15 Inspiring Thanksgiving Tablescapes

This year we will be hosting our very first Thanksgiving at our home. I will be getting out my grandmother’s bone china and my great grandmother’s crystal and setting a table filled with love and memories. These items will help to create the mood and setting for the feast. The tablescape we create tells our story of Thanksgiving present and past and brings about feelings of gratitude for those around us, our health and the food on the table.  How will you decorate your table this year? What mood will you create for your guests? I have collected 15 Inspiring Thanksgiving Tablescapes to share with you. Which is your favorite?

1. Rustic Charm

Rustic Thanksgiving tablescape

Wood elements, vintage glasses, loads of candles and the fruits of the season feel warm and inviting in this rustic Thanksgiving tablescape.

2. Modern Country

This table setting is inspired by the country style but the centerpiece is simple stunning. I love that each guest can write what they are thankful for and add their thoughts to the tree.

This table setting is country inspired with a stunning centerpiece that echoes the playful chandelier above. A mix of textiles, colors and votive jars gives the table its warmth and I love that each guest can write what they are thankful for and add their thoughts to the tree.

3. Outdoor Thanks

Outside Living thanksgiving Table

Why not eat outside? In Southern California we can enjoy weather in the 70s this time of year–warm sun and just the right amount of breeze. What an amazing way to do Thanksgiving. Here this eclectic tablescape is dressed with the most elegant and lovely things. Antique stemware and the bright white table runners are so elegant. Whimsy is added by the hanging lights which act as a stunning chandelier for the long table. Image from FlowerWildEvents.com

4. Mid-Century

Mid Century Thanksgiving table

Here is the Iroquois Informal Harvest Time table by Ben Seibel 1958. Scandinavian designers and architects were very influential at this time, with a style characterized by simplicity, functionality and natural shapes. The table setting with its pops of deep colors such as orange, yellow, olive green and chocolate brown carry the Mid-Century theme.

5. Clean and Contemporary

Minimalist Thanksgiving Table Decoration

Here, the design is simple and stays true to the natural forms we see during harvest time. The pumpkins and candles provide most of the decoration. Plates and seating are white and the overall setting is neutral. From http://www.chatelaine.com/home-decor/

6. Bold and Beautiful

Magnoila leaves, candles and persimmons of the season are used to create a long and full centerpiece. Mix and match plates and vivid purple napkins are a fun choice for guests.

7. Coastal Vibe

This Thanksgiving tablescapes recalls the warm theme of coastal design.

This Thanksgiving tablescape recalls the warm theme of coastal design. The wispy willow twigs wrap around the pumpkins, evoking a light and breezy feel. And, the pumpkins themselves appear as though they have been softened by the sun. Clean and bright plates and stemware are beautifully set atop a natural linen cloth. Gorgeous. From Coastalhomeblogspot.com

8. West Indies with Amber Glow

British Colonial Table Setting

Warm amber stemware, dark molasses colored wood, leather seats, nail heads, woven mats and white linen napkins create a beautiful British Colonial style table setting.

9. Updated Country French

French Thanksgiving Table

Traditional French and French Country styles can be seen in the curved lines of the furniture and the Mediterranean hues in the centerpiece which appear sun-drenched. We love the the playful addition of the pheasant figurines. Image found on www.savvysouthernstyle.net/

10. Bohemian

Bohemian Thanksgiving Table

This room is sumptuous and features a heavily layered look consisting of small patterned fabrics, gilded metals, flower wallpaper and and bold jewel-tones. Moroccan and folk style fabrics are adorning the pillows which are placed all over the banquette. They are oh so Bohemian. The modern Parson style table and mid century dining chairs are the perfect contrast. They give the eyes a place to rest on their clean lines, making for a well balanced composition. Image from MomToob.com

11. Planter Box Style

Rustic Thanksgiving table

Raw, rough hewn wood table and spindle style chairs play up the Rustic style of this beautiful table setting. All types of festive pumpkins and squashes with floral sprigs and lit candles sit happily in a long garden planter box.

12. Fun and Vibrant

The combination of complimentary colors in turquoise, orange, red and green makes for a cheerful tablescape. Vases are filled with beautiful flowers that can be found in the garden making the table design even more welcoming.

The combination of complimentary colors in turquoise, orange, red and green makes for a cheerful tablescape. Vases are filled with beautiful flowers that can be found in the garden making the table design even more welcoming.

13. Harvest Style

A natural feeling tablescape with woven elements and tied grasses.

A natural feeling tablescape with woven elements and freshly harvested and bound grasses.

14. Simple and Fragrant

A tablescape of fragrant oranges, leaves, pine cones surrounding pillar candles-- so simple and lovely.

A tablescape of fragrant oranges, leaves, pine cones surrounding pillar candles– so simple and lovely.

15. Fashionably Fall

This table setting is simple and beautiful. A textured tablecloth sets off the bright white plates and the topiary centerpieces, feathers, and animal print accents bring in the feeling of fall and fashion. By Stephanielynn.com

This table setting is simple and beautiful. A textured tablecloth sets off the bright white plates and the topiary centerpieces, feathers, and animal print accents bring in the feeling of fall and fashion. By Stephanielynn.com

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I’m Kamaren and just like Sherlock Holmes I solve cases. Instead of crime, it’s interior design. Creating beautiful well edited living spaces is what I do best and I LOVE seeing concepts turn to reality. I blog to share my work, fabulous finds, and the things I am passionate about that make me happy and fulfilled. Please explore, enjoy and connect with me.
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