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Easy and Stunning Holiday Table Decor

Updated: Dec 23, 2021



Whether your feast is for a crowd or dinner for two, you're going to want to make the table look beautiful. Try one of these for your holiday settings.


Put together a charming table decoration with items from your backyard. Flowers, autumn leaves, greenery, pine cones, and more will do the trick!


Evergreen clippings will go a long way when it comes to visual appeal. Invest in a few candles to set the mood.


The Christmas table is such an essential part of the holiday season. A beautiful Christmas table setting would make your gatherings so much more special and festive!

It’s actually very easy to create stunning Christmas table decorations and DIY centerpieces on a budget, in less than 20 minutes, from nature greenery and things you already have in the house!


Apples and Leaves Centerpiece

Incorporate the harvest into your holiday tablescape by lining the table with freshly-picked apples and branches from your own backyard. Inexpensive, easy-to-find pillar candles add height.


Mix It Up

Are you having more guests than you have table settings? A quick trip to Goodwill or other thrift store can turn up amazing deals on old china or single interesting plates. Mix those in with your grandmother’s china and embrace the eclectic vibe. The same goes for candlesticks and wine glasses, making each place setting unique.


Whit’s Brussels Sprouts


Ingredients

(Measurements of each are subject to amount of Brussels sprouts)


  • Smallest Brussels sprouts you can find…as much as you can eat

  • Olive Oil

  • Butter

  • ½ Lemon

  • Salt and Pepper

  • Head of garlic

  • Good grated Parmesan cheese


Wash sprouts, leaving them whole and peel off the top layer of leaves. Set these aside for later.

Trim stems and cut a small x in the base of each one.

Add butter and oil to a heavy-bottom pan over high heat.

Cut an entire head of garlic in half cross-wise and set cut side down in the oil and butter. Holding onto the stem, swirl it around to saturate the oil with garlic flavor.

Add Brussels sprouts and peeled leaves, stirring to coat, and allow them to brown on the outside.

Turn heat to low, cover and allow to cook until tender, leaving the garlic head in the pan.

Once the Brussels sprouts and garlic are tender, turn heat again to high, add more olive oil and butter as well as the juice from 1/2 lemon. Salt and pepper to taste. Squeeze cloves from garlic head and stir until crisped again. Add lots of grated Parmesan cheese, cover pan to allow cheese to melt and form crispy coating. Uncover, remove from heat, and allow to rest for a minute or two before serving.


Send us photos of YOUR Holiday table with a brief description or favorite recipes and we will feature them in one of our blogs.


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