DIY Christmas tree decoration Made with a paper cone and yarn. Dip the yarn in Elmer's glue and while it's wet wrap it around the cone. Let it dry completely and then remove it from the cone. Then decorate!
DIY Cardboard Decorated Fireplace DIY Cardboard Decorated Fireplace (I first pinned this thinking it was a miniature. But this is more for decorating for Halloween, set decorating, or a starting point for making cardboard furniture or shelving)
For one of your table options grouping floating candle vases together is a pretty option for a non-floral centerpieces. To add the "wow", tint the water in some of the vases a dark purple and some a light purple and float gold candles.
Inspiration for a tablesetting -- and a substitute for pricey vase filler. Go outdoors and find some stones!: Inspiration for a tablesetting -- and a substitute for pricey vase filler. Go outdoors and find some stones!
DIY stacked wood fireplace facade -- I actually really love this idea even if you don't have a fireplace to begin with. It'd be so simple to zazz-up a brick or stone wall with a faux fireplace to create a gorgeous feature wall.