Dining Room Coastal Christmas Decor

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Get ready to have a blast decorating your dining room with coastal Christmas decor! Whether you’re giving your living room, dining room, or a Christmas centerpiece a coastal twist, it’s a breeze to infuse that coastal Christmas charm into your home.

Let’s take a look at the “before” look of our dining room, complete with old furnishings, and the “after” transformation with our stylish new modern farmhouse furniture, all decked out with coastal Christmas decor.

Coastal Christmas Tree with rope as garland, distressed wooden sea ornaments, blue netting ornament balls and a burlap bow as a tree topper. Gorgeous sleigh filled with coastal ornaments and starfish as a centerpiece
coastal Christmas decor

How To Decorate For A Coastal Christmas

Here is the dining room before. Our darker farmhouse table and windsor chairs were left over from my very first house I bought in my 20’s.

I loved primitive design (like Old Sturbridge Village style) and this dining room set was my first large purchase as an “adult!”

This dining room was actually featured in This Old House Magazine a few years back and that was such an amazing experience! You can see that entire photoshoot and dining room makeover here

Window Makeover: decorating with roman shades {before and after}

When we decided to change the entire look of the dining room, we purchased the seagrass chairs and white farmhouse table. We kept the dining room hutch (my gram gave it to me) and the chandelier. 

What Are The Colors For A Coastal Christmas

Coastal Christmas colors are a perfect mix of white, light blue and varying shades of brown.  

We painted the walls Sherwin Williams Sea Salt and swapped out the drapes and rug for something a bit more modern and coastal looking.

Coastal Christmas Tree with rope as garland, distressed wooden sea ornaments, blue netting ornament balls and a burlap bow as a tree topper. Gorgeous sleigh filled with coastal ornaments and starfish as a centerpiece
coastal Christmas decor

If you click through this post, modern farmhouse dining room makeover, you will see the dining room sporting “non” Christmas decor and setup as an everyday dining space.

Coastal Christmas decor in the dining room is  easy as adding wooden earth tone Christmas trees and a bowl full of ornaments inside a hutch, a Christmas throw pillow on a chair and ornaments on the table adds a simple beach theme while keeping the design classic. 

Coastal Christmas Tree Ornaments

Coastal ornaments like seashells, seahorses and starfish in a white or sand color are perfect compliments to a white flocked Christmas tree.
Coastal Christmas Tree with rope as garland, distressed wooden sea ornaments, blue netting ornament balls and a burlap bow as a tree topper. Gorgeous sleigh filled with coastal ornaments and starfish as a centerpiece

Simple Christmas decorations to your dining room can be sea glass clear vases, a burlap table runner, a wooden sleigh filled with white, blue and earth toned ornaments and a decorated coastal Christmas tree.

Using leftover Christmas tree decorations,  I opted to fill the wooden sleigh to create a coastal centerpiece.

Click through this post, DIY coastal Christmas centerpiece for a table to see all the details.

Coastal Christmas Tree with rope as garland, distressed wooden sea ornaments, blue netting ornament balls and a burlap bow as a tree topper. Gorgeous sleigh filled with coastal ornaments and starfish as a centerpiece
Coastal Christmas decor centerpiece
Coastal Christmas Tree with rope as garland, distressed wooden sea ornaments, blue netting ornament balls and a burlap bow as a tree topper. Gorgeous sleigh filled with coastal ornaments and starfish as a centerpiece
coastal Christmas Centerpiece with ornaments

I love how the sleigh from HomeGoods looks filled with shells, starfish and white ornaments.

Coastal Christmas Tree Decorations

Want to get this Christmas tree look?

Click through this post, how to decorate a coastal Christmas tree, to learn the steps and products used to decorate this coastal theme tree.

Coastal Christmas Tree with rope as garland, distressed wooden sea ornaments, blue netting ornament balls and a burlap bow as a tree topper. Gorgeous sleigh filled with coastal ornaments and starfish as a centerpiece
coastal Christmas tree decor looks amazing on a flocked tree

Christmas table centerpieces can vary small boxwood tiny trees (like this one in our Christmas kitchen), a bowl filled with ornaments, a poinsettia, a collection of small wooden trees and candles or a simple sleigh filled with pinecones.  

The bow on the Christmas tree is made from extra wide burlap which you can purchase on Amazon.  I love how the light brown burlap looks with the blue and white ornaments.

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18 Comments

  1. Juanita in OH says:

    The dining room looks just a wonderful as the other rooms! I didn’t think I would like the coastal look but, you made is look gorgeous. You cannot go wrong with that blue you chose or the silver, sand, and white. TFS.

    1. Thank you! Yes this is my first time decorating a Coastal tree. I am kinda digging it!!! ha

      1. Hey there! Where is your chandelier from??

      2. Gorgeous room and tree. TFS

  2. Absolutely beautiful Coastal Themed Room Jess! And that bow! Lol!!! I have to agree. My mom makes a mean bow! Wish I had that talent as well!

  3. I just love your coastal dining room. I live in Florida and am working on my coastal tree. I have the same basic color scheme white, silver, blue. I have lots of starfish, sand dollars and some shells. I needed some new ornaments this year since I went from a 7 ft. to a 9 ft. tree. Thanks for the ideas. I did find some at Kirklands. I also loved the rope as garland idea and picked some up at Home Depot. I wish I could find the sleigh at Homegoods, but mine did not have it. That made such a wonderful table centerpiece and I already have tons of things I could fill it with. So glad I found your site! Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. Thank you Lea Anne! You could always fill a bowl too for a centerpiece or even a wooden box or basket!!

  4. Alex Fiedler says:

    Your dining room looks amazing! May I ask where your chandelier is from?

  5. I’m all about red for Christmas, but that is one GORGEOUS Christmas tree!

  6. Could you tell me the wall color (greenish/blueish)? Thank you!

  7. I love it!! Where did you get your Dinning chairs from? I’ve been looking for those everywhere.

  8. Jessica you did such a great job with the coastal vibe in this room, I love it!

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