8 beautiful dining table schemes for winter

From monochrome glamour to rustic luxe, discover 8 gorgeous ways to dress your dining table this season

1. Monochrome Glamour

Put a twist on the classic white Christmas with this black and white scheme from Houseology. Glowing candlelight and pops of gold bring the look to life.

Brass tealight holders, £50 each, Tom Dixon range; The More The Merrier candlesticks, £75 each, Muuto range; hanging star, £15; all Houseology

2. High Shine

Adding a luxe feel for the party season needn’t involve a complete overhaul – try accessorising with a few copper touches here and there for an instant update.

Liliana ceiling cluster, £150; trio of bowls; copper tray; both £35; all Casa Couture range, House of Fraser

3. Splash of Colour

Veer away from traditional dark schemes with this vibrant range from Da Terra. Simply laden with seasonal veg, fresh herbs and fresh bread to bring some much-needed warmth to your winter scheme.

Folklore tableware, from £13 for a mug; Mexican side plate, £18; all Da Terra range, John Lewis

4. Modern Rustic

If you like to keep things simple but don’t want a stark, empty scheme, try dressing your table with farmhouse-inspired linens, rustic wood and over-sized glassware. Finish with seasonal stems for a look that’s pared-back but still super cosy.

Large glass vase; cotton tablecloth; both £14.99; wooden box, £12.99; linen napkins, £3.99 each; all H&M

5. Gentle Geometric

Add playful pattern with this easy-to-coordinate range from Murmur. Team with soft white, grey and wooden textures for instant pared-back style.


Triangle placemats, £5 each; large acacia cutting board, £38; all Murmur

6. Raw Luxe

Want an opulent scheme that doesn’t look dated? Seek out stylish pieces in raw materials, such as chunky serving boards, marble trivets and touches of gold, but keep it feeling fresh and modern with a whitewashed scheme.

Marble trivet, £26.50; gold twist candlestick, £34; all Oliver Bonas

7. Undone Organic

Sometimes less is more, and this gorgeous setting from Rowen & Wren is the perfect example. Mix steel and inky tones in soft patterns with white and silver, for the ultimate in laid-back luxury.

Isak smoke placemat, £9, Rowen & Wren

8. Simple Scandi

Keep it cool and simple with a palette of black and grey in soft fabrics. Plus, the sneaky phone case means you won’t miss a trick this party season!

Napkin, £2 for two; placemat, £1.30; wine glass, £6 for two; all Sittning range, Ikea

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