15 Gorgeous Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas
Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? From traditional to unique, these tablescapes are next level.
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Rustic Farmhouse Country Table
We appreciate the simplicity of this country-chic Thanksgiving tablescape. White pumpkins are a welcomed diversion from traditional orange and they tie together perfectly with a burlap table runner, tan linen napkins and sweet touches like sage and acorns. We’re “dog-earring” this for our own setting this year!
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Seating for Four
Thanksgiving tablescapes are generally associated with large groups, but if it’s just the immediate family this year, you can still go ahead and make it extra-special. We love the array of mini pumpkins, intentional scatter of leaves and name-tag pumpkin place settings.
An Outdoor Feast
Is there a more appropriate setting for a Thanksgiving feast than a rustic, wooden table among the autumn leaves? We love the bountiful floral arrangements that play up the colors and textures of the season.
A Feast Among Fairy Lights
There’s something so welcoming about a table adorned with fairy lights. We love that this Thanksgiving table uses the itsy bitsy lights to accent the unexpected and refreshing blue table runner.
Setting in the Sunshine
Warmer climates can play up the outdoor Thanksgiving tablescape by adorning a long table with a floral “table runner” featuring deep reds that pop amid gorgeous greens. With so much light all around, darker linens will ground the setting nicely.
We love utilizing decor that can last from Thanksgiving through Christmas, and wintergreen is one of those themes. Amid glowing candles and gold place settings, the garland looks fresh, bountiful and warm, just like autumn.
Earthy yet airy, a worn piece of wood makes the perfect centerpiece for a Thanksgiving tablescape. Scatter seashells and sea glass for a beachy feel, go with a layer of moss for a woodsy look, opt for a display of succulents, or scatter a bit of it all for a boho vibe. The addition of feathers is another fun idea.
Go for a relaxed-meets-modern look this Thanksgiving with a white linen tablecloth that offers texture all on its own. Grey pottery and rose gold cutlery play up the modern vibes.
Macrame Table Runner
Macrame is a cozy textile that’s perfect for dressing up a Thanksgiving table. It adds a lovely texture, while the creamy color goes well with the earthy tones of autumn.
Gothic Table Setting
How inviting is this moody Thanksgiving table setting? The delicate china plates and crystal glasses are offset with black candles and amethyst geodes.
Rustic Table for Two
This might be the most beautiful Thanksgiving table for two we’ve ever seen! Everything from the moss-covered furniture to the delicate lace conjures up feelings of a romantic fairyland.
Pay homage to your natural landscape if you live in the desert by decorating your Thanksgiving table with a sweet array of cacti in alternating heights. This tablescape is rustic, chic and beautifully unique for Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving tablescapes can be beautifully busy. However, we love the look of this stripped-down setting that’s still superbly festive with colorful pumpkins, rowanberry branches, maple leaves, candles and flowers. And kids can be encouraged to help create the look.