Join in the Holiday Housewalk Christmas Home Tours with these fun and festive dining room Christmas decor ideas. Beautiful Christmas inspiration to help you decorate your home for the holidays!
Holiday Housewalk 2020
Welcome to our holiday home! I’m so thrilled to be participating in Jen’s 10th annual Holiday Housewalk this year! I’ve been following this series since I first started blogging 10 years ago and can’t wait to show you all of our dining room Christmas decor.
If you’ve missed out on the previous posts, you can start the tour from the beginning by visiting Jennifer Rizzo’s Day One post HERE. It’s then really easy to follow the rest of tour line-up from there. In these days when we can’t be together in person, I’m thankful that we can at least come together virtually!
If you’re coming over from Kindred Vintage’s beautiful home, welcome! I’m so glad you’re here. Susan has the most beautiful Victorian Farmhouse and has such a talent for mixing modern with vintage. if you haven’t had a chance to visit yet, be sure to check her out!
Christmas Dining Room Decor
Today, I’m going to be showing you around our dining room as well as giving you a sneak peak at some of our other upcoming Christmas room tours. I absolutely LOVE Christmas and have been collecting Christmas decorations since even before we had our own home. Each year I look forward to pulling out my favorite pieces and get so excited when I find something new to add to the collection. Plus, I love coming up with ideas to switch around our old decor pieces and use them in new ways!
Our dining room is the first room you see when you enter our front door, so it’s usually the first place I start to decorate each season. While we don’t eat dinner in here that often, we’re always in the room and will have at least a few special holiday meals in here. I also use this room as my secret place to store all of my sweet treats and chocolates as there are lots of little places to stash them that the kids don’t find!
I usually go a little more neutral in our dining room, but since it’s 2020, I figured we needed to make it a little more fun and festive this year! And what could be more fun and festive than little Christmas gnomes?
You’ll find Christmas gnomes scattered around the room as well as on our Christmas tree, but I also decided to give them their own special corner. This little gnome bar holds some mugs, hot chocolate, Christmas treats and some favorite Christmas candies.
You can find all of the details of our Christmas gnome bar HERE as well as the free Gnomemade Christmas Treats printable. It would be cute in a frame all on its own too!
We have our main family tree in our living room, but I bought this flocked tree a few years ago and love having a second tree on our main floor. We have a pretty open floor plan, so you can see it glow from almost everywhere.
Other than the gnomes, I kept the tree pretty neutral with white, silver and wood tones. Under the tree, however, I went with more festive red and whites. I also found this cute gnome wrapping paper to tie in with the rest of the gnomes.
I think I have more fun dressing up underneath the tree than I do the tree itself!
Christmas Side Board
Our side board is another favorite space of mine to decorate. I often leave these lighted trees up year round, but I especially love them in the winter.
This year I used our side board for a hot chocolate bar and added my favorite little fox tea set and air-dry clay star lights that I made. If you’re looking to set up your own hot chocolate bar, you can find all of my hot chocolate bar ideas HERE.
The red vintage basket adds a little color to the table while the Christmas ornaments and lights add that pretty twinkle! When in doubt, always add lights! 😉
Usually we have multiple dinners in here over the holidays with our family and friends, but this year it will just be us. I’ll still do a couple of fun tablescapes for our little family, but it looks a little lonely with just 4 place settings. I guess that just means that there’s lots of room for food.
I’ve had these Rudolph napkin holders for a few years now and think they add a fun little touch.
I love collecting seasonal salt and pepper shakers and these cute gnomes are the newest addition this year.
Our Christmas hutch holds some of my favorite little Christmas pieces.
We’ve had this hutch since we first moved into the house almost 20 years ago. It was originally a bright honey color and I updated it a few years ago with Annie Sloan chalk paint in graphite. I definitely like the dark look a whole lot better!
These little Santa pieces might be a new obsession of mine and I think a few more Santas may be joining the collection next year!
I wish I could capture the glow of the room better, but this is the best that I can do. There’s really nothing like the glow of Christmas lights. They’re the perfect cure to the 2020 blues.
More Christmas Room Tours
Here’s a little sneak peek at the rest of our Christmas home tours. I went with a totally different color scheme for our kitchen and living room and had a lot of fun with the dried oranges this year. Our Christmas kitchen will be up on the blog on Monday…
And our Christmas living room will be up on Tuesday.
Thank-you so much for dropping by today. I appreciate it so much! I hope you enjoyed our dining room Christmas decor and found some inspiration for your own holiday home. If you’d like to stay in touch, you can always find me here..
To continue on with the Holiday Housewalk, head on over to The Yellow Cape Cod. You’ll love Sarah’s vacation cabin all dressed up for the holidays!
I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and safe holiday season. I hope you’re still able to find some of that Christmas magic this year. xo