Christmas Trucks and Trees!

Welcome to the annual Christmas Tablescape Blog Hop

hosted by my good friend Rita @Panoply

This is an early Christmas celebration

full of fabulous table creations!

My Palace Guard is on duty by the front door

Isn’t he cute, it’s my favorite decor!

Trucks and trees, plaids and checks,

A merry mix, with fun filled effects!

Each place is set with a Christmas cracker

When they’re pulled apart, goodies will scatter!

The centerpiece tray holds trucks of all sizes

The trucks are loaded with trees and other surprises!

Each place is set with a festive plate stack

A merry pattern mix and match!

The chairs are tied with bows from a sash

The bows always add such a holiday splash!

Thank you so much for your visit!

Please visit all the wonderful Christmas tablescapes

on the links below!

Everyday Living – A Nutcracker Parade

Debbee’s Buzz – Bringing Home the Christmas Tree Holiday Table

Pandora’s Box – “I can’t decide…”

Hyacinths for the Soul – Traditions ~ A Tablescape Blog Hop

Living with Thanksgiving – Merry and Bright

Tablescapes at Twenty-One – Winter Sports

Home is Where the Boat Is – Merry Little Christmas Village

Panoply – Forest Fantasy Holiday Tablescape

Corner of Plaid and Paisley – Evergreen and Gold Christmas Table

My Thrift Store Addiction – Nature-Inspired Christmas Table and Jadeite Cocoa Bar

The Painted Apron – Christmas Trucks and Trees

Me and My Captain – Silver and Gold Christmas Table 2021

Red Cottage Chronicles – A White Christmas Tablescape

Life and Linda – Gnome for the Holidays

Belle Bleu Interiors – Christmas Blessings

My Hubbard Home – Tartan Christmas Tidings Tablescape | Holiday Entertaining

The Sweet Sensations – Christmas Elegance in Red, White & Silver

Dinner at Eight – Christmas Dining – The New Traditional

Bluesky at Home – Ideas for Red Plaid Christmas Table

Zucchini Sisters – Christmas Sleigh Centerpiece and Tablescape

The Bookish Dilettante – Dreaming of a Pink Christmas

Juicy Details

Palace guard/Grandin Road

truck place card holders, checked plates and chargers, crackers/Hobby Lobby

Little Red Christmas Truck/ tutorial here

MacKenzie-Childs inspired truck/tutorial here

Bloody Mary Glasses/tutorial here

I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

 Sundays on Silverado  Love Your Creativity 

 What’s for Dinner Between Naps on the Porch 

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

 Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Turn About Tuesday 

 Full Plate Thursday  Centerpiece Wednesday  Creative Crafts

Creatively Crafty Thursday Favorite Things   

Friday with Friends

62 Responses to “Christmas Trucks and Trees!”
  1. Mary says:

    Jenna, I adore your Palace Guard, so festive standing sentry with a special delivery and packages! I love your merry mix of checks, plaid and patterns and you know how I feel about little red trucks. 😉 Love those fluted salad plates too…they’re so you! As always it’s a treat to join you at the table and hop with you, Happy Tuesday ♥

  2. Which comes first, the table design or the poetic commentary, do tell! How you continually add poetic description to your fun and festive tables escapes me, Jenna, but they are always both so entertaining! I love this combination you’ve put together with your Nutcracker guard at the door. I love the trucks and trees. My truck found a new parking spot out by my gingerbread house this year and it makes me smile every time I see it. I seem to have gotten on a bit of a tree jag this year, and your little forest makes me happy. Jenna, thank you for bringing bright and merry to the table!

  3. So colorful and festive! Merry Christmas!!

  4. Kari says:

    Jenna I look forward to your prose and you never disappoint. I love your sentry by the door…so bright and colorful and formal. Your plate setting is a stack of surprises, each one more delightful than the one before. In my opinion, Your truck painting is better than the original. Kudos for the copykat. Hugs and blessings my friend.

  5. Cecilia says:

    I agree with Rita–so fun to read your lyrical descriptions! I love your colorful table setting and whimsical palace guard! Merry Christmas to you, Jenna!

  6. Sarah says:

    Jenna, your tables always make me smile! My own little “Jenna” truck is out of it’s box and among a little vignette. It is a favorite little addition to our Christmas. Thank you!
    I can imagine the joy and giggles of your grands when they dine at your home. You make everything festive and fun. I certainly admire your talent, dear friend. Happy Holidays!

    • Thanks so much sweet Sarah! Yesterday my grandson Eli, who is 9, opened the closet where many Christmas things are stored and began adding to the holiday decor! It was so cute!

  7. mhhwarmcozy says:

    Jenna, the palace guard is cute! Thanks for another lyric-filled post. Each place setting works beautifully with the centerpiece of green, red, and black hand-painted trucks and trees.
    Merry Christmas hugs,

  8. Rachelle says:

    Jenna, the palace guard is cute! Thanks for another lyric-filled post. Each place setting works beautifully with the centerpiece of green, red, and black hand-painted trucks and trees.
    Merry Christmas hugs,

  9. The Palace Guard is a wonderful statement piece and I love seeing its appearance each Christmas season! I am always amazed at your poetic commentary. Your creativity knows no bounds. I adore the mix of plaids and checks, such a fun pattern play! Who doesn’t love a red truck especially mixed with Christmas trees. I know the grands are always excited to see your magical tables. It is so much fun hopping with you…wishing you a Merry week, Jenna ♥️

  10. Julie says:

    You always make everything look so pretty and festive. I love the pretty table you decorated. I hope you’re having a nice week Jenna.

