My Home: Thanksgiving {2014}

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This year for the Thanksgiving tablescape I departed from

a typical romantic/feminine decor style and opted for

a youthful and simple black and white scheme.

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For the dinner table, I layered on
kraft paper (stenciled with a French Poem stencil
from Royal Designs), then a runner (made of giftwrap with
a crux motif), an antique bread board piled with boxwood,
clove studded clementines, candle holders from Sweden,
and white roses (I loved that our sophomore in college
helped me decorate the clementines just like I used to
do as a child with my adopted Swedish family).

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I went for bold graphic statements including creating a different
quote at each placesetting…an idea inspired by a post by my
good blog friend Leslie of Gwen Moss.

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Black posterboard, chalk, and a white paint pen are all you need

to create quick easy sentiments…also a great conversation

starter since guests can guess the author of the quotes.

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Peace Pom Pom Wreath, $32.50


Thanks for reflecting with me on last month’s holiday.

* * *
And yes, a NEW tufted wool pom pom wreath I
created and added to the shop!

Next, I will be sharing images from a very special
holiday party we attended last weekend.

Peace to you right where you are.

michele

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6 Comments

  1. December 11, 2014 / 3:11 pm

    What a fun Thanksgiving table! I love the graphic black and white. So unexpected! The quotes, the stenciled kraft paper. All so clever. Thanks for sharing your table with us. Love the inspiration! XOXO

    • December 12, 2014 / 5:23 am

      flattered, jeanne!

  2. December 11, 2014 / 4:04 pm

    Michelle your holiday table is so unique, so interesting! I love the color palette you chose and even stenciling the kraft paper adds such a great touch!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena

    • December 12, 2014 / 5:23 am

      thanks, lovely karena!

  3. December 11, 2014 / 8:57 pm

    Beautiful Michele and love the touch of whimsy…..you did such a great job! Happy holidays….

  4. December 12, 2014 / 5:42 am

    I love the black and white Michele and the use of stencils is so fun and festive. Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday and by the looks of your table, you had a memorable day:)

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