Nov 16, 2022 DIY Home

17 Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescape Decor Ideas

It’s almost time to gather around the Thanksgiving table with family and friends, where you will share a delicious meal together and discuss all the things you’re thankful for. While we might compete in a turkey trot or watch football on TV, much of our focus will be on the Thanksgiving table — so if you’re hosting this year, it’s time to start setting the scene!

To help you create a beautiful Thanksgiving tablescape, we’ve compiled some of our favorite festive looks, from soft and neutral to dark and moody, using a variety of materials, like pumpkins, gourds, candles, greenery and fruit. Follow the expert guidance from these bloggers and designers to create a stunning and welcoming look for your own table this year!


Gourd-eous Centerpiece

From Sugar & Cloth

Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas
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The more gourds, the better! Make use of this colorful, edible fall fruit by creating a gourd-eous arrangement in the center of your table. Ashley of Sugar & Cloth added a few unexpected details, like cacti and pears — something we never would have thought of. Plus, she is sharing a recipe for a delicious sparkling pumpkin cider to serve at your table!


Rustic + Wild Runner

From Inspired by Charm

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This rustic, wild runner from Michael of Inspired by Charm is absolutely stunning. It is made with faux greenery, fall foliage, flowers, and other “natural” materials, so you can use it year after year! We love the addition of candles, mini pumpkins, and plaid napkins to add plenty of interest and color.


Copper + Greenery

From Bless’er House

Copper and greenery complement each other so well. And Bless’er House teaches us how to expertly combine the two, including how to DIY your own copper items, like chargers and candle holders. We especially love the “I’m Thankful For…” printables at each table setting!


Classy Wine-Inspired Tablescape

From 2 Ladies & A Chair

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It’s grape harvest season! So why not celebrate the occasion with a wine-themed tablescape? We love this classy, sophisticated table from 2 Ladies & A Chair, which incorporates soft, warm tones in the centerpiece and cloth napkins reminiscent of grapes with rich purples, grays and greens. All that’s missing is a bottle of red!


Modern Floral Centerpiece

From Sugar and Charm

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This stunning table from Sugar and Charm is both modern and rustic at the same time — combining contemporary dishware with natural elements, including the star of the show: the lush floral arrangements. We love the copper mugs — perfect for serving apple cider Moscow mules


DIY Pumpkin Vase

From A Pumpkin & a Princess

If you’ve already got the table set and you’re looking for a show-stopping centerpiece — try your hand at this beautiful DIY pumpkin vase. You’ll simply cut a hole in a fake pumpkin of your choice and fill it with whatever greenery and florals (real or fake) that match your decor! A Pumpkin & a Princess shows you that you can create a variety of different looks, no matter your style.


Rosemary + Rich Tones

From Jen Woodhouse

Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas
Photo Courtesy of Jen Woodhouse

Keep things both casual and classy with this rosemary-inspired tablescape, covered with rosemary plants, mini pumpkins, artichokes and greenery. Plus, it’s all tied together with cute little rosemary twigs on each napkin. The end result is rich, moody, and inviting.


Easy Apple Centerpiece

From Julie Blanner

Keep things super simple with this apple centerpiece, composed of some twigs of greenery, candles, and real apples. The red apples contrast with the greenery so well, and provide the perfect fall feel!


Elegant Wheat Table Setting

From Patterns and Prosecco

Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas
Photos Courtesy of MJay Photography | Styling: Neelam Interiors

This table setting from Patterns and Prosecco looks elegant and expensive, yet it’s simple to put together — our favorite combination! This elevated look is achieved with some bundles of wheat, black wine glasses, dark candles, and gold accents. It looks like it’s straight out of a magazine!


Simple + Serene

From Laine & Layne

Justin and Chelsi of Laine & Layne shared their newly designed dining room last fall, including a simple and elegant tablescape that blends in beautifully with the rest of the space. Featuring candles, fall foliage, white blooms and wood tones, the end result is inviting and serene.


Neutral + Natural

From Hello Travel Blog

Sarah of Hello Travel Blog put together this last-minute tablescape, mostly using items she already had. But it looks anything but thrown together! The white table runner draws the eye to the center, where you’ll find candles and neutral fall decor.


Traditional Autumn Colors

From Nick + Alicia

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Display your favorite autumn colors with a larger-than-life flower arrangement, surrounded by an assortment of fall decor, like pumpkins, pinecones and more. Get inspired by Nick and Alicia’s simple yet stunning table setup.


Velvet Pumpkins + Plaid Tablecloth

From Maison de Pax

We love the contrast of this table from Maison de Pax, which features a rich blue plaid tablecloth, copper details and velvet pumpkins. It’s a break from the light and airy tablescapes, bringing in a more colorful and casual feel.


Elegant + Rustic

From Joyfully Growing

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Photos Courtesy of Keeley McKay Photography

Keep things extra simple with this elegant, rustic tablescape from Joyfully Growing. It features a jute runner, pinecones, dried eucalyptus branches, and mini pumpkins. Plus, she adds height with some taper candles in (thrifted!) brass candle holders.


Pumpkins + Candles

From Modern Glam

Rustic meets modern with this gorgeous tablescape from Modern Glam. She gathered her collection of breadboards to place under each plate, adding a warm wood touch to the overall look. And the center of the table glows with countless candles surrounded by fresh greenery of all kinds!


Big Bright Blooms

From Craftberry Bush

Add pops of exciting color with this table designed by Craftberry Bush. The star of the show is the massive floral arrangement containing all sorts of autumnal hues and textures. And the DIY leather napkin ties are a thoughtful touch!


Fall Fruits

From Shades of Blue Interiors

Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas
Photos Courtesy of Shades of Blue Interiors

Incorporating edible objects into your tablescape is one of the easiest ways to decorate — plus, it’s the most sustainable! And fruits and vegetables are colorful and cheery, adding so much interest and natural beauty. This table designed by Shades of Blue Interiors contains a cornucopia of fall fruits, including figs, grapes, pears and pluots, plus a pumpkin, eucalyptus and flowers to add more color and texture.


Happy Thanksgiving!

We hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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