Thanksgiving Table Ideas: Centerpieces, Place Settings & Decor

thanksgiving table ideas! easy centerpieces, place settings, and decor
Today I’m excited to share my favorite easy Thanksgiving table ideas. I’ve been scouring the web looking for the cutest simple and affordable centerpieces and place settings to get my creative juices flowing. I am hosting Thanksgiving for the first time this year, and I am way excited but a little nervous too. I decided to start planning how I will set the table now, so that I can have it all ready to go like, a week in advance. This way I will be able to focus on the food (the truly important part) on the days leading up to Thanksgiving! Have you ever hosted Thanksgiving? Any tips for me?!

Keep reading to check out all the ideas I found, and if you love an idea please practice pin etiquette; click the link below the photo and head to the original source to pin it!

thanksgiving table: easy felt placemats

I love the simplicity of these DIY Felt Placemats + Count Your Blessings Tablecloth and the idea of a kraft paper tablecloth would make cleanup that much easier!

thanksgiving place setting: gold pear

This Golden Pear Place Setting is so pretty.

simple thanksgiving centerpiece: flowers in a pumpkin vase

A Thanksgiving Pumpkin Centerpiece is always a good choice!

thanksgiving centerpiece, easy and beautiful! candles on a cake stand.

Repurpose a few items from around your house to make this cute Candles on a Cake Stand centerpiece.

thanksgiving table centerpiece: thankful tree, fun family tradition for thanksgiving

Consider what you’re thankful for all month, then use your Thankful Tree as a centerpiece on Turkey Day!

thanksgiving centerpiece: pumpkin and persimmons in a large bowl! simple and gorgeous

All you need to make this Seasonal Centerpiece are Persimmons, a Pumpkin and a large bowl!

thanksgiving centerpiece: stripes, mismatched jars, paper-covered books

A little spray paint goes a long way: Books & Gold Striped Vases Centerpiece

thanksgiving table setting, simple and pretty paper placemat

These pretty Hand Lettered Thankful Placemats are quick and easy (getting my handwriting that nice might take me a few tries!)

thanksgiving black, white, gold free printables

Loving these Free Thanksgiving Party Printables that can be used all over the table!

thanksgiving table: pilgrim's hat place card holders

Little Terracotta pots turned Pilgrim Hat Placecards! I also love the simple corn husk on each plate.

thanksgiving centerpiece in a globe

This Globe Centerpiece is so gorgeous.

thanksgiving decor idea

Thanks Jars  can be placed up on your mantle, on the tabletop, or both!

thanksgiving place cards using alphabet soup

Absolutely love the dimension of these Alphabet Soup Placecards! (Put a bird on it.)

thanksgiving place setting: free printable utensil holder

This free printable for Give Thanks Utensil Holders gives your table that extra detail with little effort on your part! Love!

thanksgiving table centerpiece: glitter pumpkin candles

When in doubt, glitter. These Glitter Pumpkin Candles are so glam!

I hope this gave you as much inspiration as it did me. I am not going to have an easy time deciding how to set the table… I love them all! Do you have a favorite?

  • Jennifer Leible

    Cute ideas! I need to decorate my table for Thanksgiving this week!

  • Inner Loop Adventures

    I love the “anything on a cake stand” look. It looks more sophisticated! We put mini dollar store pumpkins on ours!

    • Sarah @ Pretty Providence

      Smart! Yeah I love it too. I have tried it a lot but I feel like it looks unfinished sometimes, but that’s what I love about those berries surrounding the candles. So gorgeous!

  • 30smagazine

    Thank you for including my DIY in your blog post! – Louise from 30s Magazine

  • Krista

    This collection is gorgeous. Love the cake stand with candles… totally doing it
    for thanksgiving AND Christmas! Thanks girl!

    Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats