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Monday, December 27, 2010

Our Christmas Table

Is Christmas already over?!  Say it isn’t so!  Our Christmas was so wonderful, spent with both my family and Jimmy’s, watching James play with the presents his Grandparents spoiled him with, and eating way too much!  How was your day?  Do you feel like it’s over too soon too?  But we still have a few more days of December, so I’m keeping Christmas alive here a while longer:)

We hosted Christmas dinner at our house this year (a first for us).  Everyone helped out in the kitchen and the atmosphere was casual and relaxed.  We got to use the formal dining room that so often is neglected. 

I used red, white, silver and a touch of light blue on the table.  The tablecloth, napkins and runner are from Cost Plus World Market.  I recently realized that World Market has some awesome table linens.  I got my Thanksgiving table runner there too.

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I found the candle holders at Target and pretty red carnations at the grocery store. 

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Our wedding china (Ralph Lauren) was paired with red chargers from Wal-Mart and red and silver napkin rings from Crate & Barrel.

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The candy cane ornaments were a Home Depot find.

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After the Christmas dinner came and went and leftovers were had on Sunday, I’m still feeling quite lazy and not too sure I’m ready for Monday.  Are you feeling the same way?  I don’t want this long weekend to end!

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23 comments:

  1. How beautiful! You did an amazing job! I hope that someday I am able to decorate like this. :)

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  2. So beautiful! I love that red chargers from Wal-Mart (along with everything else) made your table look picture perfect! Also loving the candle holders. Off to enter the giveaway..... :)

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  3. it looks beautiful! love the runner! i need to head to a world market soon!

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  4. It looks so lovely!! The carnations are beautiful!
    Rachie xo

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  5. Your table is gorgeous, Megan. I love that you paired your china with the charger from WM (I was thinking about those too). Just goes to show that you CAN be chic while saving some money at the same time. :)

    I did feel like it was all over too quickly. Even though our tree is REALLY dry, I think I'll keep it up a few more days. :)

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  6. Girl I do NOT want the holiday weekend to end. If only there wasn't year-end craziness at our office, I would be taking the week off and my butt would be in my pj's right now! :)

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  7. Megan, it's so beautiful. You did a lovely job! I love how you pull things together from different places. I need to start thinking outside the box. love it!

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  8. Your table was gorgeous. You did a wonderful job.

    Amy R.

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  9. Hi Megan, Your table looks beautiful and I love the runner. The red chargers and carnations look wonderful with your china and mercury glass. I am glad to hear you had a wonderful Christmas.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  10. Looked beautiful my dear! I, too, am holding on to the weekend. I keep begging the hubby to stay home from work today! So nice to not have any running around to do. Sounds like you had a wonderful holiday and they must have loved staying in their pretty guest room!

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  11. The table setting was beautiful. I love the runner from World Market (and yes, their table linens are awesome). And, you know how I love Mercury glass!! Glad you all enjoyed your time together.

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  12. Gorgeous! I love the red and white, so simple and elegant. x

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  13. Very festive! That robin's egg blue looks great with all the red. Oh, and that china is stunning.

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  14. Merry Christmas Megan! You're dining table looks beautiful and I love the chairs! Where did you find them?

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  15. beautiful table Megan! I love how you mix things from walmart, crate and barel and your fina china! thecoolkidsblog.com

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  16. Love your Christmas table it's beautiful! Off to enter in your fab giveaway!

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  17. gorgeous table!!!! where's the high chair?! :) I've been in pajamas for 48 straiht hrs...but the sitter is on the way...time to go dig out my inner female!

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  18. It's beautiful, Megan! I love the red. Dontcha just love World Market?! The ornaments in the jar are a great touch...we did that on our table, too (:

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  19. What a gorgeous gorgeous table! It looks perfectly festive and elegant.

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  20. Your table looks beautiful. World Market is the best! I'm always picking up great finds there.

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  21. I need to go to World Market and check out their linens!

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  22. Beautiful! I love the little red and white striped balls- so festive and pretty!

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