This is my favorite time of year for setting a beautiful table. I set this table for a fun event I’m hosting with Boston Interiors on December 6that their Natick store where I’ll be sharing some of my best tips for styling a holiday table. You won’t want to miss it, there will be swag bags, giveaways, tasty treats, and I’ll be signing books after my table styling demo. Plus you can get a little holiday shopping done with 20% off all holiday gifts, and pick up some of the pieces I used in this tablescape. You can RSVP at www.bostoninteriors.com/events. I used lots of my favorite styling tricks to create this rustic, wintry tablescape, and wanted to share a few of those tips here! To start, I always think of ways to elevate classic white plates with linens that pop. Think outside the box for your tablecloth; I’ve used flat sheets before and for this table I used a cozy plaid wool throw that gives the table a warm rustic look. Simple white dinnerware can look elevated with more formal linens too; I used linen napkins with gold polka dots to bring in festive metallic tones to the table. At the center of the table, you want to create a focal point that creates some wow-factor. I always like to find objects that will help me vary height in my centerpiece – in this set-up I used some really pretty weathered wood risers that held candles and pinecones. And speaking of candles, the holidays are my favorite time of year to bring in soft, twinkly mood lighting with lots of candlelight. I’m actually a little hesitant to use lit candlesticks over a table where people are going to passing big plates of food back and forth so I prefer lower, contained candles at a holiday table. The clear glass tea light holders I used here add a soft break in the more rustic, natural textures, and they don’t block your guests view across the table. The last thing I recommend is to bring in natural elements to your table to make it feel fresh, textural, and seasonal. They don’t have to be fancy arrangements – I actually cut a lot of the greens you see on this table out of my yard and on a nearby trail. They’re tucked into a beautiful driftwood garland from Boston Interiors that anchors the centerpiece and creates so much visual interest – I love how it turned out, and hope you can use some of these tips for your holiday table! And don’t forget to RSVP and join me on December 6th from 6pm – 8pm at Boston Interiors in Natick for a tabletop styling event with tasty treats, giveaways, holiday shopping discounts and more! Please note: This post was created in partnership with Boston Interiors. All opinions, images and content are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that support this site.