Black and White This years Black and White Rustic theme for the table was inspired by the new buffalo check accent wall in the dining room. I tried not to go over board with the buffalo check, but it is a big element of this pretty table.
I started out with the table runner. It’s actually just a piece of fabric, with rustic frayed edges. Then I decided to use my wood round chargers. Mine were made for me from an old log several years ago by my sweet brother-in-law. You could pick up something similar at the craft store.PL
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I decided on the place settings quite early on, but wasn’t sure what to do for a centrepiece. Flowers, or an evergreen garland with candles would have both been really pretty too.
Birch Yule Log
I decided to try making a yule log, and it became the centrepiece of the table.
I used a cutting board to serve the yule log on, and because I wanted it to be the star of the show I elevated it and added some greenery.
The little meringue mushrooms got a sprinkling of cocoa, and the whole cake got some powdered sugar “snow”.
The mushrooms on the cake inspired the rest of the table centrepiece. I used some mushrooms that I had used for a spring table -see them here. They’re made from air dry clay, and they got a little snow added to them for Christmas.
You might also like our Merry and Bright Christmas Party here.
Also check out our Rustic Snowy Christmas Table here.
You might also enjoy our Holly Jolly Woodland Kids Christmas Table here.