The Partiologist: Buffalo Plaid Christmas Table!

Buffalo Plaid Christmas Table!

Each year, long before Hobby Lobby starts putting out the Christmas décor, I start to dream of the theme for our family Christmas dinner.  This past year I decided upon the black and red buffalo plaid design.  Not only for my family Christmas dinner, I also incorporated it into my gift giving.

Buffalo Plaid Christmas!

I thought the arrangement would be my centerpiece for the table, but soon it was replaced by two adorable reindeer.

I had my eye on them for so long, I decided this was the year to have them for my table centerpiece.  At least until the meal was served.

 And one thing led to another, as it always does.


I found so much buffalo plaid, it filled my cart to the brim...but I kept it simple and took almost everything out of my shopping cart.  Almost everything.

I found I needed (wanted) the place mats.  With a 40% off coupon, they were mine, all mine.  Used them sideways on the table so they would hang off just a bit.

And loved layering the black and red plates, which I already had!  Thank goodness I needed them years ago.


Weeks before the dinner, I ironed and tied a buffalo plaid ribbon around each napkin.  Then they were ready just when I needed them.

A few days before the dinner, I always set the table.  Making sure everything was in it's place.  Like the ornaments filled with coal.

Not that anyone was naughty, but because I needed something to go with the red and black, this tied it all together.  And the check tag had the names on the other side for seating, I guess we all could have found a place to sit, there were only five of us. LOL

A little floral décor was the perfect touch I added to a vase on the sofa table.
It was just enough.

Can't wait to show you the Center Island...I went mad with PLAID!

4 comments :

  1. You always make your dinner table look so amazing! This is such a fun and casual theme for Christmas, but you made it look elegant and beautiful.

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    1. Aww, you're so sweet! It truly was such fun and I had been wanting to do a buffalo check theme for quite some time!

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  2. Soo cute ... love the little reindeer

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