Christmas ideas: spruce up your Christmas table

Add a bit of extra Christmas cheer to your dining experience this year, from a sterling silver mustard pot to a stunning star lantern, we have ideas to spruce up your Christmas table this year

Christmas ideas: pieces of eight for your table

Christmas cracker, christmas ideas

London giant Christmas cracker

£260, Jo Malone (0800 054 2939;


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Christmas ideas tableware


Winter-print tableware

From £12.50, Sophie Conran (020–7603 1522;





Christmas ideas, spade pot


Silver bucket-and-spade mustard pot

£2,250, Theo Fennell (020–7591 5000;




















‘Big day’ hamper, £495, Daylesford Organic Farm (01608 731700;

star lantern

Large star lantern in nickel,

Available in three colours, £870 plus VAT, Vaughan Designs

(020–7349 4600;

 ships decanter

One-litre Ships decanter £52, LSA International (01932 789721;



Miller upholstered dining chair in ‘Ewan’


Miller upholstered dining chair in ‘Ewan’

From £225, Neptune (; 01793427450)










Kapstan dining table










Capstan dining table

(68in diameter), from £10,475, William Yeoward. Bespoke size and timber service available


*Country Life Christmas gift guide