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Christmas Tablescape

Stunning holiday tablescape! A few painted pieces come together to create a beautiful modern Christmas tablescape.

Christmas Tablescape with text overlay

I always love setting up a beautiful tablescape for the holidays. There are a few things I’ve learned over the years of experimenting…. they can’t be too high (or your husband removes everything mid-dinner to see his family on the other side of the table, lol), they need greenery (always!), and it’s really easy to make a beautiful table with some paint and creativity! My Modern Homemade Home series friends and I have created a few stunning projects using Beauti-Tone paint for the holidays and I can’t wait to share these simple DIYs in our beautiful Christmas tablescape!

DIY table runner colors

*This post was sponsored by Home Hardware. As always, opinions are 100% my own. For more information, please see my disclosure page.*

I’m a fan of moody colours. My whole home will be decked out with rich and moody tones this year, and I couldn’t be more excited about it! When I decided to paint a few pieces for our Christmas table, I went to Home Hardware and stayed within that theme by choosing a few of lovely Beauti-Tone colours called, In the Black (UP77-3), Monogram (D31-1-042403), and Straight Up, Two Olives (UP73-4).

Christmas DIY Projects: Table Runner, Bread Basket, and Candle Holders

DIY Table Runner

Guys! I always get soooo excited to see what a little bit of paint can do! You will not believe how simple these projects are. To start, check out this post on how I made this gorgeous DIY table runner!

Closeup of finished DIY table runner

Painted Stacking Houses

The next project involved this little stacking houses I bought at the dollar store.

Painting the dollar store stacking houses

For this project, I took off the screws and then used the beautiful Beauti-Tone paint, “In the Black” to paint them a deep colour. Then I set some battery powered tealights inside. They make for beautiful focal points on the table and add a nice glow in the evening!

Dollar Store wooden house with tealights
DIY table runner with tea light houses

Bread Basket

Finally, I’ve always wanted a deep coloured bread basket, and its surprisingly hard to find in stores!

Preparing the bread baskets

I bought this tiny woven basket at a thrift store, added a couple coats of the Monogram green Beauti-Tone paint and voilà! A beautiful new bread basket! Just make sure that you put a napkin down under your food.

Bread baskets on the Christmas table
Bread baskets on the Christmas table

Table Centrepiece and Candlesticks

A few small touches finish off the look, including a centrepiece of simple greenery, with cutest tiny green ornaments sprinkled in.

Closeup of Christmas table centrepiece

And a few tall, white candlesticks!

Candlesticks on Christmas tablescape

Finished Christmas Tablescape

Here’s a few more pictures of our beautiful Christmas table this year! I have to take very good care of that table runner, because I’m hoping it will last until Christmas Day. Or I’ll just have to watch another sappy Christmas movie and make another one, lol.

Christmas Tablescape
Christmas tablescape
Christmas tablescape
Christmas tablescape

What do you think? Did you love the Christmas tablescape?

More Modern Christmas Decoration Projects

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For more beautiful holiday projects, check out this Pa Rum Pum Pum Pum Holiday Sign!

A beautiful Modern DIY sign for the holiday season! Love this simple Pa Rum Pum Pum Pum Christmas sign! What a fun way to share the song lyrics and decorate your home. #Christmas #holidaysign #DIYart #ModernChristmas #blackandwhite #homedecor

Or check out these simple and elegant DIY Mini Ornaments!

Beautiful mini wreath ornaments! These stylish leather ornaments are the perfect holiday accessory! Decorate your tree with this simple DIY Christmas craft! Perfect for modern, farmhouse, traditional, or any decor style! #Christmascraft #christmas #modernChristmas #holidaydecor #wreath

Bonus Christmas Decor Ideas from our Friends!

For even more Christmas decor content, check out these posts from My Modern Homemade Home series friends!

Front Door Makeover by Harlow and Thistle
Ornament Tree by Lemon Thistle
Buffalo Check Front Mat by The Learner Observer
Front Porch Ideas by The Sweetest Digs

A stunning holiday tablescape and DIY table runner! This beautiful modern table setting was put together with a few affordable painted pieces creating a beautiful dark a moody Christmas table with greens, blacks, and whites. The eucalyptus stamped table runner is gorgeous! #tablescape #Christmas #darkandmoody #Holiday #blackandwhite #tablesetting

DIY Table Runner and Christmas Tablescape

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Stunning holiday tablescape! A few painted pieces come together to create a beautiful modern Christmas tablescape.


  • Black and olive paint
  • Leaf stamps
  • Dollar store stacking houses
  • Bread Basket
  • Centerpiece greenery
  • Ornaments
  • Candlesticks


  1. Use the leaf stamp in the black and olive paints to stamp the white paper to be used as the table runner
  2. Remove hardware and paint the dollar store stacking houses
  3. Paint the bread basket
  4. Add greenery and ornaments to center of table display
  5. Add candlesticks to the other items to complete the tablescape

Allison Macias

Tuesday 26th of October 2021

Hi, such a beautiful table. I have a question please. What did you use to on your napkins?


Friday 29th of October 2021

I just shared them in a recent YouTube video ( Stay tuned, I may have them for sale soon!

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Monday 14th of October 2019

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