Easy Harvest Tablescape

21 November 2017

I can't believe Thanksgiving is only days away! Instead of a Friendsgiving this year, my small group ladies and I had a girls night in, while the guys took all the kids and had a pizza night (4 kids under 4 is no easy feat!). I hosted us girls at my house for dinner & to try and make it more festive, I added a few things to our table.


I only used what I had on hand, which forced me to be more creative because there were such constraints. At one point, in trying to make the centerpiece, I literally had small branches with leaves spread out on the middle of the table. Devin asked why I was putting things on the table that squirrels probably peed on. (Thanks for that, Dev. 😉 )

Whether you're hosting Thanksgiving or just looking to decorate your table for the season (IT'S STILL FALL AND NOT CHRISTMAS YET....though I did just share a gift guide, oops...), here are a few suggestions:


  • 1. Pick a few main colors and try to stick with those. For mine, it was neutrals, green & red. 

  • 2. Set the stage with a table runner. This could literally be a neatly folded piece of fabric. Or, you could go with a table runner. 

  • 3. Symmetry on the table runner/strip of fabric. I went: apple, candle, apple, centerpiece, apple, candle, apple. 

  • 4. Some type of produce. Small pumpkins, apples, etc. My girl Shardee used cut pomegranates on hers which were SO cute!

  • 5. Leafy anything. I used those (potentially-squirrel-peed-on) branches in a low vase. 

  • 6. Candles or tea lights or some other accent to offset the produce. 






How are you decorating this fall? Any festive ideas for what else to put on your table? 

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