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7 Thanksgiving Tablescapes to Set the Holiday Scene


Just in time for the holiday, get inspired by these beautiful tablescapes in designs and hues that match every home aesthetic.

‘Tis the season for gatherings of friends and family. Thanksgiving marks the first big holiday this season and I always like to start the season off with a bang, especially when it comes to my tablescape.

Whether you dress your Thanksgiving table to the nines like these examples below, or you take inspiration from each of these and create your own scaled down version, your table should welcome guests and make them feel special.

This could mean adding place cards to each setting, or favors for them to take with them, or just a beautiful centerpiece you made yourself, think about these details ahead of the holiday so it’s exactly what it should be – beautiful, not stressful.

Photo Credit: White Buffalo

Vintage and Chic

This table features a mix of vintage, modern, and rustic finds and is from White Buffalo. She took a floral napkin and used it as inspiration and then layered it with wood, candles, and heirloom and colored pumpkins. There is a striped table runner and green goblets to pull out that pop of color.

Photo Credit: Casa de Perrin

Colorful Table

One of our favorite places to look for tablescape inspiration is Casa de Perrin’s Instagram account. They not only sell some of the most beautiful dinnerware, but they create the most elegant and inspirational tablescapes. This one in particular caught our eye because of the cool color palette. I love when someone takes something so quintessentially fall, like small pumpkins, and flips it on its head.

Photo Credit: Lindsay Grace Photography

Monochromatic Magic

I love a little bit of glimmer on any dining table, but I also love when someone does a monochromatic color scheme. This table by Living with Landyn brings both of those ideas together in a beautiful way. She mixed greenery (eucylyptus) along with white and gold pumpkins, antlers, and some rustic touches to create a simple, yet elegant table setting that would work all autumn long.

Photo Credit: Home is Where the Boat is

Traditional and Tasteful

When I look at this tablesetting from Home is Where the Boat Is, it immediately makes me think of Thanksgiving. I love the use of traditional fall colors, plaid, Tom Turkey plates, pumpkins, greenery, and candles for a little brilliance.

Photo Credit: Jenny Collier

Rustic and Real

This table is so versatile it could work for Thanksgiving all the way through Christmas. I love the mix of greenery, pinecones, and wood to create a rustic look, but then the addition of silver candlesticks in various heights and sizes adds a bit of glamour.

Photo Credit: Lemon Thistle

Simple and Modern

This table from Lemon Thistle could not be easier to create. Just take kraft paper and use it as a tablecloth. Then create place settings on the paper with a black marker. Down the center use hurricane candles, greenery, and some white pumpkins and voila. A table that is easy, yet super cool.

Photo Credit: Homey OH MY

Floral Beauty

This table is a little bit of DIY, some things are borrowed, and other things are bought. It’s the perfect example to show you that you can create a stunning table without having a lot of things to start with. Amy from Homey Oh My started by creating copper striped candles and then used the same how-to for small, white pumpkins. She created place cards from fun scrapbook paper (black and white polka dot). In the center, she created colorful floral bouquets. And she finished it with a table runner she borrowed from her boyfriend’s grandmother.

Related: 15 Fall Decorating Ideas From Great Country Homes

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