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25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

These Thanksgiving table setting ideas will make your tables look so festive this holiday season! Here are the best Thanksgiving table decorations to try!

Having friends and family over for Thanksgiving and aren’t quite sure how to set the table to impress everyone? We’ve got some Thanksgiving table setting ideas for you. We’ve compiled a list of eight of the best Thanksgiving table setting ideas to inspire your holiday culinary adventure.

1. Customized Name Cards

Name cards that say you are thankful for each person at the dinner table will make each of your guests feel special and that they are loved and appreciated. That’s what Thanksgiving is all about, right? The website Fantabulosity has a free printable for you to use.

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2. Candles on the table with low lighting

Low lighting can create a mood in any room and set the tone for an evening. If you light candles on the dinner table and keep the decorations to a minimum, it will make for a more intimate feel even if you have a ton of guests over. These are some of the bestĀ Thanksgiving table setting ideas!

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3. Pumpkin Runner

Pumpkins are a great decoration for fall, whether it be for Thanksgiving or Halloween. They also make a great centerpiece or runner for a Thanksgiving table. Using a pumpkin runner will make the dinner feel more festive and get everyone in the spirit of the holiday. JulieBlanner.com has a five minute tutorial on how to make one!

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4. Don’t Be Afraid Of Plaid

Nothing says “fall” better than plaid! Add it to your table as a runner or napkin for a hint of fall.

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5. Pumpkin Cornucopia

Staging the pumpkins in a creative way is a easy yet beautiful way to dress up your table.

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6. Move Your Dinner Outside

If you’re lucky enough to live in a climate where you can eat outside in November, do it!

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7. Metallic Elements

A little metal never hurt nobody. Adding small metallic elements creates interesting focal points throughout your table while also adding a modern twist to this traditional holiday.

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8. Add Wood For A Rustic Feel

Bring the outdoors in by adding wood elements to your table setting.

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9. Bright Plants Add A Pop Of Color

Orange, and red, and yellow, oh my!

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10. Fall Plates And Serving Dishes

Another easy way to add color to your table is through your dishes. This is one of our favoriteĀ Thanksgiving table setting ideas!

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11. Incorporate Seasonal Plants And Herbs

If flowers aren’t your thing, you can still add some life to your Thanksgiving table with cotton and herbs as decor!

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12. Non-Traditional Color Scheme

Try something a little different this year and go for an all white Thanksgiving or blue farmhouse vibe.

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13. Turkey Centerpiece

What’s Thanksgiving without a turkey?

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14. Glitter Pumpkins

Everything’s better with a little glitter!

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15. Dessert Centerpiece

Since Thanksgiving is all about the food, stage it as table decor!

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16. Lanterns

Fill them with candles or dress them up with foliage and pumpkins.

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17. Antlers

If you’re looking for a unique decoration to make your table standout, this is it!

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18. Traditional Plates

Keep it classy and opt for a more traditional plate design.

19. Menus

Give your guests a sneak peek of the food to come by providing them with a menu!

20. Rose Gold Accents

The hottest color right now, rose gold will give your table that sparkle it needs without being too overbearing.

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21. Use a simple runner for Thanksgiving on a budget

If you don’t want to spend a ton of money decorating your table for Thanksgiving, then you can easily put together a simple table with a plain runner down the center and the place settings at each seat.

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22. Glitter Top Pumpkin Place Cards

This is a super cute Thanksgiving table setting idea that your guests will love. You simple purchase some miniature pumpkins, cover the tops with glitter and add a place card with a guest’s name on it. Your dinner quests will definitely be impressed as soon as they sit down at the table. You can read about how to make these over at OhMy-Creative.com.

23. Colorful Thanksgiving Table

One Thanksgiving table setting idea that you could do is to use a festive Thanksgiving color scheme. Reds, oranges, yellows and browns are the colors of the holiday. The photo below features a dark brown tablecloth, a light yellow runner, orange place mats placed under each plate, and dark brown cloth napkins. The candles in the center of the table as well as the fall colored leaves add a beautiful touch to the table and the pumpkin jars on each plate are super cute. This look is definitely for someone who wants to go all out for the holiday.

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24. Candles as a centerpiece

Light up the dining room with a centerpiece filled with candles. You can even use flameless candles to achieve this look if you are worried about someone accidentally knocking them over while passing the turkey. Get a large, circular candle stand and place the candles on it. You can even wrap some fake leaves around the top of the stand to make it more festive.

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25. Use a white pumpkin vase for a centerpiece

Grab a large white pumpkin, and get crafty. The Happy Housie has a great DIY project to make your own pumpkin vase for your Thanksgiving table. It’s a pretty easy project and it makes for a great table setting idea for Thanksgiving.

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Did you decide to try out any of these Thanksgiving table setting ideas? Let us know in the comments!
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