! Tag #designedbyalika or #alikaholiday on instagram this holiday season — i can’t wait to see your creativity and what color & pattern to these tips!

** don’t forget about the name cards to place on your table! I am using black card stock paper and a gold sharpie for Thanksgiving dinner!


all images found on Pinterest



Having an early desire for creativity, Utah based Interior Designer Kelsey Crandall, owner of Alika Design has built a business that expresses her passion. She has a deep love for clean lines, bold accents & natural elements. With clients all over the nation, bringing a vision to life and helping her clients truly love the spaces they live in is always her focus.

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