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Christmas is coming, are you looking for some last minute décor ideas? I’ve asked to Margot Zanni, co-founder and creative director of Dalani.it, to give us some tips!

Margot, what can not miss on the Christmas table?
The essential elements for the perfect Christmas table is a nice set of dishes, a classic tablecloth or a table runner, a handmade centrepiece and personalized placeholder.

How will be your centrepiece?
I will make it with some fir twigs and pomegranates. It will be simple and natural.

Where are you going to spend Christmas time? Will you be in charge of the table set?  
I will spend Christmas days in Milan with my family, my boyfriend and friends. I will celebrate for three days in a row. On Christmas day we will be at my home, I’m very happy to organize mise en place and menu. During other days my mother will take care of everything, she is a wonderful hostess and has even more creativity than me.dalani-decorazioni-tavola-1

What are your tips for a last minute decoration?
I would focus on something seasonal, easy to find. Just few tangerines, green twigs and some walnuts well arranged on the table can become a nice centrepiece!

How will be your Christmas? Traditional or it will follow some trendy style? 
This year my Christmas will be traditional. I’ll have fun with decorations, I’ll prepare the table setting with white porcelain dishes, a linen tablecloth and silver serving dishes. My home is already very colorful!

What is the most representative color of this Christmas?
White for sure but with some pink touches!

What is your favorite object to create the Christmas atmosphere?
The typical Christmas wreath hanging on the front door is undeniable. And then lot of candles, candleholders and a very nice cashmere plaid on the couch!dalani-fai-da-te-segnaposto-rosmarino-18

Thank you Margot for her tips and merry Christmas to all of you!