15 Magical DIY Centerpieces For A Jolly Christmas

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Want something magical, unique, and world-changing? Who doesn’t, right? They say that Christmas is a magical time, full of wonders and light, and it may indeed be so. For us, crafters and stylists, part of its magic line the holiday brings to the senses are the smells and tastes, colors and lights, memories and expectations, and of course the beautiful project crafts we tend to create.

It is never too early to start thinking and planning for Christmas! One of our favorite seasonal traditions is hauling our holiday boxes up from the basement and decorating the house with trees, garlands, and twinkling lights as the year’s best new Christmas albums play in the background. And today we are going to focus on how to create the most amazing and budget-friendly table centerpieces.

Make your Christmas table shine with these easy ideas for festive centerpieces. Whether your table decorations are rustic, traditional, or minimal, these Christmas centerpiece ideas will provide the inspiration you need to create a gorgeous tabletop for all your Christmas festivities. Enjoy!

1. Oranges and pomegranates Christmas centerpiece

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Get ready to deck out your dining table with tons of tasty meals and this wonderful Christmas centerpiece. This table centerpiece looks like you’ve brought nature into your home. The candle will create that cozy and warm atmosphere for all of your loved ones to enjoy. Check out the tutorial and get crafting!

2. Poinsettia Christmas centerpiece

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Get your guests excited for Christmas by placing this beautiful table centerpiece. The main attraction of this centerpiece is, of course, the beautiful Poinsettia flower. We all know that these flowers are a very famous trademark of Christmas, so here’s a great idea for you to use in your homes. You can use red Poinsettia flowers as well, so give it a try and check out the steps.

3. Gingerbread houses Christmas centerpiece

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Gingerbread houses are such a fun project to build with your family, especially with the kids. You can create different houses, decorate it with different patterns and shapes, and proudly present it as a centerpiece on your dining table.

4. Paper tree Christmas centerpiece

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Add a handmade touch to a minimalist holiday table setting by creating these paper trees for everyone to enjoy. This is a very creative way to showcase something different and authentic without going over the top. Combine it with napkins and plates that go with the same style and be proud of your marvelous creation.

5. Rustic Christmas candle centerpiece

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This candle display in a wood liquor box makes a perfect centerpiece to celebrate the Christmas season. This is a very budget-friendly idea with high-end results. If you want to accomplish this project, make sure to have freshly-cut greenery. The best thing about them is that they don’t need any special care, like watering or misting. Give it a shot, you’ll love it!

6. Evergreen Christmas candle centerpiece

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The dining table in this warm-toned room is topped with an eye-catching evergreen centerpiece that brings Christmas cheer to every meal. This evergreen centerpiece is combined with red candles that complement the whole holiday atmosphere in the room. Feel free to combine the evergreen with candles in a different color, run wild with your imagination there are no rules!

7. Mason jar Christmas centerpiece

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Stack vintage snowy mason jars to create a glimmering Christmas tree-inspired centerpiece. Complete this project using fresh Christmas greenery, and decorate the jars with a red ribbon. Don’t forget to pun twinkle lights in the evergreen, for the ultimate Christmas effect.

8. Christmas log candle centerpiece
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If you desire something special for your Christmas table, look no further than your own woodpile to create a nature-inspired Christmas log candle centerpiece… from firewood! On the link, you can see all the instructions for this project, so if you are into this kind of centerpiece style you should definitely go for it!

9. Christmas ornaments centerpiece

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In this picture, we can see a beautifully organized dining area, with marvelous shades of blue and an inviting DIY centerpiece. It is created out of ornaments, candles, lights, and evergreen (for that ultimate natural effect). This project can be created using ornaments in different colors, depending on what style you are aiming for and in what tones is your dining area.

10. Balloon ornaments Christmas centerpiece

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Welcome the Christmas spirit into your homes and dining area, and here’s a great idea of how to do it. Your centerpiece will be the highlight of your Christmas decorations, and you won’t believe how easy it is to create this project. The colorful balloon ornaments will create this cheerful atmosphere for everyone to love and enjoy!

11. Snowman’s hat Christmas centerpiece

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Create your own fun centerpiece for Winter by reusing an empty coffee tin along with some fun ribbon, felt flowers, faux greenery, and pine cones. This is such a great creation for anyone who is up for a creative challenge, and it’s budget-friendly too! Once finished, put the centerpiece on the dining table, together with candles, pinecones, and delicious meals. Enjoy crafting!

12. Christmas town centerpiece

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A cluster of colorful vintage houses forms an inviting Christmas centerpiece. This will look so good on long tables, full of different meals and deserts, patiently waiting to be tried out. Present your lovely creations and cooking skills altogether, and we guarantee that you will get a lot of compliments!

13. Christmas centerpiece for a long table

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If you happen to have a big dining table, and you want to decorate it with a striking, eye-catching centerpiece that will cover the whole table, then this idea is just for you. Depending on what kind of style and shades you are going for, you can totally recreate this centerpiece that will please your taste and your house’s overall look. One thing is for certain: the finished look looks very beautiful and luxurious!

14. Mini forest Christmas centerpiece

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If you serve your Christmas feast on a small kitchen table, utilizing the small space is key. For a Christmas table centerpiece that leaves plenty of room, use this idea for a centerpiece that is simple, cute, and very festive. All you need is a wooden box that you can fill with fresh greenery, a couple of candles, and Christmas decorations like a deer and Christmas trees. You will have a mini forest on your dining table that everyone will be dazzled from.

15. Snowflakes Christmas centerpiece

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Create a winter wonderland with this beautiful frosty centerpiece that will light up the Christmas mood on the dining table.  It really does look like snow has been captured falling, and when it hits the ground, the snowflakes turn into soft billows of snow. A very unique and fun way to decorate your dining table, right? Give it a try, you’ll love it!

Christmas is approaching, and we hope that you are feeling inspired, motivated, and full of energy to try out some of these lovely DIY ideas. We would love to hear all about your recreations. So, feel free to share your thought in the comment section below. Enjoy, and happy crafting!

Vicky
I am a mother, wife, daughter, granddaughter, writer, living in Virginia Beach. I love creativity, ideas, crafts, arts, photography, movies, food, coffee, naps, outdoors. I love to make stuff!