Donna Hay's Trick for Instant Mini Christmas Tree Place Settings

December 16, 2016

For me, a beautiful Christmas table is understated, with small, thoughtful touches to add a sense of occasion.

Photo by Donna Hay

The food is the star of the day, after all! Simple candles and tiny glass ornaments decorated with delicate foliage will bring a sense of wonder, beauty and awe to the table. Nothing could be easier than setting the table with water glasses turned upside-down, with a sprig of something from your garden set inside.

Donna Hay is the Editor-in-Chief of Donna Hay Magazine, a renowned food stylist, and the author of 25 cookbooks—the most recent of which is Life in Balance.

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Donna Hay is Australia’s leading food editor and best-selling cookbook author.


Ali S. December 16, 2016
Ooooh! I could imagine using little cut branchlets from my Christmas tree, too.
Kenzi W. December 16, 2016
Branchlets. :)