It’s not too late to plan the perfect table for Thursday’s big meal! Some trends for this year’s Thanksgiving table are paper tablecloths to write names on for seating purposes, the menu painted on a pumpkin and cute little jars to prompt giving thanks. If you’re still looking for ideas to spice up your dinner table, read on my friends!

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These cute little gourds are festive and can be used for some nice ambient lighting. Plus you can craft them yourself, which definitely cuts down on cost.

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If you have nice penmanship, this is such a fun idea for table seating. I also think the rustic paper fits perfectly with a Thanksgiving feast.

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The colors and shapes of this table setting are gorgeous! Capitalize on the beautiful colors the turkey, pies, flowers and fruits provide naturally while keeping the rest simple.

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If you don’t want to go with a paper tablecloth for seat arrangements, this is another adorable, easy and cheap option.

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A pumpkin is an ordinary Thanksgiving decoration … until you jazz it up with some metallic paint! I love how these baby pumpkins are simultaneously simple and formal. The squash in the basket adds a nice touch too!

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I love the mix-matched vibe of this table setting. It’s beautiful while not intimidating, which I think is a perfect place to spend a lovely Thanksgiving dinner.

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This little swag of berries is a simple add but looks absolutely amazing. All you need is some berries, a nice burlap ribbon and a few minutes to tie them onto chairs. If you don’t want to put this on all of your chairs, consider just doing the two head spots!

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This is another fun use of a paper tablecloth! Prompting people to think about what they are grateful for is sure to provide your turkey dinner with a meaningful conversation.

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One Thanksgiving concept I absolutely love is mixing and matching vintage plates and china with modern pieces. You can mix colors, designs, materials – get brave and crafty here! Your guests will love it.

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A chalk-painted pumpkin is the cutest way there is to display a Thanksgiving dinner menu! Just be sure to get a few if your menu is as big as mine is.

Wishing you all a happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for reading my blog!


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