This year might be the strangest one we’ve had for a while, but we’re not going to let that stop us ‘decking the halls’! Christmas will probably be at home this year, so we’re going to invest in some new Christmas tableware and accessories. Here’s what we’ve tracked down:
1. Sharing extra large platter in green, Jars Ceramiste
A lovely contemporary stoneware set from Jars Ceramiste called Sharing. A selection of bowls and plates designed for sharing plates and light meals. The XL oval dish platter is perfect for heaping high with mince pies and is finished in a green coloured matt glaze. £45, available from Abode Living.
2. Set of four stag napkin rings, At Home in the Country
These stag napkin rings are a bit unusual and make a change from holly. Made from silver metal, they would completely a plain linen napkin perfectly. £35 for a set of four, available from At Home in the Country.
3. Gold bar drinks trolley table, Beaumonde
We all need a little extra space at Christmas, whether it’s as an overflow for the table or to display a fabulous cake or other goodies. This elegant gold-coloured trolley is on wheels so it’s easy to move around to where it’s needed. £239, available from Beaumonde.
4. Still White linen napkins, Chalk Pink Linen Co
These soft pre-washed pure linen napkins add a touch of elegance to any table setting. They are generously sized, finished with a mitred hem and are available in four muted colours, sold individually for you to mix and match. Made from durable 100% European flax pure linen. £9 each, available from Chalk Pink Linen Co.
5. Golden cake servers, House Doctor
If you’ve spent a lot of time producing the perfect Christmas cake, it deserves to be served in style with these golden servers by Danish lifestyle brand House doctor. This set includes a cake knife and server and costs £31 from Coffee + Cloth.
6. Copper hammered coasters, Libra
Finish your decor and protect your table in style with this set of four copper hammered coasters. You can even have them engraved for an additional charge. £17 for the set, available from Farrar & Tanner.
7. Julia wine glasses, Rebecca Udall
Handmade in Europe, this Julia wine glass is a contemporary update on a traditional goblet wine glass. It’s hand blown so each one is unique, but it’s still dishwasher safe so perfect for the festivities. £56 for a set of four (matching water glasses and jug also available), available from Rebecca Udall.
8. Large clear glass tealight holder, Gisela Graham
There’s something about candle light that really adds to the atmosphere, and with so many sparkly Christmas accessories on the table candlelight will help it all really glow. This pretty white and silver tealight holder stands 12cm high and is decorated with a Christmassy scene of houses and trees. £7.49, available from The Contemporary Home.
9. Tan paper pulp Christmas trees, Rose & Grey
We like these minimalist eco-friendly paper trees, ideal if you’re not a fan of fussy decorations. Perfect for creating a rustic centrepiece heaped with pinecones – just don’t stand them too near any candles! Available in two sizes and two colours, prices start at £12 from Rose & Grey.
10. Winderton dinner plate, Garden Trading
This collection is all about building colour and form on your dining table, and the deep, smoky colours are a perfect complement to sparkly metallic accessories. Available in rosemary (smoky green) or ink (inky blue), these plates would look great mixed with plain white tableware and can be used all year round. £10 each, available from Garden Trading.