  11. Such a fun table Jenna. I adore your Palace Guard. Mixing the plaids and checks is such a fun table. I recognize that sweet little truck you painted. A red truck is always a fun accessories to any table. Cute plate stack to match your painted goodies. The trees are a lovely centerpiece with the trucks/ You know I love the chair sashes. You create such imaginative table with lovely poems. Merry Christmas Jenna.

  12. Ricki Treleaven says:

    Very cute, Jenna! Your nutcracker looks like a little butler, helping you manage your gifting. ;P
    The trees are so creative, and I love how they match your plates. Christmas trucks are so cute, and I wish I had a vintage apple red pick-up. Everything is so festive and whimsical! I hope you have a happy birthday on Saturday.

    Merry Christmas!
    Ricki Jill

  13. Bonnie Morgan says:

    Love your Palace Guard by your door. My family had so much fun with Christmas Crackers last year. I ran across some at TJMaxx. Inside were whistles and music for each person to play together. It was a hoot! I did a video because they were so funny.
    Your plate stack is very creative and your painted glasses so pretty and festive. How cute the painted trucks and cute trees are too. Not to mention your jolly and fun rhyming.
    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas.

  14. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, this has to be the happiest and merriest of Christmas tables! The trucks and trees are absolutely adorable and make a perfect centerpiece. I adore the nutcracker guard. He is so stately standing guard. Everything looks beautiful! Wishing you a most wonderful week!

  15. Debbee says:

    Jenna, what a colorful, festive, fun and absolutely merry table and setting! I love all the mixing and matching of patterns — a styling skill you are exceptional at. And, we both incorporated trucks, but in different ways. The paint job on yours are so wonderful. Thank you for the big smile your table put on my face!

  16. I love all of your assorted trucks Jenna! A very cute setting, great for all ages:@)

  17. Denise/My Home of All Seasons says:

    Such a fun table you’ve created Jenna! I love all the colors and patterns you’ve used. Every time I look at your pictures I see some little touch that I missed the time before! Thanks so much for the inspiration. And yes… I love your Palace Guard! He will set the tone for a fun evening the minute you come through the door! Thanks again and have a great holiday season!

  18. Nancy says:

    I love love love your fun and whimsical table! And your Palace Guard is tooooo cute!
    Beautiful my friend! Merry Tuesday!

  19. Marion says:

    Love your tablescape. HAPPY and A MERRY CHRISTMAS
    Marilyn,Joan and Marion

  20. Let the merriment begin! What a festive table, full of whimsy, color and cute ideas! Jenna, how thoroughly delighted your guests will be. The trucks and trees beckon charmingly and the plate stack is vibrant. Love the placemats peeking out. Have a joyful Christmas!

  21. The holiday table set up is spot on, Jenna.

  22. Kitty says:

    You e set such a fun, festive table, Jenna! Your MKC painted truck is darling! Wow, what a perfect greeter your palace guard makes. I can see why he’s your favorite. Of course, I enjoyed your cute poem that accompanied each picture! 🎄❤️🎄

  23. You’ve gone and done it again!!!!! Wow!!!!!!! And I’m in total agreement with you and the other commenters re: that incredible guard at the door! Most handsome “bouncer” ever!

    Merry Christmas! Enjoy the season!!!!!!

  24. thefrenchhutch says:

    This is such a fun table setting Jenna. I love your trucks, they make such a darling centerpiece. My truck is on the hutch looking so sweet. The plate stacks are so colorful, love the black, white and red. I’m sure this was a fun table to set and I’m sure your guest will love it. Enjoy your special day that’s coming up soon 🙂 I’ll be thinking about you……

  25. Cyndi Raines says:

    A very merry tablescape indeed! Love the palace guard! So handsome! Hehe. 🎄🎄🎄

  26. sandraleegx2 says:

    Your poetic descriptions always make me smile :). The palace guard is too cute and looks right at home guarding the castle. I love bottle brush trees and trucks overflowing with presents and this whimsical table made me smile. Always a pleasure to blog hop with you and have a fantastic holiday season. Looking forward to hopping with you in the new year!

  27. lghiggins says:

    So many wonderful details that combine to form such an inviting scene. I feel like I just walked into a party I was invited to. You bless so many with your tablescapes and creativity.

  28. Kim says:

    Jenna, what a delightful table! I love your mix of patterns and colors and your centerpiece of trucks and trees. And let’s not forget the Palace Guard – he’s a handsome fellow for sure! Love the MKC inspired truck and those Bloody Mary glasses are just perfect for such a merry and bright table. Love it all and wishing you a very merry Christmas!

  29. Maureen says:

    Oh, Jenna! Your attention to detail is always spot on! ! I too love your Palace Guard! So cute!! You have such a knack for creating such pretty plate stacks. Your truck and tree centrepiece has me swooning! I love red trucks and Christmas time, so much so that we made a giant one for our front yard light display! The festive red bows on the chairs brings an extra level of holiday cheer! I would find it hard to step away from your joyful holiday table! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

  30. Rebecca says:

    Jenna, your table is so cute and whimsical! I love how you’ve combined the buffalo check, stripe and polka dot patterns. My daughter would love your palace guard…I bet he’s taller than an 8 year old! He’s the most festive holiday doorman. Of course I love the red trucks, especially your hand painted MacKenzie-Childs inspired one! We used to have holiday crackers as a kid. I need to find some and bring that tradition back! It’s always fun to hop with you, my friend. Merry Christmas!

  31. Anonymous says:

    this is so much fun, what a riot of color and pattern. I love whimsy and you really nailed it with this one! Hugs, and Happy Holidays!

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