Thanksgiving Table Settings Round-Up

Create a memorable table with these 50 #Thanksgiving table ideas!

Thanksgiving is a very special holiday that brings family and friends together to show gratitude for what we have. While getting everyone together is definitely one of the best parts of Thanksgiving, I think most of us can agree that the food is a very close second.

The entire holiday is based around the idea of a feast bringing people together. Therefore, the table is an integral part of the occasion. There are endless ways to put your own spin on your Thanksgiving table and make it something that will delight your guests.

Whether you like a traditional approach or a more contemporary flair, these five posts are sure to inspire you.

thanksgivingtable0110 Stylish Ideas for a Thanksgiving Table
One of my favorite parts to planning Thanksgiving is decorating the table. It’s certainly the focal point of the holiday festivities, so I like to put a lot of love and care into making it special. These stylish Thanksgiving table ideas offer a lot of inspiration for every taste and share some ideas to make your tablescape extra special this year.

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.com10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas
A centerpiece is the heart of a beautiful tablescape. It is the element that can bring the whole table to life and pull together the story you are trying to tell, whether it’s a mood, a holiday, or simply a color scheme. During Thanksgiving, you want the feeling of fall and family. The following 10 Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas offer you a variety of inspiration.

fallcenterpiece0410 DIY Fall Centerpiece Ideas
It’s easy and inexpensive to give your home some seasonal flair with your centerpiece. For the fall, it’s all about incorporating warm colors, seasonal flowers, and other elements from nature such as pumpkins and gourds. The pieces can often be found right outside in your background or at your local market. Here are 10 DIY fall centerpiece ideas to inspire you.

napkin9Napkin Folds to Give Your Table the “Wow” Factor
Napkin folding is one of the best DIY ways to add pizazz and elegance to a table. Even the most simple napkin fold can make a statement. You would be amazed by the amount of creative ideas out there for napkin folds – the possibilities are endless! Here are my favorite ideas along with some tips to get you started and help you along the way.

kidsthanksgivingtable0210 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table
For anyone who has a second table for kids during Thanksgiving, you have a really fun opportunity to be especially creative. When decorating a kids Thanksgiving table, you want to make sure it’s durable and maybe even supplies some entertainment for the kids, so they won’t only not mind sitting at a separate table ─ they will want to. Here are 10 ideas to inspire you.

At the end of the day, your Thanksgiving table is all about the people gathered around it. Keep the heart of the holiday in mind when decorating and you won’t go wrong.

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas

A centerpiece is the heart of a beautiful tablescape. It is the element that can bring the whole table to life and pull together the story you are trying to tell, whether it’s a mood, a holiday, or simply a color scheme.

During Thanksgiving, the theme is obvious. You want the feeling of fall and family. How you interpret this is entirely up to you and hinges a lot on the centerpiece that you choose. Do you want it to be elegant or casual? Do you want a lot of color or do you want it to be neutral? Do you want it to be traditional or something more contemporary?

The following 10 Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas run the whole gamut, offering you a variety of inspiration for a whole range of possibilities.

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA fall-inspired bouquet like this one is the perfect centerpiece to an elegant gathering.
Source: Traditional Home

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA white pumpkin and wooden base create a chic, rustic centerpiece.
Tutorial: A Pumpkin and a Princess

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA large squash serves as a very unique base to give your table an element straight from nature.
Tutorial: Martha Stewart

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comAn orange medley pops against a rustic wood base for a charming piece.
Tutorial: Martha Stewart

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis tablescape took a glamorous approach to fall with a black and white palette accented with metallic decor.
Source: HGTV

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comGarland accented with pine cones and silver candlesticks create a magical centerpiece to the chic, rustic settings.
Source: Country Living

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comStacked pumpkins, pine cones, nuts and greenery bring nature to the table in this understated setting.
Source: HGTV

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA burlap table runner is the perfect backdrop for a chic, rustic centerpiece for the fall.
Source: Sand & Sisal

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comJust because it’s fall doesn’t mean your Thanksgiving table setting can’t feel fresh and light, like this one that focused on mostly white accents.
Source: Better Homes & Gardens

10 Stylish Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comSometimes, just a little bit of garland is all you need for a subtle but beautiful centerpiece.
Source: Country Living

Many of the best elements for a Thanksgiving centerpiece can come right from your backyard or your local market. Be creative and break out the spray paint if you want to create something truly unique.

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Fresh Summer Table Setting Ideas

One of the best things to look forward to during the summer is all the fun times you get to spend outdoors. If you love throwing parties, then that’s likely where you’ll be having them. Vibrant colors, fresh accents and fun decor are all must-haves for a summer table setting.

