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Mint & Gold Modern Christmas Tablescape

Looking for a way to avoid green and red this Christmas? This unique Mint & Gold modern Christmas tablescape is a perfect way to decorate for Christmas in a nontraditional way. I love the modern look of our Christmas table decorations.

This post is brought to you by Minted and contains affiliate links, but nothing that I wouldn’t wholeheartedly recommend anyway! Read my full disclosure here.

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Mint & Gold Modern Christmas Tablescape

Hey guys! I’m so incredibly excited for today. I teamed up with Minted to bring you this fun Mint & Gold Modern Christmas Tablescape. This unique spin on Christmas is perfect for a fancy dinner at home. Minted has some super fun Christmas decor items like these watercolor and gold foil dipped 3D paper tree centerpieces. When I saw them online, I instantly knew I had to have them for my tablescape. The rest of this modern Christmas table evolved around them as inspiration.

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I have a secret for you. I love modern decor. The angles, geometric shapes, clean and crisp lines. I also love mint and gold color scheme. Like it’s my favorite color combination ever. One time I made my husband paint an old laminate wood desk mint green. It was a total fail. Turns out painting old laminate wood is not as easy as it looks and sealing it was even harder. It looked horrible, haha. But I lived with it for a year or so.

My home, however, is rustic and farmhouse, which I love too (and still definitely a work in progress – check out our pre renovation pictures here). Hence, my farmhouse table (a thrift store find – score!) and my DIY Farmhouse Benches.

Tablescapes are a great way bring in a style that you love but don’t want to commit to permanently. Does this mean I have commitment issues?

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I like to keep things thrifty over here. That “table runner”… it’s a scarf!! When putting together your holiday tables, be sure to take a walk around your home (and your closet apparently) to see what items you can pull in.

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I had a hard time choosing from all of the amazing choices for place cards at Minted. I settled on the Sandstone place cards in the Celedon color. These are actually technically for a wedding, but I thought they fit in perfect for my mint & gold modern Christmas tablescape.

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Those wooden chargers (& matching coasters) totally caught my eye in the Target Dollar Spot and thought they would a great way to blend my typical rustic vibe with the modern look that I was aiming for.

I think I will definitely have to go grab some more before the season is over because I came across this brilliant idea recently which is totally on my (never-ending) craft to-do list now.

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I love the linen napkins. They tied everything together for this modern Christmas tablescape.

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And those amazing, gorgeous and classy gold napkin rings? Totes DIY’d that. They were the simplest thing ever. Check out the full tutorial.

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Those mid-century looking candlestick holders were another DIY. I was inspired by one of the best in the bloggersphere – A Beautiful Mess. Does everyone else love them as much as I do? Check out the full tutorial here.

I couldn’t find plastic cups without the ridges at the bottom, so I just lined them up when we put them together and kinda made it part of the design. Also, the tops were a little too big for my candles (maybe I used the wrong kind of PVC, I was like a lost puppy in that aisle at Home Depot, haha), so if I had to do this again I would get a different size so the candles would be more snug.

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I found that antler at Target. But guess what? It’s originally silver!!!! It was really clashing with my mint & gold tablescape, so I thought why not just paint it? First I tested the bottom with a little gold metallic acrylic paint and removed it with some nail polish remover… tada. It worked perfect. What a great idea to change up the color temporarily. I’ve definitely been patting myself on the back for that one.

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I had so much fun inviting you into my home today and showing you a glimpse at our post renovation home. I know I totally haven’t blogged yet about anything!! It’s coming, I promise.

Did you get inspired for your Christmas table? I’d love to hear and see what you’re working on! Have a super awesome weekend.

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Sources for Modern Christmas Tablescape –

Watercolor 3D Paper Tree Centerpieces – Minted

Gold Foil Dipped 3D Paper Tree Centerpieces – Minted

Felt Garland – Seaglass – Minted

Place Cards – Sandstone in Celadon (exact design no longer sold) – Minted

Minty Chevron Napkins – Minted

Small Hexagon Candles – DIY – I used these fun hexagon glasses and candlemaking supplies from Michael’s

Mid Century Candlestick Holders – DIY – Tutorial via A Beautiful Mess

Gold Napkin Rings – DIY – Tutorial via eHow (Contributor: Shades of Blue Interiors)

Wood Chargers – Target (Dollar Spot – Holiday 2016)

Wood Coaster – Target (Dollar Spot – Holiday 2016)

Antler Centerpiece – Target – Originally silver, I painted it with gold metallic acrylic paint that will come off later with nail polish remover.

White Plates with Gold Rim – Dollar Tree

Glasses with Gold Rim – Dollar Tree

Gold Glitter Pinecones – Dollar Tree

Gold Deer Candle holder – Yard Sale – Here’s one selling on Etsy that looks to be the exact same one.

“Table Runner” – it’s actually a scarf – Restoration Hardware

Farmhouse Table – Thrift Store…jealous?

Farmhouse Benches – DIY

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