3 Easy Tablescapes for Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Somehow Thanksgiving is just around the corner. (How did that happen?!) And since we’ve been so busy with weddings and events lately, we need all the timesavers we can get. So instead of trying to come up with a new tablescape design for this year’s edition of Turkey Day, we flipped through the archives of past events. We specifically looked for tablescapes that could easily be adapted for the Thanksgiving holiday. Each of the three looks that we’ve included below offers a unique aesthetic. So whether you’re a traditionalist or you favor something more vibrant and whimsical, we’ve got you covered. Explore each of them below and let us know if you incorporate any of these design ideas to your own Thanksgiving tablescape!

Fall Foliage Thanksgiving Tablescape Inspiration

Our first idea for a festive Thanksgiving tablescape draws inspiration from Mother Nature. The arrival of cooler weather and changing leaves provides all the color palette inspo you could ask for. So we love the idea of accenting a Thanksgiving tablescape with hues of bright orange, warm amber, and rich browns. That said, we knew this wedding we did last year at Brazos Hall would be a major style reference. Scroll on as we breakdown this fall foliage-inspired scene piece by piece!

Fall Foliage Inspired Thanksgiving Table

1. Fall foliage (foraged or store-bought) | 2. Terra Cotta Vessel | 3. Miriam Cake Stand | 4. Brixton Farm Table | 5. Plenty of dessert options | Photos by Feather & Twine Photography

Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape Inspiration

Another way to style your Thanksgiving tablescape is to go the tried-and-true route. The color palette here features softs autumnal hues and plenty of sun-lit white. We know most people want to see a beautifully roasted turkey take center stage on the dinner table, but we instead love the idea of a floral arrangement of roses and chrysanthemums. To keep things even more traditional, we suggest using brass candlesticks and taper candles. They add a bit of sparkle to your Thanksgiving dinner. And while we can’t replicate Woodbine Mansion’s (gorgeous) stone mantel, our Angie mantel is a stunner in her own right. Check out the details below!

Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape Inspiration

1. Janet Bistro Chairs | 2. Traditional florals like roses and chrysanthemums | 3. Brass Candlesticks + Taper Candles | 4. White and Gold Flatware

Bohemian Thanksgiving Tablescape Inspiration

Our final piece of Thanksgiving tablescape inspo comes from a wedding that we did at the stunning Hotel Emma in San Antonio. The design details behind this reception speak to our boho hearts. It features floating pampas grass arrangements, rustic farm tables, and plenty of soft candlelight. And since the holidays can be a very stressful time for both guests and hosts, we took note of the cute (and very practical) party favors that doubled as placecards. Scroll on to see what we mean.

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