Creating your “Pinterest perfect” holiday tablescape sometimes turns out better in your head than it does in real life, we understand your struggle. This year we wanted to pass along some simple ideas to make your Thanksgiving tablescape easy, yet beautiful so that you can spend more time with family, friends, and good food!
- Start with a Neutral Palette
Embrace the timelessness of neutral tones to establish a solid foundation for your tablescape. Opt for tablecloths, napkins, and placemats in shades of ivory, taupe, or soft gray. This simple choice sets the tone for an elegant atmosphere and allows other elements to shine.
- Fine Linens
Invest in high-quality linens to add a touch of elegance to your table. Crisp napkins or a textured table runner can elevate the look. Consider adding linens with a metallic trim for an extra hint of glamor. Even better, high quality linens pass along well to other holidays too!
- Candlelit Glow
Harness the power of candlelight to instantly add a warm glow to your table. Opt for candle holders or stylish taper candles. Craft stores always have a great selection of both unique candles and holders in an assortment of colors and shapes. The soft flicker of candlelight creates an intimate atmosphere, elevating the vibe of your experience.
- Chic Centerpieces
Create a focal point with a centerpiece that doesn’t overwhelm the table. A low-profile arrangement of seasonal flowers, eucalyptus branches, or a collection of pillar candles can enhance the elegance of your tablescape without breaking the bank. Pro tip: Trader Joe’s has a great selection of seasonal flowers and greenery.
- Personalized Place Settings
Give each guest a special touch by incorporating personalized place settings. Hand-lettered name cards or small keepsakes at each setting not only add a thoughtful element, but also contribute to the overall sophistication of the table.
Achieving an elegant Thanksgiving table scape doesn’t have to be a daunting task. By incorporating these simple yet effective tips, you can incorporate sophistication into your celebration. Cheers to a Thanksgiving filled with good company, warmth, and cherished moments!