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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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 best Thanksgiving table setting ideas!

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

 

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!

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

5. Pumpkin Cornucopia

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

6. Move Your Dinner Outside

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

8. Add Wood For A Rustic Feel

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

9. Bright Plants Add A Pop Of Color

Orange, and red, and yellow, oh my!

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

10. Fall Plates And Serving Dishes

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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!

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

12. Non-Traditional Color Scheme

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

13. Turkey Centerpiece

What’s Thanksgiving without a turkey?

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

14. Glitter Pumpkins

Everything’s better with a little glitter!

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

15. Dessert Centerpiece

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

16. Lanterns

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

17. Antlers

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

18. Traditional Plates

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

19. Menus

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

20. Rose Gold Accents

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

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

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.

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Recreate this look:

25 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Did you decide to try out any of these Thanksgiving table setting ideas? Let us know in the comments!
Featured Image Source: www.pinterest.com
Comments, Questions & Rants