How to Set the Perfect Thanksgiving Table

November 2, 2015

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Do you wish that you could set a pretty dining table, especially for the holidays? Well, you can! Like any other project, planning ahead is the key.

First empty the table for a clean, creative slate:
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Next, decide if you want to use a tablecloth or placement. This is important because this is a great way to bring in color. For example these placemats will work in every Season:

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Now, go through your place settings. Can you mix and match your pieces for an interesting look? I brought in crystal glass and china below:

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Important step! Cloth napkins are the pretty accessory piece of the table! Napkins will make the table look dressed up and special using colorful napkins such as these:

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Finally, I like to keep my centerpiece small so there is plenty of room for the food!:

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Here are a few more posts on holiday tablescapes you might have missed:

Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Inspiring Christmas Tablescapes

Obsessing Over Tablescapes

I told you that you could do it, too! You just have to plan ahead.

I would love if you would email me your Thanksgiving table photos to see! They would be great to share in next month’s newsletter.

2 comments

  1. Your table looks very inviting! And you have such a beautiful Autumn view from your windows as a backdrop! Thanks for making holiday table settings less intimidating.

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