Best of the Web: Thanksgiving Table Decorations

People who host Thanksgiving typically fall into two groups: 1) those who happily volunteered, have been waiting for this day all year and 2) those who took one for the team.

Regardless of what group you fall under, the host can make this Thanksgiving holiday special and memorable, all with the help of a little decor. Let the internet serve as a guide and inspiration with some of these creative and noteworthy ideas.

  1. Rustic Style

Photo credit: Brittany Wood


This decoration comes from design blogger Jenni Kayne. She dishes out all the elements needed for this rustic style setting on her blog. Rustic style is a popular trend for weddings and home designs, and can be defined as rugged natural or woodsy beautiful. Some of the elements included in this rustic style include tea candles and garland, placed carefully for a wonderful aesthetic appeal.

  1. Minimalist Style

Photo credit: homedit

This style comes from homedit, a website dedicated to interior design and architecture. The art of minimalism is to make every element count. Less is more. Which can be good if you are in a time crunch for ideas. This particular minimalist look comprises big white candles, simple white tablecloth and fine glasses filled with wine, all giving off a monochromatic and warm vibe for you and your guests.

  1. Grand Style

Photo credit: Sharps Farm

You don’t need to have the nicest house to create this look; just the right decor. Integrate table cloths, fancy cloth napkins, matching chinaware and multiple candles with dim background lighting help set the mood of an elegant dinner with your guests. The lanterns with the pinecones give a feel of cohesiveness The example above is from Sharps Farm, a blog about all things farmhouse and living.

  1. DIY Style

Photo credit: Fantabulosity            Photo credit: 6indy.com

DIY (Do It Yourself) provides so many options and styles, no matter the project. DIY styles can fall under any category, including the aforementioned Thanksgiving table options. You can DIY elegant, DIY rustic and DIY minimalist. Above are examples of additional simple yet unique components to add to your Thanksgiving table, that may fall under different styles. Be sure to check out the hyperlinks by each photo credit to explore these and other DIY Thanksgiving table ideas.

Regardless of how one styles their Thanksgiving table, rest assured it will be the best. Because all that really matters are the guests who sit with the host, the recipes passed down, the stories shared, the thanks they have given, and the memories made. The reward of hosting will be worth the stress and hard work. It is our hope at DaySprings Milestones that these ideas will be of assistance. Happy Thanksgiving!