Thanksgiving Tablescapes to Try

Don’t throw out those Halloween pumpkins just yet! This blog is stock-full with some beautiful ideas on how to set your table this Thanksgiving; all for tricking your family into thinking you are the Pinterest Master. A lot of these can be altered to fit your home’s existing decor, too! If the bright orange stands out a little too much on your table, try finding some fake white ones to leave white or paint emerald, navy, black, or gold for extra flair and coordination.

Love succulents? Congrats, you can still incorporate these into your fall-themed tablescape! Plant some into a more flat, rectangular pot and fill around them with Spanish moss and fall-colored stalks to seamlessly incorporate them into your decor. Placing green and white spotted pumpkins will also help mellow out the bright orange ones and blend all the elements together.

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Home with Holliday's Top 10 Posts of 2019 - Succulents and Pumpkins Thanksgiving Table Setting

If you’re really crafty, find a fake pumpkin that is hollow and work on the placement of stalks, leaves, and pinecones for an adorable autumn centerpiece. All of these can be found at your local craft store and only takes an afternoon to put together. We love this idea for a more wooden-cabin theme because you can incorporate the dried leaves and wood slices as placements around the plates.

DIY Pumpkin Vase

Here we even sourced some pieces you’ll need to create your own fall-themed succulent centerpieces. Remember to play around with the placement of the plants until you get the perfect look and don’t forget to take the credit when your friends and family compliment your masterpiece.

1. Assorted Succulents

2. Orange Pom Pom Stem

3. Pink Foxtail Stem

4. Spanish Moss

5. Succulent Planter

If you still love the all-white-everything look in your home, this one is perfect! All you need are some candles, white pumpkins, and greenery. It is really up to you whether you decide to use real or faux plants; faux can be reused but nothing can beat the real thing. This classy look will surely set the mood for a formal family gathering and elevate the surrounding table settings. The fun part with this option, the surrounding glass pumpkins will beautifully bounce light off the candles.

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Whether you want the real deal pumpkins or find some assorted sizes on sale, here is a quick list of some affordable supplies to create the flawless setup. With so many pumpkins, you could even use them as decor around your home until the night of. And you can never go wrong with some gathered candles and a eucalyptus vine sitting around your home throughout the year.

1. Flameless Candles

2. Eculyptus Vine

3. Assorted White Pumpkins

This casual centerpiece is perfect for a quick setup for dinner! It screams fall and comfort and is great for incorporating some jewel-tones to match your surrounding home. The colors add moodiness and depth to the table. And with all of these options and information, just remember to choose what makes your happiest looking at in your home!

gorgeous fall tablescape for a fall fest dinner

We sourced some beautiful velvet that you can reuse every year and even have some color options to adjust to your home decor! The gingham would match your farmhouse look perfectly and could be left alone throughout the year even!

1. Velvet Pumpkins

2. Wheat Stalks

3. Gingham Table Runner

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Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

With Mother’s Day being this Sunday, we have to start thinking about our table setting and our decor for this very special holiday celebrating a very special someone. We have ideas for centerpieces and actual table sets,  and we will include where to get these beautiful items. Typically, you want the decorations and tablescape to be feminine and light. Keep that in mind when picking out plates and napkins as well. Let’s start with the centerpieces…

Floral Centerpieces

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Go head, use some of your every day drinking glasses filled with water and place a beautiful flower in it. Line them up right down the middle of the table on a linen table runner to really give it an elegant, yet casual feel.

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Don’t over think it! Gather many flowers and candles and just place them sporadically down the table runner. You can either collect flowers from you garden, your local grocery store, or make the flowers. DIY yourself a centerpiece by making these lovely flowers. There are many tutorials and how-to’s on youtube and Pinterest. Check them out!

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Combine flowers and candles in a different way, perhaps on a cake platter. Pick any color you would like, place a candle right in the middle, and spread flowers all around the candle. If you want to add a more glamorous, chic feel, add pearls intertwined with the flowers. It’s sure to give a sophisticated touch.

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Collect, from your local craft store, a bunch of different sizes and shapes of bottles. Place a different flower in each bottle, yet keep the same color scheme. Add in a couple different colored candles still in the same color scheme, and spread this collection out, distributed quite evenly over the table runner. There you go; you have yourself a centerpiece! Now on to the table sets…

Dinnerware

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With bright colors, such as the peach we show here, stick to white plates, and to give it a girly, more feminine touch, these plates have a gold edge paired with gold silverware. To show your mother some appreciation on Mother’s Day, along with her gift, use a little spa item as the name plate. Here, we have soothing bath fizzers in a white burlap bag to give it cute packaging as well. Find an even better place setting here.

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This beautiful Martha Stewart Dinnerware Set goes beautifully on the table for Mother’s Day and will be unbearably appealing with all over the centerpieces we mentioned above. The polka dots with the blush pink has a very ladylike appeal that coordinates perfectly with the floral centerpieces and the gold flatware.

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This tablescape is intended for a table setting that doesn’t include a centerpiece. The main eye-catcher is the floral arrangement that is on each plate. Grab a few Moscow mule drinking glasses and some flowers from your local florist to combine and top a beautiful place setting. You can use this as a name plate by attaching a little card with each person’s name written on it right in the center of the floral arrangement, or distinguish each person with a picture of the mother and her child. You can get these Moscow mule mugs here.

There are so many different ways to decorate the table for Mother’s Day. Remember to keep it light, fresh, and feminine to achieve that beautiful, special look. Good luck with your table, and have a Happy Mother’s Day!

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