I actually caught Santa coming through our front
doors a couple of years ago.
He was kind enough to stop and pose for a picture
and it is one that we framed and put out at
This week all of the little elves have been busy
decorating for Christmas here at Purple Chocolat Home
I thought we would begin the holiday
tablescaping in honor of the big guy and feature him
on our table.
Today's table is set in the formal dining room
with Santa as the center of the table.
Red and white stacked plates
fit perfectly as they are
Santa's favorite colors.
The larger dinner plate is scalloped and
has raised holly leaves.
The stack is topped with a modern
Christmas tree on a small red plate.
Even though I caught a peek of Santa that
his rule is still no peeking!
and no pouting!
Red and white napkin rings are
twisted from a floral pick.
And he means it!
We can't have Santa sitting at ordinary chairs so
the chairs in the formal room are
decked out too with a length of
crinkle decorating fabric and
jewels. This is such an easy way to
add a fun bit of decorating to your
This inexpensive fabric comes on a roll.
Just cut off the desired length and tie it around
the back of your chairs.
A sparkly floral fills the center
of the table and we have to have
a few pieces of candy for Santa to enjoy.
Red flatware is perfect for the holidays
and gets used around here a lot.
I paired my ruby goblets with
bubble goblets that have a ruby stem.
I love how the red and clear
alternate on these two goblets.
It fits perfectly with the red and
I agree with Santa, red and white
Red and white napkin rings that
were made from a floral pick are
used with bright red napkins.
I love the blinged out ruby red chargers too.
I think Mrs. Claus would love this table too.
Santa's table is all set.
He is welcome anytime.
I will be posting this with
Red holly plates - Wal Mart (years ago)
White plates - Tai Pan
Red Christmas tree plate - Home Goods
Red napkins - Home Goods
Red goblets - Costco (years ago)
White and red goblets - Crate and Barrel (years ago)
Red flatware - Horchow
Red chargers - Z Gallerie
Red crinkle fabric - Tai Pan
I just had lunch with my good friend Barb yesterday
and she said she has appreciated me listing my sources -
she has enjoyed getting to know Horchow! How fun.
I love to hear from friends that they loved things off
my tables and went and purchased them.