While you're busy planning your special Thanksgiving dinner, don't forget about the dinner table itself. To make it just as celebratory as your meal,we've got some serious tablescaping inspiration here. For gatherings large or small, we've sourced some stunning dinner tables from the web to inspire your Thanksgiving tablescaping, and the products you need to get each look.
We love this vintage, yet rustic farmhouse tablescape. Opt for plenty of whites, beiges and linens to keep the table looking fresh. Mini pumpkins from your local market or faux decorative ones add a pop of orange. For a centerpiece, choose delicate florals and pastel pumpkins to keep with the colour palette. Incorporate some brass with moscow mule mugs for an extra pop!
GET THE LOOK: Moscow mule mug, $24 at West Elm; Vintage silverware, $36 at Anthropologie; Faux pumpkins, $35.50-$39.50 at Pottery Barn; Dinner plate, $19.95 at Crate&Barrel; Salad plate, $32.95 at Crate&Barrel; Wine glass, $9.25 at VdeV; Jute placemat, $18 at Anthropologie; Mini faux pumpkins, $29.95 at Crate&Barrel; Linen table runner, $79.95 at Crate&Barrel; Turkey embroidered dinner napkin, $9.97 at Crate&Barrel.
To get this moody tablescape for Thanksgiving, think pumpkins! Lots and lots of white and grey pumpkins. Pile them on the middle of the table for a seasonal centerpiece. Continue the colour scheme, with hues of greys, beiges, and black accents and dinnerware. Opt for silver accents to give your look a bit of polish. To add a bit of natural texture, tie some seasonal herbs in twine at each place setting.
GET THE LOOK: Stemless wine glass, $2.99 at Ikea; Frayed edge napkins, $19.99 at West Elm; Matte grey dinner plates, $9.99 at at Ikea; Matte black side plates, $6.99 at Ikea; Charger plate, $21.89 at Pottery Barn; Flatware, $89.95 at CB2; Staub ceramic pumpkin cocotte $59.99 at The Bay; Smoky grey wine glass, $11.95 at CB2.
Beautiful and bountiful
This classy table is about more being more. It combines gorgeous gold accents with plenty of greenery to make a statement — and cleverly uses some of the feast to come as an accent. What's not to love about a table decorated with carbs? Lanterns, pumpkins painted gold, and lots of silver dollar eucalyptus make a gorgeous centerpiece. Opt for gold chargers and simple white plates. Turn wine glasses upside down and write guests' names on mini pumpkins for place cards. Aside from the festive pumpkins, let pieces of foccacia with a sprig of rosemary tied with twine be the focal point of each place setting.
GET THE LOOK: Golden charger plate, $17.10 at Pottery Barn; Faux eucalyptus spray, $14 USD at Magnolia Market; Red wine glass, $2.99 at Ikea; Outdoor lantern, $99.95 at Crate&Barrel; Ivory dinner plates, $32 at West Elm; Flatware, $49.99 at Ikea; Golden pumpkin; $30.04 at Nordstrom; Thankful embroidered napkin, $5.97 at Crate&Barrel.
Colourful al fresco à l'orange
Colour is key to this autumnal tablescape. Think lots of seasonal tones of oranges, yellows and reds, mixed with turquoise to make it even more bright and cheerful. Pay a visit to your local florist or farmers market for some seasonal florals (such as sunflowers) to make your centerpieces. Pumpkins are an easy and fun way to add extra orange to the dinner table. To add a rustic and vintage vibe, mix and match your chairs, and opt for antique dinnerware. Not everything has to match, which makes it optimal for entertaining large groups. This look can be accomplished indoors, too - but if you've got the weather, we say opt for an al fresco feast!
GET THE LOOK: Gold charger plate, $21.95 at Crate&Barrel; Set of turquoise charger plates, $129.59 at Amazon.ca; Set of orange goblets, $74 at Amazon.ca; Faux mini pumpkins, $10.30 at Amazon.ca; Gilded scalloped dinner plate, $14 at West Elm; Sunflowers, $27.36 at Pottery Barn; Flatware, $29.99 at Ikea; Woven napkins, $24 at West Elm.
Cozy country blues
This tablescape is perfect for smaller gatherings. Incorporate blue and whites from summer into an autumnal setting. Add brass accents and white pumpkins and pinecones for warmth. We love using a plaid throw as a tablecloth because it adds warmth and texture to the table. Keep dinnerware simple with blues and whites, and add a pop of colour with some pumpkin napkins.
GET THE LOOK: Buffalo checked throw, $77.10 at Nordstrom; Blue bowl, $2.49 at Ikea; Brass candlestick, $40.36 at Pottery Barn; Brass flatware, $59.99 at Ikea; Textured dinner plates, $40 at West Elm; Pumpkin napkins, $9.97 at Crate&Barrel; Indigo vase, $74.95 at Crate&Barrel; Sunflowers, $27.36 at Pottery Barn.