So, what is your summer party style? Charming and rustic? Natural and elegant? Playful and colorful? Whatever it is, these 10 table setting ideas that are certain to inspire you.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comBurlap makes for the perfect summer table cloth or runner for a rustic look. Pair it with a sunflower centerpiece and you’re good to go.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comUse fresh fruits or vegetables to create a colorful centerpiece your guests can also eat.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comLemons make for the perfect pop of summer color and an adorable place card, especially against a chic black and white cloth.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comGo chic and feminine with accents of hot pink on a black and white backdrop.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comGilded pineapples bring summer glam to this beautiful tablescape.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comFor a more romantic look, deep pink and purple flowers accent nicely against a burlap table cloth.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comFor casual dining, blankets and pillows can replace chairs at a low and intimate table.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comRoyal blue accents bring an elegant touch to a rustic outdoor setting.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comBring out your Hawaiian side with a festive tropical theme.

10 Summer Table Setting Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comStripes, polka dots and gold accents create a fun and playful summer setting.

Are you ready for summer?

Warm regards,
Megan

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10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year’s Eve Party

The new year is right around the corner and I’m excited for all the opportunities it could bring. A new year is always a great motivator to try new things. New Year’s Eve is a wonderful time to not only celebrate what is to come, but also the year that has just passed.

A New Year’s Eve party is usually themed around glamour and style. The most popular colors to decorate with for this event are gold, silver, black and white. It’s all about sparkle and elegance. So, I stuck with this common theme when selecting ten fabulous decor ideas for a New Year’s Eve party. Many of the ideas are DIY projects and are quick and affordable to put together, many even on a last-minute basis.

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you have any gold or silver tinsel left over from Christmas, you can use it to create a festive backdrop for a New Year’s Eve party, such as behind a buffet table.

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comCupcakes are a quick and easy snack for the party. Just pop in these adorable DIY clocks to theme them. Clock Printables: No Biggie

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comIf tinsel isn’t your thing, then maybe these DIY fringe garlands could do the trick as a festive backdrop. Tutorial: Oh Happy Day

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comMake homemade cookies or use store-bought ones and decorate them with NYE-themed images like these.

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comTurn simple white or black balloons into glamorous gold-brushed ones with this easy DIY project. Tutorial: Pottery Barn Kids

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you don’t have time to paint balloons, grab a gold marker and write some festive messages on them instead.

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comPaper birds can look glamorous when they are white and gold and hung in a large flock like this.

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comTheme your table with gold clocks and give everyone gold party crackers that double as place holders.

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comFor an easy centerpiece, turn some plain white candles into festive gold accents with polka dots and stripes. Tutorial: A Pumpkin and a Princess

10 Fabulous Ideas for a New Year's Eve Party | HomeandEventStyling.comMix in party favors and masks for some easy decor. You can even gather them in large glass bowls to serve as part of the centerpiece.

Happy New Year! May you have a wonderful 2015!

Warm regards,
Megan

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10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table

For anyone who has a second table for kids during Thanksgiving, you have a really fun opportunity. You not only get to enjoy decorating not one but two tables, but you also get to be especially creative for the one for the kids. The pressure to make things elegant and chic is lifted when it comes to this table. It’s all about getting crafty and creative with the theme. When decorating a kids Thanksgiving table, you want to make sure it’s durable and maybe even supplies some entertainment for the kids, so they won’t only not mind sitting at a separate table ─ they will want to. Here are 10 ideas to inspire you for a fun and creative kids Thanksgiving table.

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comCover the table with kraft paper and supply some drawing utensils so the kids can doodle while their parents linger over conversation. It’s also super easy clean-up.

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comThese fun turkey leg crafts hold popcorn or other treats inside for a snack that is perfectly themed for the holiday. Tutorial: No Biggie

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comFeel free to experiment with bright colors, like this beautiful mixture of turquoise and orange.

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comYou can keep things really simple as long as you offer activities and treats. Crayons in mason jars double as a centerpiece that kids will get excited to dive right into.

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comLittle sailboats serve as place cards for the kids, mimicking the larger one for the centerpiece that holds fruit or other snacks. Sailboat Tutorial: Sheek Shindigs

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comThese adorable DIY paper pumpkins can make up a centerpiece or even be placed around the same as decor. Tutorial: Woman’s Day

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comEven the kids’ cups can serve as part of the decor. These adorable little turkeys are very easy to make and can even serve as place cards, too.

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comThis cute centerpiece is simple to replicate and has a great effect on a longer kids’ table. Tutorial: Parents.com

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comPolka dots and a burlap runner make this table feel festive and stylish, especially when accented with other fun holiday elements.

10 Creative Ideas for a Kids Thanksgiving Table | HomeandEventStyling.comMason jars make charming vases for this sweet brown and orange kids table.

Let your imagination run wild and have fun embracing the theme of Thanksgiving when decorating the kids table.

Warm regards,
Megan

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