One of the most rewarding things you can do in life is create a meal that brings the people you love together, and not only fill their stomachs, but their hearts as well. This brings me to my favorite holiday of the year. Good food, a full heart and family is precisely what Thanksgiving is all about, and precisely why I love it! We’ve rounded up the most beautiful Thanksgiving place settings to give you a little last minute holiday inspiration.
Last year, my sister played host to about twenty people, and this year it looks like it will be closer to thirty. Naturally, she does not have thirty place settings to go around, so she had to get creative! She mixed an assortment of neutral place settings, in addition to some decorative pumpkins, fresh florals and a collection of votives to decorate the table. She pulled it all together with the most adorable placemats I had ever seen. You can print out these adorable Ella Claire placemats out HERE, or create your own to add a little more character to your table. What’s a Thanksgiving without sharing what you’re most thankful for.
I was once told you should always write your own place cards for a Thanksgiving dinner, and to this day, I stand by this. Even if your hand writing is quirky, it makes the dinner table so much more personal.
I love this all gold take on the traditional table setting. The gold dipped pumpkins and leaves are simple, stunning, and so easy to replicate with a can of gold spray paint!
A few other decorating tips: Keep your centerpieces low so your guests can talk to each other. Note that votive candles provide the perfect accent light, and most importantly, don’t forget the …
Yummy after dinner sweets!
We hope we’ve inspired you to give thanks in style, but above all, remember to relax and have a good time. Decorate the table, cook the dinner, and relax! Concentrate on the company, the wine, and taking in each and every moment.
It’s not often your whole family gets to spend a night catching up under one roof!
Xx. Jadan Huter