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Ideas & Inspirations For The Perfect Thanksgiving Tablescape

Some of my best childhood memories are from the holidays when my aunts, uncles, and cousins would join us for a great big Thanksgiving dinner. My mom would break out the good China and the table would be simply gorgeous. So, needless to say, Thanksgiving has become one of my favorite holidays of the season and decorating the table has become an important part of creating that special festive mood. So I thought I’d put together some inspirations for creating your own special Thanksgiving tablescape.

Thanksgiving tablescape

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While searching for inspiration, I found the above Thanksgiving table setting. The set up of the centerpiece is what caught my eye. Gorgeous, right?

So how the heck would you do this on your own? Well, I did a little research and found ya all the ingredients to make your own gorgeous centerpiece.

Thanksgiving table centerpiece

thanksgiving table setting

1. Pillar Candles – Set of 3 

2. 120 Artificial Fall Maple Leaves in a Mixture of Autumn Colors 

3. Assorted Pumpkins and Gourds 

4. Dried berry garland

5. Ruffled Linen Table Runner in Off-White


If you’re looking for an even easier way to put your Thanksgiving tablescape together, this Thanksgiving Table Setting Kit comes with everything you need for a beautiful table all in one box. It includes a table cloth, taffeta table runner, 10 napkins and napkin ties, and decorative autumn accents, i.e. leaves, gourds, etc.


The kit is also available in a neutral burlap.


Another idea for a Thanksgiving center piece is to use a wreath or other door hanging, like this Pumpkins Berries and Burlap Ribbon Hanging.

If you use a wreath, try placing candles at it’s center!

glitter pumpkin

These Autumn Harvest Gold and Sequin Pumpkins are adorable. Either group several together with some tall candles or spread them across the table. Perhaps even use two-sided tape to attach place setting cards to them. Then have your guests each take theirs home with them as a gift.

I love the simplicity and classic look of a white table cloth. It gives you the opportunity to accessorize with any color. But there are also so many other options besides white to dress up your table, like this gorgeous Ralph Lauren Thanksgiving Harvest Leaf Damask Tablecloth.


Now that you’ve got some table decor ideas, we need dishes. This Lenox French Perle Setting in White is perfect for special occasions.

The fine gold rim is just enough for a special touch without overwhelming the design.

And these Mikasa French Countryside Crystal Goblets are perfect for water, wine, or some spiced cider.

So there you have it. I hope these ideas have sparked some special inspiration for your own special Thanksgiving tablescape.

Happy Holidays!


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  1. Chloe Crabtree
    November 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm (6 years ago)

    I am stopping by the From Dream to Reality Link Party. You have featured some beautiful images here to inspire a lovely Thanksgiving table!

    • Jenise
      November 18, 2014 at 6:02 pm (6 years ago)

      Thank you so much Chloe. I stopped by your page and you have a gorgeous fall table set. I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving in Germany!

  2. Jann Olson
    November 22, 2014 at 10:51 pm (6 years ago)

    Very beautiful! I too love Thanksgiving and the memories of all of the wonderful times spent with my family! Always miss those who have passed away, but celebrate the lives of the new ones! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

    • Jenise
      November 25, 2014 at 7:48 pm (6 years ago)

      Thank you for hosting each week Jann. And wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!!


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