Stylish Thanksgving Table Settings

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Style.  Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year and still deciding how you are going to decorate your table? Well, get ready to give thanks in a attractive and fresh way. Here are a few ideas on how you can wow your guests without breaking the bank!

Natural Elements

Look to nature for easy, elegant ways to embellish your Thanksgiving table. Rate My Space user chasingpaige brought the beautiful colors of fall to her table by incorporating gourds and pumpkins into her centerpiece and topping each place setting with a pear.

Personalized Pumpkins

Small details can make a big impact on your Thanksgiving table. Try tying handmade place cards to mini pumpkins for a personal touch that will make guests feel special. Design by Holly Mathis.

Fall Florals

Create a floral centerpiece fit for Thanksgiving by adding berries or mini pumpkins to an arrangement of red, orange and yellow flowers. Rate My Space user patrick paired this warm floral centerpiece with ice-blue place mats for a striking contrast. Short on time? Give a local florist a call they would be happy to help!

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Appealing Palette

Choosing a color scheme is a great starting point for setting your Thanksgiving table. Rate My Space user nyclq opted for chocolate brown contrasted with crisp white — a perfect palette for fall that also complements her dining room’s decor.

Candleholder Conversion

Try using items you already own in a creative and unexpected way when designing your Thanksgiving tablescape. Rate My Space user Baubles found that candleholders also make great pedestals for mini pumpkins.

Less Is More

A Thanksgiving table doesn’t have to be over the top to be beautiful. Rate My Space user luvmynugz paired a few subtle fall elements with neutral-colored dinnerware for a look that’s understated yet elegant.

Dressed-Up Basics

Dressing your dinner table doesn’t have to break the bank. No one said you have to go out and buy brand-new dinnerware to create a beautiful Thanksgiving table. Rate My Space user decorating4fun topped simple white plates with inexpensive crimson napkins for a splash of rich, fall color.

Rustic Elegance

Don’t be afraid to mix textures and patterns when setting your Thanksgiving table, it helps to give your table setting depth. Rate My Space user GritsandGlamour paired glossy, gold chargers with course burlap to create a rich look perfect for fall.

Soaring Centerpiece

If your table setting is simple, spice it up with a dramatic focal point. Fall branches spilling from a tall vase add interest to Rate My Space user Faby’s Thanksgiving table.

Incorporate Natural Elements

Incorporating natural elements found in nature is an easy and inexpensive way to add a touch of fall to your Dinner table. Jenna from  SAS Interiors used a tree branch to make a tea light candle holder.             

Thanksgiving Table Diagram
Have you ever wondered the proper way to set a table?   Does the knife go on the left or right?  Where does the salad plate go?  Here is a useful table diagram that will be sure to come in handy for Thanksgiving or your next dinner party.

Buffet Table Diagram
And have you ever wondered how it’s best to set up a buffet table?  This helpful diagram gives some great ideas and placement to properly lay out a buffet table so your guests can easily figure out the “flow of traffic”.

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If you are hosting Thanksgiving I hope this post has inspired you!  We would love to see how our followers decided to decorate their tables!  Free free to post pictures of your beautiful tablescape via our Facebook fan page! WE would love to see how crafty you can be!

Inspirationally Yours,


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