Thanksgiving Table Decorations

“Get inspired by these thanksgiving table decorations ideas!”

Thanksgiving is about being thankful for the blessings we have; a time to be grateful for our families and friends! So let’s create a special warm atmosphere to celebrate this holiday!

We’ve gathered together some of our favourite thanksgiving table decorations to help you get a stress free thaksgiving celebrations. These ideas come from the experts on the field: Better Homes and Gardens, Country Living, HGTV.

A Fall Theme

When we think of Thanksgiving table decorations, there are so many options there, and a harvest/ fall theme is one that comes to mind among the first!

Inspire yourself from the fall colors: yellow orange, burnt umber, ochre, gold. A beautiful centerpiece can be a classic cornucopia filled with small gourds and pumpkins.

For un updated and more modern look of this classic centerpiece choose a white washed horn of plenty filled with cream colored squash and light yellow pears and small onions.

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Courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens

This Thanksgiving decor goes great with a neutral palette and with a traditional setting as well.

How to create the look?

Shop your garden or supermarket. It is rewarding and inexpensive!

If you’re too busy to create the horn of plenty by yourself, choose instead this Mixed Pumpkin and Gourds Cornucopia :

Complete the decor with a Benson Mills Luxury Metallic Tablecloth, Red ,or placemats with matching napkins.

To make the table feels airy and comfortable display cream or off-white dinnerware: PopShops™ affiliate stores If you don’t have all matching plates, don’t worry! To tie it together, try and keep the arrangement of each place setting the same.

Not enough space for both: centerpiece and food?

If you need more space when serving the food and enjoy dinner conversation, instead of a cornucopia use a long wood platter filled with gourds, cones, pods and oak leaves. This easy to set centerpiece can be moved on a sideboard when serving the meal.

Courtesy of Country Living

Two tall candles on the ends of the platter will complete the look.

Want a different color for your Thanksgiving table decorations?

Courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens

Choose vintage wine or a rich plum color as the major color on the table. Vintage wine is one of the 2011 colors of the year. Try a simple purple table runner instead of a full tablecloth. Pair the runner with transparent or purple glass bottles and clear purple glasses.
Accessories can be bowls in dark yellow or orange, filled with small branches of berries and few gourds.

How to create the look?

At Amazon we found this Double Layer Bonded Micro Suede Table Runner 15×90″, Burgundy or Maroon

The beautiful Set of 4 Gold Beaded 13 Inch Round Charger Plates in a chocolate brown or rusted gold will give the Thanksgiving table a hint of sophistication.
They are perfect under dinner plates as an alternative to a place mat.

These Artland Iris Highball, 17-Ounce, Plum, Set of 4 clear purple glasses lend a refreshing elegance to the table.

We also found this quality Lenox set Lenox Butterfly Meadow 18-Piece Dinnerware Set, Service for 6 to give a touch of color.

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Photo courtesy of Bobbi Fabian via HGTV

How to create the look?

You can choose some white pumpkins; if you can’t buy the white ones, just use white spray paint), and metallic spray painted gourds. To break up the monotony of the pumpinks, interspace candle pillars in white or natural color.

Use a simple glass hurricane candle holder. We found this 6″ x 12″ Cylinder Vase from Amazon.

For placemats you can opt for Rectangle Woven Lattice Placemat Color: White from Amazon.

Alternatively, you can create your own “no sew” placemats and napkins by using burlap or linen. Cut them to the size you need and to create the fringe, judt pull away threads, one row at a time.

Greet your guests at the dinner table with place card holders that will give the table a personal touch.

Strike a festive note with these true silverTurkey Napkin Rings – Set of 2 on the napkins.

Happy Thanksgiving!