I like my DIYS like I like my Jeopardy questions (ahem, answers): quick and simple. Here’s a quick and easy way to make your Christmas table festive: DIY mini rosemary wreaths. 

a quick way to make your christmas dinner table festive: diy mini rosemary wreaths | kelly golightly

Simply coil a sprig of rosemary into a circle and tie together the ends with ribbon and voila, an instant and sweet addition to your Christmas tabletop.

mini herb wreath | kelly golightly

You could also use twine, if you are so inclined.

mini rosemary wreaths make for a festive christmas table | kelly golightly

Top each plate with a miniature rosemary wreath, or put one around the base of each wine glass, or even fashion them as napkin rings.

diy mini rosemary wreaths | kelly golightly

Best of all, it only takes a few minutes to get spriggy with it.


A sprightly lemon at each place setting adds a fresh pop of color without going for the more expected traditional combo of red and green.



Placemats: DIY from fabric c/o Romo Xilia in ebony 7621/06 from the Thomas Lavin Showroom | Chargers: vintage | Plates: Ikea | Glasses: vintage | Faux Fur Tablecloth: c/o Zinc Textile’s Shadow Mountain Fur in Arctic Fox Z330/01 from the Thomas Lavin Showroom

photos by Kelly Golightly

p.s. A glam Golden Girls Thanksgiving Table & a Dazzling Pink & Green Holiday Tabletop that I created for Rue Magazine.

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