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Recipe for a Grandmillennial Christmas Table

A grandmillennial Christmas table with vintage chintz tablecloth, heirloom silver, Spode Christmas tree china, and rose, peony floral centerpiece

Gather round in big ways and small.

We’ve got a feast for ALL from the littles to the tall.

Christmas is nigh and celebrations afoot — let the halls be decked and delicacies cooked!

Longing for memories past is true… for present tribulations are deep and blue.

Yet sweet moments of JOY are here to be found too.

For unto us a SON is born and the light in the dark he shall be!

So read this revelers all.

For I’ve got a recipe that’s sure to please,

With candles aglow and color anon — we’ll set a marvelous scene for tradition’s repast.

Gather fork and knife and follow this receipt steadfast!

Katherine's aqua dining room with table set for Christmas - grandmillennial style

Spode Christmas Tree china on silver chargers with pink napkins and chintz tablecloth decorate this grandmillennial Christmas table

A Recipe for a Grandmillennial Christmas Table

horizontal top view of grandmillennial holiday tablescape with classic Christmas china, red and pink florals, and a chintz tablecloth

A Bold Dash of Florals

It’s no secret we grandmillennials have awoken to a newfound love and appreciation for pretty as well as bold floral fabrics. Chintz is back, and we can’t get enough! For a grandmillennial Christmas table start with a colorful chintz tablecloth and don’t neglect to arrange a decadent bouquet of flowers for your centerpiece.

a vintage chintz tablecloth adds a romantic twist to this classic Christmas table

Silver and crystal epergne with red roses and pink peonies create drama on this grandmillennial Christmas tablescape

Pink peonies, red roses, pink carnations, tulips, and cedar mingle in this Christmas floral centerpiece - arranged in a silver and crystal epergne

A Sprinkling of Heirloom-ed Metallics

There is no better time than with Christmas celebrations afoot to raid the china cabinet and use grandmother’s silver!

A grandmillennial Christmas table with vintage chintz tablecloth, heirloom silver, Spode Christmas tree china, and rose, peony floral centerpiece

Silver goblet amps up the formality on this holiday tablescape

A Pinch of Pink

Layering in pretty and unexpected hues like pink with the classic red and green will make your grandmillennial tablescape for the holidays feel even more festive and fresh.

Pink napkins add a dose of pretty to this classic Christmas tablescape with grandmillennial style

A Dollop of Traditional Christmas China

Our love of traditions cannot be denied, so invest in a classic Christmas patterned china that will stand the test of time like Spode’s Christmas Tree!

Spode Christmas Tree china on silver chargers with pink napkins and chintz tablecloth decorate this grandmillennial Christmas table

Spode Christmas tree china with cake plate

A Smidgen of Whimsy

Playful details will make guests smile and bring delightful conversations to bear like peppermint sticks in the epergne and swan salts at each place setting.

peppermint sticks and vanilla meringues displayed in the small cups of the epergne

Silver and glass swan salt

& Layer on the Blue and White

One simply cannot have a grandmillennial Christmas table without a layer of Chinoiserie blue and white. Its classic contrast will enliven your place settings without doubt. To see the other ways I used blue and white Chinoiserie in my Christmas decor, head here.

A grandmillennial Christmas table with vintage chintz tablecloth, heirloom silver, Spode Christmas tree china, and rose, peony floral centerpiece

I hope you’ve enjoyed this peek at my classic Christmas tablescape filled with grandmillennial charm! Please join me Tuesday December 15th at 8PM EST on Instagram to make one of these lovely ingredients yours!

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Merry Christmas!

2 comments

  1. Kimberly Bean says:

    Gorgeous! Lovely is every way ~ the chintz tablecloth is my favorite, looks like Waverly Belle Rive from the 1990s…continue what you are doing, love your style and taste!
    Kimberly Bean, Brentwood TN

    • Katherine says:

      Thanks so much Kimberly! I love the chintz too! I know it is Waverly, but the pattern name had been cut from the selvedge, so thank you so much for letting me know! Merry & Happy!

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