15 Lovely Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

Just in case you are seeking inspiration for your Thanksgiving table, here are beautiful ideas to spark your imagination. Whether you’re going for casual and rustic or classic and elegant, enjoy this collection of tablescapes from creative stylists. 15 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas is a beautiful way to gently nudge us into a thankful mindset weeks before we gather to celebrate.

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15 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

1. Blue China + Apples and Oak Leaves

Gorgeous Thanksgiving table setting idea with apples, oak leaves and blue china. Photo by Helen Norman. #tablescape #tablesetting #fall #Thanksgiving

Photo: Helen Norman; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett, Caroline M. Cunningham; Food Styling: Bill Scepansky. 15 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas…inspiring indeed.

Isn’t this a striking trio of table decor elements for a fall or Thanksgiving table?

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2. Mass Candles in Varying Heights

This lovely table setting below is a reminder that simple candles in crystal as well as clear glass holders can be dramatic yet simple and romantic.

Gorgeously styled Thanksgiving table setting idea with gold toned candles, pink flowers, and crystal candleholders - Camille Styles. #thanksgiving #tablescape #tablesetting #placesetting

Camille Styles – 15 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas…hello inspiring indeed.

Autumn or Fall Quote to inspire and soothe - Hello Lovely Studio. #fallquotes #autumnquotes #inspirationalquotes

3. Brown Transferware Dishes, Twine and White Linen

What a simple lovely laid back place setting idea…woven placemats can also be found HERE.

Simple and classic Thanksgiving placesetting with brown transferware plate and white flowers - Coco Kelley. #thanksigivngtable #tablesetting #placesetting #tablescape

Coco Kelley – 15 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas…certainly inspiring indeed.

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4. Edible Place Cards

Lovely Thanksgiving table setting idea with menu napkin and bread round. #thanksgivingtable #tablescape #tablesetting #placesetting

via Society 19 – 15 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas…certainly inspiring indeed.

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5. Blue and White With Baby Boos

Lovely Thanksgiving table setting idea with blue stripe linen napkins and simple country details - Style Me Pretty. #thanksgivingtable #tablescape #tablesetting #placesetting

Style Me Pretty…hello lovely indeed.

Inspirational quote on Hello Lovely Studio.
Inspiring Thanksgiving Tables as well as Inspirational Quotes.

6. Simple Table Runner With Eucalyptus, Pale Pumpkins & Votives

Rustic shutters were used for the runner!

Beautiful rustic farmhouse style Thanksgiving table setting idea with blue stripe linens and pumpkin centerpiece. #thanksgivingtable #tablescape #farmhouse

via Society 19…hello lovely indeed.

7. Pair Charcoal or Black With Gold

Classic table setting for Thanksgiving with gold flatware and black and white - Sarah Sherman Samuel. #thanksgiving #tablescape #falltable #tabledecor #minimal

Sarah Sherman Samuel…certainly a classic placesetting indeed.

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Inspiring Thanksgiving Tables as well as Inspirational Quotes.

8. Check Napkins & White Dinner Plates

Beautiful table decor for Thanksgiving with a rustic farmhouse theme including cotton and black and white check linens. #thanksgiving #tabledecor #tablesetting #tablescape #blackandwhite

via Society 19…certainly a simple and lovely tablescape indeed.

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Inspiring Thanksgiving Tables as well as Inspirational Quotes.

9. Clementines With Mercury Glass

Classic, simple, and lovely Thanksgiving tablescape idea with clementines and linen napkins - Annabode. #thanksgiving #tabledecor #tablescape #tablesetting

Annabode…certainly a sweet and organic table decor idea indeed.

10. Suspend Branches Over Table

A beautiful and ethereal table setting idea for Thanksgiving or a romantic dinner with floral swag suspended from ceiling - Magnolia Rouge. #romantic #tablescape #tabledecor A#entertainingidea

Magnolia Rouge…certainly a romantic and pretty tablescape indeed.

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11. Simple Kraft Paper Placemat

Beautiful and simple Thanksgiving table setting idea with kraft paper - Skies of Parchment. #thanksgiving #tablescape #tablesetting #tabledecor

Skies of Parchment…certainly a simple yet meaningful table setting idea indeed.

12. Berries & Individual Menus

Minimal Thanksgiving table setting idea with berries from Tending the Table. #thanksgiving #tablesetting #tablescape #berries

Tending the Table – certainly a minimal and lovely idea for table decor indeed.

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Inspiring Thanksgiving Tables as well as Inspirational Quotes.

13. Candlelight + Earth Tones

Simple Thanksgiving tablescape with earth tones and black - @houseonhorizon. #thanksgivingtable

via @houseonhorizon…in case you agree keeping it simple can be beautiful.

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14. Wild & Organic

Still cray cray for this placesetting Cindy Hattersley created a couple of seasons ago!

Gorgeous orange cloth napkin and fall floral for fall tablescape

Cindy Hattersley Designs…hello lovely indeed.

15. Scandinavian Inspired

Leslie of Gwen Moss is such a kindred spirit, and her pumpkins on pallet wood and fairy lights totally tick all the right Scandi boxes for me!

Beautifully simple and Scandinavian inspired, this simple fall tablescape and Thanksgiving place setting idea with little pumpkins and fairy lights calms the mood! Gwen Moss. #falltable #tablescape #thanksgiving #tablesetting #placesetting #Scandinavianstyle

Gwen Moss…hello lovely Thanksgiving tablescape indeed.

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Inspiring Thanksgiving Tables as well as Inspirational Quotes.

Bonus Autumnal Window Box Display

Fall window box with mums, kale, and pumpkin - Dallas Coz (Riverside Landscaping). #fallflorals #windowbox
Fall Window Box; Dallas Cox

Simple Yet Glam Thanksgiving Centerpiece

What I love about Jenni Kayne’s arrangement is how tastefully simple it feels and also how easy it is to riff on the idea to make it your own:

Inspirational quote - Hello Lovely Studio.
Inspiring Thanksgiving Tables as well as Inspirational Quotes.

For more fall inspiration, also visit these stories HERE and HERE.

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Peace to you right where you are.

-michele

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4 Comments

    • Michele
      Author
      November 3, 2019 / 12:13 pm

      Thanks for playing along, Celia! I am soaking up all the fall decor inspiration I can get since winter’s chill is in the air. 🙂

  1. November 3, 2019 / 4:30 pm

    You’re so sweet to include me with all this beautiful inspiration. In the middle of an achy, hard morning spent mostly on the verge of tears, I clicked on to your gorgeous blog and smiled. Of course. It’s the Michele-effect.
    Sending you a big thank-you just for being You!

    • Michele
      Author
      November 3, 2019 / 6:32 pm

      Oh Leslie – it is such a privilege to spotlight your artistry – I am a great admirer of it as you will see from the follow up to this post…hahahaha. Your 2017 tablescape with its serenity and Scandi mood is still the look I’ll never forget. Consider these posts love letters to your heart from a kindred spirit across the miles. Thank you for taking time to come here. xox

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French Lidded Baskets
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Distressed White French Country Chandelier
White Artichoke Lamp
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Rustic French Confit Pot
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
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Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
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Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
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