Thanksgiving Table Settings

One thing I love about this time of year is that bloggers get together more often to showcase loads of inspiration. From home decor to recipes to table settings and more. Today I’m joining some fabulous bloggers for  Thanksgiving table settings. A special thanks to Bre at Rooms for Rent for putting this blog hop together!  I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite table settings from my home over the past couple of years. I hope you’ll find something that you can use at your own Thanksgiving table this year!

Holiday Decor - Thanksgiving Table SettingsThis Thanksgiving table is one of my favorites!

It features my antique China and gold flatware.

 

Holiday Decor - Thanksgiving Centerpiece features gourds in an old drawer lined with landscape burlapI created a rustic centerpiece using an old drawer lined with landscape burlap and filled with gourds.

DECORATING TIP: Landscape burlap is softer than regular burlap and will drape better.

 

DIY Home Decor - Book pages are glued together to create simple place mats for this Thanksgiving table settingFor place mats, I glued together old book pages.

Once dinner is over, simply toss the place mats (no need to worry about kids spilling on them).

 

Holiday Decor - Blue and White Thanksgiving Table SettingLast year I created a more colorful Thanksgiving tablescape.

I used my mother’s floral China that she handed down to me.

 

DIY Home Decor - Romantic Centerpiece with Candles, Bottles, and FlowersFor the centerpiece, I tucked candles and vintage bottles in my little French crate.

 

DIY Home Decor - Fall Table SettingsA pretty table setting doesn’t have to be fussy. It can be sweet and simple like this one.

 

DIY Home Decor - Baby Boo Pumpkins lined up on a French bread board create a sweet and simple centerpieceThe Fall centerpiece features Baby Boos lined up on a French bread board.

Toss in a few acorns for a little added texture and you’re done!

 

DIY Home Decor - Baby Boos in a wire cloche sit atop an old shutter and takes center stage on a Fall tablescapeI have a wee bit of a Baby Boo fetish. I love their creamy color and petite size.

The centerpiece for this tablescape is a stack of Boos stuffed in a wire cloche and set on a painted shutter.

I try not to always use candles or flowers as the centerpiece … it’s fun to think outside the box!

 

DIY Home Decor - how to make a Fall centerpieceBut when I do use candles for a table setting centerpiece, I like to wrap them in pretty papers.

I stuffed the candles, acorns and variety of Fall foliage in an old crate, then left some items out on the table looking as though they spilled out of the box.

 

DIY Home Decor -Simple Centerpiece of gourds and landscape burlapIf you don’t have a lot of time for a fancy centerpiece this Thanksgiving,

just grab a group of gourds and arrange them artfully on your table.

Be sure to visit my blogging friends for more Thanksgiving table settings inspiration!

AKA Design
Between You & Me
City Farmhouse
Clean & Scentsible
Craftberry Bush
Ella Claire
Finding Silver Pennies
Liz Marie Blog
Migonis Home
Restoration House Interiors
rooms FOR rent
Shades of Blue Interiors
Thoughts from Alice
Town & Country Living

 

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Comments

  1. GORGEOUS! Pinned and I hope you shared this at my Thursday blog hop ( you can link up through Sat) xo

  2. These are all so beautiful Jennifer…I can see that you enjoy setting these tablescapes. Each one is just as beautiful as the next…xo

  3. So beautiful Jennifer!!! It’s hard to pick a favorite!! I love the book page placemats, and of course all the mini white pumpkins!!! Thanks so much for sharing 🙂 XO

  4. So pretty, Jennifer! I love the book page placemats. x

  5. Everything looks so beautiful, Jennifer!

  6. Love all of your beautiful and creative ideas Jennifer! And I love using landscape burlap too!

  7. love all of your ideas!
    simple always wins for me. love the long bread tray with small pumpkins running down it. 🙂

  8. I love all of your gdorgeous bookpages and baby boos! You are so darn talented!!

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