With Thanksgiving just days away, we can almost smell the aromas lifting from the plump, moist turkey, warm apple pie and buttery mashed potatoes.
Although envisioning food on the table is practically second nature to us all, finding the perfect table décor may not be everyone’s forte. Thankfully, you don’t have to be Martha Stewart to produce a drool-worthy tablescape. In fact, you probably have items around your house you can incorporate – or whip up some simple DIY magic.
If you’re having a difficult time deciding on festive color schemes and centerpieces, take a look at these five Thanksgiving tables that are sure to give you some inspiration for your upcoming holiday celebration.
1. Pair Autumn Oranges with Hues of Blue
2. Let Your Table Drip In Gold
Whether you have an intimate table setting for two or are hosting a large event, these miniature pumpkins dipped in gold paint make the perfect accent to any dining room table. Use as a place card setting or spray paint large pumpkins for a totally chic centerpiece.
3. Have Pumpkins do the Heavy Lifting
Cut the stems off of pumpkins and lay plates on top to take your buffet table to new heights.
4. Give Your Table That Glowing Effect
5. Get Personal
Show your guests how much you care by creating personalized name cards for the table, like these Thanksgiving Leaf Place Cards from Cheryl Style. You can find countless printable options on Pinterest – just pick the style that matches your decor and hit print. If you’re feeling crafty, add a sprig of rosemary, cut out colorful leaves or use pine cones to add some simple autumn charm.