Thanksgiving Table Decor

Almost as important as the Thanksgiving feast is the Thanksgiving table decor.  After all, if you are going through the trouble to prepare tasty foods with great presentation, you also want your table to look beautiful.

Because there are all kinds of easy and inexpensive ways to dress up the table, you can get plenty of bang for the buck. To inspire you, I am highlighting just a few of the most creative ideas that I found.

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Thanksgiving Table Decor Using Pumpkins

Pumpkins and pumpkin crafts are huge for Fall. It makes sense to make a pumpkin or two the focal point of your Thanksgiving table.

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A Pumpkin Topiary Centerpiece

pumpkin topiary centerpiece


A pumpkin topiary makes a great focal point for the center of a Thanksgiving table. Use painted foam pumpkin molds, without a stem, to easily stack and create the topiary. Top it off with a small real or faux pumpkin.

A Vintage Shutter Topped With Pumpkins

an old shutter topped with pumpkins as a centerpiece

SOURCE: Blesser House

All of the creative ideas in this Thanksgiving tablescape are affordable to put together. Instead of using a traditional table cloth, use a plaid scarf or throw. For added interest, throw on an old shutter. Then top the whole thing off with soft colored pumpkins.

Make A Faux Pumpkin Vase

faux pumpkin vase

SOURCE: A Pumpkin And A Princess

This beautiful Fall centerpiece is actually really easy to make and perfect for Thanksgiving table decor. All you need to do is purchase a faux white plastic pumpkin that is hollow inside. Then, cut off the top and fill with your favorite Fall foliage. The whole look is enhance by setting the pumpkin on a wood tree slice.

Salvaged Board Topped With Pumpkins

thanksgiving table decor

SOURCE: Decorating Made Easy

In order to warm up this table display, an old board as a base. The base displays white pumpkins and other natural elements down the center of a table.

Fill A Crate With Pumpkins And Gourds

thanksgiving table decor centerpiece

SOURCE: Far Above Rubies

An old crate or handmade wooden box, like this one, is perfect for displaying ghourds, pumpkins and other decorative items to coordinate with your tableware.

Here is another example of this same box decorated for Thanksgiving with a more colorful arrangement:

thanksgiving table

See all of the holiday centerpieces, created in this wooden box, at Far Above Rubies.

Napkin And Silverware Holders

Wooden Tag Napkin Rings

wooden tag napkin rings with woodburned gather

SOURCE: Uncommon Designs

It’s easy to dress up plain napkin rings with fabric. Then, to really make the napkin ring festive for Thanksgiving, attach wooden tags that are wood burned with Thanksgiving words.

Ring A Napkin With Gold Dipped Acorns

napkin ring

SOURCE: Parties For Pennies

Something as simple as a decorative napkin ring can dress up a table in a big way. These easy napkins rings add a nice elegant Fall touch with the gold dipped acorns.

Rustic Fabric And Twine Napkin Holders

plaid fabric napkin rings with beaded twine

TUTORIAL: Toilet Paper Roll Napkin Ring Craft

Cover an ordinary paper tube with Fall buffalo check fabric. Then add a little more style with some beaded twine.

Burlap Silverware Holder

silverware holder

SOURCE: On Sutton Place

How cute is this whimsical silverware holder? The best part is that it is a no sew project. Check out all of the details for this craft at On Sutton Place.

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  1. Just gorgeous love everything

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