45 Fantastic Thanksgiving Tablescapes

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Pinterest is my guilty pleasure; I’ve spent more time decorating my holiday boards than I have my actual house, this fall, thanks to incessant illness over the past month and a half. Sometimes reading about what other people do can inspire, and sometimes it can make you feel like you’re never going to measure up. So to help us all out a bit, I’ve compiled a list of 45 awesome Thanksgiving tablescapes that are not only totally doable, but most of them are pretty budget-friendly, too. Enjoy! ? 

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1. Give Thanks Pumpkins – place the reason for the season front and center with a simple yet elegant (and oh-so-fragrant) reminder to give thanks, with these clove-studded mini-pumpkins from Ten June.

2. Candy Corn Silverware Caddy – this post from Baby Mama Juice is full of great inspiration, but the super simple and oh-so-clever way to display flatware is my personal favorite.

3. Coastal Thanksgiving Table – this beautiful seaside-inspired tablescape from Sand & Sisal is stunning, with white pumpkins and aqua blue tableware.

4. Pretty Tablescapes on a Budget – this post is packed with great money-saving tips and ideas for budget decorating you want to be around, from How To Nest For Less.

5. Thanksgiving Harvest Centerpiece – inspired by harvest bounty, this display by Katie of Twin Stripe is super easy and fun to put together!

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6. Painted Acorn Napkin Rings – I love this whimsical and clever decoration from Home Stories: A to Z.

7. Glittered Pumpkin Place Cards – want to add a little sparkle to your table? Try these glitter-dipped pumpkin place cards from Best Friends for Frosting.

8. Thanksgiving Printables – do you love a good printable? Find your happy in this perfect printable round-up from Lil’ Luna.

9. Easy Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece – want to bring a classic floral arrangement to your table for less? Check out this tutorial by Nosh On It.

10. Mini-Gourd Votive Candles – another great round-up of fall candle decor ideas, from Szines Otletek. I love how simple this design is!

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11. Glitter Glam Pumpkins & DIY Pedestals – simply gorgeous pumpkin decor overflowing with sparkle, glitter, and class, and all for rock bottom DIY prices. Tutorial by Lauren of The Thinking Closet.

12. Kraft Paper Table Runner – give your guests free reign to record what they’re thankful for with craft paper and markers! I love how Dawn Nicole wrote each guest’s name near the edge of their plate.

13. DIY No-Sew Burlap Table Runner – this beautifully simple table runner from Inspired By Charm whips together in no time!

14. Fingerprint Place Cards – get your kids in on the fun, and personalize your guest’s pace cards with Thankgsgiving-themed fingerprint art! Adorable design by Make It Your Own.

15. Elegant Hurricane Candles w. Corn – this post is a round-up by 2Shopper of fall centerpiece ideas, and my favorite is definitely the glass hurricanes filled with dry corn kernels, with leaves and candles.

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16. A Green Apple Thanksgiving – think outside the coloring box and decorate with green apples; inspired by Petite Gateau.

17. Fall Leaf Napkins – have a little extra time on your hands? Learn to fold napkins into stunning leaf shapes with Smarty had a Party.

18. Herbal Place Settings – add simple, earthy elegance to your table by stacking a linen napkin, silverware, fresh herbs, and wrapping with a simple ribbon; inspired by iVillage.

19. Gratitude Tree – inspire thoughtful reflection and thankfulness as each family member or guest adds a leaf to your gratitude tree; tutorial by Let’s Get Together.

20. Thankful Heart Printable – a quick and easy reminder of the meaning of Thanksgiving, from Craftaholics Anonymous.

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21. Giving Thanks Placemats – inspire your guests to think thankful thoughts this year by giving them a simple parchment placemat and a pen, as shown in this post by Creative Party Ideas.

22. Golden Bread Cornucopia – be a real dare devil and impress the heck out of your friends and family by baking your very own cornucopia centerpiece! I love this tutorial by LilyShop.

23. Turkey Leaf Place Cards – a cute kid-friendly craft to add a little smile when your guests see their place cards, from (Cool) Progeny.

24. Tin Can Thanksgiving Decor – this tutorial from Little Yellow Barn is wonderful! I love the simplicity of this sweet tin can design around the word “thankful.”

25. Rustic Mini Pumpkins & Votive Candles – grab a rustic board or a long, thin platter, and alternate mini-pumpkins and short pillar candles for a pleasing linear look, as shown on Sophia’s.

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26. A Festive & Fruity Tabletop – pile seasonal fruit down the center of your table atop a burlap table runner, for this stunning look pulled off by Justina Blakeney.

