Thanksgiving Feasts and Family + HM #210

Celebrate and be grateful with Thanksgiving feasts and family. Plus link up at Home Matters with recipes, DIY, crafts, decor. #Thanksgiving #HomeMattersParty

Thanksgiving Feasts and Family + HM #210

It’s time to count your blessings and give thanks! And how better to celebrate than with good food, good drink, a welcoming and warm atmoshpereof lovely decor, and a boat load of family fun. The gals of Home Matters are wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving and offering up some fabulous ideas to help you make the most of your Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy!

Strawberry Pecan Pretzel Salad Recipe from Tonia @ The Gunny Sack

 

The Ultimate Appetizer Board from Gaby @ What’s Gaby Cooking

 

Amazing Thanksgiving Pie Crust Designs from Camille @ Camilleiam

 

Thanksgiving Tablescape Simple Elegance from Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

 

Thanksgiving Feasts and Family Blog Hop

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A Home Matters Themed Roundup

Last Week’s Theme: Peanut Butter Lovers Month

Home Matters is off next week to celebrate Thanksgiving, and we hope yours is full of joy!

In Two Week’s Theme: Holiday/End-of-Year Prep



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Holiday Prep: 8 Things You Can Do EARLY from Natalie @ Refined Rooms

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Chocolate Bark Thanksgiving Turkeys from Wendy @ The Monday Box

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Thanksgiving Tablescape Simple Elegance

At the busy holiday season, it’s nice to have some simple elegance. I’m sharing how to put together a gorgeous and easy Thanksgiving tablescape with the help of Oriental Trading Company who provided some of the items for my table decor. AD #ThanksgivingTablescape

 

Thanksgiving Tablescape Simple Elegance

Helping to make the busy holidays easy and beautiful

 

There is no escape. You can’t turn back now. The holidays are upon us. So, let Oriental Trading help you make this busy season simple and elegant, fun and easy, or whatever sparks your fancy. There is something for every decor style, craft idea, or DIY project.

This year, my Thanksgiving tablescape style is simple elegance with a rustic touch. Autumn is such a lovely season full of fall colors, delicious flavors, cozy moments, and family memories. Let’s celebrate!

The first thing I did was gather my supplies:

  • Ceramic White Pumpkin
  • 1 – Wood Large Round Centerpiece (wood slice)
  • 1 – Wood Medium Round Centerpiece (wood slice)
  • Silk Fall Leaves
  • Fall Burlap Pumpkins
  • 2 – Battery-Operated Round Flameless Candles
  • Raffia Ribbon
  • Tape

Prep the Candles:

Candles

  1. Lay individual leaves in a line, right side up. Make the line of leaves long enough to go around the candle.
  2. Place a strip of Tape across the line of leaves to hold them in position.
  3. Wrap the leaves around the candle and secure with an additional piece of tape.
  4. Tie Raffia Ribbon around the leaves. I used two pieces of raffia ribbon for each candle.
  5. Carefully remove the tape.

Building the centerpiece:

  1. Stack the two Wood Slices (large and medium) in the center of the table. I turned mine so they didn’t lay exactly the same.
  2. Then tuck some of the Fall Leaves under the edges of the wood slices. Add extra leaves to spill out across the table as desired.
  3. Place the Burlap Pumpkins around the wood slices.
  4. The showcase of my centerpiece is the gorgeous Ceramic White Pumpkin. It has a white glaze and a little gold detailing to make this pumpkin absolutely stunning. Place it on the wood slices.
  5. Set the Candles on opposite sides of the centerpiece.

Tie your place settings in with your centerpiece:

Napkins

  1. Fold napkins however you wish.
  2. Lay a couple of leaves on the napkin.
  3. Tie with raffia ribbon.

Water Goblets or Wine Glasses

  1. Tie raffia ribbon to the glass stem.

So, what do you think of my Thanksgiving tablescape? It’s simple and elegant, right? And it certainly was quick and easy to create.

If you are looking for more ideas and inspiration, check out Oriental Trading for all your everyday and holiday needs.

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