Places In The Home For The Holidays: Setting The Thanksgiving Table

Decorative options are a lovely thing!  It’s those options that allow us to take a slight step or total turn from traditional and/or expected decor choices.  The holiday table begins as a blank canvas ready to reflect a personal interpretation of holiday style and splendor.  Setting the tone for holiday magic begins with setting the Thanksgiving table.

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Traditional colors, shapes and accents associated with the Thanksgiving and Christmas tablescape have lead the way for years as the hallmark of holiday distinction.

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Martha Stewart. Who else?

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Traditional is timeless, but the updated classic beauty of new traditional style proves there’s a new and stylish sheriff in town.

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The mixing of styles, patterns and presentation invites rave reviews. Begin a new tradition by one or two updated classics to your holiday tabletop and home decor accessories.

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It is guaranteed to keep guests guessing and the holiday tabletop decor festive and fresh.  Holiday time “presents” the perfect reason to update tabletop and home decor accessories.

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term casually elegant?  Beautifully understated?  Comfortable?  Cozy?  Warm?  Inviting? Simple sophistication?

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Stunning does not have to be expensive or labor intensive. Simple is the whole point behind the concept of simple sophistication.  The above examples demonstrate how free, inexpensive and clever ideas produce elegant results.  Craft paper makes a super easy table cover. Use a Sharpie to write heartfelt messages or quotes on the craft paper to be read by your guests.  I love the free place card template from Martha Stewart.  Martha is such a giver!  Now you know I couldn’t do an idea post without mentioning the Dollar Tree.  The free wheat bushel and ornate frame printable from The Graphics Fairy will make a wonderful header for a printable Thanksgiving menu.   Type it up,  place it in a Dollar Tree decorative frame,  and place it on the table or sideboard as an informative accent.

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Happy decorating!

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