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4 different Christmas tablescape ideas, Cultivate, Nurture, Boost and Share on one long Christmas table.

4 ideas for an original Christmas tablescape

Christmas time will soon be with us once again. This year we show you how to set your Christmas table in four different but equally lovely styles. Will you be inspired by nature with natural wood and deep greens, or do you prefer something more playful with a splash of colour, for an original Christmas tablescape?
Monday 18th October 2021
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This year at Nordic Nest we gave you four new design trends to inspire you - Cultivate, Nurture, Boost and Share. We show you how to create a different Christmas tablescape around each of these four style ideas. Which one will you choose?

  • Nature's greens - Cultivate
  • Finding Balance - Nurture
  • Rich tones - Boost
  • Playful pops of colour - Share

Find inspiration from Nest Trends!

4 different table scaping ideas on one long table based around the themes of Boost, Cultivate, Nurture and Share.

All four tablescaping trends are represented here in one long Christmas table setting.


Cultivate is all about bringing the outside in and cultivating your own little nature hub in your home. For this Christmas table setting think deep greens and natural materials. Decorate with sprigs of evergreen, a rustic candle holder makes the perfect centrepiece.

Here you see our Christmas tablescaping idea for the theme Cultivate with the lake green plate from House Doctor and the rustic butter knife from Ernst.

Muted green plates such as the Lake plate from House Doctor pair beautifully with rustic elements such as the butter knife from ERNST and natural linen napkins.

The pipe glass vase from DBKD with a green sprig on the Cultive Christmas tablescape.
DBKDPipe glass vase
The cork bowl from Broste Copenhagen is perfect for a natural Christmas tablescape.
FormgatanCork bowl S 20 cm
Christmas tablescape in the cultivate style with lots of natural materials and dark green tones.

A luxurious linen tablecloth like the Rick tablecloth from Olsson & Jensen, is the perfect backdrop for a Christmas tablescape with lots of natural elements.



Nurture is focused on creating the perfect balance in the home. For this Christmas tablescape think neutral, complimenting shades. Coloured glass is big this year and for Nurture we love a more subtle, opaque style. A centrepiece and tall candle holders add height to the table.

The Freckle porcelain series from Scandi Living is the perfect addition to the Nurture tablescape in its pure white tones.

The Freckle porcelain series from Scandi Living with a white linen napkin and the Bistrot cutlery from SABRE Paris make the perfect setting for the Nurture tablescape with their pure white tones and natural materials.

The Fuum redwine glass from Blomus is right on trend with the subtle coloured glass on our Nurture Christmas tablescape.
BlomusFuum redwine glass 40 cl 4-pack
In natural mango wood the Bloomingville cake dish is the perfect addition to the Nurture Christmas tablescape.
BloomingvilleBloomingville cake dish mango tree 41.5 cm
Add lots of natural materials to your Nurture Christmas tablescape like these Ernst wooden candle holders.
ERNSTErnst candle sticks made of wood 20 cm



The world of Boost is cosy and luxurious. For this Christmas tablescape think dark, rich tones against a lighter base. Dark coloured glass and playful shapes also play an important role along with natural elements, such as a sprig of fir or even holly.

Rich browns complement perfectly with tones of dusty pink for the Boost Christmas tablescape.

Opulence is the key word for the Boost Christmas tablescape. Linen napkins in chocolate and cinnamon browns like these seen here from Ferm Living complement and contrast with a dusty pink tablecloth from Scandi Living.

Coloured glass like the Lungo drinking glass from Blomus look luxurious against a pink tablecloth in the Boost tablescape.
BlomusLungo drinking glass 25 cl 2-pack
Coloured vases in playful shapes add an extra element to your Boost Christmas tablescape.
Create a centrepiece for your Christmas tablescape using a tray, a round advent candle and some sprigs of green fir.

A round tray like the Muuto platform tray in dark red, with the round Lucia advent candle from Broste Copenhagen and sprigs of green fir make the perfect centrepiece for the Boost Christmas tablescape.



Share is the most playful trend this year. For this Christmas tablescape think pastel tones with bright pops of candy red. Add playful twisted candles in caramel shades and delightful treats to amuse the eye, like baubles and candy canes.

The Pilar plate and bowl from Blomus are the perfect neutral additions to a table setting in the Share theme.

The Pilar bowl and plate in moonbeam from Blomus is the perfect neutral complement to the bright candy red and pastel blues on the Share tablescape.

The Cooee Design tray in sand makes the perfect centrepiece for the Share Christmas tablescape.

Use a tray like the Cooee tray in sand from Cooee Design to bring together unique items and create your own original centrepiece.

The HAY twisted candle add a caramel accent to the Share Christmas tablescape.
HAYCandle Twist candle 6-pack
The Iittala red apple hanging Christmas ornament add a pop of candy red to the Share Christmas tablescape.
IittalaIittala glass apple 3-pack


Which Christmas tablescape is your favourite? No matter whether you have been inspired by Cultivate, Nurture, Boost or Share you are sure to have a Christmas tablescape that is as unique as it is homely. We hope you enjoy a very merry Christmas however you choose to celebrate.

Text: Rebecca Sparling

Photography: Angeliqa Daldorph Styling: Liv Larsson, Lukas Kunwaryanto, Lina Öhlund


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