Category Archives: Tablescapes

Advent Tablescape

During the first week of Advent, our church hosts Advent by Candlelight for the women of our parish.  The event is beautiful, filled with a candlelit procession, speaker, music and fellowship.  Many women host tables of 8.  This was my 5th year hosting a table for our MOMS group.  I completely enjoy creating a beautiful candlelit tablescape that will be perfect for the Advent season.  This year, I went with a elegant and natural woodland setting.

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On pale green table linens, I cut sprigs of pine from my yard and elevated white votive candles on paper birch logs.  A few shiny silver ball ornaments were scattered on top to add reflection when candlelit.  Two cylinder vases were filled with fresh greens and a small statue of the Blessed Mother and Child.  Since we represent the Ministry of Mothers Sharing group, we have always tied Mary into our table.

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Every table is unique and beautiful and the gathering space at our church is the perfect setting.

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Especially at night when candlelit.

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Another beautiful event to prepare for Christmas!  Once the event is complete, I transfer the centerpiece to my dining table at home.  It is now ready for a candlelight Christmas Eve dinner with my family.

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Advent By Candlelight

Last night there was an event at my church for the women of my parish to celebrate “Advent By Candlelight”.  It is truly a beautiful event filled with music, a speaker, meditation, refreshments and fellowship – all by candlelight – all in the preparation of Christmas.  I decorated and hosted a table and baked a dessert to share.

This is actually the 4th year that I have hosted and each year it is so much fun to design a beautiful tablescape; changing the color scheme and finding décor that will glisten and illuminate by candlelight. This years table was classic white with shiny silver, gold and crystal accents and a little pop of red from the glittery angels. On the glass mirrors, cylinder shaped vases were filled with small glass balls and surrounded by white votive candles.

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Unfortunately, I did not get a photo at night when it was candlelit. But this was just one of the many tables at the event – it was a special night!