Make a festive feature of your Christmas place settings. Try wrapping napkins with twine rather than a napkin ring and finish with cinnamon sticks, sprigs or holly/rosemary or twigs spray painted gold or silver.
A single chocolate with the name on the place card, attached by cocktail stick. This one uses Ferrero Rocher but any wrapped truffle or chocolate would of course work equally well. Combines a little favour with the place cards.