27. Candy Spheres – go deliciously non-traditional with these candy corn creations from Red Couch Recipes!

28. Corn Basket Hurricane Lantern – place a giant pillar candle in an even bigger glass hurricane lantern, then wrap with colorful corn cobs and jute twine (source unknown).

29. Royal Thanksgiving – step up the elegance and wow factor with a stunning deep purple and gold motif, this year; inspired by Decoist.

30. Thanksgiving Kids Table / or / Decorate with Candy – set up a kid’s snack and craft table, or use festive fall candy and nuts to decorate any tablescape, like Baked Bree did!

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31. Floating Apple Tea Lights – fill a bowl with water, and add apples with tea lights set into the tops; via Dreamy Whites.

32. Thanksgiving Blocks – make your own “thankful” blocks this year, with this great tutorial from Wait ‘Til Your Father Gets Home.

33. Oh My Darlin’ Tablescape – combine clementines and pine cones for this pretty presentation by Cape On The Corner.

34. Simple Leaf Place Setting – crisp whites, burnt orange of fall, and natural textures combine in this pretty setting from Bird’s Party Blog.

35. Simple Fall Centerpiece – corn kernels, faux produce, candles, and you’ve got yourself a simple, affordable, and pretty centerpiece; via The Real Thing with the Coake Family.

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36. Legume My Centerpiece – fill tall cylindrical vases with nuts, beans, or seasonal candies, and top with a mini-pumpkin, orange, or pine cone, like this example found on Boston Mamas.

37. No-Sew Burplap Silverware Holder – create simple and unique silverware holders with this handy tutorial by On Sutton Place.

38. Pine Cones Centerpiece – simply fill a large bowl with pine cones (add oranges if you like, for color), with a glass hurricane candle in the center, like this one from May Days.

39. Submerged Branches & Floating Candles – there are several great centerpieces ideas in this post from B. Lovely Events, but this one is my favorite.

40. Table Art from Thanksgiving Cards – Ursula of kraft + mint re-purposes Thanksgiving cards several ways for beautiful table art for your holiday meal; my favorites are the place cards.

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41. Scattered Leaves & Bouquets – scatter (clean) fall leaves down the center of your table, and top with small bouquets of fall flowers, like this pretty example from The Kitchn.

42. Toasty Cinnamon Candles – simply wrap a vanilla pillar candle with cinnamon sticks, and tie with twine (source unknown).

43. Mason Jar Lid Pumpkin – follow this easy tutorial by The Country Cook to make your very own vintage-inspired pumpkin centerpiece!

44. Fall Candle Centerpiece – assorted sizes of pillar candles tie together on a platter beautifully when you wrap them in colorful fall leaves and tie with twine, like these from That’s What {Che} Said…

45. Succulents In Pumpkins – add a really unique splash of color and texture to your table by planting succulents like jade, aloe, or hens and chicks inside hollowed-out pumpkins, like they did on Made + ReMade.

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And there you have it! 45 awesome Thanksgiving tablescapes to inspire your creative side this holiday. ? Now I just need to fold and put away my laundry, hang a shelf, and pull out my box of fall decor, before it’s December already!!

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Which Thanksgiving tablescape design is your favorite?

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12 comments on “45 Fantastic Thanksgiving Tablescapes”

  1. Jenna Wood said:

    I love the tablescapes that include organic elements, like the gourd candles, or the brussels sprouts cornucopia. Fall is all about an abundance and the harvest so it just makes sense. Thanks for the great inspiration!

    1. You’re very welcome; I’m glad you were inspired! I like organic elements in my displays, too.

  2. So many awesome ways to make the Thanksgiving table festive! I am loving the Candy Corn Silverware Caddy!

    1. Isn’t that cute?? I think that’s one of my favorite ideas in this post!

  3. Mel said:

    How creative are some of these idea! I am definitely going to use some for Thanksgiving!

    1. Wonderful, I’m so glad you were inspired!

  4. Anne said:

    Very pretty tablescapes. I love the gourds turned into candle holders, that seems like a creative way to use natural materials.

    1. Isn’t that pretty? And so simple, too!

  5. Scott said:

    We have never really decorated specifically for Thanksgiving. Always such a cleanup after dinner we didn’t want more to put away!

    1. Completely understandable. That’s one of the many reasons I love the cornucopia made from bread – it’s part of the feast! 😉

  6. Bonnie said:

    Thank you for including our fingerprint place card activity in your Thanksgiving ideas for the table collection! Sincerely, Bonnie from make-it-your-own.com

    1. Of course! ? Thank you for stopping by, Bonnie!

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