Thanksgiving may be one holiday where the menu stays pretty much the same, but that doesn’t mean you can’t switch things up when it comes to dressing up your table. If you’re like most who hosts this traditional holiday, then you know how the creation of a new Thanksgiving tablescape can be one of the highlights of your holiday planning. After all, welcoming your guests to a beautifully set table can set the tone for things to come.
Here are some traditional – and not so traditional – Thanksgiving tablescape ideas that are sure to impress your guests and set the holiday mood.
This elegant centerpiece showcases artistically placed white pumpkins in a lush patch of nature. Soft greens and pine cones round out the look.
This simple but elegant tablescape uses seasonal fruits and vegetables to create a serene and natural setting. Fresh cut flowers placed in simple white pitchers and bowls add beauty and freshness to the table. Tap into your own creativity by using your favorite flowers and fruits to create your own theme and color scheme.
This Thanksgiving, how about ditching your glass vase for a pumpkin vase? Simply carve out the top of a pumpkin, remove the seeds and fill it with your favorite flowers and seasonal foliage. It’s a fun and unique way to create a showstopping centerpiece.
Planters are a great way to design the perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. Here, white and orange pumpkins are nestled in the planter surrounded by white taper candles and fall foliage. It’s an easy way to show off your holiday spirit in one place.
Kids love to have their own space and parents love the break. This kid-friendly table is covered with brown paper, so there’s no need to worry about spills. And, this plain but useful cover can double as a drawing pad, so be sure to fill jars with crayons and colored pencils and let the kids draw their favorite turkeys, holiday sketches or even play a friendly game of tic-tac-toe.