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From festive glassware to table toppers: 17 ways to jazz up your Christmas table on a budget
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From festive glassware to table toppers: 17 ways to jazz up your Christmas table on a budget

Deck the halls and your dining space this festive season.

There’s so much to do during the holiday season. We’re talking about planning the Christmas dinner menu to wrapping all the presents - After all of that, setting the table shouldn’t add to the stress.

So, put the ham in the oven and blast your favourite Christmas tunes: It’s time to decorate on a budget!

From servers to centrepieces here are the top items to deck the halls and your table this Christmas:

FESTIVE GLASSWARE

These gin glasses with tree-themed bottoms could be a fab addition to your table, and the festive theme is so subtle you can keep them in your rotation all year round!


SOURCE: Kmart NZ

I’ve got a set of these coupe glasses, and boy oh boy, do they make a great holder for a cheeky Christmas marg. After all the prep this year, you deserve one.


SOURCE: Kmart NZ

 Not keen on sticking to the red and green theme this year? How about adding a little glitz into the mix with confetti stemless wine glasses?


SOURCE: The Warehouse NZ

FESTIVE DINNER SETS

Keeping the plates simple as they get loaded with ham and roast spuds is the way to go, but adding a little side plate is a must. After all, where’s the dessert meant to sit?

These fun and playful designs will add a bit of merry-merry brightness to your crew's Xmas do.


SOURCE: Kmart NZ

For a more elegant design, these Wonderland foil side plates are a fab option to add a little festiveness without taking away from the centrepiece. 


SOURCE: The Warehouse NZ

Or even mixing and matching with native designs.


SOURCE: Spotlight NZ

SEASONAL SERVERS

Not everyone will go all out on the table settings, but if you’re feeling a little boujee these brass star and wreath napkin rings will definitely add some extra flare to the table.


SOURCE: Spotlight NZ

Want to make the pav or ham the star of the show? Nothing says hierarchy of the feast quite like, well, sitting it up high on a cake stand.


SOURCE: Kmart NZ

Have your guests shouting “Charcut-ho-ho-horay” with a festive cheese platter to nibble on.


SOURCE: Spotlight NZ

Or go for a more subtle vibe with a wooden serving board with trees on the side - literally.

CENTREPIECES

The pièce de résistance of the festive feast.

Nothing says ‘Merry Christmas’ more than... a sign that says 'Merry Christmas' covered in gold sparkles.


SOURCE: Spotlight NZ

Didn’t catch a glimpse of Santa’s wooden sleigh in the night? Don’t worry! Everyone will be staring at your bold centrepiece.


SOURCE: The Warehouse NZ

Want to keep it traditional? Chuck a wreath in the middle of the table and let the food do the talking.


SOURCE: The Warehouse NZ

TABLE TOPPERS

Be a little different and add a pop of colour to the table with these unique summer-coloured mini trees.


SOURCE: Kmart NZ

Sick of those crappy gifts and sub-par jokes in the Christmas crackers that you’ll simply never use again after Xmas? This year you can create your own - just don’t let any of the ‘dad jokes’ slip into the mix!

It was hard to pick just one tablecloth to make a statement at the table this year, but after consulting the More FM office - we all agreed the table needed a little summer greenery.


SOURCE: Spotlight NZ

Add a few nutcrackers to the table to watch over everyone digging into the feast.


SOURCE: Kmart NZ

Whatever you choose to jazz up your Christmas table this year, it'll be the star of the festive feast.